Daily Archives: October 16, 2013

Ciara Styles In Emilio Pucci & Christian Louboutin

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Following her West coast run, R&B singer Ciara flew back to the East and landed in NYC. The Atlanta-native along with her friend Peter Dundas hit up the Saks 5th Ave Key to the Cure Cocktail event. For the occasion, the “Body Party” singer wore a yellow Emilio Pucci Hooded Beaded Mini Dress from the fashion house Spring 2014 collection styled with her signature thigh high Christian Louboutin boots.

What are your thoughts on this look?

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Photos Credit: Ciara’s Instagram |

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Lil Twist Rocks A $635 Kakon To Zai Black & White Terrycloth Jacquard Tattoo Sweatshirt

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YMCMB rapper Lil Twist attended the Day Day Fashion Show at LA Live in Los Angeles. For the presentation, Twist sat front row in a $635 Kakon To Zai Black & White Terrycloth Jacquard Tattoo Sweatshirt. He also stepped out in a black Kangol hat.

Twist’s long sleeve sweatshirt features terrycloth-textured patterns throughout in white, zip closure on the front, seam pockets on the sides and ribbed knit cuffs and hem. You can purchase it at SSENSE.

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Photos Credit: FameFlynet Pictures | Lil Twist’s Instagram |

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T-Boz, Chilli, Lil Mama, Keke Palmer, Drew Sidora, Diana & Evans Ross And More Attend The ‘CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story’ Premiere

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Last night Tuesday (October 15), a few celebs including T-Boz, Chilli, Keke Palmer, Lil Mama, Drew Sidora, Diana Ross, Evans Ross, Ashlee SimpsonK. Michelle and Missy Elliott were in NYC for the premiere of VH1’s original movie CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story. The event took place at Loews Lincoln Square Theater in Manhattan. Other celebs in attendance included Carl Payne from Martin, Salt from Salt N’ Pepper, Kandi from RHOA and socialite Teyana Taylor. See the pics below:

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Photos Credit: Splash |INF | Instagram

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More Photos From Dominic Lord’s Fashion Spread With FLAUNT Magazine

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Last month, I posted a few photos from Dominic Lord’s fashion spread in FLAUNT magazine. See the original post here! Yesterday, more pics from the shoot featuring the rising Harlem fashion designer and music artist were released. Dom 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.

Dom is in the studio putting the finishing touches on his new project Overworld.

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Dom is also featured in the November issue of Vogue for Tim Coppens alongside Candice Swanepoel.

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Photos Credit: Dominic Lord’s Instagram |

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Nicki Minaj Continues Her Instagram Photo Shoots; Wears Pieces From Her K Mart Clothing Line, Chanel & Giuseppe Zanotti

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Nicki Minaj continues her Instagram photo shoots. For this look, the multi-platinum selling rapper and former TV judge wore a teacher mixed with a high school girly look in a royal jacket and black leggings from her Nicki Minaj for K Mart collection accessorized with Chanel chain link pieces and Giuseppe Zanotti Embossed Lace Up Peep Toe Booties.

What is your verdict on Minaj’s ensemble?

Today Wednesday (October 16), Minaj will appear on Good Morning America. The Queens-native is on a week-long promo run promoting her new Nicki Minaj collection, sold exclusively at K-Mart stores. The line officially launched last week (October 9th).

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Photos Credit: Nicki Minaj’s Instagram 

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The Good Life: College Basketball Player Andrew Wiggins Has A $180M Adidas Shoe Deal Offer

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College basketball player Andrew Wiggins of the Kansas Jayhawks made his YDBR debut last week as he covered the latest issue of Sport Illustrated. See the original post here. Now it is being reported that he has a A $180M Adidas shoe deal offer.

In 2003, I was a kid playing basketball inside of my junior high school gym. During that time, one of the biggest if not the biggest topics in sports was a kid named LeBron James from Ohio. He was preparing for his NBA debut, having signed a three-year, roughly $13 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers and a seven-year, $93 million sneaker endorsement deal with Nike.

A decade later, Thornhill, Ontario-native Andrew Wiggins is receiving as much hype as Lebron was receiving back in 2003. After being recruited by Florida State University, the University of Kentucky, and the University of North Carolina, Wiggins decided to attend the University of Kansas, where he currently plays for the Jayhawks. Most likely, he will enter the 2014 NBA Draft, be considered the favorite and selected the top pick.

With much buzz surrounding the 18-year-old college basketball player, the endorsement market for him is getting bigger and could be bigger than it was for LeBron James when he was a rookie.

Everybody is excited about (Wiggins’) talent,” a source associated with Under Armour said. “From everything you see or hear, he’s the next kid coming into the NBA that’s going to demand, on talent alone, a significant amount from a brand. That type of commitment and interest for a rookie has really died down since LeBron and maybe Kevin Durant being the last one” via Bleacher Report.

According to Bleacher Report, Adidas has pegged Wiggins as their prime target—and they would be willing to open up the bank for him. Of course, no meetings or official offers can be made until Wiggins declares for the 2014 draft after his season at Kansas“.

(Adidas) is easily the front-runner, 100 percent,” said Rich Lopez, KixandtheCity.com’s publisher.

From what I’m hearing, (Adidas) is really high on him,” an industry source said, according to Bleacher Report. “I’ve heard a range for sure, from like $140 to $180 million for like 10 years. That’s a big deal for a kid coming out of school because most rookie deals are probably like four years.”

Bleacher Report also reported, “I’m hearing from people at Kansas that he’s got a $180 million offer supposedly coming from Adidas,” a source close to Wiggins’ inner circle said. “But I also heard that Nike is going to match anything.”

Should Wiggins go with Addias or Nike?

Photos Credit: Jeff Jacobsen | Kansas Athletics

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K. Michelle In A $350 Jean Paul Gaultier Long Sleeve Mesh Dress & $588 Kate Spade Grande Bow Heels

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Last night Tuesday (October 15), singer and reality star K. Michelle hosted the red carpet at the CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story premiere screening in NYC. The red carpet was also streamed live. The actual movie premieres on VH1 next Monday (October 21) at 9pm. For the appearance, K. Michelle looked fab in a $350 Jean Paul Gaultier Long Sleeve Mesh Dress accessorized with a pink clutch and $588 Kate Spade Grande Bow Heels which are from the fashion house’s Fall 2013 collection. You can get K. Michelle’s dress at ShopbopK. Michelle’s body is like whoa! I’m pretty sure she had a lot of heads turning.

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Photos Credit: K. Michelle’s Instagram | dress via shopbop | heels via Kate Spade

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Stephen Curry For Slam Magazine

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NBA player Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors is covering the upcoming issue of Slam magazine. On the cover, the Akron, Ohio-native is decked out in his team uniform paired with Under Armour sneakers. Stay tuned to YDBR for excerpts and highlights. This issue hits newsstand next week. A bit on Curry below via Don Bleek.

Curry attended Charlotte Christian School in Charlotte, NC and played for their basketball team. There he was named All-State, All-Conference, and the team MVP. He also led his team to three conference titles and three state playoff appearances.

For college, Curry attended Davidson College and played for the Wildcats from 2006-2009. He led the nation in scoring with 28.6 points per game in 2008-2009. He was named Southern Conference Player of the Year twice. Curry left Davidson College after his junior year to enter the 2009 NBA Draft and in that same year, he was selected 7th overall by the Golden State Warriors. In the 2012-13 season, Curry set the NBA record for three-pointers made in a regular season with 272 made three pointers.

Photos Credit: Slam Magazine 

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Yandy Smith’s $1,395 Christian Louboutin Printz Nude Platforms

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Last weekend, Yandy Smith partied it up with Juelz Santana and Kimbella at Sues Rendezvous in Mount Vernon, NY for Kimbella’s birthday. For the party, Yandy styled a black Simply Intricate dress with $1,395 Christian Louboutin ‘Printz’ Nude Platforms. ‘Printz’ made it Christian Louboutin debut this season. These nudes platforms features a peep-toe, silver heel and the brand’s signature red sole. Kimbella showed a lot of skin in a yellow Kimi Kouture dress.

Yandy will return to VH1 on Monday October 28 for Season 4 of Love & Hip Hop: New York. Are you tuning in? See the official cast members here!

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Photos Credit: Yandys Instagram |  Kimbella’s Instagram | Platforms via Christian Louboutin 

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