“In a scary time in the U.S. as a queer trans non-binary brown child of immigrants with mental illness, fashion gives me back a measure of control.”
I’m supposed to be all suited up for work, but almost all dapper possibilities come from the men’s section, and are double my size.
Buying whole new outfits is hard, and expensive — so here are some of the sharpest ties, socks, pocket squares, and other little touches in stores right now.
Wildfang just dropped their summer collection, and if you’re in need of swanky suiting or statement tees, you’re in luck.
You can wear this GET IT TOGETHER t-shirt on days when you’re Scorpin’ Out.
One morning I woke up and realized I was completely unsatisfied with (almost) my entire closet, and have since been on a journey to find my style-of-center, mixing Goodwill finds with brand-name bits from the sale rack.
There’s something particularly striking, for example, about a monochromatic outfit with one bright pink detail. It says, “I am chic and serious but also fun and clever. Here, watch me shotgun this La Croix.”
We’ve got looks that speak to Bratty Femmes, Gender Non-conforming Haus Bois, Fat Femmes, Androgynous Babes and beyond.
Ari Fitz debuts PROMBOYISH, a two-part miniseries spotlighting solid tomboy prom looks.
“I suggest power poses whenever you want to feel more like an adult regardless of whether or not you are wearing children’s clothing.”
“I identify as a Black, lesbian woman, and outside of that, I ain’t got no answers.”
I think I’d gotten it into my head that disability is always, on some level, supposed to feel bad. Like if I fought myself all the time, I was somehow doing it right. I worried that if gave up the femininity I’d worked so hard for, I’d just be giving in. As someone who has a lot of privilege, I thought it was my job to be the right kind of woman, even if I didn’t enjoy it.
“Objectively, aesthetically, I find women’s clothes attractive. Just… on other women. But I’m intensely uncomfortable wearing them. There’s something about the way they’re made that make me feel like I’m on display. And that’s true, isn’t it? Women are always on display because they are always someone else’s property. Everyone else’s property.”
Let us help you pick out the perfect robe for comfort, warmth, bed, or boudoir.
Let’s get you bundled up and looking snuggle-able with some shiny new winter coating, shall we?
We thought it was high time to let Boston dapperQs provide us with some holiday and New Year’s Eve style inspiration for our long running HS/WS project.
Molly followed Sharpe Suiting’s founder and CEO, Leon Wu, around with her camera for a day and learned all about his LA-based company that creates gender-neutral ready-to-wear clothing and custom suits (and now dresses!) for all body types and all identities.
He Said/We Said brings you masculine-of-center interpretations of the last Band of Outsiders collection at a gorgeous old-time paper mill in Vermont.
In this edition of He Said/ We Said, dapperQ features the masculine gender queer style of some amazing queers in Toronto!
“The best thing about my work is when I have people from all over the world write me about how excited they are to find my shoes or learn about my company and how it inspires them. Having so many others who shared my pain and experience of not finding shoes that represent my style really motivates me to keep pushing to turn this dream into a reality.”