It worked perfectly! What are your thoughts on the relationship between hip hop and fashion, whether it's streetwear or whether it's rappers like A$AP Rocky and Kanye being very vocal about their love for particular designers? I think it's helping to broaden peoples minds. They see these...

High-end designers like Gucci came to the hip hop scene during this time also. Today, the aspect of hip hop has toned down somewhat, with the trends of fashion hip hop that are more personalized and professional – hip hop preppy, if you will. However, given that trends in hip hop fashion are...

September 4,2012 Stolichnaya® vodka, in collaboration with Elle magazine and Style360, is developing a custom fashion show titled the Most Original Design. Here is how it will work: ELLE is commissioning a top- tier NYC costume designer to create two looks each inspired by nine of the...

November 1,2013 During an exclusive interview at TriBeCa's Locanda Verde, the Olsens discussed their new brand of two women's fragrances, Elizabeth and James Nirvana, which is built off of Elizabeth and James and will be exclusive to Sephora. Black is a sensual woody scent, while White is a...

"He was the first person to see," says an executive at rival Bacardi, "that there was a super-premium category above Absolut, if you had a good product story." And it was quite a story. As Frank explained to Inc. magazine, "I said, France has the best of everything. I asked the distiller...

Hence, is the use of high fashion in braggadocio rap more relevant now then ever before or has it become a redundant topic in the spheres of hip-hop? Looking back at our last poll in which we asked, "Do You Like the Rick Owens x adidas Collaboration?" the results showed 59.4% saying, "No"...

One paradoxical consequence of this "last-place aversion" is that some poor people may be vociferously opposed to the kinds of policies that would actually raise their own income a bit but that might also push those who are poorer than them into comparable or higher positions. The authors ran...

Over the past few weeks, it seem like all anyone is talking about is the connection between the hip-hop and fashion industries. Recent events bringing these two worlds together include Kanye West's line for French label A.P.C. and Jay-Z's song "Tom Ford" off his latest album. But this isn't a...

But the basically-blind George, who cribs the move onto his hand so he can do it, makes a good comparison to Puddy, a Stanley Kowalski type who clearly has no trouble deploying the move. "You meet a proctologist at a party, don't run away, plant yourself there because you will hear the...

It's rare to find in one person a great sense of style in everything — that perfect punch of fashion, design, music, travel, food and art — but Athena Calderone comes close. The former model and actress co-founded Rawlin Designs, a New York-based architecture and interior design company....

 

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