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Dapper Dan Demands Meeting With Gucci CEO Over Blackface Sweater

Dapper Dan Demands Meeting With Gucci CEO Over Blackface Sweater

In this acknowlegement of September’s designation as Fashion Month, we salute legendary Harlem designer and style icon Dapper an, who faced off with luxury fashion Gucci–with whom he partnered in 2017–about its insulting blackface garment, as detailed in this February 2019 article.

Gucci Launches Changemakers Program to Boost Diversity and Inclusion

Gucci Launches Changemakers Program to Boost Diversity and Inclusion

A board of prominent Black voices including Dapper Dan will work to help the brand be more inclusive.

Gucci Aims for Cultural Diversity After Blackface Scandal

Luxury brand Gucci has said it plans to increase cultural diversity within the company following…

Dapper Dan Discusses Meeting With Gucci Over ‘Blackface’ Sweater

Dan revealed that he and a diverse group of experts met with Gucci.

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Tracee Ellis Ross Rocks Black Designers for the Culture at AMAs

Comedian Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the 2018 American Music Awards wearing pieces from Black designers in…

Jerrod Carmichael Developing Dapper Dan Biopic

Dapper Dan became a force in hip-hop fashion during the 1980s, dressing everyone from your…

Gucci Taps Dapper Dan for Clothing Collection

Back in May, Gucci received a little flack for sending a mink jacket down the…

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Harlem’s Dapper Dan Collaborates With Gucci Designer Accused Of Jacking His Style

In May, a jacket from Gucci’s 2018 Cruise Collection drew attention for its striking similarities to a piece created by Dan in the 80s.

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STYLE PROFILE: A$AP Rocky

The relationship between hip-hop and fashion is a long and nuanced one. The co-sign of…