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How I used my dapper wardrobe to create a Candyman inspired costume! 

In recent years I started to dress up for Halloween as a way of reclaiming my childhood, but life is a costume party so why not play? This year I was inspired by the 1992 version of the Candyman based in Chicago. Legend has it, if you summon the Candyman 5 times in the mirror he would appear and kill you! Check out my rendition of Candyman using items from my dapper wardrobe!

How I used my dapper wardrobe to create a Candyman inspired costume! 

2 Looks Featuring My Favorite Fall Colors Burgundy & Blue

Today, I’m writing all about my favorite fall colors—burgundy & navy blue! I’ve always found this combination to be versatile, soothing to look at, and they bring about a sophisticated energy to any outfit— making these colors, “oh so dapper”. I pulled together a couple outfits to show you how I get down and where I find my pieces. Click to read more!

2 Looks Featuring My Favorite Fall Colors Burgundy & Blue

3 Looks for this Gorgeous Weather That Are to Die For!

Happy Summer Solstice! Just in time for great weather and even better vibes, I've prepared 3 looks for this gorgeous weather that you've gotta have! I can't believe how long, cold, and at times grey this past winter was :(. So I'm taking advantage and ready to go all out with these outfits that reflect just how good I feel! DapperPenniless is back--- did you miss me?! ;)

3  Looks for this Gorgeous Weather That Are to Die For!

3 Ways I like to Style My New TopMan Suit!

There are an infinite number of ways to style your favorite suit but today I'll show you my three favorite ways I like to style my new TopMan suit!

3 Ways I like to Style My New TopMan Suit!

When in Miami...

Last Week, I was in Miami visiting some family I needed a little retail therapy! I tried out the Aventura Mall which was a bit more upscale than I thought... but I didn't fret! Sometimes you can find a lot of stylish and great quality pieces, at affordable prices, in the sale sections of high end stores. Last season's items can still be timeless, just like this CPO Lobster Print Shirt I Found at Urban Outfitters! 

When in Miami...

DP Featured on "12 Beach Outfit Ideas That Are Perfect If You’re Not Into Bikinis"

I was featured again on BuzzedLGBT! for their, "12 Beach Outfit Ideas That Are Perfect If You’re Not Into Bikinis"! Check me out here at #6! Summer is the perfect season to spend drinking a cold one and dismantling the ideas of ‘women’ and swimwear, one sandy oasis at a time! Everyone should look/feel comfortable going to the beach and as always..You can do it for less!

DP Featured on "12 Beach Outfit Ideas That Are Perfect If You’re Not Into Bikinis"

DP Makes the List! "Just Some Dapper AF Women You Should Be Following On Instagram"

I am so grateful to have made the BuzzFeedLGBT list for "Just Some Dapper AF Women You Should Be Following on Instagram"! You can check me out here at #4!

DP Makes the List! "Just Some Dapper AF Women You Should Be Following On Instagram"