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16 Feb

Philippe Plein Menswear Fall 2017

From Mugshots to Headshots Prison Bae opens the Philipp Plein Runway Show at Fashion Week Jeremy Meeks, the man we all know and love as #PrisonBae opened the Philippe Plein runway show in a fur-hooded parka with Nas and Lauryn Hill blasting, "If I Ruled the World" in the background. With cheek bones for the gawds, gangsta tats and piercing eyes, Jeremy stole the show (well, the press) and got the opportunity to walk alongside Fetty Wap, Desiigner, and Yung Thug, among others. Plein is looking to take over the American market and believes that (we) are spoiled, but recognizes the economic potential. According to VOGUE, Plein said...
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8 Feb

Elie Saab Spring 2017 Couture

Elie Saab Goes Hollywood, Egyptian-Style Designer Features Jewel-Encrusted Sunnies to Match Beading The Elie Saab Spring 2017 Couture Collection is full of elaborate embellishment and old Hollywood vibes, but the veteran designer slayed with his jewel-encrusted sunnies to match the beading on the dresses. Inspired by the "Golden Age of Egyptian Cinema," the collection feels like over-the-top versions of the Jackie Kennedy look. Every gown is red carpet worthy and we can't wait to see which celebrities will  indulge during award season. Images: Vogue Runway...
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25 Sep

Jourdan Dunn for Madame Figaro

Our "Maybelline Melanin Queen," Jourdan Dunn covers Madame Figaro in everything from Dior, Gucci and Balmain to  Chloe, Hermes and many more. This British stunner and Victoria's Secret model was discovered at the age of 16 and within a year of making her runway debut, Jourdan became  the first Black model to walk a  Prada runway in over 10 years! She has topped the Forbes list, ringing in 4 million dollars in 2014 alone and not only did she win "Model of the Year" at the British Fashion Awards, but she covered British Vogue and became the first solo Black model to grace the cover in 12 years! That's crazy..we know! Check her out in this colorful editorial for the French mag's latest...
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17 Jul

Zuhair Murad Fall 2016 Couture

Zuhair Murad's Hippie Couture Collection Diverse Models Slay in Embellished Gowns & Thigh High Boots Innovative designer, Zuhair Murad never seems to disappoint! This season he gives LIFE with no parole as diverse models parade the runway in embellished lace, velvet, capes, chic hats and super sexy thigh high boots.  Pinched waist lines, sequins, bell-sleeves and form fitting cuts defined this collection, while the crimson and purple added a hint of color to otherwise black, beige, and soft pink looks. Yes, it sounds like way too much for any one collection, but Murad makes it WERK! It feels much like hippie chic, but actually looks more like rock star couture! Not sure that we are loving the wide buckled belts though. “She’s young,...
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16 Dec

Malaika Firth Says She “Ignores Racism” in Modeling Industry

Malaika Firth is a Kenyan-born British fashion model who started modeling after her mother saw a TV special about her agency, Premier Model Management. You may have seen this doll in the Victoria Secret Fashion Show,  Burberry ads, the TopShop holiday campaign or taking selfies backstage with our uncle Karl Lagerfeld! In addition to her stunning beauty, she is known to be outspoken about racial issues within the industry and has strong opinions about money and fame. Earlier this year, she spoke with VOGUE Magazine about how she ignores racism: "The lack of racial diversity is a prevalent issue in modelling but I try to ignore it. If you talk about it and try to make it an issue, then it's still...
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5 Nov

Lineisy Montero in Prada Resort Campaign

Lineisy Montero, the Dominican model who became a designer favorite after her debut on the Prada runway, has taken the industry by storm! As we watched the shows this season, from New York to Paris, Lineisy was literally everywhere. She is silently becoming the new face of fashion's diversity initiative as she has rocked the runway for several designers including Balmain, Céline, Balenciaga, Coco Chanel, Givenchy, Louis Vuitton and more! There has been so much controversy around the lack of cultural diversity in the fashion industry, especially in the booking of models for campaigns and runway shows. It's a breath of fresh air to see a model of color slaying the runway in her natural black afro, alongside other models who...
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22 Oct

Balmain: The New Army Collaborates with H&M

During the 2015 Billboard Awards, Olivier Rousteing, (Creative Director of Balmain Paris) announced that he was set to launch a collaborative collection with H&M. We were instantly excited and then we saw the campaign and LIFE WAS GIVEN!!! The collection is full of the fashion house's tribal inspiration, embellishments, signature looks, and patterns.  The H&M Balmain collection previewed on the runway Tuesday evening in New York City. Models such as Kendall Jenner, Joan Smalls, Jordan Dunn, Karlie Kloss, and popular (sister) models Gigi and Bella Hadid graced the runway previewing some of the signature pieces. It includes men’s, women’s, fragrances and accessories. Other celebrities, such as Kylie Jenner, Ellie Goulding, Alexa Chung, Lewis Hamilton and Rosie Huntington Whitely attended the runway preview show....
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