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Black Fashion Designers Symposium: Elena Romero in conversation with Dapper Dan and Jeriana San Juan
Elena Romero in conversation with Dapper Dan and Jeriana San Juan at The Museum at FIT's annual fashion symposium, Black Fashion Designers, held on Monday, February 6, 2017.The one-day symposium featured talks by designers, models, journalists, and scholars on African diasporic culture and fashion.
Elena Romero is an adjunct assistant professor at FIT. She is author of Free Stylin’: How Hip Hop Changed the Fashion Industry.
Dapper Dan pioneered high-end street wear during the early 1980s. His celebrity clients include LL Cool J, Missy Elliott, and Jay Z.
Jeriana San Juan is a costume designer and stylist currently working on the Baz Luhrmann series The Get Down.
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