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Harlem Rising

Artist: Dapper Dan of Harlem

This cow will be “grazing” at the Hudson Yards – Manhattan Pasture

About Dapper Dan

Dapper Dan is a founder of Dapper Dan of Harlem, the premier family-run fashion house located in Harlem, New York. Day is a legendary designer who pioneered high-end streetwear, from a storefront in Harlem to the red carpet in Hollywood, dressing everyone from Salt-N-Pepa and Eric B. & Rakim to Beyoncé and JAY Z along the way. With his now-legendary 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. Click here to learn more about Dapper Dan. 

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Interested in Purchasing this Cow?

Dapper Dan’s cow will be sold at our online auction by Heritage Auctions September 9-October 7 to benefit God’s Love. Please contact us at events@glwd.org to learn more about purchasing this cow.

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