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Respect The Designer:  Gucci Confirms Dapper Dan Inspired Its New Collection

Respect The Designer: Gucci Confirms Dapper Dan Inspired Its New Collection

06/01/2017  |  No Comments


    Thanks to the power of social media, it was brought to everyone's attention that a jacket from Gucci's Cruise 2018 collection, was a Dapper Dan knock off. The legendary tailor from Harlem has created dope pieces for rappers, athletes and fashion forward clients since the 80's.
    Gucci took to Instagram and admitted that their piece was, absolutely, inspired by one of Dan's original designs.
    Inside the #GucciCruise18 collection by #AlessandroMichele, a look that celebrates an iconic style of hip-hop fashion culture from the 80s — a plush jacket featuring puffy sleeves monogrammed in GG motif. Legendary tailor Dapper Dan @dapperdanharlem influenced the trend by making such custom pieces for his rapper and athlete clients out of logos from famous fashion houses, including #Gucci," says the post's caption. "In a homage to Dapper Dan, this jacket worn with jeans and a lurex headpiece is flanked with a striped knit with cross-stitch embroidery, cotton shorts and a georgette gown with trompe l'oeil details.

Gucci's Pink Vintage Logo Sweatshirt Is Pure Dopeness

Gucci’s Pink Vintage Logo Sweatshirt Is Pure Dopeness

02/06/2017  |  No Comments


    Gucci's creative director Alessandro Michele is going to have street wear babes go crazy for this sweatshirt!!
    A reworked House logo from the 80s featuring red and green bands, interlocking Gs and Gucci capitalized defines the collection’s T-shirts and sweatshirts. After the success of the washed vintage logo T-shirt that had the girls on Instagram drooling, Gucci is releasing a vintage logo Sweatshirt in a popping pink colorway. In a few weeks The sweatshirt will be exclusively available in Gucci Japan retail locations. Hopefully it will be released in the states soon for all of my Gucci lovers.
    2 words: Must cop