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Derek Lam

#GYMFLOW: Derek Lam X Athleta

I normally go from the gym to Trader Joe’s. I take kickboxing and then I’m running errands. My workout clothes must work for the gym and beyond. Enter Derek Lam’s collaboration with Athleta, Derek Lam 10C Athleta. It’s a 37-piece line, that launches next month, and includes washable (YASS!) leather shorts and jogging pants, silky color-block tanks and a slick…

W Mag All Black Everythang

W Mag All Black Everythang

Okay, W magazine- I see you. W magazine for its August issue has included a 16-page fashion editorial shoot featuring entirely Black models, including Ajak Deng, Amilna Estevao, Anais Mali, Aya Jones, Binx Walton, and Tami Williams. The editorial was directed by W‘s Black style director Edward Enninful and the hair was styled by Jimmy Page. I love it! Young,…

beyonce in erica m final

Beyoncé Spotted Wearing Erica M!

Who is Erica M.? Brooklyn-based designer Erica Young describes Erica M., her ultra sexy line of hosiery and bodysuits, as “focused on creating an emotional response. ” Who wears Erica M.? One peep at Young’s Italian-made, intricately designed, burlesque-ready collection and you see why celebs like Rihanna, Madonna and supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio are covering their curves in the creations. Beyoncé…

Rosie Assoulin

Buy Now: Rosie Assoulin x The New It-Girl Accessory

Rosie Assoulin has become the go-to designer for It girls. Known for clean silhouette with a touch of whimsy, girls in Assoulin designs often end up on best-dressed lists. Rosie recently ventured into jewelry- where she partnered with her mentor and mom-in-law, Roxanne Assoulin at Lee Angel. In her first collection, Rosie presents a single glamorous flower earring. It’s the…

Announces Collabo With Sam Smith

Sam Smith Is Balenciaga’s New Frontman

Just last week Sam Smith announced that he was the new face of Balenciaga’s Autumn/Winter 2015 menswear collection, and within days of the announcement the French fashion house unveiled the campaign, which also includes a black-and-white video of the star. “Sam Smith conveys a quiet elegance and subtle sensuality that are perfect for Balenciaga. He represents both sensitivity and power—the…

Stance Collaborates With Rihanna

Rihanna Collaborates With Sock Brand

U.S. based sock brand Stance has announced Rihanna has joined the brand as a contributing creative director and named as a “Punk & Poet” brand ambassador. Rihanna will design multiple seasons of her signature women’s collection throughout a multi-year partnership with Stance. I’ve had a great relationship with Stance for a long time and ‎I am happy to be working…

Nina Featured

Nina Simone: The Original Baddie

I am loving the resurgence of Nina Simone. In the new Netflix documentary, What Happened, Miss Simone? Nina refers to herself as a “Rich Black Bitch.” In our current era we see how a record label can manufacture an artist. An artist can go from the girl next door, to a good girl gone bad by their sophomore album. But…