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You Can Now Shop Met Gala 2019 Merch From The Met Store

The 2019 Met Gala festivities may be over, but the camp swag continues thanks to a new capsule of official collectible merch by way of The Met Store. Advertisement The limited edition “Camp Collection” illustrates some of the biggest figures of the night onto a range of T-shirts, tote bags, patches, zip pouches and enamel […]

Naomi Campbell Responds Gucci for Blackface Backlash: ‘It Wasn’t Intentional’

Naomi Campbell Defends Gucci for Blackface Backlash: 'It Wasn't Intentional'

Gucci was under fire for their culturally insensitive sweater, but Naomi Campbell doesn’t think the Italian luxury brand meant to intentionally disrespect black people. While Dapper Dan didn’t excuse the brand for what they did, he is looking towards a brighter future by joining the team to create opportunities for young Black creatives. Campbell has […]

The Best Dressed Celebrities at Met Gala 2019

  The 2019 Met Gala, an annual fundraiser that benefits the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York, was as flamboyant as ever last night. This year’s theme was “Camp: Notes on Fashion,” named in reference to the pivotal 1964 essay “Notes on Camp” by the late cultural critic Susan Sontag. Without question, […]

Dapper Dan Attends his First Met Gala + Designed 7 ‘Camp’ Looks

Dapper Dan Attends his First Met Gala + Designed 7 'Camp' Looks

Dapper Dan vowed to hold Gucci accountable for their recent racist scandal involving a sweater that resembles blackface, and he did so in the best way he knows how. Dan’s custom designs were on the backs of seven influential celebrities at the 2019 Met Gala in New York City on Monday. 21 Savage, Omari Hardwick, […]

Gucci Shows More Love For Dapper Dan With a Harlem-Themed Fashion Photo Book

After collaborating on a fire capsule collection alongside Gucci, Dapper Dan is still getting all his things, this time in the form of a coffee table book that details his long history in the fashion-forward neighborhood of Harlem. Edited by famed photographer & film artist Ari Marcopoulos, Dapper Dan’s Harlem features original imagery that illustrates […]

Dapper Dan, A$AP Rocky & More Make Cameos in French Montana’s ‘No Stylist’ Video Featuring Drake

Dapper Dan, A$AP Rocky & More Make Cameos in French Montana's 'No Stylist' Video Featuring Drake

Early Tuesday, French Montana at long last dropped off his official video for “No Stylist,” featuring Drake. Glenn Michael and Christo took care of directing obligations. Catch the new video—which likewise includes appearances from ASAP Rocky, Cam’ron, Luka Sabbat, Slick Rick, and Dapper Dan. The track itself is prominent for, among different reasons, including a […]

10 Best Pieces From the Gucci-Dapper Dan Collection Available Now Online

Ever since Gucci and its Creative Director, Alessandro Michele, first announced they’d finally be showing proper homage to Dapper Dan as a style pioneer, fashion fiends everywhere have been waiting to get their hands on the collaborative collection. Now, after originally being exclusive to the Gucci SoHo store, the entire range is now available online […]

A Biopic on The Godfather of Hip-Hop Fashion, Dapper Dan Is In The Making

The godfather of hip-hop fashion, Dapper Dan, whose grand application of design changed the ethics of hip-hop fads has a biopic in the making. Sony is producing the documentary with the help of Jerrod Carmichael of The Carmichael Show and Josh Bratman of Immersive Pictures as producers. Set in traditional 80’s Harlem, the biopic will […]

From Harlem To The Oscars, Dapper Dan Teams UP with Salma Hayek #FTW

Words by Nick Slay Harlem’s own king of haberdashery, the maestro of bespoke, aka resident aficionado of style, Dapper Dan dressed Salma Hayek for this years Oscars and it drips black excellence. For any designer, having a Hollywood A-Lister wear your frock on the red carpet is definitely considered to be a win. Dapper Dan […]

Dapper Dan and Gucci Team Up for Harlem Boutique

Dapper Dan via Twitter

Style icon Dapper Dan has teamed up with high-end fashion brand Gucci to open up the first major luxury boutique in Harlem. On Wednesday, Dapper Dan took to Twitter to announce the grand opening and give fans a rundown of services that will be offered in the elite high-end space. “A sign of the times. […]

Dapper Dan Has Linked With Gucci for Fall/Winter 2017 Tailoring Campaign

Renowned for his urban styling and refashioning of high end brands such as MCM, Louis Vuitton and Gucci, Harlem based legend Dapper Dan has officially linked with the latter brand on a collection focused on tailoring. Gucci is going all out with support for the designer after the brand’s controversial appropriation of one of his […]

Famed Harlem Clothier Dapper Dan And Gucci Offer Up Collabo During NYFW

During the Golden Era of Hip Hop, his clothing was in popular demand by the top tier representatives of this ever-evolving culture. Nobody cared that his monogram Gucci, Louis Vuitton, MCM, Fendi and other expensive brands were being bootlegged. Now in 2017, even the brands themselves want a piece of his knockoff empire. In the […]

Style Sector: The Best Brand Collaborations Of 2017

The emergence of street wear in the high-fashion world is now reaching greater heights. The new era of music has the culture under it’s wing, along with the style + image of mainstream artists. For the past couple of years, rappers have made it popular to mix and match brands. Reflecting on the golden age […]