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The Well-Dressed Tomboy’s Guide to Fall Fashion

  Fall is a time to celebrate new beginnings, the changing of seasons, the proliferation of the color orange, and, of course, the unleashing of fall fashion. As a masculine of center dresser, your average tomboy launches into the autumn of the year with a wardrobe bursting with plaid, denim, leather jackets and beloved hiking boots. While there’s nothing wrong with that, some who aspire to a more refined and professional aesthetic may find themselves wondering how to upgrade their look while still staying true to their personal style. We’ve got some tips and tricks for putting your best foot forward this fall!   The Secrets of Layering Clothing Everybody knows the best thing about fall fashion is that you...

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The Pocket Tomboy's Back to School Fashion Tips

Today's blog post is a guest post written by Kayla Layne Crawford a.k.a. The Pocket Tomboy, a blogger and fashion consultant who has earned a coveted spot on DapperQ’s 100 Most Stylish list for 2017. Their mission is to help folks feel good about themselves through fashion and have fun while doing it. You can follow them on Instagram @thepockettomboy or on Facebook. Unless you attend an educational institution with a strict uniform policy, on the first day of school you want to show off your style and new threads. While it’s been more than a minute since I’ve been in school (5 years actually), I still get excited over the fashion associated with it. Like New Years, the first...

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The Tomboy’s Guide to Wearing Suspenders

Admit it, suspenders are super cool and you wish you knew how to wear them. What are the rules for suspenders? What kinds of suspenders are you supposed to wear with what kinds of outfits? Those of you who don’t pay a lot of attention to modern menswear fashion discourse probably don’t know this, but we’re about to wade into some controversial territory! Let’s learn a little something about suspenders, shall we? The “Underwear vs Accessory Debate” Let’s start this off with the question of whether your suspenders should even be visible. The old guard of suspender etiquette will often be heard uttering things like “suspenders are underwear; you wouldn’t walk around with underwear on the outside of your pants!”...

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The Tomboy’s Guide to What to Wear with Gray Shoes

  So you’ve got your eye on a snazzy pair of gray shoes, but you’re not really sure what kind of outfits you would wear with them. Not to worry! There are a surprising number of ensembles that work with gray or silver shoes, and lots of situations where it’s appropriate to whip them out.   What Time of Year to Wear Gray Shoes Fall is the ideal time of year to wear your gray shoes. They’re perfect for lightening up a wardrobe that can otherwise be dark and heavy, especially if you switch to denim pants in the fall. Some high quality gray oxfords are unusual enough of a color that they communicate both playfulness and sophistication, so they can...

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The Pocket Tomboy’s Top Five Dapper Fashion Don'ts

Today's blog post is a guest post written by Kayla Layne Crawford a.k.a. The Pocket Tomboy, a blogger and fashion consultant who has earned a coveted spot on DapperQ’s 100 Most Stylish list for 2017. Their mission is to help folks feel good about themselves through fashion and have fun while doing it. You can follow them on Instagram @thepockettomboy or on Facebook. I’m a firm believer in the idea that anyone can be stylish. Sure, some folks have an eye for fashion and have a natural ability to MacGyver a runway ready outfit with just an old t-shirt, a match, and a bunch of rubber bands, but the majority of people don’t have that gift; myself included. When I...

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