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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…

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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…

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What Necole Bitchie Means to A Black Girl Who Blogs

Necole is one of my spirit blogger animals. When I first read about her decision to end her wildly successful website, I was shocked. I’ve never met Necole in person but we’ve had multiple email correspondence, as she found me via her site (I used to leave my articles as comments on her blog). For the past seven years, Necole…

Beyoncé's Derrick Rose ‘Bulls No. 1’ Swimsuit From ‘Feeling Myself’ Video

Buy Now: Beyoncé’s Derrick Rose ‘Bulls No. 1’ Swimsuit From ‘Feeling Myself’ Video

On Monday, May 18, the “Feeling Myself” video featuring Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj dropped on Tidal — and the Coachella themed viddy quickly became the video for baddies and their “pretty girl gang.” The video featured Bey and Nick in designers such as Moschino, Seville Michelle, Jennifer Fisher VIP, and Chloé. But the stand out fit was definitely Beyoncé’s Derrick…

Puma and Vashtie Launch Second Capsule

Puma and Vashtie Launch Second Capsule

Puma and Vashtie Kola partnered again for a second capsule collection. The collection features two sneaker silhouettes, the R698 and States, plus a soccer-inspired apparel collection, including tops, shorts and all over print leggings. The Lookbook images were shot by photographer Trashhand in India. The collection is currently available on Puma.com