Monthly Archives: August 2013

Angela Simmons Wears An Urban Outfitter Sweater & Red Leather Supertrash Pants

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Earlier in the week, Angela Simmons handled BET’s 106 & Park hosting duties alongside Bow Wow. G.O.O.D. Music’s Big Sean was the musical guest. For the live music countdown show, the socialite and entrepreneuress wore a black & white printed sweater from Urban Outfitter and red leather pants from Supertrash. Her outfit was accessorized with black sandals. What is your verdict on Angela’s look?

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Photos Credit: Angela’s Tumblr |

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Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Union Attends Miu Miu’s ‘The Door’ Movie Screenings In Italy

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Yesterday Thursday (August 29), NBA player Dwayne Wade and his longtime girlfriend, actress Gabrielle Union attended fashion house Miu Miu and director Ava DuVernay’s ‘Miu Miu’s Women’s Tales’ event during the 70th Annual Venice International Film Festival in Venice, ItalyGabby starred in DuVernay’s short movie The Door. The twosome was photo’d on the red carpet. For the upscale event, Wade looked dapper in a navy suit while Gabby looked cute in a red & black loose-fitting dress. See the pics below:

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Photos Credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

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IT’S OFFICIAL! Beyonce Filmed Visual At Brooklyn’s Coney Island For Upcoming Single “XO”

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Yesterday afternoon, Thursday (August 29), multi-platinum R&B/Pop singer Beyoncé and her crew visited Brooklyn’s Coney Island to film a visual for her upcoming single “XO“. Bey’s stylist Ty Hunter and model Jourdan Duun accompanied her at Luna Park in Coney Island and they’re also featured in the visual. They were photo’d riding the iconic 86-year-old Cyclone Rollercoaster. Bey paid homage to the late great Notorious B.I.G. by wearing a cap with his face on it. It is also being reported that Bey has completed her new album. Expect the official title and release date in the coming weeks. See pics below:

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Photos Credit: AP

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Breaking Down His Style: Kevin Hart In Saint Laurent, Balmain & Balenciaga

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Comedian and actor Kevin Hart is still in London for the UK release of his stand-up film Let Me Explain. After being spied arriving to BBC Radio One yesterday, photogs caught him again but this time he was spotted leaving his hotel. Hart styled in a $450 Saint Laurent Grey Silk Ruched Pocket Tee-Shirt and $1,340 Balmain Biker Jeans which features a concealed hook and zip fly closure, five pockets on the front panels, two pockets on the back panels and ribbed denim inserts on the knee and back panels. You can get them at Luisviaroma. He topped off his outfit with $555 Balenciaga Distress Corduroy High Top Sneakers. They feature corduroy suede with ultra-distressed detailing, padded collar and smooth leather lining. Get them at Barneys or Matches Fashion. The shirt features a ribbed scoopneck collar, breast pocket with light ruching at the top and tonal stitching. It is available at SSENSE.

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Photos Credit: Bauer Griffin | shirt via SSENSE | sneakers via Barneys | jeans via Luisviaroma

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Keyshia Cole Performs In Shoes From Her Steve Madden Collection

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R&B singer Keyshia Cole performed in Detroit earlier in the week. Throughout her segment, KC wore shoes from her Steve Madden collection. In the above pic, KC paired her leopard open toe ankle boots with a custom-made white overall/jumper and in the photo below; she paired her black ankle boots with a Clover Canyon ensemble.

It is good to see KC jumping into the footwear industry. The “Enough Of No Love” singer teamed up with footwear company Steve Madden for her own collection of shoes. From the photos I’ve seen so far, these shoes are a beautiful creation. The soles of the shoes are inscribed with Keyshia Cole’s signature. See more pics from the collection here.

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Photos Credit: Keyshia Cole’s Instagram | Olori Swank’s Instagram

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Producer Spotlight: Luke Laughlin From Tulsa, OK

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  • Age: 18
  • Reppin/City: Tulsa, OK
  • Who influenced you to produce music: My influence to produce music came at a very young age. At the age of 8, my parents made me take contemporary and classical piano lessons. From there, I started listening to Hans Zimmer, Yanni also known as Yiannis Hryssomallis and other Jazz musicals.
  • What other music producers do you like: I currently admire Lex Luger, Shawty Redd, Southside and Juicy J. He produced most of his new album and it’s on point.
  • What states have you performed in: I’ve performed In Texas, Kansas and Arkansas.
  • If you can sign a production deal with any label, what label it will be and why: I would love to sign to Fools Gold Records. A-Trak is iconic and his movement is legendary.
  • What projects are you currently working on: I am releasing my new single “The Eye” on iTunes next month. I also release instrumentals every week for purchase! See here on Sound Cloud.
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For more info on Luke Laughlin visit: Sound Cloud or Facebook

Photos Credit: Luke Laughlin

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Rihanna’s Cali Stella McCartney & Manolo Blahnik Ensemble

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After spending this past weekend in New York, pop singer Rihanna is back in California. She was photo’d arriving to Giorgio Baldi restaurant. Riri looked cute in a business attire ensemble. She dressed in a pink Stella McCartney blazer layered over a white button front blouse paired with denim jeans and $695 Manolo Blahnik Chaos Patent Leather Sandals. These black leather sandals have a strap across the toes and an ankle strap. You can purchase Riri’s sandals at Shop Savannah. I like this look a lot! The pink blazer is everything!

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Photos Credit & Spotted: FashionBombDaily | sandals via Shop Savannah

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YDBR Youth Sports: Introducing Shawn Jones From Harlem, USA

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Name: Shaw Jones

Age: 16

Reppin: Harlem, USA

Career Goal: To become a NBA player

What youth basketball team(s) do you play for: Team Primetime

What or who inspired you to play basketball: Nobody really inspired me, I just fell in love with sports at an early age.

How long have you been playing basketball: I’ve been playing since the age or 12.

Favorite NBA team: Miami Heat

Favorite NBA players: Dwyane Wade and James Harden

Your NBA fashion influences are:  Dwyane Wade, James Harden and Nick Young

What are your favorite fashion brands: True Religion, Michael Kors and Polo Ralph Lauren

What are some of your favorite shopping stores or boutique: True Religion and Neiman Marcus

Describe your style: Young, fly and stylish but far from flashy. Whatever I like, I buy. It doesn’t have to be a designer brand either.

How many pair of sneakers do you own: A lot. Lol.

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For more info on Shawn visit him on Instagram @Shawnaura_Sept7th

Photos Credit:  Shawn

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Pictorial: Teyana Taylor Models Crooks & Castles’ Ladies Fall 2013 Collection

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Fashion brand Crooks & Castle snatched up G.O.O.D. Music artist and socialite Teyana Taylor for their Ladies Fall 2013 Collection. The Harlem singer and dancer modeled the Crook & Castle Ladies latest pieces including jackets, snapback caps, tee-shirts, leggings/tights, camo and polka dot patterns, beanies, and flights & varsity jackets. The line is inspired by a menswear urban streetwear and is divided into four groups: Les Voleurs, Crimewave, Flowerbomb and Thuxury 2.0. Starting next month (September), all of the items will be available for purchase at select authorized dealers and on the Crooks & Castles website. See the pictorial below:

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Photos Credit:  Crooks & Castle 

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Kevin Hart Sports A $515 Givenchy Star Patched And Striped Back Bottom Long Sleeve Polo & $685 Givenchy Studded Strap High Top Sneakers

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All the way overseas photogs spied actor and comedian Kevin Hart going to BBC Radio One in London. The Let Me Explain stand-up comedian sported Riccardo Tisci’s Givenchy clothes. He wore a $515 Givenchy Star Patched And Striped Back Bottom Long Sleeve Polo which he matched with black waxed denim jeans and $685 Givenchy Studded Strap High Top sneakers. This long sleeve pique polo cotton features black stars around the neckline, red and black stripes on the back bottom, and a three-button placket. You can purchase it at Barneys. The sneakers feature a perforated toe panel, contrast nylon insets and a star-studded Velcro. They are available at SSENSE.

For his Fall 2o13 collection, Givenchy’s Creative Director Riccardo Tisci produced some eye-catching pieces including star patched striped back long sleeve polos, Doberman printed sweaters and tees, plaid shirts, Columbian printed tees and sweaters and Madonna printed tees and sweaters.

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Photos Credit: PacificCoastNews.com | shirt & sneakers  via Barneys

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