Gucci collaborates with Dapper Dan

Italian fashion house Gucci has collaborated with New York Couturier Dapper Dan for a Capsule Collection due to be launched in the spring of 2018.

According to creative director Alessandro Michele, the couturier was the source of inspiration for his Gucci Resort 2018 collection. Then you can see in the new campaign of the Italian fashion house.

Dapper Dan, is particularly known for his fashionable influence on the hip-hop scene was lovingly called The Hip Hop Tailor of Harlem. In the 80s, he made a name for himself with his tailor-made designs, which were often printed with brand logos. In 1992 Dan had to close his shop due to bankruptcy.

One of the most famous pieces was a jacket with Oversized sleeves, which decorated the Louis Vuitton monogram pattern. It was revived by Alessandro Michele on the occasion of the spring / summer resort collection 2018, this time with the Gucci logo.

Dapper Dan also appears in Gucci's new mens tailoring campaign which was shot in Harlem by Glen Luchford. The New York designer plans to reopen his own business, powered by Gucci.

This year, Gucci has had several collaborations, including illustrators GucciGhost and Coco Capitan.

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