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4 Must-Shop Spots in Paris

Paris Fashion Week is upon us and it’s no secret that the French have some of the most impeccable and chic style across the board. The street style at Paris Fashion Week is always so incredibly unique and this season

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Is Rock & Roll Culture Being Appropriated? Here’s Why It’s Important To Know What You’re Wearing

Now more than ever rock and roll t-shirts are being commonly worn by today’s youth with bands such as Metallica and Guns N Roses.  As most would think, wearing a t-shirt of any brand would mean you support that brand

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BEAUTY: The Cost of Coverage

  As the biggest consumers on the market black women have the hardest time finding products to fit our complexion. We back everything up that we see fit. We set trends and dictate pop culture. We’re the biggest influencers so

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SHOP: The Limited-Edition Vashtie Bootleg Tee Is Back!

In honor of Vashtie’s Born Day, she is re-releasing her Violette New York collaboration with J.P. Pascual titled The Downtown’s Sweetheart Bootleg Tee. After countless requests for a re-stock, the highly-demanded tee is now available once again for Vashtie’s special day. Cop yours here! The shirt originally

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Waist Beads: The Gateway to a Wombman’s Throne

Wombmen in Africa have been known to wear these adornments as far back as Ancient Egypt, for more reasons than one. According to history, the Egyptian wombman wore waist beads as a symbolism of status and in Ghana; babies are

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J Dilla’s Estate Releases ‘The Dilla Turntable’

Those in charge of looking after the late producer J Dilla’s estate have put his name to The Dilla Turntable.The portable turntable comes with a 7″ single  of Dilla’s track “The Sickness” featuring Nas. The 3-speed turntable features artwork by

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SHOP: N.Y. Rangers Gear From Violette’s New York Vintage Collection

Violette New York presents a special collection of vintage gear dedicated to Vashtie’s favorite city, New York. The collection features items from New York’s favorite sports teams including the Yankees, Jets, Giants, Knicks and many more. Following the release of The Jets

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It’s Lit With This New Violette New York Candle & Smoothing Playlist

Violette New York releases a limited edition French Violet scented candle, prefect for the crisp weather that approaches us this fall and winter season. To accompany the release of the candle, we share a special 10-track playlist curated by boss

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SHOP: Violette New York’s ‘Jump & Wave’ Bandana is J’ouvert Ready

Just in time for the weekend, Violette New York celebrates the countries of the Caribbean with a special limited edition of the “Jump & Wave” bandana. Vashtie shares her inspiration for the drop: “As the daughter of Trinidadian parents, I am proud

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SHOP: Violette New York “White Coach Jacket”

Violette New York drops the “White Coach Jacket”. Designed with “Enjoy The Little Things In Life” atop a violet flower in hand on the back, the lightweight jacket is perfect for summer nights. The fit runs big so we recommend

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SHOP: Violette Bisous Button Up

Today my brand Violette presents a limited edition unisex “Bisous” button up, featuring red lips embroidered on the neck. The name, pronounced “bee-zoo”, is the French word for kiss! Check out the lookbook, shot by Amanda Alborano, features myself and musician Mozartrick,

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A Valentines Day Gift Guide For That Special Female

Written by contributing writer: Dina Cook Valentine’s Day is coming up faster than anyone can be prepared so I’m here to help you buy gifts that are spot-on and you won’t see on every website’s gift guide. Enjoy! RockHoundSoap This

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SHOP: 90’s Lyric Inspired Violette Accessories & The Top 5 Throwback Jams That Inspired Them!

Like many of you, I am hugely inspired by the 90’s. Recently, I did a fun little capsule of accessories through my brand Violette and made some 90’s lyric inspired items; including an iPhone 5 & 6 case, sticky notes

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SHOP: Limited Edition x Violette New York x Baron Von Fancy Lighter (On Sale Now!)

 

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SHOP: Limited Edition x Violette New York x Baron Von Fancy Lighter (On Sale Now!)

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SNEAK PEEK: A Blazing Hot Violette New York Accessory! (Coming Soon)

Stay tuned to VioletteNewYork.Com for more!

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SHOP: The Violette Blog Lists Popular Cyber Monday Sale Codes! (VioletteNewYork.Com/Blog)

You guys know I have a clothing line called VIOLETTE right? Well, on the site there’s also a BLOG that has some solid content. Check the most recent post that lists a few popular Cyber Monday Sale Codes. As your

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SHOP: Violette New York x Limited Edition x The #VLADENCHY Tee (Available Now!)

After being bombarded by the Givenchy Rottweiler left and right, we decided it was time for a new take on the instant classic! Voila, THE #VLADENCHY TEE was born. Instead of the growling dog, you will find a scowling cat

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shop: VIOLETTE HOLIDAY CRAY SHIRT – SALE ENDS 12/19/11 AT 3PM EST

“Merry Muthafu@%ing Christmas” as the late great Eazy-E said it. This shirt pays homage to the legend and also to our sometimes sentiments when it comes to the holiday season. We don’t suggest you wear it while ripping open gifts

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shop: VINTAGE WEEKEND – HOLIDAY EDITION – 139 CHRYSTIE STREET, LOWER EAST SIDE

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shop: VASHTIE’S HOLIDAY GIFT LIST

Ah, Holiday time. That time of year when you’re super stressed out, broke and caught in a web of consumerism. Um…I mean…that time of year where we celebrate the joy of family and friends (and for some of us, the

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shop: PELLEGRINO x MISSONI BOTTLE

I know I’m late on this, but I didn’t even realize this collabo had occurred until a friend recently ran to the bodega and asked what I needed. I replied, “sparkling water” and they returned with this gorgeous beauty.

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shop: GYRO BOWL IS GENIUS

It’s a genius bowl designed for kids that cannot spill and all I know is I want a GYRO BOWL!!! After you watch the video you will also! I’ve been putting on my friends with kids ever since I saw

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launch: LUAR ZEPOL WEBSITE & BRAND LAUNCH

Many of my dear readers are familiar with one of my bestest friends RAUL LOPEZ who is known for his charming one-liners and avant-garde fashion sense. Previously, he was also one half of the fashion brand HOOD BY AIR –

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shop: PEGLEG CYBER SALE – 25% OFF!!!

enter code: CYBERMONDAY

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shop: PEGLEG NYC POP-UP SHOP (11.18-11.21)

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shop: GOT BREAST ENVY? VIOLETTE “FUNBAGS” SHIRT NOW ON SALE!

VIOLETTE has just released a LIMITED EDITION “FUN BAGS” t-shirt! this special shirt was designed especially for the ladies (and brave men). you know how we can be girls, some of us are never happy with what we’ve been blessed

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VIOLETTE SALE EXTRAVAGANZA!!!

V I O L E T T E   N E W   Y O R K V I O L E T T E   N E W   Y O R K V I O L E T

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shop: NEW VIOLETTE STICKERS & LIGHTERS AT WWW.VIOLETTENEWYORK.COM

shop here at VIOLETTENEWYORK.COM

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shop: PERSONALIZED TOTES AT LALALU!

the finest organic clothing line for your little ones. just take a gander at my god-daughter! she’s so adorable i just want to spank her buns and bite her baby fat legs! look at all these options…

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shop: LALA LU – Organic Baby T-Shirt Company

my bestie LUZ, who was always a beast in art school, has started an organic baby t-shirt company. it is inspired by and modeled by her daughter and my god-daughter AMAYA…check it and maybe cop some cute gear for a

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