Visionary Virgil Abloh has had many collaborations with big names like Champion and Kith while being the creative director for Kanye West and for his own streetwear label, Off-White, yet he just struck gold with his latest news. Breaking glass ceilings, Abloh was just appointed Louis Vuitton Menswear designer. He is the first African American to head the mega European brand.
When you pair dope fashion with the latest tunes you are guaranteed a good time and last week VIBE gave us just that for the close out of Black History Month!
On Thursday, Vibe Magazine held their 1st Annual Style and Sound Honors Night Brunch at Caribbean Social, located in Brooklyn, New York. The exclusive event was to honor current notables that impact the fashion and music industry. The honorees included; InStyle Magazine’s Beauty Editor-at-Large, Kahlana Barfield-Brown, Spotify Global Head of Music Programming Tuma Basa, celebrity hair stylist Tish Celestine, award-winning UK rap star Stefflon Don, celebrity wardrobe stylist Rachel Johnson and Hot 97 Music Director and radio personality TT Torrez who were awarded by VIBE Editor-in-Chief and host for the evening Datwon Thomas along with Bonsu Thompson. The night was nothing but Black Excellence. Take a look (more…)
Dan Liu made his FW 2018 collection classic set to a suspenseful tone. The theme of the collection was “The Spy Who Loved Me” which made perfect sense if you were there. The contemporary dresses stood out with the addition of embroidery and extra trimmings. (more…)
On a rainy Sunday afternoon, I ran off to the Standard in the exclusive Meat Packing District (MPD) to take in the RTW 2018 collection of Romeo Hunte. The designer is known for his outerwear pieces and this collection gave me all of that and more. From the plaids, furs, vinyl and scuba gear (sounds like a lot) Hunte executed the collection perfectly. Take a look.
Another award show another fashion run down! Last night, the Screen Actors Guild Awards took place in Los Angeles and everyone went in a different direction than the Golden Globes 2 weeks prior. Being this is the year of the woman Kristen Bell was the host of the evening which has never happened before and all the announcers were women, how about that?! Aside from the strong statements inside let’s get into the fashion statements held on the red carpet. (more…)