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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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Yes, We’re Going to Vegan Fashion Week in Los Angeles

Veganism is more than just a diet. It is a lifestyle, that Emmanuelle Rienda has taken seriously by creating the first-ever Vegan Fashion Week (VFW). Fashion is one of the most wasteful industries on the planet, the “EPA estimated that 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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Trust Us, We’re Adding Melody Ehsani’s New Women’s Jordan to Our Sneaker Collection

Remember in November when Melody Eshani’s Air Jordan 1 Mid finally released and the girls went crazy? (including myself) Fast forward to a couple of months later, the L.A based designer is dropping another sneaker collaboration with Jordan brand for

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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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We’re Still Thinking About Dior’s ‘I Say I’ Collection at Paris Fashion Week

Inspired by the women’s liberation and the #MeToo movement, Maria Grazia Chiuri’s used her Fall 2020/2021 Dior collection to serve feminism at Paris Fashion Week. Her ready-to-wear designs were deliberate throughout the show, focusing on the importance of functionality. Chiuri says, “It

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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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ICYMI: Top 5 Looks at the 2020 Oscars Red Carpet

Another year, another Oscars to celebrate Hollywood’s biggest award ceremony. From bold to sophisticated, the couture did not disappoint. Take a look at the five best fashion moments at this year’s red carpet. Cynthia Ervio graced the floor in a

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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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If You’re a Fashion Lover, Dapper Dan’s Work Should Be Your Holy Grail

The legendary Dapper Dan, (Daniel Day) is a fashion icon who at the time was a true innovator and visionary for fabric and style. It’s safe to say that he may have been the pioneer to birth luxury streetwear. Merging

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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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Dumbgood’s Blockbuster Collaboration Should Be In Your Closet

Remember blockbuster? Well, they are back. Kidding, but clothing brand DumbGood can bring a bit of nostalgia to your life. Their recent collaboration with blockbuster brings back feels. The coveted blue and yellow branding takes the lead on their new

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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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Breeana Walker’s Nike Air Max 1 Debut “You Gotta Be Seasoned” Is A Fall Must Have

As the years go on, more women and creatives are receiving the chance to showcase their love for sneakers by creating and designing a pair of their own with a story to tell. Introducing you to a platform called We

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Yes, It’s Time For A New Affordable [Vegan] Handbag

If you’re like us, a handbag is essential. Your bag carries your lip gloss, extra change, bobby pins and you probably don’t leave the house without it. If you’re in the market for a new bag, we have your back.

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A Statement Piece Here to Stay: The Telfar Bag

The Longchamp “Le Pliage” is a country club favorite, the Louis Vuitton speedy fits comfortably under one’s arm, and the Hermès Birkin bag is a collector’s favorite. But there’s a new statement bag in town that has redefined what it

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The Best Street Style At Howard University’s Homecoming

As festival season comes to a close, college homecoming season is just starting. This past weekend one of the most prominent HBCUs, Howard University, celebrated its homecoming, with a week of events and fanfare rivaling festivals like Rolling Loud and

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Fall Style Guide: Fabrics & Threads That Will Keep You Warm, Cute & Cozy During This Season Change

As summer comes to an end and fall approaches us, VDC team is back again with another style guide to prepare everyone for fall. Summer coming to an end may be sad for some, but for most fall means endless

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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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#VASHTIEVITALS: Add These Kicks to Your Fall Rotation

You always need a good pair of sneakers. From feel to aesthetic the sneaker culture is at a peak. Heres three kicks that dropped this month you should get your hands on. No matter you’re profession there is always an

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Aleali May and Vashtie Chat About Their Sneaker Collabs + Streetwear

We know what you’re thinking: This is the most iconic collaboration ever. And you’re right. On Aleali May’s Complex show Get It Together, she chatted with Vashtie about streetwear, women in sneakers, and paving a way for women in the

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Summer Style Guide: Fabrics & Threads That Will Keep You Cool & Cute During This Hot Girl Summer (Literally, HOT)

It’s a hot girl summer and ladies we need to stay cute in this heatwave going on right now. Here’s a style guide on what clothing and fabrics will keep you cool in this hot weather. Summer is a fun time

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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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An Intro Into Copenhagen’s Fashion Scene: Get inspired By Denmark’s Fashion

Yes. NYC, Paris, Milan, and London are the top four fashion capitals of the world but when it comes to being unique and effortlessly dressing well Copenhagen, takes the cake. Copenhagen’s exceptional fashion sense, cultural pride, and innovative swag are

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The Versatility In Female Rappers Fashion Styles, Ranging From Left Eye To Megan Thee Stallion

FASHION IN HIP HOP We’ve seen many different styles in female rappers. Historically being a woman in Hip Hop like many other industries, you’re the underdog. A female rappers style plays a massive role in her life and how she

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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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The Millennial Pink 6’s By Aleali May X Air Jordan

International model and stylist Aleali May has been around for a few years. She’s worked with Don C and Virgil Abloh at his RSVP store in Chicago, where the Los Angeles native attended Columbia College. Recently you may have seen

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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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