Harlem’s Dapper Dan Speaks At #BoFVOICES 2017

Twenty-five years ago, Harlem’s Daniel “Dapper Dan” Day’s coveted designs featuring the logos of major European brands landed him in hot water with the fashion houses for appropriating their work.

Jesus Take The Wheel, Conan O’Brien Gets A Harlem Swag Makeover By Dapper Dan

Split sider reports that Conan O’Brien kicked off his week of shows in New York last night, which included the above segment following O’Brien as he meets up with Harlem’s Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Dapper Dan, Michael Walrond Jr. And Others On EBONY Power 100 list

Today, EBONY magazine announced its annual EBONY Power 100 list (with Harlem’s Michael Walrond Jr., and Daniel “Dapper Dan” Day included on the list), which honors the heroes and leaders of the African-American Continue Reading →

Dapper Dan And A$AP Ferg Putting Harlem Style On The Map

Fashionista reports that Dapper Dan (right) is Harlem‘s mayor, who outfitted a series of ’80s rappers in luxury garments DIY-ed to have more generous and youthful fits.

Harlem’s Dapper Dan Headline Fashion Talk In Oxfordshire

The Business of Fashion is delighted to announce the first group of speakers at VOICES, BoF’s annual gathering for big thinkers with Harlem‘s Dapper Dan and others, which will take Continue Reading →

Harlem Man Dapper Dan Designs For Gucci And Doesn’t Say Much Else

In May, Gucci elicited a wave of criticism after Harlem World Magazine reported that over a fur coat with puffy, logo-laden sleeves that unmistakably copied a jacket that the Harlem (see photo below) Continue Reading →

15-Year-Old Rashed Belhasa The Dapper Dan Of Dubai

High Snobiety reports that Fifteen-year-old Instagrammer Rashed Belhasa (his family owns Belhasa Engineering & Contracting Company is one of the best Gourmet companies in world), or “Money Kicks,” just wrapped Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Dapper Dan To Mentor Runway Designers

Each season, the New York creative platform-cum-retail space VFiles invites industry experts and influencers to guide the designers, makeup artists and stylists that come together each season to produce a Continue Reading →

Gucci Admits To Ripping Off Harlem Designer Dapper Dan

Fashion is known for taking elements of different cultures and styles – especially those that come specifically from black culture.

Harlem Sneaker Freaks Complete Guide Air Jordan 1 Banned Release

Okay, all you Harlem sneaker freaks, we’re only a few hours away from the release of the Air Jordan 1 “Banned”, Michael Jordan’s iconic black and red offering that changed Continue Reading →

Harlem Man Diddy Hooks Up With Harlem Fashion Icon, Dr. Dre And Jimmy Iovine

Sohh reports that Harlem Music mogul Diddy is staying busy this week. After linking up with Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, Puff Daddy rubbed elbows with Harlem. New York fashion icon Dapper Dan.

It’s A Croc, By Couture Copier Balenciaga

First, in 2016, Harlem World Magazine found a photograph taken by Cristobol Balenciaga finding inspiration in Harlem from the 1940’s, then, in May 2017, Balenciaga had copied some of the jacket designs of Harlem man Continue Reading →

Headed To Sunday Service, Harlem, NY 1950’s

Harlem women have always looked fabulous, with the help of Harlem designers like Anne Cole Lowe to Dapper Dan the young lady above headed to Sunday church service is a great Continue Reading →

The Life And Style Of Harlem’s Fatima B

Voque magazine reports that in some ways menswear styling was a natural fit for Fatima B. The fashion powerhouse—who has helped to shape the looks of Wiz Khalifa, The Weeknd, Continue Reading →