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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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Deray and Tracee Ellis Ross Push the Culture Forward In January Issue of Vogue

Vogue Magazine is kicking off the New Year celebrating some of the countries bold visionaries and their list include Tracee Ellis Ross and Deray Mckesson. Both are featured in the publication’s January 2017 issue along with Hair Nef and Shailene

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Teyana Taylor Talks Being Superwoman For Paper Magazine’s Fall Fashion Issue

You can’t mention 2016 without noting Teyana Taylor. After leaving the world in  daze following her epic dance routine for Kanye West’s “Fade” visual, the mother of Baby Junie is continuing her success as a featured cover star for PAPER’s Living for

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The Complete H&M x Kenzo Lookbook Is Finally Here

Back in July, fashion enthusiasts and others alike got a taste of the forthcoming Kenzo x H&M collection as Chance the Rapper, Iman, and Suboi sported the eclectic designs for a Jean-Paul Goude ad campaign. But for those of us

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STYLE: Rihanna Set To Debut Fenty PUMA Collection

Owing it to her transition to the dark side and channeling her inner bad gal, Rihanna has been a fashion-killa — and we’ve been in love with her street style ever since. Now, to put the cherry on top of a year

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STYLE: Select Highlights From Supreme FW16 Collection Preview

It’s that time of year again! While it’s still extremely humid and spicy like good curry outside, the fashion industry is gearing up to release their Fall/Winter 2016 collections. Whether you’re a connoisseur of beloved streetwear brand Supreme or just

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STYLE: Pharrell & adidas Collaborate for the Human Race

Pharrell Williams is undoubtedly drinking from the fountain of youth, and it’s apparent in his street wear style. Keeping him jovial and fashionable, he has taken it up with adidas to make a spectacular collaboration happen. The adidas Originals = PHARRELL WILLIAMS

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STYLE: Virgil Abloh Releases New Coffee Table Book

first @Off____White™ book signing at @colette during Paris men’s fashion week. 150 copies produced. project titled “YOU CUT ME OFF” photography and layout by @piotrniepsuj ~ June 23rd 6pm. copies also available on www.off—white.com on the same date. A photo

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STYLE: Alice + Olivia Share Basquiat Collaboration

Each year, contemporary brand, alice + olivia, a beloved favorite among Hollywood elite, collaborate with artists to create a modern yet timeless capsule collection. Half of all proceeds will benefit the CFDA Initiative program, whose mission is to spotlight budding talent in

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STYLE: Gucci Opens DIY Customization Boutique

Gucci has been an innovator for fashion for decades and it does not seem like they are slowing down anytime soon. Recently, the incredibly innovative fashion house launched the second chapter of their Gucci DIY services just in time for Milan Fashion Week.

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STYLE: J.W. Anderson & A$AP Rocky Collaborate on Exclusive Collection

A photo posted by PRETTY FLACKO (@asaprocky) on Jun 9, 2016 at 12:50pm PDT   Known for his edgy fashion designs, J.W. Anderson snags A$AP Rocky for a new exclusive collaboration. The designer previously teased the “JWA AWGE” collection on Instagram post, which takes after

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CULTURE: Pharrell Williams & Takashi Murakami Chair Debut ComplexCon Festival

Right on the heels of their acquisition by Verizon and Hearst, COMPLEX Media announce a new cultural festival to be hosted this fall. “ComplexCon” will feature a cultural merging of food, music, art and fashion, and has already enlisted the

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STYLE: Naturally Feminize Your Tomboy Streetwear Steeze

A few months ago a good friend of mine and hairstylist, Angela Soto asked me to be a part of 90s style creative project. The idea started off inspired by old Calvin Klein ads similar to the ones I wrote

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FASHION: Violette New York Launches New Capsule

My brand Violette New York has had some exciting collaborations in the past from Puma, Bowery Bob, & more. Today, I’m happy to announce the launch of a mini-capsule which is the perfect way to bring in the Summer. Short and

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WATCH: At Home with Vashtie – Makeup Essentials

Whether your usual makeup routine takes 5 minutes or 3 hours, I’ve personally always liked to keep mine nice and simple – and by simple, I don’t just mean fast and easy. When I decide to wear makeup, I love

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Throwback: Justin Bieber – “One Time”

In honor of Justin Bieber’s birthday today, I thought it’d be appropriate to throwback to when I directed his video for “One Time” and relive such an amazing experience. Read below for a walk down memory lane…Happy Birthday Justin! *JUSTIN

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MILK Makeup – An Indie Girl’s Must-Have Beauty Collection

Written by contributor: Dina Cook February 8, 2016 marks the launch date of MILK Makeup. Yes, that’s MILK as in the unstoppable and perpetually cool creative content and media company! Making their debut in the beauty world, the team of

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NEWS: Pigalle’s Latest Collection is Nothing Less Than Parfait!

I can’t express enough how proud I am of my dear friend, designer, Stephane Ashpool! Stephane & Me 2014, Paris. His brand Pigalle, named after the the red-light district neighborhood he grew up in Paris, is quite literally murdering the men’s fashion

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STYLE: My Balmain x H&M Collection Picks! #HMBalmainNation (Lookbook)

So, if you burden your daily life with following my silly SNAPS (@VASHTIEKOLA) and now my experimental PERISCOPES (@VASHTIE) – you might have noticed that I attended the amazing and extensive show for BALMAIN x H&M. When I say extensive, I

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Vash Daddy: Introducing Vashtie Posters & Tees

I spent the majority of my life covered up and behind the camera. I was always just more comfortable being quiet and living in boys clothing. As I’ve gotten older, I have reluctantly embraced change. I mean, I’m a typical stubborn Taurus

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VIDEO: G-SHOCK X VA$HTIE LIMITED EDITION VIOLETTE TIMEPIECE

Here is a little fashion film that I directed for my Violette G-Shock collaboration. On sale now at VioletteNewYork.com    Video Credits: Director: Va$htie Co-Director: Guy Blelloch DP: Zach Lowry Color: Alan Gordon Production Assistant: Kaitlin Felton

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LIFE: NYFW – Hood By Air x DKNY x Third Floor Fall 2014 (2.9.14)

Sunday was a crazy (and cold) day packed with all types of shows and presentations. I first stopped by Hood By Air then made my way to the DKNY show and lastly, Third Floor’s Presentation. I always tell my friends

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LIFE: NYFW – Jill Stuart Fall 2014 Runway Show (2.8.14)

  This Saturday, I got to attend Jill Stuart’s Fall 2014 Runway show. The show was spectacular with oversized coats, berry tones, lush fabrics, and much much more! Peep the pictures below.  Zoe (ASTR) and Vashtie

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NEWS: If You Don’t Know, Now You Know

The wait was well worth it as Kith previews a full look of its upcoming Coat of Arms Collection. (COMPLEX) Social media just got that much “creepier” with the new Creepy Facial Recognition App. (STYLEITE) Superbowl keeps getting better with

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