Presented by Slo' Mo, AMFM and Boi Society, the inaugural Dapper Ball Chicago celebrated androgynous swag, butch realness and queer culture and community. Partial proceeds for the event benefited Trans Lifeline, a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. The sold out event was hosted by Fawzia Mirza and Ashley Tribble, featuring performances by Jade Ivy, drag performers Oh Snap! & Switch the Boi Wonder, and DJ sets by DJ Dapper and Slo' Mo's DJ Audio Jack. Drinks were provided by world renowned cocktail connoisseurs The Violet Hour with plush furnishings provided by the Humboldt House. The custom photobooth rose wall was built by Bangtel, with photobooth images by K Elaine and event photography by Nicci Briann.