Daily Archives: August 12, 2013

The NBA Fashion KING: Russell Westbrook Wears A Custom Asian-Inspired Ensemble By ALBA Legacy

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Last night Sunday (August 11), the 2013 Teen Choice Awards was held at the Gibson Amphitheatre and NBA player Russell Westbrook of the OKC Thunder also known as the self-proclaimed “NBA Fashion King” made a fashion statement by wearing a custom Asian-inspired ensemble by ALBA Legacy. Fashion is all about taking risks and Westbrook sure did take a risk when he walked the blue carpet in this look. He ablaze social sites including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram when people noticed his outfit. Fellas, would you ever wear Westbrook’s ensemble? Ladies, do you like this look and would you allow your man to wear it?

ALBA stands for “A Light Beyond Appearance” and was founded 21-years ago by Jhoanna Alba. The company designs chic custom suiting for pro athletes. NBA players including Magic Johnson, Dwight Howard and of course Russell Westbrook are some of ALBA’s clients.

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Russell Westbrok and Miley Cyrus

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Russell Westbrook and Michelle Rodriguez 

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Photos Credit: AP | Twitter | Instagram

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You Better Werk! Yandy Smith Shows Her Goodies In A Green Fringe One Piece Bathing Suit

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Werk Yandy, Werk! The music/talent manager-turned-reality star and business woman showed her goodies on an island in a $30 Green Fringe One Bathing Suit by Bring Your Own Bikini. Yandy Smith recently covered the August/September issue of DELUX magazine. See the original post hereYandy owns the digital magazine, Everything Girls Love, a jewelry and clothing line. She’s also the Executive Producer of Life, Love, Soul; and independent film that premiered in theaters in 2012. Are you feeling her one piece bathing suit?

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Photos Credit: Yandy’s Instagram | Bring Your Own Bikini 

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Nelly Rocks A Custom Pair Of Rainbow Nike Air Foamposite & PRSVR Leather Shorts

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Last night Sunday (August 11), music artist Nelly attended the 2013 Teen Choice Awards at the Gibson Amphitheatre. He also performed “Cruise (Remix)” with Florida Georgia Line. Before the main event, the “Get Like Me” rapper made a colorful splash on the blue carpet. He rocked a turquoise shirt which he styled with $500 PRSVR Tyson Quilted Shorts. These quilted leather boxing shorts gives a feel of vintage fashion blended with sport style. His outfit was completed with a pair of custom-made rainbow Nike Air Foamposite.

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Leather was trending in the fall, and it carried over to the spring and summer. From the looks of it, leather will also be trending again in the fall. Leather tank tops, shorts, skirts, tee-shirts and crop tops are one of the hottest trends at the moment. Leather shorts can easily be paired with a dope tee-shirt and some cool sneakers. Bow Wow, T.I., Chad Johnson, LeBron James and Fabolous were all photo’d wearing leather shorts on various occasions.

Photos Credit: Getty Images North America | shorts via PRSVR

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Ashanti Shows Her Curves In A Rue 107 New York Dress & $625 Christian Louboutin Decollete Leather Pumps

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Singer, actress and media personality Ashanti recently partied it up with her rich friends. The multi-platinum singer showed her curves in a Rue 107 New York Dress from the brands Caged Love Collection. Her outfit was accessorized with a black MCM clutch and $625 nude Christian Louboutin Decollete Leather Pumps which are available at Net-A-Porter. She looked great! Any thoughts?

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A modeling wearing a Rue 107 New York Dress during a photo shoot for the brand’s site

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Photos Credit: Ashanti’s Instagram | dress via Rue 107 | Michael Isiah | pumps via  Net-A-Porter

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Fashion Killa Of The Day: Rundown Ray From The Bronx, New York

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Up & coming rapper Rundown Ray from the Bronx, New York returns to YDBR. The 20-year-old relocated to Atlanta almost two years ago to focus on his buzzing music career. He dropped his debut mixtape, Real Recognize Real in March 2013. Rundown Ray spent part of this summer vacaying in Miami, now he is back in the studio working on his sophomore offering which is scheduled to impact the Interwebs later this year.

Aside from music, Rundown Ray has always had a keen eye for fashion. Some of his favorite brands are Burberry, True Religion, Nudie and Moncler. He loves shopping at Saks 5th Ave, True Religion and Bloomingdale’s. In the picture above, he accessorized $460 Fendi Agassi Sneakers and a $400 Fendi Reversible Zucca-Print Enamel-Buckle Belt, Tobacco with a $30 Zara Tee-Shirt with Faux Leather Stripe and purple True Religion jeans.

These lace-up sneakers are designed in coated canvas with the brand’s signature initial logo throughout, features a padded insole and rubber sole. The reversible belt features saffiano leather with a metal and enamel double-F logo buckle pivots to reverse. Get these Fendi sneakers at Saks 5th Ave and the belt is available at Neiman Marcus.

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Rundown Ray & Kim Bonafide on the red carpet at the ‘Car & Bike‘ show in Atlanta. Rundown Ray rocked a True Religion cap, $123 Moncler Pique cotton polo top, and blue Nudie jeans styled with $460 Fendi Agassi Sneakers and a $400 Fendi Reversible Zucca-Print Enamel-Buckle Belt, Tobacco.

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Rundown Ray in Miami

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Kev and Rundown Ray at an Atlanta nightclub

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For more on Rundown Ray visit:

Twitter @RundownRay

Instagram: @RundownRay

YouTube: RealRayTV

Photos Credit: Rundown Ray’s Facebook| sneakers via Fendi | belt via Neiman Marcus 

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K. Michelle’s ‘Around The Way Girl’ Look In Adidas & Timberland; ‘Rebellious Soul’ Drops Tomorrow

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R&B songstress K. Michelle rocked her ‘around the way girl look’ in her latest Instagram flick. She wore a $68 Women’s Adidas Originals Firebird Track Hoodie and the matching $58 Women’s Adidas Originals Firebird Track Shorts. The ‘Rebellious Soul‘ singer completed her outfit with a pair of $180 Timberland boots which are available at Nordstrom. I was not able to find the exact hoodie and shorts that K. Michelle had on in the above pic, but below are a similar hoodie and pants. Are you feeling K. Michelle’s around the way girl look?

K. Michelle will release her debut, Rebellious Soul via Atlantic Records tomorrow (August 13). The 11-tracks R&B/soulful LP features the Pop & Oak-produced lead single “V.S.O.P. and I Don’t Like Me” which is in heavy rotation on urban radio. I like how K. Michelle used Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta as a platform to rebuild her music career and brand. She is very talented and can sing. I am rooting for her! Pre-order the LP on iTunes.

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Photos Credit: K. Michelle’s Instagram| boots via Nordstrom | jacket and hoodie via Adidas

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