Daily Archives: October 8, 2013

Monica Wears A $1,375 Givenchy Bambi And Female Form Print Sweater & Christian Louboutin Sneakers


Multi-platinum R&B singer Monica is one talented chic! She can really sing and her style has always been on another level. I love Monica! She’s so underrated. I don’t think she gets the credit that she deserves because she’s true to herself, fans and never went “Hollywood” or “sold her soul” for fame or success.

The College Park, GA-native made quite the splash during her latest Instagram flick. She wore a $1,375 Givenchy Bambi And Female Form Print Sweater. The “New Life” singer paired her look with a denim shirt tied around her waist, leather leggings and Christian Louboutin Leopard Print Spiked Sneakers.

Monica’s Givenchy sweater features Bambi and a female form printed on the front, center seam detail, ribbed knitting on the neckline, cuffs and waist.


Photos Credit: Monica’s Instagram |sweatshirt via Net-A-Porter

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Usher For Men’s Health 25th Anniversary November 2013 Issue


Grammy Award winning R&B singer Usher has put his music career on hold to focus on his starring role as Sugar Ray Leonard in Hands Of Stones. While training for his role in the film, Men’s Health caught up the Atlanta singer for a fitness shoot at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn. Below are some highlights and pics:

On keeping his body in shape:

I train like an athlete every day, believe it or not.”

My second day I decided to ride to the gym,” 10 miles from his home in Atlanta. “So I rode there. Boxed. Rode the bike back home.”

Mentally, I’m the type of person who can ignore the pain. Put it somewhere else and allow my body to just go there,” he says. “But I always suffer. You can’t box, ride a bike for 20 miles in the heat—Georgia heat—and then go to the studio and rehearse. That’s not happening.”

My commitment to this character demands that I not only physically get ready, but also become him,” he says. “The hair, the personality, the manner he conducts himself in—all that. He’s an incredible man.”






Photos Credit: PETER HAPAK | Men’s Health

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Angela Simmons Styles In A $545 Dolce & Gabbana Pussy Bow Shirt & $675 Dolce & Gabbana High Waisted Trousers


A rainy day can’t stop Angela Simmons from styling! The entrepreneuress styled in a $545 Dolce & Gabbana Pussy Bow Shirt & $675 Dolce & Gabbana High Waisted Trousers. Angela had heads turning in Times Square.

Angela’s Ecru Silk Dolce & Gabbana shirt features a classic collar with a ribbon pussy bow tie, long sleeves with button cuffs and a front button fastening. You can get it at Farfetch. The black trousers features a high waist, concealed zip fastening and a tapered leg and are available at Farfetch.



Photos Credit: Angela Simmons’s Instagram | shirt via Farfetch | trousers via Farfetch

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Dominic Lord For FLAUNT Magazine; Styles In Givenchy & Dior Homme


From Harlem, USA to the pages of FLAUNT magazine! Rising fashion designer and music artist Dominic Lord is featured in the publication’s Mens F/W 2013-14 Fashion Issue. Shot in Paris by photographer Aram Bedrossian, Dom styles in upscale designers including Givenchy and Dior Homme. This issue is now available on select newsstands.

Don Bleek on Dominic Lord:This kid is gonna pop, he’s well-dressed and very talented. His image says a lot about him and he’s very marketable. He’s not the average rapper/fashion designer from Harlem. He’s completely different! He sees the bigger picture. I admire his style and would like to interview him in the near future.

The critical acclaimed recording artist is also in the studio putting the finishing touches on his new project Overworld which will be out later this month.




Photos Credit: Dominic Lord’s Instagram |

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Lala Anthony In A $118 MSGM Heart Print Tee-Shirt, $463 MSGM Floral Skirt & $3,690 Tom Ford Boots


Last week, media personality turned actress and entrepreneuress Lala Anthony hosted an event at Target in Benson, MN. For her in-store appearance, the rising actress wore a $118 MSGM Heart Print Tee-Shirt with the brand’s $463 Floral Skirt. Lala completed her outfit by wearing a pair of $3,690 now $1,660 Tom Ford Strappy Buckled Sandals Boots which she last wore here.

Lala’s tee-shirt features short sleeves and a red heart on the front. You can buy the shirt at Farfetch or Kirna Zabete. This white and red skirt features a side zip fastening, flared design, straight hemline and a floral print. You can purchase it at Farfetch or The Corner.




Photos Credit: Lala’s Instagram |shirt via Farfetch | skirt via Farfetch|

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Exclusive Video & Photos: Pusha T’s ‘My Name Is My Name’ Album Release Concert


Today Tuesday (October 8), G.O.O.D Music’s Pusha T released his highly anticipated debut, My Name Is My Name and to celebrate his new project, he hosted an album release party at NYC’s Gramercy Theatre. During his set, the former VA-blow dealer turned rapper performed “King Push,” “Sweet Serenade,” “Numbers On The Board” and other tracks off of his debut. See the video and photos below:



Video & Photos Credit: Nigel D/RealTalk

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Around The Way Girl: Zendaya Coleman Rocking Air Jordan 13’s


For the second time in three days, Disney’s actress and singer Zendaya Coleman returns to YDBR debut! She was last featured on the blog here. Again, she struck a mean pose in her around the way girl look. She rocked a red tee-shirt with grey leggings paired with Air Jordan Playoff 13’s.

Zendaya recently signed a book deal and will soon release an advice book for teens.




Photos Credits: Zendaya Coleman’s Instagram | sneakers via Marqueesole

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