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SXSW Interactive 2016

Queer Style As the Next Fashion Frontier

dapperQ, the leading style website for masculine presenting women and trans* identified individuals, proposes to host a panel discussion and fashion show/presentation to showcase, discuss, and celebrate queer style. Queer style is the next frontier of fashion. From wedding suits to urban streetwear, a growing number of brands are designing gender-neutral clothing and casting androgynous models, making queer style a multi-million dollar industry on crowd funding alone. The panel will examine queer style as both a business and a form of visual activism, providing attendees knowledge about how to succeed in this growing market using approaches that are effective and culturally competent.

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  1. What is queer style?
  2. Who are the current leaders (designers, models, retailers, etc.) in the queer style industry?
  3. What are best practices for entering and succeeding in the queer style market?



Anita Dolce Vita, Owner, dapperQ

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  • Tags: queer, lgbqt, style
  • Event: Interactive
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Style and FashionTech
  • Level: Advanced
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