Meenoo Rami (she/they) is an author, national board certified teacher and currently a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft helping education, nonprofit, and government organizations to accelerate their digital transformation. We chatted with Meenoo about life as a teacher and what it's like to work in tech as a queer, masculine presenting individual.
Rah Foard is a non-binary videographer and video editor working on Capitol Hill. They are passionate about taking ordinary content and bringing it to life through video. Rah uses fashion as a pathway for liberation, often combining patterns and wearing bow ties to break the ice with congress members. We chatted with Rah about their job in politics, top surgery and fashion.
Crystal Hudson (she/her) is a community organizer and public servant committed to advancing change in Brooklyn's 35th District. Crystal is currently running for New York City Council and if elected, Crystal would be the first openly gay Black woman elected in NYC. Crystal recently visited the Kirrin Finch offices and met with co-founder, Kelly Moffat, as part of her Chop It Up Series.
Betsy is a proud social worker and fundraiser in Chicago. She has dedicated her career to harnessing philanthropy to protect the civil rights of LGBTQ+ people and everyone living with HIV, affordable and accessible housing, and quality healthcare for women and trans/non-binary folks. This Mother's Day we chatted with Betsy about her life as a parent and the special bond she has with her daughter.
Ciara is content creator and style influencer recognized for her infusion of fine tailoring with the southern charm of her hometown (Chattanooga, TN). Ciara shows us three ways to style our plum plaid blazer and gives the backstory to her style and fashion journey.
Kiyomi McCloskey hails from Toronto, Canada and now lives in New York City. Kiyomi was the lead vocalist for the band, Hunter Valentine, who starred in the third season of The Real L Word. Kiyomi is now pursuing a career in real estate. We chatted with Kiyomi about the band and what it was like to be part of a tv show and how that differs from her life now as a real estate agent.
Amber is a civil rights activist and community organizer well known for leading the charge in the More Color More Pride campaign which added the black and brown stripes to the Pride flag. We chatted with this unapologetic black queer woman about the upcoming election, the BLM movement, the flag and the important role clothing plays in representing a person's gender identity and expression.
Mo Martin is a professional golfer currently playing on the LPGA tour. Mo is both a fan and tour player favorite, known for her determination, tenacity and kindness. We chatted with Mo about how she got started with golf and what it is like to be an LPGA tour player.
Cammrynn Stith aka Coach Cam is an elementary school leadership coach and healthy active lifestyle coach based in Austin, TX. Cam is on a mission to have a positive impact on individuals through wellness, nutrition and a loving-enthusiastic attitude of optimism. We chatted with Cam about how to set goals and stay positive even through the most challenging times (like a pandemic!).
Maggie McGill (she/they) is a queer non-binary plus size fashion and lifestyle blogger, content creator, photographer and writer. She is passionate about body liberation and fat positivity and uses her social platforms to advocate and educate about these topics. This pride month, we chatted with Maggie about her/their style, pronouns, and what pride means to her/them in 2020.
Mindy Dawn Friedman is known for her less-than-subtle wardrobe choices. Her playful, authentic and purposeful fashion lets people know that closets are for glorious clothes – not shame or secrets. Mindy shows us truly unique ways to style Kirrin Finch and also shares the reasons behind her bold choices.
Robyn Lambird is using her style to create conversations around the disabled identity and as a tool to rewrite limiting narratives. We got to chat with Robyn about her style and the way she sees fashion as a tool for intersectionality!
Azure Antoinette is an amazing speaker, poet, recording artist, and entrepreneur. We got to chat with Azure about her career, her dapper style, and advice for living your life to the fullest.
Ellen Ford is no stranger to queer fashion! Ellen took the white dress shirt and showed us three different, creative ways to wear it - you might be surprised by some of the outfits you can create!
Chloe Rome is a social justice activist and lover of all things queer. She loves putting together outfits that showcase her masculine of center style and showing representation for plus size butch women.
Coming out of the closet is always difficult, but there are whole new challenges when you are in the public eye! We had a chance to chat with Jana Shortal of NBC's Kare 11 news about coming out, and dressing authentically on air.
Across the US, less than 10% of career firefighters are women. This #internationalfirefightersday we were lucky enough to chat with Sarah Pernick and learn about what life is like as a female firefighter!
Jess Torres is a Kirrin Finch model, musician, actor, entrepreneur and one darn stylish person. Jess showed us three ways to style the Stanhope shirt, and we are left amazed at the versatile looks she put together, and inspired to be more brave with our fashion choices!
AB Cassidy is an actor and standup comedian, starring in the upcoming new hit lesbian comedy, Lez Bomb! AB recently made an appearance in NYC, and we took the chance to chat with her about life, comedy and fashion in this Dapper Scout feature.
Stray is a Kirrin Finch model, fashion blogger, stylist and all around awesome person. Stray showcases her styling artistry by putting together three completely different looks with the pink floral Colden short-sleeve.
During a recent trip to NYC, Jeanna Han took a break from acting to chat with us about growing up, finding their own authentic style and what it is like to be on the big screen!
In this Dapper Scout styled by series, Emery styles the Woodlawn floral button-up shirt in four different ways. From a wedding to date night, this floral patterned shirt can jazz up any outfit.
Doreen Pierre Style Guide
In this new Dapper Scout series, Doreen styles the Stowe button-up shirt in three different ways. From work, to a night out on the town and into the weekend, Doreen shows that with a little bit of imagination one shirt can give you three awesome looks.
Airin Yung is a style blogger and soon to be law student based in the Bay Area. They are known for putting together dapper outfits and giving great style advice for all kinds of folks. Airin showcases the Kirrin Finch Inglis shirt in a series of photos taken around the Berkeley campus.
Doreen Pierre is an up and coming fashion blogger who has already been noticed by Buzzfeed and DapperQ. We were blown away by her spruced up dapper look and had to find out more about the woman behind the Dapperpenniless blog.
We spoke with lesbian lifestyle blogger, Natasha O'Ryan, about the evolution of her blog Effort-Lez, lesbian culture, being an entrepreneur and the role of fashion in the queer community.
We chatted with dancer and teacher, Jules Skloot, about his gender identity, how he explains it to his students and what role clothing plays in the expression of gender. We also talked about his love for dance and how he uses that as a medium for education and social justice.
We sat down with clothing designer and homelessness policy advocate, Abby Miller, to discuss starting her own clothing company, the influence of people and location on her personal style and acceptance of herself.
We spoke with fashion blogger, Laura Kanaplue, about her passions for blogging, fashion, and social work, as well as her very recent wedding and move to London.
We interviewed friend and style guru, Rennie Quarles, to paint a picture of what it is like to be a woman who gravitates towards menswear-inspired clothes.
We spoke with Leigh Brown, a social change agent using intellectual prowess to do good in the world, about being Genderqueer, as well as gender identity and expression and the influence of both on Leigh’s personal style.