Categories Art, Celebrity Fashion, Fashion, Lifestyle, The Look

Paris Couture Week

Paris Couture Week is upon us and if you aren’t too busy being distracted by the “Blac Rob” drama, there have been some pretty amazing runway shows. Besides serving us tons us Melanin (FINALLY), Couture Week has also served tons of looks, we won’t even get into the attendees (we totally will though)!  Here are a few of my fave top picks…so far! 
First up, Viktor and Rolf. Definitely Giving Polly Pocket Teas!!!!

Ralph and Russo

Jean Paul Gautier 

Miu Miu taking us to the Race Track!

Alexandre Vauthier. There is not one look here that I wouldn’t shut DOWN!

Maison Martin Margiela 

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Categories Celebrity Fashion, Entertainment, Fashion, Lifestyle, The Look

Gabriel Held, The Instagram Account You Need to be Following 


I stumbled across this account maybe a month ago on the popular, my bad, explore page on ig and I have been OBSESSED ever since. 


Vogue has coined Gabriel Held as, “Instagram’s foremost fashion historian” and I couldn’t agree more! When you divulge into Held’s insta account you learn that he is a stylist and vintage dealer who’s pieces have made there way to some pretty bad ass name, i.e. Rihanna in the “Wild Thought’s” Video!!!! 

Speaking of Rihanna, you have to check out Gabriel’s baritone rendition of “Wild Thoughts”! This baritone diva also covers Kandi’s “Don’t Think I’m Not”, (which is how I hit follow) not to mention a weekly video of him performing Lil Kim. (Sidebar: I was Lil Kim for Halloween in the 4th grade, my mom didn’t know who she was! Oh, and my sister and I got grounded for going to see her at the “No Way Out Tour” in ’97) 
As a lover of 80’s, 90’s and hip hop style Gabriel Held’s page evokes emotion for me and takes me to a certain place in my life where I was super carefree watching MTV, BET (when they both played music videos and now I’m telling my age) and dreaming of being in Vogue! 


So fashion lovers get in, follow @gabriel_held_vintage and enjoy the ride! I guarantee you will get your life on a daily!!! We all need it in these tumultuous times! 

Photo Cred: @gabriel_held_vintage 

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Supreme x Louis Vuitton 

The Supreme x Louis Vuitton collaboration was released this morning with pop ups shops in select cities all around the world! One fan dying to get his hands on the coveted collab waited 20 hours in London! 
Though there are only two pop ups stateside (LA, Miami) the collection will drop in many full line stores Mid july!
Peep some of the collection below…Are you coppin?!

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Categories Celebrity Fashion, Fashion, Music, Sales, The Look

Rihanna’s “So Stoned” for Manolo Blahnik 

In her final collection for Manolo Blahnik, Rihanna collab is rightfully called “So Stoned”. Not to be confused with her day to day roll up but Swarovski crystal adorned pvc heels that are almost reminiscent of jewelry collaboration with Chopard! 
Deeming this collaboration her “hands down favorite,” Rihanna rocked “Poison Ivy” in Dj Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts” video! 

Peep em below 

Poison Ivy $2,325 


Purple Chalice $1,325


Spice $1,265


Bajan Princess $1,435

Are You Coppin’?! 

Photo Cred: Manolo Blahnik 

 

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Mid Week Fashion Round Up

Though it’s only Wednesday, there have been tons of best dressed to grace our presence for this mid week fashion round up. 
If you didn’t let the Joe Budden/Migos, Chris Brown/Migos beef distract you post BET Awards, there was actually lots of slayage that hit the carpet! 
Let’s Start with Letoya Luckett who served this Candice Cuoco x Vanessa Simmons number with finger waves.

Sibley Scoles rocking Alexander Wang.

 Lil Mama looking like a goddess in Steven Khalil

While blonde bobs were seen all over the carpet, Cardi B takes the cake while rocking Givenchy!

The jet over to Paris, where Gabrielle Union and hubby Dwayne Wade have been serving looks on everybody. Dwayne’s son Zion even got in on the fun! 

The first ever NBA awards were held Monday in NYC and while Russell Westbrook was named MVP and most stylish, that didn’t stop other players from showing up and showing out! 
Defensive player of the year Draymond Green opted for a YSL tuxedo/short set! 

Host Drake rocked Tom Ford 

Festus Ezeli wowed the crowd in a custom Alba Legacy suit

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Categories Art, Celebrity Fashion, Celebrity News, Fashion, Lifestyle, Magazine Covers, Men Fashion, Music, The Look

Ye’ Turns 40


Today we celebrate Kanye West 40th birthday and whats a better way to honor the former Louis Vuitton Don than with some of his greatest moments in Fashion. Just like we all have a favorite Ye’ album, we all have a favorite Ye’ fashion era. I honestly prefer anything pre 2012 (shade), though the fashion on Yeezus was impressive. I’m not here for the homeless/bodysuit monochromatic look where I have to pay 600 bucks for a sweatshirt that I can get at Walmart. 
So here’s to you Kanye, we hope you give us 40 more years of style. 





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Off White x Nike Air Jordan 1


Yesterday, Kevin Durant debuted the Off White x Nike Air Jordan 1’s as he arrived for game 2 of The Finals. This collaboration doesn’t have a release date yet but I’m sure it will be sometime mid summer. They will retail for $350. 

Photo Cred: Instagram 

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Categories Celebrity Fashion, Celebrity News, Entertainment, Fashion, Men Fashion, Music, Photography, Story, The Look

Happy Birthday Chris Brown 


Though you were finally served those restraining order papers on your birthday by Karrueche Tran, that doesn’t negate that fact that you are still R&B’s most stylish crooner…so cheers to you and your style!  

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The Met Recap

As we all know the Met Gala took place May 1st, the world anxiously awaited for celebs to either fall flat or rise to the occasion. This years theme Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcon. Simple right.While our faves captivated the white carpet, the memo was missed again this year by many. Now, the average Joe might not understand the concept of the Met Gala but its a costume gala that has taken place since 1971. Key word: COSTUME.But I digress. 
Back to the Subject at hand. Best dressed and WORST. While there were many who looked stunning, there were many that were lackluster. 

BEST DRESSED 

1) Rihanna 

2) Halle Berry 
3)Priyanka Chopra 

4) Zoe Kravitz 

5) Solange 

WORST DRESSED 

1) Sophia Ritchie 

2) Kendall Jenner 

 3) Nicki Minaj

4) Lupita Nyongo 


5)Selena Gomez 

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Balmain/L’Oréal Collaboration


I see myself in Balmain by Loreal! 
Loreal and Balmain have teamed up for a for a lipstick collaboration that will have us all outside of our neighborhood walgreens or rite aid. The 3 theme 12 shade collection will debut in September at Paris Fashion Week and an exclusive “jewel edition” that will be carried at Balmain.

“With L’Oréal Paris, Rousteing brings the raw creativity with which he has reinvented Balmain, from the Paris runways to his first ever beauty collection,” L’Oréal and Balmain said in a joint statement. “Accessible beauty and high fashion now have a symbolic meeting point: This new Color Riche limited collection with Balmain Paris.”

Finally they are getting it right. Not all of us have the deep pockets to buy a $40 lipstick. I’m sure sick of it!

Photo: fiona torre 

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