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Balenciaga’s New ‘It’ Bag Draws Inspiration From Morocco

For Spring/Summer 2017, Demna Gvasalia follows up on his bold and boxy design by taking a rounder approach with the holdall bag inspired by Moroccan footstools. Last year, Gvasalia debuted the colorful Cabas shopper during his inaugural fall/winter show. This time

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Flashback Friday: Vintage Hip Hop Jewelry Is Making A Comeback

Hip-Hop has been the source of a lot of fashion trends throughout the ’90s from sports jerseys, to starter jackets, to gold jewelry. Like everything else in history, things have come full circle. These three ’90s Hip-Hop jewelry trends are back and we

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Dressed To Kill: 10 of New York Fashion Week’s Best Looks

New York Fashion Week added some much needed glamour and shine to the cold streets of NYC. The focus  of many of the presentations was a celebration of individuality. Designers branched out and have begun to represent a more authentic few

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Vashtie, Bobby Hundreds and Jeff Staples Have Streetwear Talk via Complex

Recently Complex debuted their  sixth episode of Complex Conversations series called the   “Thread Trajectory: Future of Streetwear,” that took place at the first annual ComplexCon  in which aw panel was held that featured some of the best faces to talk about the subject including

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Sneak Preview of Yeezy Season 4 Features Playboi Carti, Teyana Taylor & More

Last year, icon, rapper and fashion designer, Kanye West, gave us not only the The Life of Pablo, but Yeezy Season 2 and 3–where we witnessed Naomi Campbell, Lil Yachty, and many more surprising faces.  With fashion season here, we’re aren’t too far from witnessing his

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Supreme Teases Us With Customized Metrocard For Upcoming Spring/Summer Collection

Now that we’re in mid-February, there are many great things in the air. There’s New York Fashion Week (NYFW),Valentines Day, and also new things to expect from Supreme. The forever-winning brand shot a teaser for their upcoming 2017 Spring/Summer collection which showcases

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‘F is For Fendi’ Launch x No Worries New Visual

The iconic fashion brand Fendi has just rebranded and launched its new website, F is For Fendi. The website rebranding is an innovative approach to reach out and connect to millennials. On the vibrant and colorful website, there are categories labeled ‘freaks’, ‘fulgore’,

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The VLONE x Nike Air Force 1 Collaboration Is Set to Release Next Week

If you’ve been paying attention to A$AP Bari, the whole VLONE movement, or visited last year’s Complexcon, you’re probably familiar with the infamous VLONE Nike Air Force 1. We’ve seen numerous pictures of Bari rocking the kicks, and yet, we never heard about their release,

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Playboi Carti Shines in Des Milliards’ 2017 Spring/Summer Editorial

A$AP Mob affiliate and “Broke Boi” rapper, Playboi Carti, has been tapped by Des Milliards as a model for their Spring/Summer 2017 editorial. Often seen alongside A$AP Rocky and the crew rocking VLONE and other popular streetwear, Carti dons the

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Chance The Rapper Turns Into Chance The Model For ‘Thank You Obama’ Clothing Line

Chance the Rapper teamed up with fellow Chicago native, Joe Fresh Goods, to design a commemorative clothing line named, Thank You Obama. The self-explanatory fashion collection was created to mark a time in history when inspiration spilled over into the United

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Join Vashtie For Puma’s Swan Pack Collection Launch At Macy’s This Weekend!

The days of athletic clothing and everyday fashion playing in two separate arenas are over. Puma, with their latest line, found a way to merge the two. In collaboration with Kylie Jenner,the brand debuted the Swan Pack Collection, in which she launched

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Adidas x Rick Owens at it Again With a New Collaboration – The ‘Walrus’

With the success of Rick Owens x Adidas’s Tech Runner last year, our favorite duo is at it again with another collaboration. Continuing into this year’s Spring/Summer season, Rick Owens and Adidas offers up a new silhouette named the “Walrus” seen

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Throw It Back: “Moesha” Turns 20 Years Old This Week

Mo to the.. E to the.. Moesha celebrated their 20 year anniversary on Monday. The TV series starring singer and actress Brandy Norwood as Moesha, aired from 1996 to 2001. Moesha stole our hearts as we saw the life of

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Woman Crushin’ It Wednesday: The Evolution of Teyana Taylor

Teyana Taylor has done nothing but win our hearts (and increase the number of gym memberships), since cruhsin’ it in Kanye West’s Fade music video that premiered at the 2016 MTV VMA’s. In the erotic video that nearly broke the

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Nas Supports Youth In Launch Of Black History Month Clothing Collection

Rapper Nas honors Black History Month and shows his devotion to black youth through the launch of his new clothing collection. Back in November he launched a line of ugly Christmas sweaters in support of prison reform. Both collections were

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Beauty Tip Tuesday: Make Sure Your Curls Never Loose Moisture

Before you can begin to style your curls, you must ensure that it is full of moisture. With the cold weather it’s very easy for our hair to become dry and brittle. During the summer time, it’ll soak up the vitamin

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Gosha Rubchinskiy is Styling a Generation

http://www.vogue.com/fashion-shows/fall-2017-menswear/gosha-rubchinskiy The lines between streetwear and high fashion couture have grown increasingly blurred. Artists and fashion icons alike can be seen pairing high end with accessible labels that have gained popularity among the youth. Gosha Rubchinskiy‘s post-communist labels optimizes this

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Watch FKA Twigs Mesmerizing Nike Campaign Video

Multi-talented artist FKA twigs has debuted her first project as the Creative Director of NikeWomen’s Spring Zonal Strength Tights campaign. Titled “Do you believe in more?” and shot in Mexico City. FKA twigs conceptualized, directed, performed and soundtracked the campaign.

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Flashback: Sex And The City’s Carrie Bradshaw

In 1998 the first episode of the romantic/comedic television series Sex And The City aired. The show is set in New York City and follows the life of narrator Carrie Bradshaw played by Sarah Jessica Parker and her three best

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STYLE: BAPE Spring/Summer 2017 Lookbook Favorites

BAPE aka A Bathing Ape has been a streetwear, skate wear and high fashion benchmark ever since I can remember. Most recently the ape bathing in luke warm water has released look books for their men’s and women’s collections. I

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FKA twigs Teases Her Upcoming Collaboration With Nike

FKA Twigs never ceases to amaze us and her latest project further confirms that fact. Always full of surprises, the artist just teased an unexpected collaboration with Nike. Details are incredibly sparse but twigs used Instagram to tease whatever it

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Snapping in Style with Snapchat Spectacles

Have you ever wished you could add something to your Snapchat story, but didn’t want to bring out you phone? Well now it’s possible! Snapchat has released Spectacles, a pair of sunglasses that snap! They come in three different colors,

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If You Don’t Know Now You Know: Donald Glover, The Obama’s, Oukast & More

1. Donald Glover thanks Migos for “Bad and Boujee” during Atlanta‘s Golden Globe acceptance speech.  CONGRATULATIONS!! to Donald Glover and the Atlanta team. The bunch took home two Golden Globes last night, once for Best Television Series — Musical or Comedy and

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Model Jasmine Sanders Talks Social Media And Fame As Golden Barbie In Glamour Magazine’s February 2017 Issue

Jasmine Sanders a.k.a. Golden Barbie–the handle of Instagram account–has taken the world of modeling by the horns. You can find her in a number of fashion campaigns with Ralph Lauren, Nike, Miu Miu and most recently, Glamour Magazine‘s February issue.

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Wale Debuts New Song “Running Back” While Wearing Vintage The Undertaker T-Shirt

DMV’s own and huge professional wrestling super-fan Wale appeared on ESPN’s First Take yesterday, with Lil’ Wayne in tow. The duo performed a new song “Running Back” slated to be the single from Wale’s yet to be released S.H.I.N.E. album. The

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Desiigner Is The Face Of The Latest Adidas Originals XBYO Lookbook

#XBYO, the latest apparel collection from adidas Originals. Coming soon. A video posted by adidas Originals (@adidasoriginals) on Jan 3, 2017 at 3:11am PST Like his label mates Kanye West, Pusha T and Big Sean, Desiigner is another member of the

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Keke Palmer Talks All Things Style, Social Media, and Self-Esteem With Coveteur

23 year-old actress and Scream Queens star, Keke Palmer, recently posed and shared her thoughts on a range of subjects with Coveteur. The exclusive interview dives into her love for switching up her style with wigs, blending affordable style with

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Cozy Girl Squad Releases Trailer For Documentary Featuring NYC’s Coziest

Cozy Girl Squad has launched it’s website today and with that we got a treat in the form of a two-minute trailer for the Cozy Girls documentary. Founded and led by cozy captain, Donette Lowe, the Cozy Girl Squad is

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Gucci Recruits Beasts Of The Jungle For Spring/Summer 2017 Campaign

Gucci‘s creative director, Alessandro Michele, has raised the modeling game another level using lions and tigers to pair with their Spring/Summer 2017 campaign. The editorial is an homage to old World Rome and is shot at some of the more recognizable

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Opening Ceremony Is All About fuzz And Faux Fur For Their Cozy Holiday Guide

Opening Ceremony has released the perfect holiday gift guide for all the ultra-cozy girls. The collection features fuzzy dad hats and a baby pink silk pajama set. There truly is something for even the pickiest person in this guide including

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Sofia Richie Gets The Prince and Jacob Treatment On The Cover of Galore’s Art Issue 2017

Sofia Richie is just about everywhere these days. On the cover of Complex, Wonderland and now Galore. Photographed by renowned creative directors, Prince Denoa and Jacob Dekat for Galore’s 2017 Art issue, she sits pretty in bits of Moschino, Versace, Betsey

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Felt’s Kosta Introduces New Collection “new Skool Acid”

Designer Kristian Acosta recently linked up with HYPEBEAST to talk Felt‘s new collection “new Skool Acid.” Felt (a acronym for “For Every Living Thing”), has a diverse cultural genome: the collections are primarily based on bright colors that often pay equal

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TDE’s Kendrick Lamar, SZA, and Jay Rock Model New Holiday Collection for the label

It’s officially the holiday season and Top Dawg Entertainment is celebrating by dropping their new holiday clothing collection. The label has even recruited members Kendrick Lamar, SZA, and Jay Rock to show off their newest pieces. All of the pieces range

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Rihanna’s Fenty X Puma Creeper Named Footwear News Shoe of the Year

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, Footwear News hosted it’s 216 Achievement Awards in New York, honoring the best and the brightest in the industry. This included Rihanna‘s Fenty Puma Creeper, the Shoe of the Year winner. How exactly do you catapult

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ELLE.com Features Beautiful Jumbo Box Braids With Vashtie

🙆🏾💆🏾 I’m A.I. with the de-signs 💆🏾🙆🏾 A photo posted by Va$htie | Downtowns Sweetheart (@vashtie) on Nov 2, 2016 at 1:13pm PDT Want to give your a hair a break? Well, you can easily do it with jumbo box

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SHOP: Limited-Edition Vashtie Bootleg Tee Available for Pre-Sale

In honor of #CyberMonday, last night boss lady Vashtie surprised fans with a special Violette New York collaboration with J.P. Pascual titled the Downtown’s Sweetheart Bootleg tee. The shirt went on sale at midnight and was completely sold out 30-minutes later. Vashtie took

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Weekday and Champion Team Up For Perfect Cozy Season Collab

Scandinavian brand, Weekday, has teamed up with Champion for some very necessary cozy gear. The capsule features nine pieces that match the minimalist, structured aesthetic of Weekday with the sensible athletic theme of Champion.  The line shares a muted color

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Watch Spike Lee’s Short Film ‘Brave’ in Collaboration With Moncler

In celebration of the opening of its flagship store on Madison Avenue in New York City, French fashion outlet Moncler recruited Spike Lee to direct a short film in conjunction with the brand. Meant to represent the spirit of New York,

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2 Chainz’s Introduces New Designs for 2016 Dabbin Santa Sweaters

2 Chainz raked in some major cash with his Dabbin’ Santa Christmas sweaters last year—around $2 million to be exact—and he’s back again to take over the holidays with an entirely new set of designs. This includes a “Sauce Santa” design

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Willow Smith Collaborates with Stance for Cosmic Sock Collection

  Willow Smith is next to launch a sock collection with Stance. At 16 years-old, Smith has managed to juggle a number of roles as a student, Chanel ambassador and musician. Smith shares the premise behind the collection with i-D magazine, which is

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