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  • (smooth upbeat jazz tune)

  • I am standing with the icon of Uptown style,

  • Dapper Dan. Good to see you sir.

  • My pleasure, it's such a great joy

  • to have you come to Harlem.

  • That's so nice - you've got a -

  • this handshake's a little crazy. You don't stop!

  • No, I don't stop. (laughs)

  • I'm not a well. What, are you tryin'

  • to get water out of me? What are you doin' there?

  • Wait, hold up, let me give you part two.

  • Okay, there's a part two. There we go,

  • there we go, there we go. Now he has it.

  • You've been responsible for so many iconic looks,

  • can you show me some of your looks?

  • Oh, yeah! Let me show you now.

  • What's this right here? This is the Fat Boys.

  • Yeah, that's the Fat Boys.

  • Okay, incredible.

  • Eric B. And Rakim.

  • Okay, You styled them?

  • Salt-N-Pepa.

  • That's Salt - you did Salt-N-Pepa!

  • Yeah, Salt-N-Pepa.

  • Look at that!

  • You think I can pull that off,

  • Dapper Dan? That look?

  • Uh.

  • I've got long legs and I'm very feminine

  • Oh, okay but I - I think we might

  • have to kill the leggings though.

  • I like leggings.

  • You like leggings?

  • I like the way they hug the body.

  • (Dan laughs)

  • I was actually serious, what happened there?

  • Uh-oh.

  • This isn't working for me and I'll be honest

  • with you, this has never worked for me.

  • Okay, so I'm gonna invite you into

  • the domain of swag - Harlem swag.

  • This is what you call, Harlem swag.

  • This is Harlem swag?

  • This is Harlem swag.

  • What would this be called, right here?

  • Casual.

  • (audience laughter)

  • Straight casual.

  • Yeah, you said it was disdain.

  • No, it's okay if you... passin' through.

  • I'm a guy, just...passin' through.

  • Yeah.

  • So what we wanna do is, we wanna try

  • and bump me up a notch. I want the look.

  • Oh, okay.

  • I want the Dapper Dan look.

  • That's what I'm a give you

  • and we gonna just swag you up and down.

  • You're gonna swag me up and down.

  • Swag you all the way up and down.

  • Okay... sounds a little weird.

  • (Dan laughs)

  • You gotta have some swag.

  • When you walk, you gotta have -

  • I walk a little, let me show you my walk

  • and you tell me what you think of it.

  • (audience laughts)

  • Keep walking. (laughs)

  • You don't like that walk?

  • No, you gotta keep walking with that one.

  • That's me, I'm late!

  • This is me late!

  • Go.

  • (Conan laughs)

  • Let me try, I like that! You've got it all -

  • God, man. You're the best! Look at this!

  • No, look -

  • I got that, I got that, look at that!

  • Yeah, yeah, there you go!

  • But see, I do too much.

  • I do too much and it looks like

  • I haven't had my medicine.

  • You've got to have the shoulder dip.

  • Okay.

  • (audience laughter)

  • That's fantastic! Dan,

  • see Dan, when I do that, it looks

  • like I was just in a car accident. Doesn't it?

  • (Dan laughs)

  • I got it all wrong! My Toyota,

  • just hit the fire hydrant and I -

  • I'm try to get away before the cops show up.

  • (Dan laughs)

  • Because I have no insurance,

  • that's the look I have.

  • Yeah, but we gonna have it right.

  • Dapper Dan, swag me up.

  • That's right.

  • Hey Dap?

  • Yeah?

  • I found something.

  • Oh, great, great, great!

  • Give me your honest opinion.

  • (audience laughter and applause)

  • Is this a Pee Wee Herman special

  • we're getting ready to do, or what?

  • What do you mean Pee Wee Herman?

  • This is - look at this, this spoke to me.

  • I saw this hanging -

  • No, it didn't spoke to you,

  • it cursed at you.

  • (audience laughter)

  • Who's laughing? You think this is funny?

  • No, sir. (chuckles)

  • You're laughing at me.

  • Remember, we going to Swagville.

  • Mm-hm.

  • This is not Swagville.

  • Does anyone know what neighborhood this is?

  • Where would I go? Wait..

  • Soho.

  • (audience laughter)

  • I got the moves in this.

  • The spin is nice.

  • You like the spin? I got him with the spin!

  • Look at that, I got the spin.

  • I believe in the spin.

  • The spin might work.

  • Now if you could just keep doing it

  • so they don't see what's going on.

  • (audience laughter)

  • Dap?

  • Mm-hm?

  • Give me a minute to try this on my own. Okay?

  • Okay.

  • (audience laughs and cheers)

  • You like plaid? Plaid, plaid, plaid, plaid.

  • Nah, you look fabulous to me.

  • (audience laughter)

  • You come up to New York to be a pimp

  • or something?

  • You think I look like a pimp?

  • Yeah - no, you look like somebody

  • trying to be a pimp!

  • Wait, I don't even look like a pimp.

  • I look like a guy who's trying to be a pimp!

  • Exactly.

  • It's called unemployed pimp.

  • I'm an unemployed pimp.

  • Yeah.

  • Thanks for the help. Thank you for -

  • yeah, okay.

  • Dap, you ready?

  • Yeah, I'm ready!

  • Now, this outfit here...

  • Listen.

  • It looks like you were nominated

  • for five BET Awards and you have five outfits

  • and you wore them all at the same time.

  • (audience laughs)

  • Did I win?

  • Maybe the jacket's too much. Maybe when I take

  • off the jacket, you see a see-through shirt.

  • Look how easily this comes open.

  • You see that?

  • (Dan laughs)

  • (audience hollers)

  • That's it, that's it!

  • You like that? You like that? Look at that.

  • Totally play it. What's the matter? You like it?

  • It's hot.

  • (audience laughs)

  • Okay, you're being a wise-ass.

  • What says Harlem more than that?

  • (Dan laughs)

  • You say this is not an authentic Harlem look?

  • No. Absolutely not.

  • I think you're wrong, I would like to

  • go outside and get a second opinion or two.

  • Do you mind?