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.
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
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.
4) Lupita Nyongo
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
When you can’t find a venue to feature your collection you create one. That’s exactly what Karl Lagerfeld did. Lagerfeld brought Greece to Paris at the Grand Palais in Paris this afternoon. Replicating the Temple of Poseidon, models emerged from the ruins donning tunics, cream knits, embellished jewelry and gold plated leaf sunglesses that will have my bank account on empty.
To be honest, the Grecian looks is always so effortless and perfect for the fashion Aphrodite like myself. It’s simple yet so chic and elegant.
Karl, send me a pair of lace up heels!!!!
Images of the Jeff Koons x Louis Vuitton were released today and two nights ago celebs partied it up at The Louvre in Paris to celebrate the collection. According to Vogue, everyone toasted the night away and danced to Rae Sremmurd, Lil’ Yachty (eye roll) and whats a party without Drake (double eye roll*). I can only imagine Michelle Williams (Dawson’s Creek not Destiny’s Child) yelling “I got fake people showing fake love to me..”
This is the first series to drop in their collaboration and this go round is famous paintings and the painters name on the exterior. Pieces start at $585 and are as much as $4000! It hit stores April 28th and if you want a statement piece for the summer, please wake up in time to get in line, its only available in stores.
At the moment, there is no time frame for the brand relaunch date but many are speculating the brand might be shutting down shop as HBA canceled their Paris show in March, Leilah Weinraub, the brands cheif executive will focus on her film career. HBA did state, “Oliver will be devoting himself in the immediate future to his responsibilities at Helmut Lang. HBA will continue to fulfill its creative vision in the near future.”
This is the second time HBA has gone on hiatus. The first time was in 2009 when Ruiz Lopez parted ways with the brand. Hopefully, HBA wont be gone for too long!
As if being a Rockstar and Fashion Designer isn’t enough, Rihanna is now adding jewelry designer to her repertoire! Today, Chopard released this image of Rihanna shining bright like a diamond (how appropriate). While many of the pieces are price upon request (which means its too damn expensive for the average Rihanna fan) however there is a ring that’s $1460. Okay Rihanna, let us know when your collaborate with Claire’s or Forever 21!
Now if the collection isnt too rich for your blood, it comes in two parts. There is a minimalist collection that consists of delicate geometrical shapes in rose gold earrings, rings and bracelets. While the “High End” line has chandelier earrings, ear clips and a watch (which is 30 Karats). The line is not for the faint of heart.
Anyone peep how the R 🖤C, also spells ROC! (She’s signed to Roc Nation)
Also this pic reminds me of Eva Pigford idk why but it does!
Photo Credit: Chopard
Hold Up!!!! Do yall know who’s hot ass nephew nephew this is? None other than Hilary and Bill Clinton! I mean it makes sense, Bill was a looker in his hey day. 22 year old Tyler Clinton just signed to IMG Models. I can’t! That smile and those dimples! Lawd!
Follow his ig: @tclint