In May, Gucci elicited a wave of criticism after Harlem World Magazine reported that over a fur coat with puffy, logo-laden sleeves that unmistakably copied a jacket that the Harlem (see photo below) designer Daniel “Dapper Dan” Day had created for the Olympic runner Diane Dixon in 1989. Continue Reading →
Fashion designer Balenciaga was been appropriating fashion ideas from Harlem since the 1940;s. Today Fader reported that shortly after Gucci was accused of ripping off Dapper Dan‘s one of a kind piece (“it was an homage“), Swizz Beatz (Alicia Keys husband) took to Instagram to point out another uncanny similarity between a major design house’s runway design and a classic street style.
Fashion is known for taking elements of different cultures and styles – especially those that come specifically from black culture. Continue Reading →
Feel like Harlem royalty as you strut along the streets with these elegant Gucci pumps! They feature a textured lambskin leather exterior in a metallic sheen for noticeable style, along with closed toes, flat tassels, golden metal logos for authenticity, and chunky high heels for an elevated silhouette. Continue Reading →
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