Daily Archives: June 5, 2013

French Montana Covers Bleu Magazine; Celebrate Release Cover With His Girlfriend Trina

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Bad Boy’s recording artist French Montana covers the latest issue of Bleu magazine with a special double cover to celebrate their 25th issue. The publication hosted a private dinner party at Parlor in NYC. Montana’s girlfriend Trina was present. Former Basketball Wives Miami reality star Meeka Claxton and Sassy from Black Ink Crew were also in attendance. Below are some excerpts via The YBF:

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On collaborations he would like to pursue:

“I would say my dream collab would probably be something with Tupac . He was my favorite artist and I grew up listening to him. I have a lot of respect for the work he did, and it would be an honor to be on a track with him.”

Where he finds inspiration for his signature rap:

“I get inspiration from everybody: artists like Adele, Cold Play. I would love to work with them and give the fans a little something different. I always wanna outdo myself and change it up. I think collaborations with artists like that would be a great look.”

Describing the types of music he enjoys:

“I listen to everything; all types of music all the time. Not heavy metal though.”

On surviving the industry:

You need to know how to help yourself by yourself because sometimes there won’t be people there to lean on. You have to hold yourself up when nobody else can.”

Describing his debut album Excuse My French:

It’s just a lifestyle. It’s the life that I live every day. One day I might wake up in a bad mood and make a song about that. One day I might be with a lady and make a song on that; I’ll be in a good mood and write about that. The album is just all the different emotions I go through on a daily basis.”

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Beachwear Style: Five Of The Hottest Swim Trunks For The Summer Season

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Burberry Brit Laguna Checks Swim Trunks

These Burberry trunks are available at Saks for $295. They feature a tie waist and back welt pocket.

In the states, we’re just two weeks away from summer! I love the warm breeze and beach weather. Summer is my favorite season because I love jet-skiing, spending time at the beach, cookouts and driving drop tops. I also love to show off my super cool summer style/fashion. One thing that I really dislike is seeing males at the beach in jeans or sweatpants. Males should always dress in beachwear when they’re at the beach. A lot of designer brands/fashion houses released their Summer 2013 menswear swim collection. Dipping and dappling, I came up with five of the hottest swim trunks for the summer. Do you like my list and what would you add to this list?

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Gucci Diamante Boardshorts

These swim trunks are designed in quick-dry nylon with the brand’s signature diamante and web print. They also feature a cinched waist and side splash pockets. You can get them at Neiman Marcus or Saks.

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G-Star RS Merckx Swim Shorts

These black and neon yellow swim shorts feature a drawstring waist and a letter “G” on the front left side. They’re available at Zappos for $65.

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Tommy Hilfiger Flag Swim Shorts

These navy blue swim shorts features an elasticated waistband with a red drawstring tie, two side pockets, a signature flag print on the front, a rear patch pocket with a flap closure, designer logo embroidery at the rear and designer logo embroidery on the front. Get them at Farfetch for $108.

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Lacoste Colorblocked Swim Trunks

Featuring a mesh lining, elastic waist with drawstring tie, on-steam side pockets, logo patch on the leg, and back flap pocket with Velcro closure. You can get them at Lord & Taylor for $95.

Photos Credit: Saks | Neiman Marcus | Zappos |Farfetch | Lord & Taylor

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Main Attraction: Toya Wright In $455 Giuseppe Zanotti White Leather Chain Sandals

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Toya Wright handled working duties at her Garb Boutique in $650 now $455 Giuseppe Zanotti White Leather Chain Sandals paired with a white jumpsuit. Toya’s Giuseppe sandals feature a gold-colored metal chain at the ankle, back zip closure, leather insole and sole. Get these sandals at Luisaviaroma. Ladies, what is your verdict on Toya’s outfit?

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Summer Style: Jadakiss Wears A $98 Marc by Marc Jacobs Eletric Blue Printed Jersey Tank

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With Dre Films in the director’s chair, Rick Ross releases his new visual, “Oil Money” Ft. Jadakiss (watch the visual on YouTube). The track appears on MMG’s upcoming release, Self Made Vol 3. The project arrives August 6. In the visual, Jadakiss rocked a $98 Marc by Marc Jacobs Eletric Blue Printed Jersey Tank. Marc Jacob is written in black letters all over the tank. Buy this Marc Jacob tank at Saks. You can also buy the bright pink version at Bloomingdales. Jadakiss will be releasing his new album, Top 5 Dead or Alive later this year.

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Currently Obsessed With: $550 Gucci Hudson High-Top Sneakers “Navy/Pink”

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I am obsessed with these Gucci Hudson High-Top Sneakers. The bright color along is an eye-catcher and neck-breaker! These navy/pink sneakers are from the fashion house Spring/Summer 2013 collection and feature a leather trim, metallic Gucci trademark on the back, rubber sole and pink laces. You can purchase them at Saks. I will pair these sneakers with navy drawstring sweatpants from Zara or Balmain biker jeans and a pink tee-shirt. Are you feeling these sneakers and how would you wear them?

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Photos Credit: Instagram | Saks

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Beyonce Wears A $160 BGC Script Chaser Pullover; Plus Pics From BBC 10th Anniversary In NYC With Pharrell & Jay-Z

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Pharrell Williams’ Billionaire Boys Club fashion line celebrated their 10-year anniversary at Tribeca Canvas in Manhattan. The  HTC presented event brought out some of the biggest names in fashion, music and art for a star-studded party including Beyoncé & Jay-Z, BBC’s creator Pharrell Williams, BAPE founder Nigo, world-renowned photographer Terry Richardson, famed designer Mark McNairy, rappers Q-Tip and Busta Rhymes, BET president Stephen Hill and artist KAWS. For the event, Beyoncé kept it casual in a $160 BGC Script Chaser Pullover paired with black leather shorts and booties. Peep the pics below:

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Fashion Me Dope: Big Sean Rocks $1,295 Balmain Biker Jeans

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G.O.O.D. Music rapper Big Sean recently stopped by Def Jam’s NYC office and played some new music. During his visit, Sean sported a white tee-shirt paired with $1,295 Balmain Biker Jeans. These edgy biker jeans features five pockets, front slit pockets, zip fly, hidden hooked tab closure, belt loops and front slash distressing. You can get these jeans at Style Bop. Sean’s new album, Hall Of Fame arrives this summer and is rumored to feature collaborations with Nas, Miguel and Jhene Aiko.

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