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PUMA x MCM celebrates hip-hop culture with collection

When it comes to fashion in hip-hop, two brands that have been loyal and embracive to the realms of the most popular genre in America has been PUMA and MCM.  Back in the 80s. the Puma Suede was utilized by

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Balenciaga Debuts Fall 2018 Collection Look-book

In recent years, Balenciaga has proved to be fashion’s hottest brand  and they sure do live up to the hype. The house is well known for creating avant-garde structural pieces, straddling the edge of fashion and forecasting the future of

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Parley Launches Sunglasses Made from Plastic Waste

After announcing a collaboration with Adidas, Parley for the Oceans continues to advocate for sustainable manufacturing practices. Now, the environmental organization introduces a line of luxury sunglasses made from recycled ocean plastic. Crafted in Italy, the spectacles are made from plastic waste like

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#BeautytTipTuesday: Beat the Heat: Fighting Chub-Rub

Summer is officially here in full force, and although New York’s spike in temperature is much appreciated, with it comes sweating, rubbing, sunburn, and all sorts of unwelcome threats to your skin. The worst of all is chafing, better known as

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Salt-N-Peppa & En Vogue Make History at the BBMA’s

This year’s Billboard Music Awards was filled with all kinds of Black girl magic. From Janet Jackson being the first Black woman to receive an Icon Award to Normani’s killer performance – we couldn’t help but notice supreme talent that graced the

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Jungle Pussy’s ‘JP3’ Should Be Every Woman’s Summer Soundtrack

After two years, our favorite Brooklyn rapper is back with more tunes for our headtops! Like Jungle Pussy’s sophomore album, Pregnant With Success, JP3 includes 10 songs but features a number of guest appearances from Rico Love, Gangsta Boo, Wiki and Quiñ. The album

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Meet the sneakerhead couple behind @EatGoodNYC

When the two sneakerheads behind @eatgoodnyc met on Tinder, they didn’t know it could lead to a profitable custom baking business. They’ve been commissioned to produce work for Nike, Reebok, Adidas and Converse. The duo just landed a feature on

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FKA Twigs Opens Up; Here Are Natural Ways For Women To Prevent & Combat Fibroid Tumors

FKA Twigs recently opened up about her battle with fibroid tumors. The artist and dancer  spent the last 5 months recovering from a major laparoscopic surgery, where she got 6 fibroid tumors removed from her uterus. “The tumors were pretty

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Gucci and Dapper Dan Collab for an Iconic Spring/Summer ’18 Collection

Gucci has opened its first ever location in SoHo on May 6th, and the Italian luxury label will also be exclusively selling its Gucci-Dapper Dan collection before the capsule becomes more widely available this fall/winter. As a Harlem folk hero

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#WomanCrushinItWednesday: The Trinidadian Women of Hip Hop

It’s safe to say we’ve taken the word “woman” to an entire new level. “The Woman” is fearless, strong, elegant, and task-oriented in 2018 and at VashtieDotCom, we’re here for it. On Wednesdays we celebrate not only a woman we’re

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Childish Gambino Shares This Is America And It’s Real

  Childish Gambino says get your money black man and we couldn’t agree any more. The West Coast rapper, director and actor gave us exactly what represents America last night with his new This Is America video directed by Hiro

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Princess Nokia Is Here For The Night

Princess Nokia isn’t afraid to switch up her personal style. From her festival and show looks to every day lounging around, the New York native is comfortable with a switch up. In her music, she gave her fans a switch

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Three Vegan Ice Cream Brands You Should Try

We are finally getting the spring weather we deserve and what better way to keep cool than with some ice cream. Vegan ice cream that is! Going to a vegan ice cream shop can either be out of the way

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Destiny’s Child to Join Beyoncé for ‘On The Run Tour 2’

Beyoncé’s recent Coachella performances were iconic for many reasons. In addition to the legendary HBCU references, her superb vocals, and killer choreography, Beyoncé brought her set to the next level when she took us back to our younger days by

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#WOMANCRUSHINITWEDNESDAY: When chicks who love kicks join podcasts

It’s safe to say we’ve taken the word “woman” to an entire new level. “The Woman” is fearless, strong, elegant, and task-oriented in 2018 and at VashtieDotCom, we’re here for it. On Wednesdays we celebrate not only a woman we’re

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#BTS: She got Game – Vashtie Directs for Bleacher Report

After 20 years, He Got Game is still a movie we can watch and enjoy it as if it just came out.  If you haven’t seen the movie, the 1998 sports drama film was written,produced and directed by Spike Lee.

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Rihanna Continues To Promote Inclusivity in new Lingerie Line Rihanna: Savage X Fenty

When it comes to bad gal Rihanna, what isn’t she responsible for  Between breaking music records, her successful line with Puma, Fenty Beauty, and even help make a difference in global education as a GPE ambassador, she’ a wonderful example

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Sango Remixed Kanye West’s “Lift Yourself” and it’s Amazing

With all of the drama surrounding Kanye West’s controversial tweets and new music, Sango decided to give us something we can get off of Twitter and dance to! After dropping his sophomore album In The Comfort Of  in March, Sango is by

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VashtieDotCom Exclusive: Visual Artist Distortedd Talks Art, Dream Collaborations And Psychedelics

Distortedd, born Anhia Santana, is more than just an artist with a distinctive taste in art. Known for her almost gnarly or morbid taste in design, the artist has grown a following from her dark, yet thought revoking art. Turning

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PLAYLIST: Vashtie’s Birthday Hits

Birthdays either consist of dancing all night long or spending two hours in the bathroom getting ready dancing with yourself. Either way, we have your back with the tunes since no birthday is complete without a good playlist to get

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#HappyBirthdayVashtie From the VDC Team!

There are two types of birthday celebrators: ones that treat another lap around the sun as just another day and ones that make an extremely big deal about it. We at VDC are going to make an extremely big deal

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Your Favorite 90’s Girl Group 702 is Going on Tour

Oh hey, where my girls at?  90’s girl group 702 is making a come back we’re here for it. BET reports that the platinum selling group will make a comeback on tour very soon, gracing all their fans with a set

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WOMANCRUSHINITWEDNESDAY: Karena Evans

There’s no doubt that this year has consisted of a bomb selection of visuals. Some of the videos that come to mind have and that make us usually want twitch at least three more times have been videos for popular

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Princess Nokia Released an Emo Mixtape And We Like It

When I saw that Princess Nokia was releasing a mixtape I was excited. I’m a fan of her spirit, her being and how she carries herself in the midst of the rap game. She doesn’t carry the typical “female rapper”

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PYNK is Janelle Monae’s Favorite Part

Its undeinable that we’re a fan of Janelle Monae’s creative work. From how she displays her art in visuals, to what she stands for, to her music, we can’t get enough. Earlier this year, we dove deep into her new

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Recap: FRIDGE’s ‘Perfect Timing’ Exhibition Presented By G-Shock

Last night, the Vashtie.com team made their way to G-Shock for the grand opening of the Perfect Timing art exhibition by FRIDGE. FRIDGE is an NYC based multidisciplinary artist who knows no boundaries when it comes to creative expression. FRIDGE

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Music Review: The Weeknd Gives Nostalgic Feels With ‘My Dear Melancholy’

‘My Dear Melancholy,’ a surprise release from The Weeknd has sent nostalgic chills down the spine of his fans. With a dark, villainous sound resembling his first album ‘House of Balloons’, Weeknd sings about both heartbreak and the love he deserves. A

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Thundercat drops chopped not slopped vinyl remix of ‘Drunk’

In 2017, DJ Candlestick and OG Ron C released a “chopped not slopped” version of Grammy-award winning bass guitarist Thundercat’s third album Drunk. Thundercat liked it so much that his label Brainfeeder released the remixed version, Drank, on limited edition purple vinyl

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Recap: Vashtie and Friends Rock Out at Schimanski like it’s1992

Once again, Downtown’s Sweetheart cured our nostalgic sweet tooth with another 1992 Party featuring DJ D-Nice, Jus-Ske, and Stonie Blue rocking the one’s and two’s. It’s safe to say that since these parties began in 2006; they’ve captivated all of

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The Kids Are Alright in ChloeXHalle’s World

  It’s very hard to ignore real talent when you see it. I still remember watching the video for “Fall” by ChloeXHalle, the melody stayed in my head for days. Same goes for “Drop,” I’d watch the video every time

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#VashtieFeels: Feel Good Friday

Fridays aren’t just like any other day of the week. They symbolize the end of the work/school week and the beginning of the freakin’ weekend. Whether you’re spending quality time with family, a night out with a bottle of Hennessy

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Ms. Lauryn Hill to Headline 2018 Pitchfork Music Festival

It’s officially festival season, and while we may still have to deal with a few more weeks of some rain and wind, we can be sure that this spring and summer will be filled with some amazing concerts and performances!

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#ThingsToDoWithVashtie: 1992 Party 3/29 at Schimanski

If you’ve been to a 1992 party, you already know how we get down. If you haven’t the VashtieDotCom team is welcoming you to your first, this Thursday at Schimanski! The 1992 Party embodies the nostalgic vibes you revisit every

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Jimi Hendrix’s New Album, Both Sides of the Sky, Gives An Insight Into The Legendary Guitarist’s Studio Process

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes Jimi Hendrix as “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music.” The late American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter is known as the sensi and GOAT when it comes to playing the

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VashtieDotCom Feature: Meet Tito Anton, The Founder of The Revival, NYC’s Next Big Thing

As a lover of both music and food, I couldn’t help but notice an event that popped up on my Instagram timeline earlier this month. The Revival is a monthly music event that gathers a small group of music lovers

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Sean Wotherspoon’s Vegan Air Max 97/1’s are re-releasing on Air Max Day

When it comes to Sean Wotherspoon, everything he touches is dope. If this name doesn’t look familiar to you, perhaps you know him as one of the head owners of Round Two, a collaborator with Guess, and the designer of the

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ICYMI: Paramore Is Back

Have you ever watched, read, or listen to something and then wonder, “How did I miss this?” Well that’s how I feel about Paramore’s album After Laughter. When I’m home especially in the mornings I like to watch music videos,

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#DoingItWell: Red Wine Is Good For You: Here Is A List Of The Best Red Wine’s For A Healthy Lifestyle

National wine day has passed, and we were lit over here at Vashtie.com for a multiple of reasons. We love a great cocktail and a good time but we are even more obsessed with being healthy and treating our body

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Jaden Smith To Join Forces With Pharrell And G-Star Raw

Musician and designer Pharrell Williams have enlisted the young Jedi Jaden Smith to join the denim label G-Star Raw. Joining GSR in 2014, sustainability has been Pharrell’s top objective, creating the first pair of jeans with no water waste last month. Pharrell

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