Dapper Dan – Sharing His Colorful Path to Success with “Made in Harlem” | The Daily Show

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Published on July 22, 2019

Fashion designer Dapper Dan looks back on how he went from butting heads with the big fashion houses to working with them to improve social awareness.

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  • Emma XTC 4 weeks ago

    Dapper Dan is a godfather of fashion. People don’t know. He created the colorful logo printed outfits that Gucci, Fendi, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, etc. later on copied. Even cheaper non-luxury brands copy this (Victoria’s Secret, Pretty Little Things, Gap, Nike, etc.) Dapper Dan paved the way for WuWear, Baby Phat, Supreme, Billionaire Boys Club, A Bathing Ape (Bape) Anti Social Social Club, etc. He created modern Streetwear, he created the Hypebeast culture. Ya don’t know.

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  • Emma XTC 4 weeks ago

    It’s my dream to get a Dapper Dan original.

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  • Idah0000 11 4 weeks ago

    This is my favorite channel ❤️

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  • Lacey Jordan 4 weeks ago

    This mans style is so ILL!!! His confidence, his will, everything! I love my people! ❤️🖤💚

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  • Julia Diagne 4 weeks ago

    “It sure wasn’t ’cause they still owe me money” dead 😂😂😂
    Hey rappers give him the money

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  • George Rasmutin 4 weeks ago

    Why is so much culture in America being recycled from 30 years ago when this country was waaay better, that tells you alot..jut look at movies music art fashion and so on and so on, people are longing for a country with real culture again we need enough space from the soul sucking corporations and overzealous police for organic culture to blossom but nevermind that keep cannabalizing yourself USA.

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  • Necroglobule 4 weeks ago

    I don’t want Fop, godammit I’m a Dapper Dan man!

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  • Orapeleng Tawana 4 weeks ago

    He’s the oldest fashion designer I know.

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  • Bethlatee Washington 4 weeks ago

    Did not know any of this. Black Excellence, great lesson if they won’t help or show you get out there and make you own way.

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  • Lebzito King 4 weeks ago

    That suit is fresh.

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  • Moussa Kante 4 weeks ago

    Make yor own way ,that’s the lesson i learnt. Thanks DAn

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  • Rsap Green 4 weeks ago

    Dan the man! Always loved Dapper Dan’s creations…..

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  • Fuentes 4 weeks ago

    If you put R’s instead of D’s it says RAPPER RAN

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  • Rob Li 4 weeks ago

    Dapper Dan is 74 years old and looking very fashionable.

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  • BjoernHL 4 weeks ago

    wtf are those glasses xD

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  • O SNOOPY SNOOP COLEMAN 4 weeks ago

    DAPPER DAN IS THA MAN YO’ & HAS BEEN A HOOD LEGEND FOR DECADES TOO!!✊😎💯💯💪💪🗽🌉🌉🗽✌😂😂😂

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  • Adam D. 4 weeks ago

    Legend

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  • Tony Williams 4 weeks ago

    He is cool and all, But why dont Black people try and support Black businesses and Black clothing lines, instead we make all this other races billionaires. That i cant go with, thats why i dont wear any name brands. unless its For Us By Us. keep black money with Black people. That i respect.

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  • Anita Clarke 4 weeks ago

    Right On !!!

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  • Rich Harrow 4 weeks ago

    “I wear a G on my chest I don’t need Dapper Dan”..

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