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 community whose work continues to inspire, influence and impact the next generation. 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) designer Daniel “Dapper Dan” Day had created for the Olympic runner Diane Dixon in 1989. 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. Continue Reading →