Posts Tagged ‘Style’

Thanks, Internet Outrage! Now Dapper Dan and Gucci Are Buds | NY Times

Thanks, Internet Outrage! Now Dapper Dan and Gucci Are Buds | NY Times

By MATTHEW SCHNEIER In a twist of fortune that could hardly have been imagined back in the day, Daniel Day — better known as Dapper Dan, his nom de knockoff — is reopening his famous studio and atelier with the support of Gucci. For 10 years, between 1982 and 1992, Mr. Day ran one of […]


The Fashion Outlaw Dapper Dan | NY Times

The Fashion Outlaw Dapper Dan | NY Times

Twenty-five years after luxury labels sued his Harlem boutique out of existence, Gucci looks to him for inspiration. BY BARRY MICHAEL COOPER The Harlem couturier Daniel Day, better known as Dapper Dan, was all over social media last week after Gucci unveiled a jacket that looked very much like one he designed nearly three decades […]


A Guide to Harlem With needle+thræd’s Celia Roach | Racked NY

A Guide to Harlem With needle+thræd's Celia Roach | Racked NY

BY Nia Porter Photos by Shanita Sims If you haven’t ventured past 110th street and into the heart of Harlem, you’re missing out on a neighborhood rich with cultural and sartorial history — one that Celia Roach, fashion editor and founder of the lifestyle brand needle+thræd, has explored in depth for nearly ten years. A […]


3/13/2016: The Sugar Hill Market @ La Maison d’Art

3/13/2016: The Sugar Hill Market @ La Maison d'Art

Harlem’s curated designer market goes down this Sunday, March 13th at La Maison d’Art (259 West 132nd Street) from 1pm-6pm. For more info: www.sugarhillmarket.com We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Flashback: Harlem Chic | The New Yorker

Flashback: Harlem Chic | The New Yorker

By Kelefa Sanneh In 1987, a streetwise d.j. from Queens named Eric Barrier released an album with an eerily mature teen-age rapper from Long Island named William Griffin. They called themselves Eric B. & Rakim (Griffin had adopted an Arabic name after joining an offshoot of the Nation of Islam), and they called the album […]


July 1970 Harlem, full of life | Mashable

July 1970 Harlem, full of life | Mashable

by Chris Wild Jack Garofalo (1923-2004), one of the leading photographers for Paris Match magazine, spent six weeks in Harlem, New York, in the summer of 1970. His images were the cover story for Match in October that year. In the 1960s, large numbers of residents left Harlem for neighborhoods in Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx, seeking better schools, […]


Harlem fashion show displays big names | NY Daily News

Harlem fashion show displays big names | NY Daily News

BY Ginger Otis | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS It’s dope to be dapper at the Schomburg Center. Fashion photos of famous Harlemites like Fab 5 Freddy, Al Sharpton and chef Marcus Samuelsson were on display at the Schomburg last week during a panel discussion on images of black men in modern media. Striking pictures of […]


Look Book: The Photographer Dad and Model Son | The Cut

Look Book: The Photographer Dad and Model Son | The Cut

By Alexis Swerdloff Josiah Esowe, Photographer, and Gaiden Tanaka-Esowe, Kindergartner What are you guys up to today? Josiah: I’m taking Gaiden to a photo shoot for the Mini Boden catalogue. He’s been modeling since he was 4. Gaiden: I like when they dress me up, but it hurts to smile because my tooth is hurting […]


Uptown Video: Greetings From Nueva York

Uptown Video: Greetings From Nueva York

Greetings from Nueva York, is an interactive event series, that blends live music and art.


7/10/14: Nueva York Summer Shindig in Brooklyn

7/10/14: Nueva York Summer Shindig in Brooklyn

Get your tickets: http://eventbrite.com/GreetingsFromNuevaYork/


GQ Magazine Highlights Harlem Style

GQ Magazine Highlights Harlem Style

The standard for men’s fashion, GQ Magazine, came uptown to show love to a few outstanding individuals from different fields that exude that Harlem cool. Such folks as Jazz musician Jon Batiste, rappers Camron and ASAP Mob as well as visual artists, models and entrepreneurs. Check it out: Harlem Reshuffled | GQ Magazine


Uptown Video: Nueva York Presents Dominican York @ Dyckman Bar

Uptown Video: Nueva York Presents Dominican York @ Dyckman Bar


Classic Material: A Q&A With Carlos Maldonado

Classic Material: A Q&A With Carlos Maldonado

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Q. First of all, congrats Classic Material has now been around 10 years. That is a big milestone. How did the company come about? A. Thank you for this interview. It really started as a store in Poughkeepsie NY, but it was spawned from a small boutique up in Wash Heights […]


Fashion in Harlem: A Place of Style and Confidence | NY Times

Fashion in Harlem: A Place of Style and Confidence | NY Times

By FRITZIE ANDRADE On a recent afternoon, in the neighborhood where Eleanora Fagan became Billie Holiday and where Dapper Dan’s boutique brought designer logos to the streets, Tru Osborne, a longtime Harlem resident, was on his way home from work. Clad in bright layers and even brighter blue Patrick Ewing sneakers easily visible from two […]


Uptown Tonight: Nueva York Pop Up Shop @ Dyckman Bar

Uptown Tonight: Nueva York Pop Up Shop @ Dyckman Bar

The good folks at Dominican York are throwing a Pop-Up Shop celebrating Dominican American Heritage and the release of their new collection at Dyckman Bar (221 Dyckman St) tonight starting at 7pm.


Uptown Tonight: The Uptown Beauty Expo

Uptown Tonight: The Uptown Beauty Expo

Okay folks get done to El Morrocco on 145th and Broadway from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight for the inaugural Uptown Beauty Expo thanks to the good folks at the Washington Heights Business Improvement District and Uptown Fashion Week. Ladies can expect makeovers, cocktails, fun as well as health and beauty tips. The event […]


Nueva York – It’s A Family Affair

Nueva York – It’s A Family Affair

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Chances are you that you have come in contact with the Nueva York brand – on TV and computer screens, at events and on the backs of cool people in this neighborhood and beyond. Through the clever use of marketing and a shrewd placement of their apparel with the right people, […]


Uptown Video: Uptown Fashion Week @ The United Palace

Uptown Video: Uptown Fashion Week @ The United Palace


Uptown Tonight: Uptown Fashion Week @ The Palace

Uptown Tonight: Uptown Fashion Week @ The Palace

Uptown Fashion Week Thu., Sep. 12, 2013 7:30pm Doors Open, 8pm showtime General Admission: $15 online, $20 at the door VIP tickets: $75 online, $100 at the door Join us for an exquisite night of glamour and allure as Uptown Fashion Week comes to the United Palace on Thursday, September 12 at 8pm. Doors open […]


Vault Is a Store to Visit to ‘Stay Fresh’ | NY Times

Vault Is a Store to Visit to ‘Stay Fresh’ | NY Times

By ALEX VADUKUL For some young men, the right cap or basketball sneaker is more than a fashion statement: It reflects an approach to life itself. And in Harlem, now as ever a capital for urban style, connoisseurs of streetwear travel to Frederick Douglass Boulevard and 134th Street to distinguish themselves from the blare of […]


Uptown Fashion Week to Return to Washington Heights | DNAinfo

Uptown Fashion Week to Return to Washington Heights | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya  @seenigel WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — Dust off your runway shoes — Uptown Fashion Week is returning to Washington Heights. The one-night celebration of fashion and culture is coming to the United Palace Sept. 14, and organizers are promising an even larger spectacle than last year. “After the success of last year’s event, which […]


Uptown Tonight: Nueva York Pop Up Shop @ Uptown Social

Uptown Tonight: Nueva York Pop Up Shop @ Uptown Social

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Intersection: Detail-Driven in El Barrio | NY Times

Intersection: Detail-Driven in El Barrio | NY Times

By Joanna Nikas and Fritzie Andrade In Spanish Harlem we met residents who have diverse detail-oriented looks, including Melenee Suarez Burns in 1950 saddle shoes.


Long Ago, a Pilot Landed on an Uptown Street. That’s Where the Bar Was. | NY Times

Long Ago, a Pilot Landed on an Uptown Street. That's Where the Bar Was. | NY Times

By COREY KILGANNON Surprise airplane landings always make headlines. Who will forget Capt. Chesley Sullenberger steering a US Airways jetliner onto the Hudson River in 2009? Then there was a Long Island man who touched down on Rockaway Beach in 2011 and, more recently, a stunt pilot who coasted down safely onto a Suffolk County […]

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