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This is Why We Can’t Get Over Dover Street Market

A little over 15 years ago Dover Street Market was created by Comme des Garçons founder and designer Rei Kawakubo. Along with her husband, Rei wanted to create a space to sell their brand and other complementary brands. The space

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#BeautyTipTuesday: Easy Home-Made Turmeric Face Mask for Acne and Dark Spots

  As you probably know, I am all about all eating natural ingredients that Mother Nature has provided us. That interest doesn’t stop at my diet, it continues into home cleaning and also beauty. After all, your skin is the

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Three Luxury Designer Engagement Rings Under $3,000

Okay, don’t worry…Vashtie.Com has not become BrideObsessive.Com. Although, since this site has always been a reflection of me and I am now engaged, I decided to share all the things I’m learning about this new chapter. As much as I

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BHM: Black Owned Luxury Brands to Support

To wrap up black history month, we would like to shed light on innovative fashion designers and brands who are making a scene in the fashion industry. These designers are crafting together pieces that represent black culture and it’s heritage.

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ICYMI: Our Favorite Streetwear Drops of NBA All-Star Weekend

Most might think of Chicago as the home to The Bulls, deep-dish pizza, and The Obamas, But the city is also home to so much more. The windy city has also been a hub of creativity. It has given us

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Ever Wonder How New Yorkers Keep Warm?

  It is officially C-O-L-D  outside. Just the thought of stepping out into the frigidly numb air in the morning can be overwhelming and enough to make you say “not today” to any task or activity, but unfortunately work, school

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The History Of Skate Culture and Its Iconic Skate Shoes

True skater culture has become somewhat nostalgic now but during the time of its rise, several shoes emerged and became iconic. Skate culture dates back to the early ’70s and has deep roots in California, where surfers made a move

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What To Wear For A Chill Day At Home

Now that the holidays are officially over nothing sounds better than relaxing at home. With all of the travel and visiting you’ve been doing over the last couple of months, you deserve a little R&R on your own couch. Over

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Your Favorite #ThrowbackThursday Outfits Are Making a Comeback

It has long been said that trends repeat themselves every few decades, and this decade has been no different. This decade brought us the revival of leggings, big earrings, and extra-long nails; each trend returning more glorious than its original

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Baby Phat Relaunches Just In Time For The Holidays

Growing up in the early 2000’s the curvy cat logo that adorned trendy velour suits, low rise jeans, chain belts and more was unmistakable, and now after 10 years, it’s back for a full millennial-gen-z relaunch. Earlier this year designer

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This is What You Should be Wearing on Christmas

The countdown is officially on for the biggest day of the year, Christmas! The tree is up, the gifts are on the way, and we’re checking off one Hallmark Christmas movie per day. All that’s left to plan is how

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Heres How Your Favorite Boots, Timberlands, Rose To Icon Status

There are a few shoes that have reached icon status and continue to hold their spot in fashion and hip-hop culture. But none have quite hit the status of the Timberland boot. Originally intended for the blue-collar workers of North

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The Mini Guide To Rocking A Mini Bag

Like it or love it mini bags are here to stay. What began as an impractical trend has far surpassed its 15 minutes of fame and has now been solidified as a wardrobe staple. The small purse trend that stems

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Step Your Coat Game Up This Season With These 7 Coat Styles

Year, after year wardrobes have succumbed to the cold and styles, have been sacrificed for warmth through subzero commutes. Traditional outerwear trends and winter gear like sleeping bag coats, snow pants, and fleece scarves have always seen us through brutal

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These 7 Cool and Comfortable Outfits are Perfect For Your Thanksgiving Travels

Braving the airports and train stations during the busiest travel time of year can be brutal. The last thing you want to think about is delays and travel drama but should they occur you’ll want to be ready with a

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Virgil Abloh’s New Louis Vuitton 2054 Line is Exactly What Our Closet Needs

Virgil is at it again and this time around he’s dropping a futuristic collection of clothing and accessories for his Louis Vuitton 2054 line. The collection is all about garments for the fashionable nomad of the future, or more specifically

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Stay Copenhagen Cute With These Street Wear Picks

There are no limitations when it comes to the style of Copenhagen. We’ve seen now dozens of beautiful shows across New York, London, Paris, Milan, and Copenhagen. In admiration for the trends Copenhagen pushes forward; here’s a roundup of our

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Louis Vuitton Turns Heads With Slime Green Pop-Up in LES

If you were in the Lower Eastside area within the past two weeks, you might have noticed the highlighter green shop on the corner of Rivington and Ludlow. However, if you didn’t happen to be onsite, by now you’ve probably

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Va$htie and Game Changing Ladies Design Dream Soccer Jerseys With Bleacher Report

In honor of women’s soccer and the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, Bleacher Report has released an exclusive line of jerseys designed by 8 game changing female artists and designers.  The new FC 2019 collection features none other than

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Where Heartbreaker Meets Deal Breaker: Check Out Vashtie’s Sunglasses Collaboration With AKILA

AKILA is an LA-based brand that creates modern day eyewear products that draw inspiration from the bustling and ever-changing landscape of DTLA and cities around the world. They believe in taking control of the optics by releasing in limited quantities

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Anna Wintour’s Letter to Karl Lagerfeld in the April 2019 Issue of Vogue

On February 19, 2019, the fashion world received devastating news that an icon had passed away — Karl Lagerfeld.

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Vashtie For KOCHÉ FW 19′: Here’s Everything You Should Know About The Parisian Fashion Brand

Yesterday, Vashtie strutted her stuff down the runway for KOCHÉ, a Parisian fashion brand by Christelle Kocher. Vashtie embodies every aspect of the brand that was established in 2015, they stand at the crossroad of couture know-how, streetwear attitude, and youth

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Viktor & Rolf Give Us ‘Slogan Haute Couture’ With Their Spring 2019 Collection

While in Paris, Vashtie had the pleasure of attending a Viktor & Rolf fashion show for their spring 2019 collection. Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren titled this collection Fashion Statements. Their goal was to literally say something with clothing. The

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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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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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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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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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