FROM DAPPER TO DOPE


To expand the Schomburg Center's public programming audience into the digital sphere, the following trailers were produced for, From Dapper to Dope, an event presented by MAD Free & @SchomburgLive


Digital programming for Dapper to Dope involved commission portraits by fashion photographer, Mangue Banzima, interviews with Harlem style legends, and a Livestream of a public event that took place on February 12, 2015 (with over 1,800 views). For the live program, a "style council" was convened to explore the self-expression of Black men through style uniquely found on the streets of Harlem. The council included, Bevy SmithEmil WilbekinGuy Wood, and Dapper Dan with moderation by Michaela angela Davis


#DAPPERTODOPE | WATCH THE LIVESTREAM


PRESS
HuffPost Live Interview with Nancy Redd
"Celebrating Black Male Identity Through Style" 

'Dapper to Dope' Style Icons Through the Years

New York Daily News | "Harlem Fashion Show Displays Big Names" by Ginger Otis

BET Health Image Service (H.I.S.) | Photo documentation by Jazmine A. Ortiz