2 chains X Versace Sneaker


Just a few weeks ago, rapper 2 Chainz teased a photo of an unreleased pair of Versace sneakers on his Instagram page. Previewing a chain link outsole of the mysterious pair, the Atlanta native provided very little information on the sneakers—leaving many to speculate that a 2 Chainz and Versace collab was possibly in the works. Now, after weeks of rumors, 2 Chainz and Donatella Versace finally confirm the ... READ MORE

La La, Fabolous, Christian & Justin Combs Sit Front Row for Draya Michele's Mint Swim at New York Fashion Week


On night two of Style Fashion Week, New York, La La, Fabolous, Christian & Justin Combs and others sat front row for celebrity designer Draya Michele's Mint Swim collection. Mint Swim was the finale showcase for a two-day series, presented by Style Fashion Week at Cipriani 42nd Street.  Others in attendance included Blackbear, Masika Kalysha, Briana Wilson, Breah Hicks, Kailand & Mandla Morris and ... READ MORE

Rye Rye Pop Sensation

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It is nothing like a person with style. RyeRye the pop raper style is like no other. It gives fun creativity and just gives me life. She has rockstar hair and flawless makeup. She quotes to Elle Magazine  “It isn’t easy to stay gorgeous —and cool, edgy, and, well, sweat-free —on the road, onstage, and everywhere in-between”.   I had the chance to work with RyeRye for her brand new video Never Be mine Burn Remix. Everyone check out the video below

Icy Spotlight Model Chuck Junior

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The model Chuck Junior has a significant look that I think could take him to the top. Milan Bair and I discovered this model sitting in our dorm room a semester ago and we both said this guy is gonna be a top runway model and he is well on his way. Chuck  is from Walthamstow, and his nationality is english, nigerian and british. He is 5’11 with blonde hair & Blue eyes.  I can see Chuck being on the cover of VMan someday or ding some GQ editorials. To get more updates on chuck follow his twitter page @ThatKidChuck


 

 

Icy Or Spicy Nicki Minaj Fashion Week Looks

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Fashion Week is  a time when you can show your your true colors and  Nicki Minaj truly did it well. It all started fashion night out  when she arrived in Gieuseppi Zanotti with a Japanese  look.  I wonder is she trying to gain more fans from the Japanese audience. I wasnt a big fan of this look at all all. The Next look was when she arrived to Carolina Herrera Spring 2012 fashion show during New York Fashion Week . Did an 4th grader design  that top, oh lord lord lord in my Charlie Wilson voice.

 

The Third look was Betsy Johnson Spring 2012 which is her favorite desginer from what I heard. The dress reminds me of the  designers Heatherette. Betsy Jonson showed Nicki Minaj lots of love. I thought the look was appropriate for this occasion because the brand is known for fun and craziness. 

Do we have a Vogue Cover Coming?? Nicki Minaj and BFF Anna Wintour set front row at Oscar de la Renta spring 2012 show looking amazing. This was her best look for fashion week in my opinion. Nicki dressed with custom made leopard print leotard and Giuseppe Zanotti booties

 

 

 

 

Everyone there is a Vogue Cover coming rather some of you like or not!! 🙂


Super Model Sam Sarpong For Boy London

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Boy London: Created in 1977 by Stephane Raynor, Boy London, is an iconic British institution. Internationally recognised and often imitated, it remains the leader of the most influential style trends.From Punks and New Romantics, to club kids and fashionistas, Andy Warhol to Boy George, The Pet Shop Boys to Madonna, everybody has worn Boy. Now adopted by a whole new generation, the attitude of Boy as well as its position at the cutting edge of youth culture, remains as strong as ever.If you would like to purchase any Boy London products got our official website   Leavetheboyalone.com 

  Sam quoted ” I’ve been a fan of Boy London since I was a kid growing up. I love the line because it is funky, edgy, rock, and it has an cool dark side. Doing this campaign gave me an opportunity to show a side of myself as a model that I have never shown. The U.K. pushes fashion to its limits, and that’s exactly what i did with this campaign. I look forward to working with Boy London in the future.”








 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newly Renovated Clothing

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Newly renovated is a lifestyle brand that thrives on creativity. With a strong foundation in Christ, it brings a positive perspective to fashion. Theres nothing better then a classic jean jacket with a twist to it. I recently discovered  The brand Newly Renovated Clothing and feel in love with there custom jean vintage jackets. They also carry T-shirts as well. Reviving, rebuilding & restoring is what we’re all about. We promote change for the good! Newly Renovated Clothing Company was birthed a few years ago, but released its first full collection in July of 2010. The collection is composed of men’s and women’s apparel, and a few kids’ pieces as well. Now a year strong, with a few more supporters behind the brand, we’re still striving to stand firm in the industry, and of course continuing to release fresh designs daily! Newly Renovated is continuing to let there lights shine bright in this shady world! Below is some photos from the brand. To get me information or purchase anything from them go to there website  www.theNRlife.com


My interview with Style Editor of Accessories Kyle Anderson from Elle Magazine

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Kyle Anderson Editor Of Accessiories


I had the chance to interview the style accessories editor of Elle magazine. He is amazing, he attends all the fashion shows and his story is like no other. I love to hear peoples stories about how they made it into the fashion industry because it shows that dreams do come true. Below are some of the accessories you see in Elle magzine Kyle is behind it all.  This brilliant man attends all the top shows.

1.How did your career start off in fashion?
Kyle: I always dreamed of working for a magazine and after college I moved to NY to do several internships. I interned at Cosmo girl, Marie claire, esquire, vogue and Elle. Then I started doing freelance assistant work at Vanity Fair and Cosmopolitan and finally at ELLE. Elle was my dream job and I was so lucky my dream came true!

2. What’s are some things you look at when looking at accessories at a fashion show
Kyle: im looking for something new. something exciting. something that I would want to show readers or tell my friends about that was exciting that they should go out and buy! I want to find things for girls to look at in the magazine that they have never seen before. Something that makes them want to rip the page out and carry it around and dream about looking like or buying something.

3. If you could give people in advice about breaking into the fashion industry what would it be? Kyle: You must be persistent. Its not easy and it doesn’t happen quickly usually. If its your dream, get an internship or two and see if you like it. If u do, never give up. Like they say, you can do anything u want if u never give up.

4. Who is your favorite designers? For ready-to-wear I love balmain or Givenchy.
Kyle: for watches I love Rolex or piaget
Fine jewelry Cartier or Degrisogono
for costume jewelry alexis bittar or pamela love
shoes Giuseppe zanotti and gianvito rossi 
sneakers kswiss, adidas
Bags, classics like hermes birkin or kelly or chanel  quilted in black leather

Usually everyday I wear almost all Balmain homme and a silver and black face rolex watch.

5. Have Elle magazine been your favorite magazine since you were younger?
Kyle: yes absolutely. My friends and I used to rip out the pages of elle and put them on our wall in high school. Those days it was all about  bohemian and elle was ‘the look’. My friends definitely tried to and still try to emulate the “Elle look”

6. what are your thoughts about how mens clothing repeating it self just with different patterns  and colors?
Kyle: for me most men’s clothing is too boring. There is never anything new to buy that I see really. I usually only wear balmain. I like rock n roll and I like military. I like sexy clothes. But at the same time I think for guys, wearing clothes like an American apparel V-neck or old dirty jeans looks better than anything. But shoppingwise, I don’t see much out there that is exciting for me.

7. How do you feel about fashion shows like project runway and America’s next top model?

I think anything that glamorizes the fashion industry and sparks interest in young people is great. 
fashion is fun and fashion is a creative outlet to express yourself. Whenever its positive, im all for it.

 


Vintage Connoisseur Curran J

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I bring to you the Fashion Stylist, Blogger, Event Planner, Vintage Connoisseur, Stylist, Philanthropist, and overall Fashion Addict. Curran J. Swint is a humble, confident, loyal 20-something Philadelphia native with a bright future.

In November of 2010, Curran J started his blog www.Kingsruletogether.com. It chronicles unique mens fashion, Lifestyle and trends through editorial style layouts. Also along with friends in 2010, started a monthly social networking event with a purpose: Arts, Beats, and Eats. Young artists are invited to shop local vendors, eat great food, and donate school supplies or support Breast Cancer Awareness.

In addition to being a stylist for Philadelphia’s Fashion Week 2010, 2011 has proved to be Curran’s breakout year. With styling credits for the Source magazine and a featured spread in the Philadelphia Inquirer Style section, Curran has received international press coverage on major sites such as the New York Times, GQ, Complex Magazine, The Source, Swagger 360 and the Fashion Bomb for his distinct and gentlemanly style.

Often being called a “weirdo” for his unique fashion sense now earns him the monikers “Arbiter of Style”, “So Fly” and “King”. A creative visionary with celebrity influences like Andre 3000, Kanye West, and Pharrell Williams, Swint attributes his father as his biggest fashion inspiration.

 


This optimistic opportunist prides himself on being a gentleman first and stays surrounded by positive people with common interests. With his close-knit crew, there is no question that Curran Swint will build his brand, his company and soon become a household name. We need more young black fashionable guys in the world that shows preppy styles and new looks and doing great things with there life. Everybody check out his site  http://kingsruletogether.com

Dapper Gentleman Jovel Phillips

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Jovel Phillips always kills it when it comes to fashion world. As, my self Icy twan I always try to keep up with most of the fashionable people of the world. Jovel is an college senior at Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. He is from Houston, Texas. Mr. phillips  studies  business marketing with a minor in psycholgy and work as an blogger, brand developer, model and a writer on his spare time. Jovel and his business partner launched a site called the no names in June 2010 I commend black men in the world that can stay fashionable and keep fufilling there dreams at the same time. These are the people that deserve a spotlight on my site. He plans to move in NY after he graduate to kick off 2012 in  a big way. I wish him all the success with all his future projects. Below is more photos of Jovel Phillips and check out his site the-no-names.com

 

 

“AT EASE” : JOURDAN DUNN : US VOGUE SEPTEMBER 2011 : DAVID SIMS

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                                     JOURDAN DUNN : US VOGUE

 

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