Dapper Looks for Less

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! 

How to Build Your Basic Wardrobe (Video)

You ask and I deliver— Check out “How to Build a Basic Wardrobe” for some general tips on how to build a quick and cohesive capsule of clothing that you can wear throughout the seasons!

How to Build Your Basic Wardrobe (Video)

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

How to Transition Your Wardrobe From Summer to Fall

This week I have put together some tips and outfit examples that I swear by that answer a question that can be particularly tough on one’s wardrobe: How do you transition your wardrobe from summer to fall, particularly when the weather can be so hot and cold?  These tips can help anyone, but my posts focus specifically on queer, trans, non-binary, and dapper fashion.

How to Transition Your Wardrobe From Summer to Fall

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!