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Louis Vuitton's 'New Wave' Handbag Autumn/Winter Collection

Posted On: October 01, 2018

Emboldened in vintage opulence and '80's club scene inspired glamour, Louis Vuitton displayed its Fall/Winter 2018 'New Wave' handbag collection.

Louis Vuitton FW18 New Wave bag line is a follow up from their SS18 launch. The Autumn collection parades an array of new colorways such as: jaded green, emerald yellow, fuchsia, denim; and sleek black.

The denim and black tints are garnished in patches.

Stamped in LV gold emblem and gold chain strap, the New Wave FW18 handbag lookbook collection can be viewed below.

The collection is scheduled to hit the market soon.

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Art Inspired Yeezy Sneakers

Posted On: March 11, 2015

Art has always been an inspiration for fashion and styles.

Kanye West's collaboration with Adidas' created the Yeezy sneakers from their joint venture. Some of the sneakers were painted on with the cartoon image of Ye's 2007 "Graduation" album. The sneakers are being sold online and due to their limited supplies, only a few sneaker hustlers have them.

Check out the design below.

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Saks Fifth Avenue Presents Their "Empire" Inspired Clothing, Accesories and Shoes

Posted On: September 01, 2015

FOX hit show Empire and Saks Fifth Avenue partnered to propel their fashion inspired trend collections from the show. The collection features wardrobe from the characters Cookie, who is played by Taraji P. Henson, Lyon who is played by Terrence Howard and the rest of the Lyon family.

The wardrobe consist of inspired clothes, shoes, handbags and accessories from the main characters of Empire. 

 

Saks Fifth Avenue is working with Jimmy Choo, MCM, Cushnie et Ochs and Alexis Bittar for their Empire collection. The president of Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, Jeffrey Godsick expressed the potential of Empire becoming a brand of their own.

“The influence Empire has had on so many aspects of popular culture proves it has the ingredients to become a stand-alone fashion brand.”

There has been several TV shows, including movies that marketed products, even in fashion from the characters and theme of those TV shows and movies. It's a possibility that Cookie might come out with her own fashion line, furs, bold necklaces and accesories. There is potential for Empire to market themselves on a new level.

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Lookbook From Rihanna x Puma's Runway Show

Posted On: February 13, 2016

New York City is the mecca when it comes to fashion, individuality and genre of styles. So it's no surprised that New York Fashion Week has become a global phenomenon drawing in crowds and tourist from all over the world.

Rihanna, who is no stranger when it comes to pursuing dreams with boldness, is branching out from utilizing the platform of the stage to elevate herself; and reach new heights. As the creative director for Puma, Riri uncovered the first collection for her line Fenty x Puma.

The Fenty x Puma fashion show opened with Lex Boling (pictured below in the middle) hitting the runway, followed by other top models in the game, such as: Taylor Hill, Imaan Hammam, Stella Maxwell and more.

Gigi Hadid was one of the headline models, along with her sister, Bella who showcased the bad gal's new collection.

Fenty's main theme color was black, accentuated in grey and white details. The line featured velour styled furs, sheer tops and dresses, bodysuits with cut-out paneling, crop tops, tracksuits and more. The models' hair were painted in white and accessorize with black lipstick.

The collection presented menswear as well, styled in puffer jackets, oversized fits in pants, sweatshirts; and more.

Rihanna's mother was there with other family members to support the Bajan beauty's achievements and success.

Naomi Campbell (pictured below), Chris Rock, Jeremy Scott, Wale and other stars were in attendance at the show to see Riri shine.

Fenty x Puma also featured shoes such as over the knee boots, custom couture styled shoes (pictured below) that Rihanna particpated in the blueprint of designing.

Also, fur backpacks.

Rihanna continues to role model how dreams have no limits and if you believe, you can soar beyond possibilities.

And live the reality of those dreams.

Picture Tags: Riri and Naomi by Getty Images

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Lookbook From Yeezy 3's Fashion Show At Madison Square Garden

Posted On: February 12, 2016

As previously reported, Kanye West became a game changer in fashion and music by collaborating the two to debut his new Yeezy 3 collection and upcoming "The Life of Pablo" album at Madison Square Garden.

The show was headline by Naomi Campbell.

And exhibited the full line of the new Yeezy 3 collection.

The models were given a list of do's and don't's for the show. The theme was to come off looking like a picture (an art piece) which required the models to be stiff and lack in facial expressions with their presentations of Yeezy 3.

Also, different poses.

The Yeezy 3 models varied in race and ethnicity by unifying a nation of people coming together and even, with the power of music from TLOP.

Although, this is not the first time a fashion designer utilized the platform of Madison Square Garden to host and present a fashion show, however it was the first time a fashion designer who is also a musician, connected two different elements of shows (fashion and music) to hold a historical event.

Kanye West made history last night (Feb. 11) as a game changer and innovator.

Being the visionary that he is, this was an inventive way for Ye to promote and market his brand in music and fashion.

Update: Kanye West is turning walls sideways and bridging the gap for African-American fashion designers. Because no other labels/brand such as F.U.B.U, Rocawear, Enyce and etc., have demonstrated a fashion show on this kind of magnitude and significance, of not only breaking barriers in fashion due to racism and ignorance; but straight C4 and blowing up as a brand!

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The Risk Fashion Designers Take

Posted On: March 15, 2015

Fashion, what is it really? Is it just a shirt, a pair of pants or shoes. Or is it more? Fashion is the blueprint styles are created from.

But we can learn things from fashion, like taking risk. Fashion desginers take risk all the time. In their creativity and in making clothes.

We came across a Spring jacket that took a very big risk and in taking that risk, it made the jacket stand out. Who would of thought using sheer materials on a jacket? and use it as sleeves. And created something amazing from it! The jacket is a casual jacket but the sheer sleeves, gives it a classy and sophiscated touch.

Whatever it is you are trying to create and manifest, take a risk. Even if it's different and never be done, create trends that will set and innovate fashion. Not just in fashion, but being innovators in life.

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Nike Honors Kobe Bryant With 'Fade To Black' Collection

Posted On: February 25, 2016

As a tribute and to honor Kobe Bryant's retirement from the NBA, Nike will be releasing a collection called 'Fade to Black.' It will hallmark Kobe's line of different sneakers from the Kobe 1 through Kobe XIHuarache 2k4,  the Mamba’s final NBA shoe and more. 

The Fade to Black collection is similiar to Nike's Prelude and its release date is pending somewhere between next month and April. 

Below is a compilation of Kobe Bryant sneakers over a ten year period. 

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Beyonce Styled in Senegalese Designer, Selly Raby Kane's Kimono and Skirt

Posted On: June 20, 2016

Last week Beyonce was spotted in New York City styled in some unusual but fabolous threads. She was wearing a kimono and skirt, many wondered who the designer was? Well, it's Selly Raby Kane, a designer from Senegalese. And the threads Beyonce was rockin' are her signature designs

The Selly Raby Kane kimono is embroidered in different appliquéd patterns, on a black leather polished material as pictured below.

Bey's signature Selly Raby Kane skirt depicts several colors similar to a rainbow. The skirt is created with two overlapping pockets on each sides of it, pictured below.

Keeping it casual in luxe wear, the Queen Bee was flowing in some goldish brown waves, mauve lipstick and black binocular inspired specs

The kimono and skirt was featured in Selly Raby Kane's 2015 collection called 'Dakar City of Birds.' For more information, to view some more collections and purchase, click on the following link: SellyRabyKane


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Future Chills With His Son In Gucci Threads

Posted On: June 19, 2016

A few days ago, Future also known as Hendrix, uploaded these adorable pictures of him having a father and son moment. The flicks depicted him bonding with his son and from Future's smile, he enjoys fatherhood. 

Hendrix was styled in a Gucci Cotton Polo that is designed with snake embroidery around the collar. The polos come in several two toned colors and also, solid colors pictured below. Pricing varies for each of the Gucci polos depending on colors, location of stores and online boutiques. 

Keeping it casual and vibing with the summer, Future had on a pair of Gucci Blooms Print Sandals. Devised in an all black leather gummy sole, the sliders are paneled with Gucci's signature print design and accentuated with floral ornaments. The Gucci sandals are priced at $280 USD. 

To complete the look was Future's cute little pumpkin and his bright, cheery smile! 

Awww, too cute! 

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Kanye West's Joint Collaboration With Adidas Releases Yeezy Boots & Bids Already Started On eBay

Posted On: March 01, 2015

Kanye West continues to spread his wings in fashion and held his own show for New York Fashion Week. The music producer turned Hip Hop artist collaborated with Adidas, to launch his own line of sportswear.

Amidst their joint venture, Kanye released the "Yeezy Boost" sneakers and almost broke the internet.

The Yeezy Boost have similar design details from their previous Yeezy shoes, but the Boost has its own style and unique artistic flair.

The shoes has a rubber foundation for the sole and some height to it. The sneaker's material is very fine and smooth. The Yeezy Boost has no limits when it comes to creativity in fashion, and applied all three signature style for shoes such as: laces, zippers and velcro; and combined them all to create the sneaker.

In giving back to his fans, Kanye gave out some of his Yeezy Boost sneakers to people who were randomnly selected from the streets, shopping at shoes stores and etc.

The Yeezy Boost have already begun bids online and on eBa with prices going as high as $4k so far. The sneakers are already sold out online but are being re-released at later dates.

Kanye West is selling the Yeezy Boost on a global scale and released a list of all the selected stores that the sneakers will be sold at. Stores are planning to either give out tickets for the shoes or sell the shoes on a first come, first serve basis.

Check out the list below.

UNITED STATES
UBIQ
Reed Space
Sneaker Politics
Packer Shoes, Inc.
Shoe Gallery
Undefeated
Proper
Bodega
St. Alfred
Kith NYC
Addict
Burn Rubber
Concepts
Dover Street Market NY
The Darkside Initiative

AUSTRALIA

Espionage
Highs & Lows

BELGIUM
Avenue

CANADA
Deadstock/Livestock
Off the Hook
HAVEN

DENMARK
Wood Wood
Norse Project

FRANCE
colette Paris
No. 42
Starcow

GERMANY

Overkill Shop
Wood Wood
The Good Will Out
No. 74
Solebox
Uebervart

HONG KONG

EXIT
J-01/D-Mop

ITALY
Sneakers 76
Slam Jam

JAPAN
V.A.
Mita
Undefeated JP

LATVIA
Wood Wood

NETHERLANDS
Patta

NORWAY
YME

RUSSIA
Fott

SINGAPORE
LE Vault/The Chamber

SPAIN
limitEditions
Sivas Des Calzo

SWEDEN

Tres Bien Shop
Sneakers’n’Stuff

SWITZERLAND
Titolo

TAIWAN
Invincible

UNITED KINGDOM
Endclothing
Footpatrol
Hanon Shop
Comme des Garçons/Dover Street Market
Sneakers’n’stuff

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Fendi x Fila Collaborative Fall/Winter 2018 Collection Line

Posted On: October 01, 2018

Fendi and Fila linked creative aptitudes to design a Fall/Winter Collection for 2018, presenting combined logo patterns.

The collaboration of Fendi and Fila key items are their backpacks, handbags and waist-bags.

Fendi x Fila FW18 collections dons the classic Fendi template and Fila's signature colors. Other items include furry pool slides,

matching dad caps, ties; and sneakers.

The Fendi x Fila lookbook can be viewed below.

Fendi x Fila FW18 is scheduled for an October release.

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