Dapper Dan : made in Harlem : a memoir / Daniel R. Day with Mikael Awake
- Nobody's poor -- Like a raisin in the sun -- Harlem dreams -- Sportsmen -- Firing coffee -- The cursed game -- Too easy -- Tree of life -- Home -- Mind games -- The rumble -- Hubba hubba -- Aruba -- Remakes -- A new hustle -- Boy wonder -- Closure -- Crack -- Paid in full -- Beef -- The vise -- Game over -- Flatfoot hustling -- Highways, not runways -- Harlem River blues.
- "With his eponymous store on 125th Street in Harlem, Dapper Dan pioneered high-end streetwear in the early 1980s, remixing classic luxury-brand logos into his own flamboyant designs. But before reinventing fashion, he was a hungry boy with holes in his shoes, a teen who daringly gambled drug dealers out of their money, a young man in a prison cell who found nourishment in books, and, finally, a designer who broke barriers to outfit a whos-who of music, sport, and crime world celebrities in looks that went on to define an era. By turns playful, poignant, and inspiring, Dapper Dan's memoir is a high-stakes coming-of-age story spanning more than 70 years and set against the backdrop of an ever-evolving America"--
- 9780525510512 (Hardback)
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