November 5th, 2012 | By love not hate
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Recently we’ve discovered a new Atlanta based skater who’s really pushing it to the limits. When we got a chance to catch up with Malcolm Butler he was over at a skateboard practicing his stalls in a pool bowl! Excuse me if I dont know all the lingo but this guy really makes getting on a board with 2 sets of wheels look like cake, but trust me its far from it. I thought with all the motor experience I have, roller skating history, and Bike riding that I would get on a skateboard and skate as if I really had what it takes, I was wrong! SKATERS I can honestly say I take my hats off to you. Guys this is no easy ride whatsoever and you’ll only get far with this with experience. I honestly thought I’d brake every bone in my body lol!
Malcolm says he been skating for almost 3 years and he’s preparing to build his brand to be the next break through skater with his own skateboards and fashion line.. check Malcolm and you determine for yourself sk8andfashion.wordpress.com
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Pierre Hardy’s Tiger Print Calf-hair Boots ($1,050) are sleek and very stylish. They are made of calf-hair and feature a bold black and brown tiger print, 1.25” heel, leather trim on the back, and concealed zipper closure on the inner side. Would you rock these?
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Madonna took a break from stripping on stage for her fans’ cheers on her “MDNA” tour to baring her flesh for a cause.
The Material Girl addressed the plight of 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai – the Pakistani girl who was shot twice in the head by a Taliban thug for being an activist for women’s education – during her concert Wednesday night at Los Angeles’ Staples Center.
Then the 53-year-old pop-star put an exclamation point on her political protest by dedicating an on-stage strip tease to the girl, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
“This made me cry,” Madonna told the crowd, “The 14-year-old Pakistani girl who was shot on a schoolbus for writing a blog about how important education was to her. The Taliban stopped her bus and shot her … Do you understand the sickness and absurdity of this?”
She then shouted to the Los Angelinos: “Support education! Support the people who support women!”
That message wasn’t enough, however, for Madonna.
Later in the show, she dedicated her song, “Human Nature” to the young Pakistani hero – but not before stripping down into a black bra and panties.
Turning around, she revealed the name “Malala” scrawled across her back, NBC’s “Today” reported.
The political protest though was seen as a naked publicity stunt by detractors.
“Get it Right: Associating #Madonna with #Malala IS DISRESPECT TO #Malala!!! Plz. Give #Malala a rest!” tweeted @OHPakistan to NBC News.
While Madonna was peeling out of her costume Wednesday, Yousifazi was in critical condition fighting for her life. She had started her defiance against the Taliban, who controlled the Swat Valley at the time with rampant beheadings, at the ripe old age of 11, writing a blog under a pen name for the BBC.
Since the Taliban were driven out of rule in the region by the Pakistani military, Malala came forward as a symbol of women’s rights and won a national peace award.
Madonna, meanhwile, has become a lightning rod for criticism as she continues her “MDNA” tour. Last month, she demanded that fans support the “black Muslim in the White House” – a comment she later claimed to lampoon right-wingers who question President Obama’s religion.
That controversy came a month after Madonna dropped the use of a Nazi swastika super-imposed over the face of a right-wing French politician in a video clip played during her concert amid backlash and legal threats.
This winter will be hot with these sexy looks!!!!!
What did I tell you. Yall will be so hot this winter the cold outside won’t mean a thing to yall.
We’ve all heard it before: “No white after Labor Day!” Its a rule that seems to govern our wardrobe changes around this time of year, but is it written in stone?
As Labor Day approaches, this question is on the forefront of many fashionistas’ minds, but before you clean out your closet, take a moment to consider whether this is a valid rule or an outdated remnant of the past.
Perhaps a white linen dress is inappropriate for a 50-degree day, but a chunky off-white scarf, like the one by Ralph Lauren, could be just the thing to spruce up a dark, drab winter ensemble. The question is not so much whether white is acceptable in the winter, but rather, how can it be done tastefully.
Here are a list of rules to help you conquer white after Labor Day:
5. Stay away from lightweight fabrics. Fabrics like white linen are designed to shade the skin from direct contact with the sun, while allowing for ventilation in warm weather. Such fabrics serve both a practical and fashionable purposes during the summer, but are totally inappropriate for the cooler months.
4. Avoid wearing white from head to toe after labor day. While your all white outfit looked fresh and summary as you basked in the June sun, it may very well give you the opposite effect in December. Avoid appearing white washed by limiting yourself. After all, there’s nothing cute about blending in with the snow! Try mixing it up; pair that white shirt with dark pants to balance your look.
3. Try off-white hues. You can still achieve the same bright glory by using similar tones. A light cream colored coat will provide the same effect in a more subtle way.
2. Merchandise it up! Adding accessories to your winter white can help to acclimate it. An off-white blazer with a heavy statement belt will make it look current, and not like you are still wearing your summer clothes in the fall.
1. Wear your winter-white with confidence! Learn the rules for pulling off the look and then Rock It Out! After all, you have to master the rules before you can break them.
Working in an office could stifle your style–not if you know just how to do it. We want to help make sure you keep your fly, while adhering to the rules of the working world.
Take a look at our August Beautiful At Work Gallery to gain some inspiration for putting your work ensembles together!
Beyonce’s baby–no, not Blue Ivy–has had a chic rebirth. Queen Bey has House of Dereon’s Fall collection is slowly making its debut and it’s obvious, Beyonce’s coming for every ready-to-wear designer out there. Something tells me Solange had something to do with the breath of fresh air that was breathed into House of Dereon. It has effortlesslytrendy written all over it.
I’ve always been the biggest Dereon critic, twisting my mouth into a snarl while turning my nose up in disgust at the two seams away from Baby Phat clothing. But not this time!
Beyonce’s House of Dereon Fall 2012 collection is, in a word…fierce! Leopard chiffon skirts with slits up to here, structured dresses with cutouts and high-waisted printed pants. I am 100% sold. So was Bey because she’s the only one modeling the collection in the campaign. Check out some of the standout pieces below!
Check Out This Video Of The House Of Dereon Fall Collection!
I’m so into it and I can’t wait to see more! Yes Beyonce! WORK!!!!!!
What does fashion mean to you? What is a stylist?There are many designers in this industry that are popular for their craft. Fashion is inspired by the simplest things. It’s popularity starts with the design and grows with the designer. I’ve had the opportunity to interview a gifted fashion designer, Camari Starrz via Gmail. Not only is he a fashion designer but he is also a celebrity stylist and personal shopper. Check out the interview below.
MISS. MO: What is your full name?
CS: Camari Starrz
MISS. MO: DOB?
CS: Wont say my year of birth but I’m an Aries March 23 .
MISS. MO: What high school did you graduate from?
CS: Miami North Western Sr. High
MISS. MO: How did you 1st know you wanted to be a fashion designer?
CS: It came naturally. I was born different.
MISS. MO: Who are some of your clients?
CS: Trina of course, Trinas’ artist NishaRockstarr, and my two favorite video vixens & models Jessica Dime & Black Chyna instagram (IAmDimepiece & BlacChyna) and a lot of other people as well.
MISS MO: Who would you love to work with that you haven’t already?
CS: I would love to work with Rhianna & Lil Wayne besides that I’m more focus on working with any new artist or individual that is open to being different and taking chances and we can grow together.
MISS MO: What does the future hold for you?
CS: . A spot where I can be free to do me and express myself thru my craft and continue to make every person with swagg feel like a Starr.
MISS MO: What are you working on right now?
CS: Honestly I’m doing a lot. To much to name. I’m all over!! Lol but my new Male group I’m working with is bananas! HolliBoyz be on the look out for them.
MISS MO: How can people get in touch with you?
CS: Instagram : Camari Starrz or email me : THESTARRZCLOTHING@GMAIL.COM ( You can also follow him on twitter @CamariSTARRZ )
MISS MO: Your styles are so unique, how can someone get their hands, better yet their bodies in one of your designs?
That’s all folks. Check out his hats and other things he has been working on below.
I will most def be hitting him up. BabyRockstarr bday is in Oct.
A French cosmetic company named Guerlain stood out among other lipstick manufacturing companies after introducing the KissKiss lipstick in 2005 for a staggering price tag of 62,000 USD – the most expensive lipstick ever made.
The justification? It is not the dazzling and softening effect of Kisskiss lipstick that cost it a huge 62 thousand bucks, but the luxurious lipstick case. Picture a lipstick packaging made up of 110 gram of 18-carat yellow gold encrusted with 119 bits of 2.2-carat diamonds.
When Guerlain lipstick designer, Herve Van Der Straeten, was asked why he created this, he replied: “Lipstick is simple, yet mysterious. This element of surprise creates curiosity and longing, which is what I hope each woman experiences when she clutches KissKiss Gold and Diamonds in the heart of her hand. It is powerful and unimaginable, unique and desired, obtainable and unobtainable at the same time.” Does his dreamy description sell you on ordering one for yourself or for your partner, perhaps?
Start with the base color you like (if necessary with a basecoat underneath) and let it dry completely. To speed up the drying process you can apply a fast drying topcoat. You can use Seche Vite, which enables you to place the tape strips on your nails after about 10 minutes.
Now cut some triangles out of tape to make the ‘explosion’ shape. The way you can do it is by first cutting off a little piece of the tape roll which I then cut in half diagonally, like shown in the picture(s). Of course you can do the cutting before step 1.
Now place the triangles one by one, next to each other on one corner of the nail, in a slight curve. This will create the ‘explosion’ shape. It’s your choice to make the shape at the cuticles or the tip, however my experience is that it’s a lot easier near the tip, like shown in the picture. Because that way you’re polishing away from the tape, reducing the chance of polish seeping underneath. Also you don’t have to reckon with cuticles nearby. Make sure all the pieces of tape are completely stuck to the nail, if not use your finger or a tweezer to push them down and if needed reattach them.
Then apply your first layering color with a thin coat and carefully peel off the pieces of tape right away. Try to peel them off individually, if you can, because most of the time your design will come out neater this way. Then let the design dry for a while, use a fast drying topcoat to quicken the drying if needed.
When the polish is entirely dry, you can start the taping process once again with your second layering color. Only this time place the triangles a bit more towards the tip, covering up part of the first layering color like shown in the picture. Apply your second layering polish and remove the tape strips as soon as possible.
At last apply your topcoat, clean up and you’re done! Don’t forget to moisterize your cuticles afterwards, because the tape can really dry out your skin! Use this design for a full mani or cute accent nails.
When you’re going for a full mani, you can do the design on different spots on each nail for a playful look.
Men and their obsession for sneakers will never come to an end. From basket ball to Hip-Hop, shoes do matter. Latest collections of spikes and kick sneakers always drive men crazy. Check out the world’s most expensive shoes for men now. This is surely going to make every man drool over shoes, much like their female counterparts.
Next in our list of most expensive shoes for men is Air Jordan Silver Shoes. Obviously a gold shoe is good to see, but you cannot wear that all the time. But this silver shoe is wearable. For diehard fans of Michael Jordan who is also a brand ambassador for Nike’s Jordon range, his pair of shoes with his autograph is up on eBay for auction. The seller claims the pair was once a birthday gift to him few years back. The shoe-pair is worth $60,000 for a MJ fan.
For those who like their things to be extra ordinary, these diamond studded sneakers are just the apt thing. Real fashion accessory, these shoes are worth $50,000 named as Air Force 1 by Nike. These shoes are studded with many 11 carat diamonds adorned around the Nike logo and are casted in gold metal. The diamonds are casted in the finest gold stitching to hold the diamond firmly.
Price – $38,000
Tistoni, an expensive house of shoes that was founded in Bologna in 1929 by Amedeo Testoni, is known for the technique of Norvegese (aka Norwegian construction that uses world’s finest alligator skin to make durable shoes. The same house made Men’s dress shoes like custom-made linen twine, lined with glove-soft goatskin and festooned with a gold and diamond buckle. The shoes are superior water resistant and were sold for whooping $38,000.
A unique collection of 4 pairs of shoes is by Nike named as Nike Air Zoom Kobe 1. Each pair has a different city drawn on the shoes top and comes in a beautiful wooden box that is autographed by Kobe Bryant. The four locations namely, Los Angeles, Chicago,Texas and New York have been engraved on the boxes and 10% of the sale goes to charity by the company. Only 25 pairs were made and were sold at cost of $29,999.99.
Although it’s named as gold running shoes but definitely no one is going to wear a gold shoe for running. These shoes were on sale in 2007 at the pre-match press briefing of the 2007 Shanghai Golden Grand Prixat, Shanghai. The shoes are made of 620 grams of pure gold and measure 26 centimeters in length with a price tag of $24,000.
To break the thinking that Louis Vuitton is just a woman brand, the fashion house has launched a stunning pair of Louis Vuitton shoes for men. The luxury brand commenced its collection of lace-ups for men in the Spring/Summer 2010. The shoe is waxed alligator leather and looks absolutely masculine. The shoe is a combination of traditional craftsmanship with a bit of vintage touch and is an authentic handmade pair. The shoe has a glove-soft leather lining and is made of Blake construction.
Golden dunks by Nike! Even though not many people will opt to wear them, there are few who may just keep it to their collection. Nike golden shoes, dipped in gold, are completely golden in color including the shoe laces. Obviously you will have to be filthy rich to buy them as the pair costs : $5,405.
Who said diamonds are just for girls? In this era of fashion, even men are all set to accessorize their belongings in bling-bling manner. So, Aubercy for men are studded with real diamonds. These classy shoes are black in color with diamonds encrusted on the tip and are named as “Phil”. The shoes cost ($3010) and ($4,510) depending upon the size of the stone you want.
The renowned shoemaker was once was in collaboration with Gucci and is one of the finest cobblers is a master in hand-made shoes. Although his shoes take around 3 months to manufacture but each piece is a treat to for your feet. His shoes, obviously meant for rich and classy people, are made of materials such as toad and camel. Each pair costs somewhere around $2,000.
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We have hardly seen extra glittering diamond studded sports shoes, but these shoes were specially made to celebrate the 100th anniversary of world renowned Italian sports brand FILA. The brand collaborated with Austrian Swarovski co- creator for creating limited edition sports shoes called FILA FX2. Only 100 pairs are made and are available in basic two colors: black and white with feature of anti-fur designs.
People with luxurious taste always prefers a hand-crafted stuff, and they choose to go with expensive handmade shoes crafted by world renowned brands, one like Berluti. Known for creating shoes with unrivaled comfort and elegance, Berluti, one of the world’s most prestigious Parisian boot-maker since 1895, now owned by Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, offers its discerning clients the hand-crafted bold new Andy Loafer’s. Berluti’s Olga Berluti originally designed these classic shape loafers for the renowned pop artist Andy Warhol, and since then, it has become one of the brand’s most popular styles, available in wide selection of fabrics and leather. Finished in a rainbow of hand-patinated hues, the loafer’s latest incarnation has been loosely inspired by its patron. For its discerning clients, Berluti offers quite expensive hand-crafted shoes at a price range of $1,830 per pair.
Other expensive brands:
Brands like New & Lingwood, A Testoni, John Lobb by Hermes are also among some of the most expensive shoe brands for men.
Romeo is all grown up and showing off his abs, but considering that I’m old enough to be his mama…ladies please enjoy the view.
So now that I have your attention, he told the mag:
On what makes a woman sexy: “Education; gotta be a smart woman and independent. Good heart; everyone loves a woman who loves kids and their outlook on life is positive. You gotta know how to cook. If you don’t know how to cook then that’s a problem, especially if you’re from the South like me. And give good massages. I could keep going.”
On what he wants to be remembered for: “I’m just trying to follow in my father’s footsteps and what he did. But the main thing is, I just want to make a difference. We use this entertainment, and what we do to make a difference in the world and help save lives and inspire kids. That’s what they say in the Bible, “God gives you a talent, you got to use that talent to inspire others.” At the end of the day it’s all about making a difference for our community and our future. So I kind of want to be the president without being the president really. I’m a let Barack Obama be the real president, but I’ll be in the foreshadow just playing my part in the community and just making a difference. And that’s why we work so hard. The bigger star you are the bigger amount of people you can reach out to.”
On staying relevant: “I think a lot of artists don’t understand the concept of change. It’s just like, life because as a kid growing up in the business, I saw my father evolve every few years. Just knowing that everything is going to change with time and nothing stays the same. I remember I used to wear baggy jeans and everybody used to have their throwback jerseys. There’s no way I would wear those kind of clothes now. But just like fashion changes, your body, mind and life change as well.”
Gucci has gone all out with these Zebra Print Calf Fur Horsebit Moccasins ($870). These standout shoes feature a caramel and black zebra calf fur upper with gold horsebit hardware on the tongue, black leather trim, and a black leather sole. Do you like the bold zebra print? Another look below.
Here’s a bag that exudes luxury and classiness when carried. This Gucci Texture Leather Holdall ($1,950) entails a shiny leather structure with square designs allover, sturdy handles, removable shoulder strap, zipper closing, and finishes with a small but tasteful luggage tag. Would you carry this bag on a long vacation? See more pics below
A big floppy beach hat is the perfect accessory for the beach or pool this summer! It is also the best way to keep cool and protect yourself from harmful sun rays. These hats look great when paired with maxi dresses, sunglasses and flat or high heel sandals.
Stay and look cool on the beach with one of these 5 floppy beach hats.
Christian Louboutin has released the newest version of their now classic Louis sneaker. This colorway ($795) features leopard satin on the sides, a gold toe cap, silver on the back, black patent leather trim on the, and a white rubber sole. How would you wear them? See pics below
Judging from previous releases, Yves Saint Laurent has been pretty successful creating sneakers with animal prints, and they’ve done it again with these four pairs. The first sneaker is the Python Velcro High-top ($1,150), they feature the notable green python skin from the ankle to the heel, suede on the sides as well the toe, and green lace-up midsection. These next two pairs are the Grey Patent Leather and Anthracite Python Skin ($895) and Suede Python Embossed Leather ($525). Both Sneakers have a python body, velvet on the ankle back, and patent leather trim around the toe. The final sneaker is cat inspire, it’s called the Dark Natural Leopard Printed Leather and Black Patent Leather ($550) and has black patent leather at the ankle and heel, shiny leopard printed leather, and lace-up midsection. Which of these would you add to your high-top collection? See more pics below
Ladies Giuseppe Zanotti is showcasing their newest booties from the Fall/Winter 2012 Collection. These 150mm Sculpted Booties ($775-$3,025) are sexy enough for special day events or nights on the town. Choose from solid colors, prints, and studs and rock them with your long legs. Which hot boot would you strut? More pics below
Gareth Pugh has crafted the ultimate eye catching piece with this new Nappa Leather and Mongolian Fur Bolero Top ($2,946) for the upcoming winter. This distinctive black bolero features Mongolian fur, leather sleeves, and a front silver zipper. Would you rock this creatively made piece this winter? More pics below
These Burak Uyan black and white sueded sandals ($1,490) are the latest from the 2012 Spring-Summer collection. Burak Uyan combines delicate materials with a laminated effect. The architectural inspired design mixed with stitch detailing add a high dose of glam. Plus, the wearability of the 4+ inch heels have caused the brand to quickly thrive in the fashion world, making it a label worth noting. Are these sandals the latest on your wish list? See more pics below.
Take your look to the next level with this edgy Ostrich Leather Biker Jacket ($14,500) from Gucci. This jacket features ostrich leather print throughout, a standup collar with snap buttons, four front pockets, asymmetric zipper closure, and three buckle fastenings at the bottom. What do you think? See more pics below
Damir Doma has released a look book for their Fall/Winter 2012 Collection. This new line showcases oversized business casual attire with a relaxed fit. They also included large fur pieces mixed with beaded necklaces and tribal prints to exude a sense of ruggedness. Most of the collection features dark colors, which coincide with the winter times. Overall Damir Doma’s thick jackets, sweaters, and trousers will surly keep you warm as well as make you a trendsetter this fall season. Are you feeling the oversized looks? More looks below
The 19-year-old has simply completed her duties, a source close to Tyler Perry tells CNN.
The prolific filmmaker also said as much on his website, explaining that “there is no way [Bobbi Kristina] could have walked off the set because we have finished taping for the season.”
Perry went on to describe how he came to write Bobbi Kristina into his TBS show following Houston’s death, because the teen had mentioned a desire to act.
“I thought that there would be no better way for me to help her move through the grieving than by giving her something to focus on,” he wrote. “The one thing that I learned after my mother’s death is that you have to keep busy and you have to be around people who you can trust, so that when you do grieve you can do it in the safety and privacy of people that care.”
Bobbi Kristina did have some tough days, Perry said, “not because of any acting or job-related issues but because of the fact that she had just lost her mother.”
Having seen the death of his own mom, Perry added that he understands what the teen is going through.
“So yes she was grieving, but grief aside, she managed to finish her obligation and did a great job at the same time,” he said of the budding entertainer. “So please… PLEASE LEAVE THIS BABY ALONE!!!! AND SHE IS A BABY!!! Please stop the lies and give this child some room to breathe and grieve.”
G.O.O.D Music Rapper Pusha T released the visual for his controversial record “Exodus 23:1″, which features The Dream. In the video Pusha is spotted wearing an Adam Kimmel x Carhartt Hay denim shirt ($175) with a black Givenchy birds of Paradise t-shirt ($785) layered underneath. Check out video and see pics below
Here are the new Pierre Hardy limited edition Dapperama sneakers ($541). With a multicolored hip-hop spirit, Pierre Hardy adds hybrid elements borrowed from golf shoes. Their two-tone sneakers come with royal blue, yellow, light blue and red trim in perforated and notched leather. The fringe tabs and velcro fastenings are ideal to show off your swing on the golf course or dance-floor. Are you in a hurry to snatch up a pair for yourself? See more pics below.
It’s official, the Nike Air Yeezy II has finally been given a release date. Nike issued a statement today confirming that the Platinum and the Black edition will release June 9th at select global retailers in limited numbers. Let the madness begin! See more pics below