Designer Dapper Dan revealed to us at Harlem’s Fashion Row’s Style Awards downtown that “the major prize to me is next month . . . You’ll see me on the cover of Business of Fashion, and I’m talking about diversity and inclusivity and [being] a part of Gucci.”

The Harlem tailor turned toast of the high-fashion world added, “To lead the charge — I am very happy about that, and what that’s going to do for young people coming behind me . . . Those other brands are going to have to open them doors.”

So now that he’s globally recognized by the industry, what’s his favorite fashion capital?

“Excuse me . . . Harlem is the best place for fashion — not only in New York but around the world . . . Everybody wants to be like Harlem — now take that.”

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