#FashionCrush-A$AP Rocky (@asvpxrocky)

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From the front rows of Paris’s top fashion shows, to the streets of London, one man, whose style consistently captivates my psyche, is the ever stylish and uber talented A$AP Rocky.

His allure is not only indicative of his witty lyrics but also by his cool “don’t-give-a-fuck “ attitude, when it comes to his knowledge of fashion and its many day players.  Those that don’t believe me should refer to his song Fashion Killa, in which he melodically lists the fashion designers his woman bathes herself in day after day.  Listening to the line “Her jeans is Helmut Lang, shoes is Alexander Wang And her shirt the newest Donna Karan wearin’ all the Cartier frames Jean Paul Gaultiers ‘ cause they match with her persona,” simply makes me melt with the notion that a rapper could be so unapologetically real about his love of fashion.  Those words left me pondering that perhaps there is rap that I could actually relate too.

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Not only has he embraced fashion, but the fashion world has also stood up and taken notice.  He became the first African American male ever to front a campaign for the historical, and ridiculously famous House of Dior.  Currently, he can also be seen putting his wonderfully handsome features to use in the world’s most notable fashion magazines, having graced the pages of American Vogue; as well as the covers of Dazed & Confused, I-D, and Jalouse.

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His personal style, in my opinion, is nothing short of brilliant, successfully mixing Parisian chic with his signature street flare (i.e. grills and gold chains) making it hard not to spot his influence among rappers and hard street thugs alike. Even yours truly looks to him for inspiration when I’m having trouble choosing an outfit for work.   One thing I can say about this elegant lyricist is that if his existence is a foreshadowing of men’s style for the future, I couldn’t think of a better person to emulate.

Written By: Dominique Bedell

[VIDEO] Reebok Classic (@ReebokClassics) & Curren$y (@CurrenSy_Spitta) Launch The New Reebok Classic x Jet Life Club C 85 Sneaker

Reebok Classic x Jet Life Club C 85 Sneaker Feat: Curren$y

As basketball athletes and their legions of fans descend into New Orleans for an action packed weekend, Reebok Classic along with Curren$y hosted a special event last night at the Sneaker Politics powered by Reebok Classic and Mitchell & Ness store to launch Curren$y’s new collaboration with Reebok: the Reebok Classic x Jet Life Club C 85.

Reebok Classic and Curren$y launch the new Reebok Classic x Jet Life Club C 85 Sneaker

Reebok Classic and Curren$y launch the new Reebok Classic x Jet Life Club C 85 Sneaker

Reebok Classic and Curren$y launch the new Reebok Classic x Jet Life Club C 85 Sneaker

Reebok Classic x Jet Life Club C 85 Sneaker Release Party

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Designer, Vaishali S (@vaishalivs), Fuses Old World & New w/ NYFW 2017 Collection

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18 Years to Stardom…

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Vaishali Shadangule takes a bow after her NYFW 2017 show.

“Overnight Success” is a term that is not thrown around loosely in the fashion world ,nor should it be, the case of Vaishali Shadangule is no different. The designer has spent the last eighteen years combining her traditional Indian upbringing with modern day trends, creating something the fashion world hasn’t seen in recent years.

No longer considered an up and coming designer we recently viewed her 2017 collection for NYFW.

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NYFW Collection 2017

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Take A Look Inside the YEEZY SEASON 5 Invite & Season 4 Zine!

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Kanye West’s Season 5 presentation just ended a couple of hours ago in New York for Fashion Week. Although we haven’t heard any headlining news regarding the showcase this season, unlike the previous season.

Here’s an exclusive look at the invitation and Season 4 Zine.

The 16″x 10.5″ (inches) ‘zine is filled with dark-themed photography, incorporates a lot of evening shots, seditious references to plastic surgery, and post apocalyptic backgrounds. As for who makes an appearance in the pictorial, the Zine features Rich the Kid, Sofia Richie, Playboi Carti, Teyana Taylor, Luka Sabbat, Amina Blue, Golden Foufie, Braina Laviena, and a few other unnamed models. All who are of coruse rocking the latest in Yeezy Season 4 and Calabasas-printed garments.

As far as the actual invitation, seen in previous seasons, a vacuum-sealed garment is the actual invite. This year, it’s an army-green crew neck sweatshirt that’s detailed with the words “Lost Hills” in black textile. No location, time or any other information is on the piece. However, there is a tag on the interior back neck area that reads “Season 5.”

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“Hot Felon,” Jeremy Meeks (@JMEEKSOFFICIAL), Makes His Runway Debut at New York Fashion Week!

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Former “Prison BAE” Jeremy Meeks’ looks are opening doors for him that his felonious past normally would not allow! As you recall, back in 2014 his mugshot went viral, making him one of the most recognizable and sought after people on the internet. Nearly three years later, neither his popularity–or looks–have diminished. In fact, he just took New York Fashion Week (NYFW) by storm, making his runway debut! Wait until you see him work!

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Jeremy Meeks, known to many as the “hot felon” made his runway debut at New York Fashion Week. The 33-year-old ex-convict-turned-model was featured along with other models during the Phillip Plein fashion show held at New York Public Library Monday night. Celebrities including Kylie Jenner, Tyga, Fat Joe, Tiffany Trump, Paris Hilton and more were in attendance to see the show.

In 2014, Meeks became an internet sensation when his mugshot was released by the Stockton Police Department in California. His photo went viral and he quickly became known as the “hot felon.”

Jeremy’s pictures from Phillip Plein’s fashion show have been posted online and they are hot! Check them out below!

Phillip Plein has stated his goal is to “Make New York Fashion Week great again!” The “Hot Felon” is definitely looking the part and we are sure this is just the first of many runways and fashion shows for him. He is living proof that a hot body and pretty face go a long way. We do, however, wonder has he cleared up all of his legal issues? We would hate for him to be ripping the runway and then be subsequently snatched off of it for a warrant (LOL).

What do you guys think of Jeremy’s new fashion career and debut at New York Fashion Week? HOT or NOT? Leave your comments down below!

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

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Emma Watson (@EmmaWatson) Named “Woman of the Year” at Elle Style Awards

Emma Watson at The 2017 Elle Style Awards in London

*in my Martin voice* You better go girl

Actress Emma Watson as named Woman of the Year at the ELLE Style Awards in London just last night. The actress best known for her Harry Potter role as Hermoine Granger received the accolade in recognition of her on-screen talents as well as her campaigning for gender equality, which has included helping to launch the HeForShe solidarity initiative.

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Emma Watson for Elle UK March 2017

The ‘Harry Potter’ actress is among the most outspoken women in Hollywood on the issue of gender equality and in 2014, Emma was appointed as a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador. As part of her role, Emma has spoken at the United Nations headquarters in New York and the World Economic Forum about the issue of equality for women.

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Singer Joy Villa’s (@Joy_Villa) Music Soars After pro-Trump Grammy Dress

If worldwide attention is what she sought, attention is what she got. Singer Joy Villa hit the Grammy’s Red carpet and unveiled and ode to President Donald Trump in a dress reading “Make America Great Again”

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Did you know who Joy Villa was prior to February 12, 2017? most will answer “no”, neither did I. Yet her dress and name has made headlines and she has a new flock of fans. Since her red carpet appearance her EP “I Make The Static” is climbing iTunes and Amazon charts. Put it like this, her 2014 EP has surpassed Lady Gaga’s in less than 24 hours!

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Being that she was a relatively unheard of singer Joy had nothing to loose and a lot to gain for supporting Trump in this manner. Unlike singers like Chrisette Michele who received a lot of backlash for signing at his inauguration. Chrisette sat down with Pix 11 news this morning and revealed that although she sang at the inauguration she did not vote for Trump nor does she necessarily agree with his rhetoric, thus she thinks because we live in the same country we got to get together somehow.

Joy Villa’s dress was designed by Andre Soriano and this is what Joy told Fox news:

“I am 100 percent a Trump supporter. I believe in his message, I believe he will run this country like he runs his life, successfully,”. I stand as a proud American and I stand for a unified America that is tolerant of each other no matter who we voted for. I stand behind our President because that’s the American thing to do. I believe in love, above all.

Not one to be a conformist Joy has been rocking outlandish pieces to the Grammy’s for a while check out these looks from the past:

A little bit about Joy, she’s 25 years old and recently married as of Christmas Day 2016. She has multiple hustles; she professes to be a singer, songwriter, actress, vegan, certified nutritionist, personal trainer and competitive bikini body builder.