It’s Official, Harlem’s Dapper Dan And Gucci Are In Business

GQ reports that back in May, Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele found himself the subject of some snippy online chatter—and just as quickly turned a potential problem into a genuinely exciting solution.

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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. Continue Reading →

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 legendary hip-hop stylist Dapper Dan to get some style tips and eventually a full-on swag makeover. 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 community whose work continues to inspire, influence and impact the next generation. 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 example of Harlem style during the 1950’s. Continue Reading →

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 place from November 29 to December 1, 2017 in Oxfordshire. 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, and D.R.A.M.—first fell in love with menswear thanks to her father. 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 a Ferrari, presumably his, in a custom Supreme x Louis Vuitton print.

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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 group runway show at New York Fashion Week. Continue Reading →

Balenciaga Did It, Gucci Looks To Harlem For Divine Design Inspiration

Cristobol Balenciaga came to Harlem for inspiration in the 1940’s, so it only makes sense that Gucci’s creative director Alessandro Michele would look for inspiration from Harlem too. Continue Reading →

A Harlem Icon, The Classic Men’s 6″ Timbs (Update)

When it comes to Timberland “Timbs” boots, there’s just no substitute for a sturdy, guaranteed waterproof boot to keep feet comfortable and dry, rain or shine and to have definitive Dapper Dan throwback 1980’s Harlem style. Continue Reading →