Harlem Man’s Street Style, NY 1940’s By Cristobal Balenciaga

June 29, 2021

We love this timeless photograph taken by luxury fashion designer Cristobal Balenciaga of a Harlem square-jawed man in pure Harlem style.

He has this classic style, with a twist, hat on a lean, popped collar, impeccably dressed strolling on a Harlem street during the 1940’s.

Related: Check out more Harlem history here.

He walks towards the camera on the sidewalk as if he’s coming right from the catwalk at a Harlem Fashion Row show.


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His light-colored shoes match his patchwork coat, the classic black striped dress pants are on point, the piece is pulled together with his snug waist belted plaid wool coat for the winter, and topped off with a classic black Stetson brim in true Harlem style tilted to the right – strolling on the left.

It’s great to see Cristobal Balenciaga, the Spanish Basque couturier fashion designer and the founder of fashion house Balenciaga inspired by Harlem street style.

Photo credit: 1-2) By Cristobal Balenciaga.3) Source. Via source.

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