Dapper Dan

Dapper Dan

Made in Harlem : A Memoir

Book - 2019
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"With his eponymous store on 125th Street in Harlem, Dapper Dan pioneered high-end streetwear in the early 1980s, remixing classic luxury-brand logos into his own flamboyant designs. But before reinventing fashion, he was a hungry boy with holes in his shoes, a teen who daringly gambled drug dealers out of their money, a young man in a prison cell who found nourishment in books, and, finally, a designer who broke barriers to outfit a whos-who of music, sport, and crime world celebrities in looks that went on to define an era. By turns playful, poignant, and inspiring, Dapper Dan's memoir is a high-stakes coming-of-age story spanning more than 70 years and set against the backdrop of an ever-evolving America"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2019]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780525510512
9780525510529
Branch Call Number: B DAY 2019
Characteristics: xvii, 277 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Awake, Mikael - Author

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