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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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LIFE: L’Oreal Photoshoot in Paris & Hpnotiq Texas Tour (4.11 – 4.16)

Jeez! This past week was intense. 5 flights in  5 days! I’m not even a musician and I’m not on tour! Yikes. Paris Monday to Wednesday. New York Wednesday night. Dallas Thursday. Houston Friday and back to NYC on Saturday.

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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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WOMAN CRUSHIN’ IT WEDNESDAY: Neneh Cherry

Before all these current cool, trendy it-girls ruled the world…there was Neneh Cherry. ++++++++++ I first came to know of Miss Neneh growing up in the 90’s. My brother and sister who were 7 and 8 years older than me

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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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LIFE: Vashtie Gets Ready by Photographer Greg Noire (Black & White)

From time to time, budding artists reach out to either collaborate with or to shoot me. It’s sort of cool because I’ve been able to meet some incredible talents that I’m able to make cool things with. Like – Houston

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LIFE: My Top 7 Moments of 2015 – Puma Collab, 5 Toshiba Commercials & DJ’ing for Drake & More!

Paris 2014 My life in the past 2 years has been a major roller coaster ride of mainly career ups and personal lows. It sounds very exciting and maybe a bit emo, but fam – you know I’m emo, what

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SHOP: Mystery of Violette Boxing

From spending time with family, giving (and getting!) gifts, and starting a new year, the holiday season is one of my favorites. In honor of the holiday,  Violette New York just released an awesome holiday mystery box. Surprise your friends and family

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SHOP: Violette New York’s Vintage Mickey Mouse Collection

Growing up, Mickey Mouse was one of my favorite cartoon characters. Since his creation in 1928, he’s become one of the most recognizable and popular figures in pop culture.  Although as a kid I wasn’t able to own anything Mickey

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Violette New York x Bowery Bob: Flowers for Towers

In honor of the tragic events that occurred on September 11th, Violette New York and Bowery Bob have collaborated on product to pay tribute to the city of New York and the brave FDNY Firefighters. “Flowers for Towers” is essentially

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VIOLETTE: Summer Flash Sale

Starting today at 12 PM I’m having a crazy sale on violettenewyork.com. 50% off ALL ORDERS until June 30th! Shop while the offer lasts! (or until everything sells out). Use promo code VIOLETTESUMMER at checkout for discount.   

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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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NEWS: Vashtie Collaborates with G-Shock

This piece has been in the works for over a year and I am happy to finally announce my latest collaboration with G-Shock! This watch is inspired by my love for gold! I also wanted to create a timepiece that

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NEWS: Vashtie, Violette & Cam’Ron – Violette Haze Collection (On Sale Tomorrow 8.19.14)

So…I did a lil collabo with legendary Cam’Ron (the man himself) and it goes on SALE tomorrow at: VIOLETTENEWYORK.COM Inspired by the very iconic (and very pink) photo of him and the fact that we share a love for al things

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NEWS: TwoOneTwo.US Site Launch & Collaborations With Vashtie + Scott Williams, Angelo Baque, Baron Von Fancy, Aaron Bondaroff & More – Functional Art Objects & Clothing

Introducing TwoOneTwo.Us. A brand new brand by Bobby Waltzer that specializes in making functional art objects and clothing and collaborate with people whose aesthetic inclinations they admire. Who doesn’t like the sound of that?! Young Scoozle aka Scott Williams and I recently

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sneak peak: LTD WOMENS STREEWEAR ROUNTABLE DISCUSSION

*LANIE, CLAUDI, WENDY and me. THURSDAY, LTD MAGAZINE held a roundtable discussion in the LES and asked me to be apart of it. i was honored to be alongside some very amazing friends who continue to crush the game with

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press: VIOLETTE x DJ HICO

thanks to my japanese distributor HIROSHI at ESSENSE for this one. check out DJ HICO in NYLON JP rocking a VIOLETTE tee!!! very KA-WA-EE!

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PEPSI x VIOLETTE RETAIL POP-UP SHOP!

SATURDAY was freezing cold, but lots of fun. not only was i featured among some really amazing brands, but i also had a chance to meet customers face to face 🙂 ELLE and I were running on 3 hours sleep,

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PEPSI POPUP RETAIL SHOP this SATURDAY!!!

hey guys. PEPSI is doing a POPUP shop for one day, featuring a lot of cool brands like VIOLETTE (yes), ABSURD, FRUITION, COMMONWEALTH, SSUR, STAPLE AND MORE!!! it will be like a trade show with booths and what not. come

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VIOLETTE NEW YORK is LIVE!!!

check it out at VIOLETTENEWYORK.COM !!! browse or shop, or whatever!!! -xo, v$ in VIMEO… Violette Fall Winter 2008 Lookbook Shoot : ELYSE and MARYAM from va$htie on Vimeo. in YOUTUBE.

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MISS x violette interview

the lovely ladies of MISS asked for an interview and i was more than excited to do it. these girls are seriously doing their thing 🙂 check the interview HERE!

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nitrolicious x violette interview

thanks to WENDY for the interview on her amazing blog NITROLICIOUS!  check it out 🙂

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