CASEY VEGGIES PERFORMS AT THE HUNDREDS SANTA MONICA FOR THE STORE’S 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Category Archives: Fashion
The first ever Rocawear commercial is a retrospective of Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter’s journey as a kid growing up in the humble projects of Brooklyn aspiring to make music and eventually making history. On that journey, the first business beyond music was the birth of Rocawear. Carter’s Rocawear brand represents his prowess as a business man who continues to challenge himself to be more than merely a musician.
This Timepiece was sold to Asia’s leading luxury watch retailer, The Hour Glass (Singapore).
Known for their over-the-top designs, Hublot spared no expensive in crafting this expensive timepiece. The watch boasts 1282 diamonds, with more than 100 carats of baguette-cut bling, sitting in 18 K white gold.
The watch took a full 14 months to craft, with 7 months’ work for 12 cutters, and the same for the 5 setters, with all the major specialists working on the piece full-time.
This is a sneak peek into DD172’s upcoming viral series.
Each episode will feature a different store and addict. Shouts to Skyzoo for being our first addict to confess!
Kanye is responding to detractors who’ve given him harsh criticism for his new DW womenswer line.
Ye was in Paris to debut the line this weekend dedicated to his late mother Donda West.
Since then, the line’s been brutally criticized from fashion aficionados like Lisa Armstrong, the fashion director for The Telegraph who dubbed it, ” rap with a capital-C.”
She also added,
“If this is the way fashion’s going then anyone with any real talent should seriously consider a career in Tesco instead. Because that’s a job with dignity. Unlike ghost-designing for a rapper who has the presumption to show “his” very first collection in Paris during prêt-à-porter – supposedly the summit for true creativity in fashion. It was the equivalent of Karl Lagerfeld launching a hip-hop career: i.e. absurd.”
Other outlets like The NY Times chimed in noticing that models were “swimming in some looks” while another added that it seemed like a “personal shout-out to J-Lo.”
Before the reviews of his show came-in, Kanye was obviously anticipating negativity and took the mic during Saturday’s debut to address it.
According to Women’s Wear Daily, Ye went on a profanity laced rant thanking his supporters and downing his detractors from Louis Vuitton to Nike.
“Thank you for anybody that didn’t believe, because they motivated us to break our boundaries,” he said. “We don’t know what the reviews will be, we don’t know what they will say, but I got a chance to go to Italy and feel those fabrics. I begged Louis Vuitton to let me do more shoes after my shoes sold out in two weeks, and they did not. I begged Nike, I begged this company to let me do it. And I took out motherf*cking loans to get the best models, to get the best designers, to get the best venue. I gave you everything that I had.”
Kanye And Ciara At His DW Womenswear Debut
“This is my first collection. Please be easy. Please give me a chance to grow. This is not some celebrity sh*t. I don’t f*ck with celebrities. I f*ck with the creatives in this room, the amazing people who spend every day of their life trying to make the world a more beautiful place.“
Before closing he added,
“The amount of people that tried to get me a celebrity f—ing deal. They said, ‘You need to do boot-cut jeans, or you won’t sell.’ Shut the f*ckup ! Or Hedi Slimane in the motherf*cking Mercer, sitting with me, saying, ‘Stop giving them your ideas, Kanye. Do your own thing.’ Hedi Slimane! To feel so frustrated. And I thank anybody who came to this party, everybody who supported, everybody who believed, because people thought it was a joke, and maybe people still do, but I can only grow from this point.”