Photo: Ari Marcopoulos/Gucci x Dapper Dan

 

Gucci announced in 2017 that Alessandro Michele had tapped Harlem couturier Dapper Dan for a collaboration, and now the entire collection is ready for purchase on Gucci.com and several Gucci boutiques around the country.

According to the press release detailing the partnership and collection, the designs are a “Guccified version of the original Dapper Dan aesthetic.” The document goes onto say that “the new collection is an extraordinary example of fashion sampling, and explores the synergy between the magpie design philosophies of both Dan and Michele [Creative Director at Gucci].”

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