Category Archives: 1980’s

Dapper Dan: The Mastermind of Black Fashion

You see those baggy jeans and luxury outfits worn by rap artists? Yeah, they were all inspired by one man: Dapper Dan. Dapper Dan, whose actual birth name is Daniel Ray, is the Harlem Couturier known as the “king of knock-offs.” He became especially famous in the ’80s and ’90s for being the tailor who […]

Charytín Goyco: Old School Dominican Flyness

Okay, so I’m going to take another stroll down my pockmarked and littered memory lane and reminisce about the days when Cable TV consisted of twisting the coat hanger that doubled as your TV’s antennae so you could get a fuzzy reception of Music Box TV, PBS and Univision. Obviously, it was Univison (Telemundo’s sluttier sister) that […]