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Some Blue For Your Lids

If you’ve been scrolling through make up tutorials and have been seeing a particular color often, don’t fret! The color blue is finally getting some shine, on your lids that is. Remember when last year’s eye look focused on rose

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10 Female Sneakerheads You Should Know

Women have long been overlooked by the sneaker industry. Female sneakerheads have been underserved by major brands who thought that a “shrink it and pink it” approach would resonate. So finding a diversity of styles and sizes to rival the

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SWIM into these SUIT Trends

Swimsuit season may seem like it begins just in time for Spring Break and ends right after Summer, but swimsuits are all year round especially if you’re a fan of vacationing different times of the year. Just like other areas

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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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Beauty Tip Tuesday: Bold Shadows are IN!

With springtime rolling around, it may just be time to trade in your neutral eyeshadow for more vibrant tones. Finding ways to wear bright eyeshadow is a great way to transform your everyday look. From hot pinks to electric yellows, there

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Drake Leaving Nike for Adidas May Be God’s Plan

Since last week, the internet has been buzzing over the rumors of Drake allegedly jumping ship from Nike to Adidas. Although Drake has not confirmed the business move, the question is will this help or hurt Drake’s business ventures? According

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#KOTD: Supreme x Nike Air Force 1 Mid collab is OTW

When two of the biggest brands in the world come together such as Nike and Supreme, there’s a conversation to have and a sneaker to release. Recently it was announced that the top shoe and lifestyle brand and the billion

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#ICYMI: 2018 NYFW’s Street Fashion Kept Us Going

While we’re well underway for Milan Fashion Week, let’s take a step back and appreciate all of the greatness that New York’s Fashion week allowed us to witness. We ventured into the streets and parties of NY with Edwin Ortiz

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These 2017 Fashion Trends Were Seen Last Year In Paris, Milan, And London Fashion Week And We Can’t Let Go Of Them

New York Fashion week is dunzo and although you may think that we’ve gotten enough of attending all of the glorious fashion shows and exclusive events, guess what? We’re just getting started.  The “Big 4” refers to the biggest fashion

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Vashtie Approved Valentines Day Gift Ideas

Valentines Day is around the corner and although this holiday may or may not be a big business marketing scheme, it is always a mood to celebrate love. Getting thoughtful and unique gifts can sometimes be a struggle but it’s

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#KOTD: Sketchers for the Win!

With the release of the Balenciaga Triple S, Fila Disruptor, New Balance 990, we can say that thick soled shoes are definitely the wave. People usually coin this wave of shoes as the “Ugly Sneaker” trend. But Sketchers is making

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#NewYorkFashionWeek: Alexander Wang a/w18

As we near the end of January, we look forward to what February has in store for New York Fashion Week. The week brings out the most stylish gurus in the city. With long days of shows, designers in a

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🔥: Versace’s Fall 2018 Collection is Everything We Could Hope For

On January 13th, Versace showcased their Fall 2018 Menswear collection and I can honestly say that I am completely #shook. From classic Versace prints to a bold Autumn palette, this show was nothing short of astounding. With the help of 2

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Tiny Sunglasses are IN

Sunglasses are always an added statement piece to give an outfit a complete lewk. We have seen celebrities make these glasses their signature pieces. Coming into 2018 we have been able to see which ones are the trendy go-tos for

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#OOTD: Kith Melting Treats Capsule

Kith is a streetwear brand that has come into prominence recently for it’s superb clothing and tasty treats. Last week they released the Kith Treats Melting Capsule. The capsule will be sold at Kith Treats Manhattan , Brooklyn, Hirshleifers, Miami

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😍: Our Faves Came to Slay at the 2018 Golden Globes

The 75th Annual Golden Globes Awards ceremony went down on January 7th, and it was not one to miss! From the red carpet looks to the award acceptance speeches, elegance could be seen and heard all throughout the night. Unlike ceremonies in

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The Year of the Crop

The crop top has been a staple piece of clothing for decades; spanning all the way from the 1940s to today. Me, personally, I cannot live without my crop tops. There is pretty much not one shirt in my closet

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Leomie Anderson: Feminism and Streetwear

We’ve heard it all in 2017; from Donald Trump’s many sexist remarks to Russian leaders approving the “Slapping Law” that causes less punishment for domestic violence and lastly to many powerful men being taken down for sexual assault. Yet in

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Nike Gets Monochromatic In AF1 “Split”

  Black or white kicks? In Cardi B’s case, if you got it like that, take them both, so you don’t have to choose. Nike’s Air Force 1 has always been a staple in the sneaker head community and in

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Stussy releases fourth collection for the Fall/Winter and reopens flagship store

Stussy has been on a roll with their releases for the fall/winter season.  Not only did the brand release their “Inside Out’ pack, they also released their holiday collection ,and their FPAR  (Forty Percent Against Rights) collection.  For their fourth

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The Winter Coats You Need for Your Wardrobe

It’s that time again! It almost feels as though fall didn’t last long enough and we’re back in our closets examining how exactly we plan to stay warm and bundled. When your first instinct is to throw every item you

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Nike Releases Annual Doernbecher Collection And Includes Must Need Kicks

Nike has released their annual Doernbecher collection just in time for the holidays. The Doernbecher collection supports a charity effort and meaning as the story behind the collection is a heartfelt, touching one that would make anyone want to contribute

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jeffstaple: Telling Stories Through Pigeons

Sneaker culture is no stranger to camp outs, raffles and resells. Over the years, purchasing sneakers have become much more difficult for individuals. Consumers of sneakers were once categorized as two types of people; Ones who bought footwear for their

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Five Nike Sneakers That Should Re-Release

As we navigate through this era of heavy 80s/90s nostalgia, it shows up significantly in our style of dress. Our sneakers should be no different. The 90s are arguably the Golden Age of sports and while this may seem to

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#KicksOfTheDay: Chuck Taylor All Star Get a Badass Makeover

Converse is shaping up its Holiday 2017 collection to be an edgy one. The Chuck Taylor All Star is given a “Velvet with Studs” and “Fur” makeover. Both packs are yin and yang to each other with the studded iteration available in

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#KicksOfTheDay: 5 “Ugly” Sneakers Worth The Buy

You’ve probably been hearing a lot lately about the “ugly sneaker” trend. It’s the current obsession with bulky soles, sometimes a sock-like upper. The origin of these sneakers date back to the 80s/90s dad, your favorite lunch lady, or the

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Aleali May makes history and holds her Satin Shadow Air Jordan 1 Release Pop Up at Undefeated

Not too long ago, we made our WCW, model, stylist, and designer Aleali May. Not only did we adore her for her tomboy inspired looks and street-wear style and grace,  but we also fell head over heels for the Jordan

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Nike Continues to Redesign the Air Force 1

Nike is known for making sneakers that set trends but are comfortable and affordable. Nike has been around since 1964, when they first opened under the name Blue Ribbon Sports by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight. Later in 1971, they

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Prada Unveils New Futuristic Cloudbust Sneaker

Sneakers are getting a whole new look thanks to Prada‘s new Cloudbust’s Mesh Trainer – part girl-next-door and part 2030 moods – inflected with a retro and futuristic vibe. It initially debuted in Resort 2018 show and the low-top is built with

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What to Wear For Halloween? 12 90s Costumes that don’t Appropriate

The days of wearing offensive Native American dress and stereotypical rapper outfits and calling it “fun” are no longer. Living in a more aware society that is quick to call out any b.s., save yourself the humiliation by simply thinking

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In Honor of Chuck Berry’s Birthday Viollete Releases a Themed Hoodie

Early this year, Vashtie took a digital detox and spent her time working on creative projects, resting and listening to music. After listening to the Rolling Stone’s Top 100 Albums of All Time, she rediscovered Chuck Berry, who is now

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#WCW : These are the Nail Artists you Need to Know

I can be pretty formulaic in how I wear my hair and because I’m always pressed for time, I somehow end up wearing the same jeans, tee, and sneaker combination. But ever since high school when it was mandatory that

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#KicksOfTheDay: Vans Dips in a Rose Gold Trophy

Vans has covered the iconic Sk8-Hi in a gleaming rose gold. To accent the metallic cover, “Mahogany Rose” hits are placed along the side stripe and toe cap. The two-tone upper is also detailed with white laces and a matching midsole.

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Kick Your Fall Style Up a Notch With a Beret

Our Downtown Sweetheart is back from Paris after a jam-packed week of Fashion Week shows and events, and we want to share a style tip for fall inspired by Vashtie’s trip! One of the most chic style trends this fall

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Bape Release’s their Fall Capsule with Betty Boop

  Hoodie season is on the way and Bape is not missing a beat. The Japanese hype brand founded  Nigo in 1993 is releasing their latest collaboration with Betty Bop tomorrow and the demand is hight. The street wear brand

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Peep Amber Rose’s New Fuzzy Reebok Sneakers

Reebok is no stranger to a powerful collaborative shoe, but the newest one on its roster includes teaming up with Amber Rose, the sports brand has created a daring sneaker that’s perfect for bold women. Dubbed the “Muva Fuka,” this modified Freestyle Hi is

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Power Suit 101 – How To Own The 80s Trend

“Power dressing” was a term used to identify the emergence of business suits for women in the late 1970s/early 1980s, but it tells a more interesting story than just larger-than-life shoulder pads and bold colors. Women were entering the work

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Vashtie Takes Over HYPEBEAST IG Story for Paris Fashion Week

Paris Fashion Week is well underway and if you’re not in the city, Vashtie has a front row seat to all of your favorite shows viewable on her IG story. There, you’re able to go with her to some of

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adidas Originals Superstar Silhouette Gets a Subtle Pop of Color

The classic adidas Originals Superstar iconic model is getting two new colorways, a bright “Tactile Orange” as well as a light “Ice Pink.” The white sneaker features the pop of color on the iconic Three Stripes placed on the side. Classic gold foil

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Adidas Dedicates Cop-Worthy Kicks to Atlanta

When the city of Atlanta comes up in mid conversation, there’s not much to critique just because everything they create or are attached to turns into gold. Usually we’re used to admiring the scene of the dirty south from their

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