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Dapper Dan Comments on Gucci Turtleneck Controversy

6 monthes ago   |   By Hypebeast

Since Gucci had to remove a black turtleneck with bright red lips from its webstore after comparisons to racist blackface imagery , a number of celebrities have spoken out against the Italian luxury brand. Today, the house's collaborator, the legendary Dapper Dan , has responded to the controversy.
In an Instagram post below, the Harlem designer not only holds Gucci accountable, but states he'll be doing so in person. "The CEO of Gucci has agreed to come from Italy to Harlem this week to meet with me, along with members of the community and other industry leaders. There cannot be...
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Dapper Dan Is Holding Gucci Accountable for Controversial 'Blackface Sweater'

Dapper Dan Is Holding Gucci Accountable for Controversial 'Blackface Sweater'

6 monthes ago   |   By Fashionista

Renowned Harlem fashion designer and tailor Dapper Dan's relationship with Gucci through the years has been a rocky road. After gaining notoriety for knocking off the Italian house's logo in his designs throughout the '80s and '90s, the tables turned in 2017, when Alessandro...
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