How Dapper Dan Brought High Fashion to Harlem

Daniel Day, widely known as Dapper Dan, was born in Harlem, New York in 1944. Described as a “natural born hustler,” Dan had a series of passions that spanned the worlds of fashion, journalism, and gambling. In the late 1960s, Dan worked for a Harlem-based newspaper Forty Acres and a Mule where he commentated on topics ranging from gentrification to pop culture. Read more at L’Officiel