Bossip reports that if you’ve been paying attention to the news this week, Gucci, Prada, and Moncler have all been under fire for their use of historically racist imagery in recent designs.
Dazed Diggital reports that Dapper Dan, the 80s Harlem-based couture designer famed for his customized pieces dressing hip-hop celebrities, is having a comeback thanks to Italian brand Gucci.
PX11 reports that famed street style designer Dapper Dan has teamed up with Gucci to open up a new fashion boutique in Harlem.
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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Fashion is known for taking elements of different cultures and styles – especially those that come specifically from black culture.
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.
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