Thursday, November 20, 2014

ARIANA GRANDE, BIG SEAN, PHARRELL, & MARY J. BLIGE CELEBRATE ‘A VERY GRAMMY CHRISTMAS’


Christmas came early during the taping of “A Very Grammy Christmas” at the Shrine Auditorium in L.A. on Tuesday. Hosted by LL Cool J, the one-hour special featured today’s biggest stars performing holiday songs and their current hits as well as sharing their favorite holiday memories.

THE SOLUTION TO 6 MORE WEEKS OF WINTER: FAUX REAL


It’s official: We are about to endure 5 months of winter. While that is not the forecast we were hoping for, it does mean that coats will still be necessary in the immediate future.

Nike x Mo’Wax Capsule Collection



Nike follows up the “Wheat” and “Umber” iterations of their Free Inneva Tech with the introduction of their capsule collection with legendary London label Mo’Wax. Together, the two worked on an MA-1 Destroyer Jacket featuring a combination of leather and wool with embroidered detailing that reads, “Build and Destroy.”

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Carmelo Anthony Wears 3.1 Phillip Lim Sweater at NYC Store Opening


NBA star Carmelo Anthony attended the 3.1 Phillip Lim NYC Flagship Store Opening in New York City.

The Umbrella Brand: Is Streetwear Ready for Corporate Takeover?


You don’t have to look far for proof of streetwear’s current boom. Everyone from Business Of Fashion to The New York Times is queuing up to sling you their two-cent take on the unprecedented growth of this once-fringe interest, and the question on everyone’s lips right now isn’t so much “when will it end?” but “how can you get involved?” In 2011, Reuters valued the global streetwear industry at a not-too-shabby $60 billion and since then that number has only grown. It goes without saying that such performance has not gone unnoticed…

KENDALL JENNER LANDS A 'VOGUE' SPREAD


Kendall Jenner is still on fire. Following Saturday's announcement that she is the new face of Estée Lauder, the 19-year-old model now has her first solo editorial in Vogue.

LEBRON JAMES COVERS SNEAKER NEWS VOLUME ONE



Exciting news from our sister site Sneaker News: the inaugural issue of their new magazine will feature none other than LeBron James on the cover.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Diddy will Introduce DeLeon Tequila at Art Basel 2014 X Diddy also wants you to desgin his liqour for Art Basel



As the holidays approach everyone is getting ready to do three things: 1. Drink 2. Enjoy family & friends quality time 3. Attend Art Basel (Well maybe just me & my favorite female blogger thefashionplug) I distinctly remember going to Miami for the Thanksgiving holiday in 2013. I wanted to get away and I wanted to see family I haven’t seen in years. As luck would have it South Beach provided me with a few events. One of those events happen to Art Basel. As I sipped on some Ciroc and began my research on this art heavy & celebrity driven artistic event I was left in awe.

Dewar’s Inspiring “Live True” Campaign


Staying true to oneself is often a challenge. Even if you make it a point to live your life completely authentically and in tune with your all your beliefs. That’s why a little inspiration from people who actually do so can really make a difference. And that’s why we love Dewar’s “Live True” campaign, which brings together influential people of the community and reveals how each of them embodies this spirit of authenticity.

Shop Mary Katrantzou's Crazy Bright Adidas Collab Tomorrow


Tomorrow, November 15, is the launch date for British designer Mary Katrantzou's collection for Adidas Originals. Pieces will be available online at the designer's site, and in Adidas stores and via select online retailers. Exact prices aren't listed online yet, but according to Glamour, clothes will range from $80 and $450 while sneakers will cost between $170 to $250.

KENDALL JENNER SIGNS ON AS THE NEW FACE OF ESTÉE LAUDER


This morning Estée Lauder announced that Kendall Jenner will be the new face of the beauty behemoth. (And we can't help but wonder if this unusual Saturday announcement is the result of a delay caused by no one being able to pay attention to anything but big sister Kim's oily butt for the last two days.)

Solange Knowles Marries in Custom Kenzo


Solange Knowles' wedding on Sunday to her longtime video director boyfriend Alan Ferguson appeared just as aesthetically perfect as you would have expected.

Knowles and Ferguson arrived on white bicycles -- Knowles in a Stéphane Rolland jumpsuit; all of the guests also wore white; Knowles changed into a gorgeous custom dress by Humberto Leon for Kenzo for the ceremony; and Rog Walker took stunning wedding photos, which included an awesome all-female Tableau. The groom wore Lanvin.

Step Inside The $17 Million Brooklyn Home That Was Built By A Mobster And Is Owned By A Russian Heiress


The most expensive home in Brooklyn at $30 million has suffered a steep discount to $17 million, according to Curbed New York.
Though it has significantly dropped in price from last year, the Mill Basin mansion keeps its title as Brooklyn’s most expensive property. The chop seems to stem from the fact that the original listing included a guest house on the property while the current listing does not.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

PROSPECT PARK OPENS ICE SKATING RINK & NEW CURLING CLUB!


Lakeside is Prospect Park’s fairly new 26 acre multi-purpose recreational destination event space and hospitality center. Located at the LeFrak Center, visitors can experience the parks two rinks, one indoor and outdoor. The rinks are used for seasonal activities including roller skating, ice skating, biking, water play and more.

BASQUIAT-TAGGED LEATHER JACKET HEADED TO AUCTION


How much would you pay for a piece from the late Brooklyn-born artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat?
A leather jacket tagged by the late artist and other personalities of New York City’s 1980s underground scene is going up for auction. The size 42 coat has a pre-sale estimate at $7,000 to $10,00 at Swann Auction Galleries’ contemporary art sale on Wednesday.