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October 2016

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Vintage Visits: Bad Ass Trash [Feature]

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The way you look at vintage streetwear is about to change. Mix leather, studs, and denim to create edgy pieces, and you will get a taste of Bad Ass Trash. Created by Travis Lyons, @badasstrash is an online vintage shop that sells children’s, women’s and mens clothing, as well as accessories such as hats and bags. The fashions takes a spin on the word ‘trash’, as recycled items are made…

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On the Lookout: Victoria Beckham to Release Fashion Line in Target April 2017

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Elegant, luxurious, and classy are just a few adjectives to describe the new clothing line released by Posh Spice, better known as Victoria Beckham. In collaboration with retail chain Target, the former Spice Girl has made her clothing affordable and accessible to the average shopper. The line will feature over 200 pieces of women’ s wear (tops, bottom, dresses and rompers), as well as plus size clothing in a mix…

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Pedal to the Metal: Adidas Release New 80’s Inspired Shell Toes

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Your favorite timeless and classic sneakers are coming at you full metal. Adidas released a futuristic version of the classic Superstar called “Superstar 80s Metal”. The sneaker, also referred to as shelltops or shell toes, have been around since the 1960s. Over the years, the sneakers has undergone numerous alterations, in which all generations have fell in love. The latest pair includes a light gray ostrich leather sneaker with a…

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#Blackfashionmatters: FIT Museum Features New Exhibit Black Fashion Designers

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Fashion has always had a special place in the heart and culture of African Americans. From traditional African prints, gala gowns and street wear influences; African Americas have defined fashion on their own terms. The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) museum’s exhibition, ‘Black Fashion Designers’ is an exhibit highlighting the achievement of 60+ black fashion designers. Sure, there are plenty of fashion museums such as the Palais Galleria in Paris,…

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Khole Kardashian Introduces Her New Denim Line, Good American. Do We Love It?

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Khloe Kardashian is taking a stance against the fashion industry. She’s making real denim for real women! Can Khloe’s new denim line with Good American compete with the #winning denim brands of today? Let’s take a look at some denim history: 1. Levis – The original. The blueprint. The top dog, and inventor of the blue jean. Originally designed to be men’s s work pants, the name eventually became waist…

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Vintage Vibes with Kenzo x H&M Collab

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Is Kenzo channeling 70s, 80s and 90s vibes in their latest collab with H&M? Creative Designers Carol Lim and Humberto Leon knew exactly what they were doing for us when they created the Kenzo x H&M collaboration. Quirky, whimsical, different and fun. The collections features boho maxi skirts and bell sleeved top which mimics the 70s, bold zebra prints in almost every color which mimics the bold colors of the 80s, and…

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Told Ya: Fall Looks We Knew Would Return to Retail

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It never fails, every 20-30 years fashion comes full circle. We predicted which throwback styles would make it back to your closet and low and behold, here they are. Here is our top 10 choices of fall vintage styles that have come back with a vengeance: Chokers Bow Tie and Chainlink choker from Charlotte Russe. Leather Bow Tie Choker from Spring. 2. Dr. Martens Will Smith wore them, TLC rocked…

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Wednesday’s We Wear Black: Is Vintage the New Black?

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Fall weather has been up and down, but that hasn’t stopped the fierce fall fashions. Each season, fashion gets unpredictable. While we can count on classic items such as riding boots, leather gloves, and knit sweaters, we can also count on trends from decades to stop by and say hello. This fall was notoriously influenced by the vintage of 70s and 90s fashions, as it’s surely here to stay. 70s…