In her new book Dandy Lion (Aperture), curator Shantrelle P. Lewis collects images from around the world celebrating the “well-dressed trickster-rebels” of what she calls a global street-style movement. Dandyism, she writes, is more than dressing up: “A Black dandy is deliberate about letting you know exactly who he is, rather than who you want him to be.”
Photographs from Dandy Lion: The Black Dandy and Street Style, by Shantrelle P. Lewis (Aperture), to be released in June 2017.
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*This article appears in the March 6, 2017, issue of New York Magazine.