On Friday, April 7, 2017 rapper Kanye West announced to the public the launch of his jewelry collection with Jacob Arabo. The jewelry collection features gold rings and gold pendant necklaces. Kanye West’s inspiration for his collection was Italian Art. The cost of his jewelry ranges from $1,530 to $13,000. The most expensive piece in his collection is an 18 carat gold necklace. People can purchase his jewelry collection at Yeezysupply.com.
By: Emily Fermin
The fashion capital of the world Paris concluded its fashion week on Wednesday March 8, 2017. Down below are the signature looks from the world’s top designers, Stella McCarthy, Valentino, Balenciaga, Dior and Lanvin.
|Stella McCarthy- A trench coat is an important thing to have in your closet. Stella McCarthy had many models wearing different types of trench coats in her fashion show. This look shows how a trench coat can enhance a person’s outfit. By having a trench coat you can use it for multiple seasons and can get lots of use out of them.|
|Valentino– This look is perfect for music festivals especially for Coachella. This look is very Goth, indie and hippie inspired. This outfit can make a woman feel confident since it is sheer but it covers woman in all the right places.|
|Balenciaga– This is the perfect work outfit that every woman needs. Black is the go-to color that a person needs in their closet. By having black boots and black sweaters you can mix and match your outfit with other items in your closet.|
|Dior– This look is the signature “French” look. When people think of France they imagine people wearing a beret and wearing black. This look shows again how trench coats are dominating fashion week.|
|Lanvin– This outfit shows how having a sheer top can enhance an outfit. Sheer tops can show how much confidence you have about your body and take your outfit to the next level. By having a sheer top it can show a woman’s feminine side.|
By: Emily Fermin
We are 4 weeks from spring and the question is: what is going to be the spring/summer trends?
We all know that florals never gets old but we want something different for this season. Here are some ideas of how not go wrong with your spring outfit!
One of the colors that will be a trend for the season is the shocking pinks. Bright pinks, candy pinks will be a good color to have in your closet. Just in case you don’t think the bright is what you want you have the options of light pinks as well as nude.
The street style has been grown the past 2 years. Each day we see more new brands with the street style on the runways. Another trend this spring will be the urban sports style parkas with light materials like nylon.
Last but not least and my favorite trend this spring, will be stripes, geometric prints and a lots of colors.
White Shirt Dress: A new trend in spring 2017 is the white shirt dress. This ensemble can be dress to be casual or dressy.
Khaki Outfit: In the Mercedes Benz NYC Spring 2017 fashion week, khaki was a major trend. Every top designer had their models dress in khaki.
Trench Coat: The number one item for outwear is a trench coat. It is light weight and people can use it every day.
Floral Print: Floral print never gets old. It is essential to have floral print since it is spring. This type of print can bring out a women’s girly side.
Amal Clooney debuted a sequined piece from Chanel’s Spring 1963 Haute Couture collection at the Women of Impact dinner in Switzerland. The lawyer and activist made an appearance with her husband, George Clooney, for a night that celebrates women around the world. Clooney wisely chose to pair her look with pumps, drop statement earrings, and a velvet evening clutch. Sarah Wasilak explains, “The fit-and-flare features a chiffon contrast ribbon and a loose top, so as to create the illusion of a coordinated set.”
A former Versace store clerk is suing the luxury fashion house on the grounds of discrimination. The clerk is accusing a Versace store in the San Francisco Bay Area of using a secret “black code” to indicate that a black shopper has entered the store. In the 30-page lawsuit, “…the manager instructed the plaintiff to say ‘D410’ in a casual manner when a black person entered the store…[to] alert co-workers.” TMZ reported the clerk had been fired only weeks after telling the manager he was African-American. The clerk also claims to have been told he lost his
position because he hadn’t “lived the luxury life.” He is suing for unpaid wages and damages. Versace, of course, has denied the allegations and have requested a dismissal of the suit. As you may recall, Versace was accused of racism earlier this year. The fashion house was scrutinized for what appears to be a promotion for teen pregnancy in an ad featuring Gigi Hadid.
After battling a long illness, Vogue Italia editor-in-chief has passed away at the age of 66. Sozzani is described as “one of the greatest editors who ever made a magazine,” a “trail blazer and a True Rebel,” and “warm, clever, funny.” In 2008, Sozzani produced an “all black” issue, featuring black models only. The issue was an international hit! Sozzani was also a goodwill ambassador to fashion for the UN and helped fashion workers in Africa and Asia in raising money to fight hunger. US Vogue editor Anna Wintour had this to say, “She made everything she worked on appear effortless, regardless of whether it was an event for several hundred; a whirlwind trip to Africa to support the continent’s emerging designers; or the creation of yet another newsworthy, provocative, and utterly spellbinding issue of Italian Vogue.” Sozzani was also the recipient of the Swarovski award for positive change. NYCTastemakers offers our condolences to Sozzani’s family and friends.
2016 International Model of the Year winner, Gigi Hadid, poses nearly nude wearing nothing but the Stuart Weitzman clinger boot. The beautiful and talented model looks stunning in black and white. The satin boots boast a sultry and sexy appeal and are now on everyone’s wishlist! Shot by Mario Testino, the label’s Spring 2017 campaign has definitely caught our attention! Hadid had designed a pair of shoes for Stuart Weitzman back in October. ““This experience has been such a thrill, from choosing the style to selecting materials to creat the signature box. I am so excited to finally share these boots and be able to wear them myself,” Hadid said. We can’t wait to see what else the young model has in store!
Coming Soon, Ivy Rose presents her new Graphic clothing line showcasing your favorite Anime, Artist, Cartoons and bands. Hand drawn artwork to display to your friends and family.
Alexa ivy rose Schwab was born in Staten Island where she then moved to New Jersey at 5 years old. She was very behind with education because Marlboro, the town she moved to was more advanced than Staten Island. She turned to her creativity. At a young age she found comfort in interior decorating. She loved to constantly create and keep her mind busy. While her mother always imagined her taking over the family dental business she knew that wasn’t for her. People would constantly look to her for fashion advice and her family would insist she take up fashion as her major in college but to her it was a dime a dozen.
Want to show your love for Star Trek while looking gorgeous at the beach? The geek-loving geniuses over at ThinkGeek have finally created a line of swimwear to let fans engage in a little Star Trek cosplay on their next trip
to the beach and proudly display their love of The Next Generation.
The new additions to the Trek lineup from the geek-inspired Fairfax, Va.-based company are far from the only wearables available to the masses. In fact, everything from baby onesies to oven mitts and pajamas can be found along with t-shirts, sweatshirts and a bit of everything else. The initial Star Trek: TNG Trekini lineup includes pieces for fans of the engineering (red), science (blue) and command (gold) ranks as well as a “cover-up romper” and a swim shirt in the unique style of Enterprise counselor Deanna Troi. The new pieces range from $39.99 to $59.99, but they are far from the only clothing options for Trekkers. (And clearly somebody out there interested because this new line was trending on Facebook today.)
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