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That One Time Burberry Paired Up Jourdan Dunn & Naomi Campbell For Their Spring 2015 Collection

Who remembers when Burberry enlisted legendary supermodel Naomi Campbell and rising star Jourdan Dunn for their spring/summer 2015 colorful campaign? The iconic shoot followed Cara Delevinge and Kate Moss’s joint campaign for the My Burberry fragrance earlier that year. Both

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Fran Drescher’s Style Maybe Reborn in Cardi B in a “The Nanny” Reboot

It’s safe to say watching nostalgic TV is one of our favorite past times. The Nanny, the popular 90’s sitcom is one of our favorites, which stars Fran Drescher, a fashion icon that your fave could never compete with. With

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5 Staple Perry Ellis Pieces You Need in Your Wardobe

Listen up men, The fall is coming and we want your outfits to be on point. We’re talking layerable items paired with jackets. Remember, style is how you carry yourself, not what you wear. But ere are five staple Perry

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#BeautyTipTuesday: How to Clean Your Gold Jewelry at home

We all like nice and shiny things right? Let’s keep them that way. There’s no better feeling than purchasing a brand new gold chain and watching it glimmer in the sunlight. It makes a statement. After a long while of

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#KicksOfTheDay: Supra’s Elevate Collab with Spencer Hamilton

While balancing yourself on a board and propelling through slow walkers and car traffic may look easy, we’re here to inform you that skateboarding isn’t easy. Trust us, we’ve tried it. Since we’re not pros, (but Vashtie is) we figured

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Four Reasons Why Fanny Packs are a Summer Must Have

Fanny packs have been making a comeback for a while now, and for good reason — they are versatile, hands-free, and due to a few recent updates, they aren’t bad on the eyes either. Just think about it: How great

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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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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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Cop A Flask Bracelet Just Like Rihanna’s

Summer is upon us and we will finally be able to enjoy warm weather, good drinks, good music, and good times with our friends and family. It’s finally our moment to slay in our floral pattern fits while being ‘nice

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You can now enroll in FIT x Complex’s newly launched Sneaker Essentials

If you are a sneakerhead who wants to work in the industry, there are a lot of career paths available. There’s sales, marketing, buying and merchandising, design, product development, manufacturing and journalism to name a few. Some people use trade

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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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