Nicki Minaj X Paper Magazine


In 2014, Kim Kardashian solemnly vowed to “Break The Internet” with her racy Paper Magazine cover, a cataclysmic event that sent the stock market plummeting and thoughtlessly left millions of travelers stranded. Having apparently learned nothing, Paper is now out to “Break The Internet” this time with a new issue featuring Nicki Minaj doing similarly risqué, router-disrupting things. Let us now acknowledge its existence, together. Let us note that the ... READ MORE

The 2 How To’s on HOW TO Maintain a Successful Business, Family and Relationships


As women, we pride ourselves in being the queen of Balance. We do a little shopping, a little business, a little love making, a little cooking, and a little us time. What is becoming a sore popularity is how many businesswomen find themselves wanting to pursue balance yet not having fulfilled roles to do so. What do I mean? In 2012 over 80,000 professional women where quoted as “single”. Let ... READ MORE

London Mitchell Fall/Winter Collecton


The London Mitchell Collection: All eyes were on Antwain Mitchell the creator of AFB and Jasmine Heath as the two fashion entrepreneurs released their highly anticipated collection. In a venue called Pipe Dreamz it was full of fascinated spectators, the Baltimore based duo added an edgy twist to urban contemporary style. Keeping it modern, the ready to wear collection consist of classic and neutral hues. Green, Black, Grey and off ... READ MORE

Sony/Meg artist Que Williams is back"


There is a noticeable difference between today’s R&B and the music of the past. Once upon a time, great vocalists like Michael, Gerald, Luther and Keith had passion in their music. They had romance. The music made love. I ran across Sony/MEG artist Que Williams and I haven't looked back since. Bringing a new flavor to R & B, Que adds in neo-soul, trap and eclectic tunes to his music. ... READ MORE

Met ball 2017


It's known as the fashion world's Oscars, but it's a lot more than just a red carpet The Met Gala is more than just the fashion world's version of the Academy Awards. The annual fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute brings together the biggest names in entertainment, fashion and politics for one night of revelry. Take the world's biggest celebrities, dress them in couture and stick them ... READ MORE

ICY OR Spicy Rihanna wearing Givenchy Resort 2012 Iris T-shirt and Carrying Joyrich Bone Print Boston Bag

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Rihanna was spotted leaving her hotel in NYC wearing an Iris tee ($450) from the Givenchy Resort 2012 Womenswear Collection. She also carried a Joyrich “The Bone Collection” Boston bag (

 

Drake Covers GQ magzine

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Drake is living the high life. Claire Hoffman gets up close and personal with the rising hip-hop sensation. Check out drake GQ look. In the interview they talk about everything except his style. for full interview go to http://www.gq.com
 

 

Icy or Spicy Kid Cudi wearing Balmain Silver Button Peacoat and The Cobra Snake x Vans x Colette Sneakers

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Recording artist Kid Cudi was in Paris Saturday for the the Colette 15th Anniversary Carnaval. He wore a pair of yelllow tinted over sized sunglasses, with a light grey Balmain silver button peacoat ($3,625) which features embellished metal buttons, notched lapels, and vertical front welt pockets. Kid Cudi was also wearing a pair of Balmain denim biker jeans.

Africa fashion week

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Africa Fashion Week

 

After waiting for years, the first ever Fashion Week Africa took place this past week. The new home for fabulous designers and eager models which ended on Sunday, took on a life of its own. Each show possessed so much grace, and edge that was missing in all of the other fashion week shows. The rich heritage and emotion showed through each garment, as if it were telling a story. The men’s wear collection which could be worn anywhere in The States and be nothing short of GQ and lookbook all mashed together to help make cohesive and awe- inspiring shows.

 

Fashion organizers are even trying to solidify the city of Lagos as the fifth fashion capital of the world, standing next to Milan, London, New York, and Paris. Rihanna’s rumored beau Dudley O’Shaughnessy as well as Alek Wek took part in walking in what is now history.

 

Bold fashion statements were made, as well as risk takers. Some designers strayed away from the obvious and what can seem to some as cliché tribal prints, while some embraced it and created art through the culture of it all. Either way the fact that the spotlight is shining on African designers in what is often called a “white industry” is nothing short of brilliant, redefining fashion and rewriting history.

 

 

 

-Prince Hart

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Front Row Reviews: Kanye West Fall/Winter R-T-W Collection 2012

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With stellar reviews of Kanye West’s last collection seemed to only motivate the Producer/Rapper/Designer to come harder with a second collection. Returning to the stage Kanye offered extraordinary design aesthetics that seemed to be a little unexpected by many critics. Some even say that his designs were “Givenchy-inspired”, but I feel in fashion—all great minds think alike and in West’s defense there’s no secret that he isn’t a big lover of fur and leather. So why not have a collection inspired by what you love most? Just like any other designer, one has to build their brand one collection at a time and Kanye’s is proving that he’s here to come and conquer the fashion game. Game-changer? I think so!

In recap of his show, West incorporated (my favorite fashion term) leather, lamb fur and knee-high boots into this collection to prove to his critics that he is too a Womenswear Designer and he also knows what girls like—and I like!  Saying to a room full of editors, “I got treated unfairly by the press last time. Why would I want to do this?” ,quoted by Kanye after deciding to cancel his pre-show collection preview. I say to West, “when the critics speak inspire to unleash more exquisite pieces!”  Bring more crocodile textiles, more fur (faux or real) and definitely more leather—anything that keep us stylishly-relevant we “true style-seekers” appreciates it dearly and we welcome that you continue to do so!

Kanye is only giving the fashion industry what it’s missing and that’s—edge! He’s keeping the critics talking and entwined in his twisted fantasy of what’s to come!

Down below are pieces of his collection? Do you feel Kanye has a future as Womenswear designer? Let’s just watch…but here’s a few pieces for you to indulge in!

 Zoooooooooommmm………as the go-carts ride by!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ICy Or Spicy Rita Ora in red Christian Louboutin Intern Flats

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Roc Nation’s new princess, Rita Ora was spotted out and about in London over the weekend wearing a pair of comfy red Christian Louboutin Intern Flats. The loafer, from CL’s Spring 2012 line, features a red velvet exterior and a studded patent leather toe. Perfect for a comfortable night out.

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Spring/Summer Trends for Men

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Fellas dont be scared to put a few neons in your closets this spring. Colors were strong at the spring shows one year ago (the clothes that are in store now) but this time, hues that were once accents oranges, greens and mustard — could become the focus of whole collections.

Make sure you have your all white covered as well. The all white parties will be right around the corner once spring hits. Make sure you wear all white where it is appropriate.

Stripe shorts should be replaced with your jean shorts this summer. Always Try something new and more trendy. When pairing the shorts make sure you look great below the belt was a pair of bright chinos. This upcoming season, swap those for shorts that have been updated in an array of stripes, patchworks and see how it can fit inside your wardrobe.

 

Marni & H&M Spring/Summer 2012 Collection

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H&M‘s collaboration with Italian label Marni which is set to drop next month. The men’s offerings is looking really solid with a good mix of classic staples in wearable hues and finishes. Look for outerwear, shorts, pants, sandals, and accessories such as sunglasses and neckwear. Marni at H&M Spring/Summer 2012 is due to launch on March 8 at select H&M shops worldwide.

 

Celebrity Paris Fashion week Looks

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Pharrell Williams attended the Lanvin’s Fall-Winter 2012-2013 Ready-To-Wear collection show during Paris Fashion Week in France.  Making an obvious fashion statement, he sported a green hair-do. What do you think about his new look ICy Or Spicy?

Cassie made the trip to France for Paris Fashion week. She was spotted carrying an Alexander McQueen rope snake horn knucklebox clutch ($1,995) and wearing a pair of Rag & Bone feather print legging jeans ($176). What do you think of her look ICY OR SPICY. This look is so plain for fashion week.

 

Jessica Alba also sat front row at Lanvin in a showstopping one-shoulder embellished dress from the brand’s Spring 2012 collection. I love the one shoulder on her.

Kanye West attended Givenchy Runway show in Paris. He is in love with leather pants!

A Girl’s Guide To Trends: Point In Peplum

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New fashion always gives us more life. It’s like our bodies builds more metabolism when a new trend is mentioned (the feeling of a true fashionista/fashionisto). Pre-Fall collections recently previewed at NYFW have been more appealing than ever before. Designers are now using their natural instincts and starting again to emphasize more on personal inspiration—getting back to their roots. This truly pleases me!

Fashion houses are getting back to the age were fashion was daring and intriguing—my Point Is In Peplum; a modern trend. When peplum comes to mind in a sense it reminds me of my great-aunts’ favorite fashion staple, but within a second thought, thinking beyond the box, it reminds me of all things chic. I think form and function; a trend that deserves a second life.

Peplum, with it’s retro ancestry, is one of our more sensible-romantic trends—with it’s most recognizable form. Subtle and sweet, this trend luckily plays nice for any body form and is very flattering. In the state of being flattering, peplum is the seasons’ most favorite in trending; fashion is becoming personal. There maybe just a little doubt among some whether peplum will be a fashion hit or miss—will it be? I think with fashion houses having everything to do with this comeback it has staying power!!