From the Gucci-Dapper Dan collection designed by Dapper Dan Harlem and Alessandro Michele.
Exploring the synergy of design between Dapper Dan Harlem and the House’s creative director Alessandro Michele.
The new Gucci x Dapper Dan Collection 2018 of ready-to-wear and accessories features tracksuits in luxurious fabrics, printed silk scarves and oversize Gucci Eyewear glasses.
“Although Harlem is relatively small, [on the tip of upper Manhattan] I’m constantly rediscovering places that I’ve forgotten—like the beautiful waterfall in Morning Side Park.”
Amara Korley, a face from the Gucci-Dapper Dan campaign shot by Ari Marcopoulos said on Facebook.
Young faces from Harlem and models wear the new lineup of ready-to-wear pieces and accessories.
Chenille pants with a matching sweatshirt embellished by embroidered dragon appliqués and acetate Gucci Eyewear frames adorned with a crystal-studded.
Dapper Dan logo, part of the Gucci-Dapper Dan collection.
From the Gucci-Dapper Dan collection, a pleated skirt with gold metallic inserts worn with a double breasted bomber jacket with GG motif and leather inserts.
A leather bomber jacket with Interlocking G and dragon motifs, part of the Gucci-Dapper Dan collection of ready-to-wear pieces and accessories.
Listen to the new Gucci Podcast episode featuring Dapper Dan in conversation with Vestoj editor Anja Aronowsky Cronberg.
The designer from Harlem talks about how he first began creating made-to-order pieces in the 80s.
His ongoing collaboration with Gucci, including the reopening of his atelier in Harlem, and the new Gucci-Dapper Dan collection.
Cassandra, a paralegal who lives in Harlem—part of the cast shot by Ari Marcopoulos for the Gucci-Dapper Dan collection says:
“Growing up I’ve always heard of Dapper Dan Harlem making clothes for a lot of hip-hop artist as well as people in my community.”
A tracksuit from the Gucci-Dapper Dan collection with allover GG print and a nylon jacket with the green and red Web stripe.
House motifs, including the interlocking G in gold feature on a jacket.
A backpack and belt bag from the Gucci Dapper Dan collection, launching on Gucci.com and in selected stores from today.
The pieces feature the gold Gucci logo and interlocking GG motifs, and are worn with Web stripe trimmed sweatshirts in chenille jersey.
Shot by Ari Marcopoulos in the streets of Harlem. A series of imagery featuring the Gucci-Dapper Dan collection.
Listen to the podcast on: on.gucci.com/_DapperDanPodcast
The Gucci-Dapper Dan collection is available today on gucci.com and in selected Gucci stores.