Tag: Luxury Brands

Vivrant Things: Our Stars Kept It Bright and Brilliant at the 2021 Emmys

Another bright spot? Yara Shahidi, who took her role as Dior’s newest ambassador to the next level in emerald green—or perhaps, “Tinker Bell green,” in a nod to her next acting role. Her “New Look” silhouette featured an asymmetrical shoulder-baring bodice which artfully framed a jeweled collar from another of Shahidi’s brand partners, Cartier. The […]

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z Create New $2 Million Scholarship Fund for HBCUs With Tiffany &Co.—but Is It Enough?

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Launch Scholarship Amid Tiffany’s Controversy Advertisement Per NBC News: The United Nations defines a blood diamond, or conflict diamond, as a gem mined in a war zone and used by militias and warlords to finance their operations. Meanwhile, Tiffany states on its website that the company has “a zero-tolerance policy toward conflict […]

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The Funk Boutique: Super Rich Kids Can Buy Frank Ocean’s New Luxury Jewelry Line…and So Can You

Target really said “bet” when deciding on collaborators for its Fall Designers Collection. Victor Glemaud, a 2017 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalist, has been tapped for the fall 2021 collaborative collection along with three other designers—Nili Lotan, Rachel Comey and Sandy Liang. The collection includes a whopping 180 pieces that are considered “modern and classic essentials” […]

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Met Gala, but Make It Masked: As New York Fashion Week Looms, the Industry’s Biggest Night Takes Precautions

As New York Fashion Week Looms, the Met Gala, CFDA and More Announce Precautions More from WWD: For those who are not yet vaccinated, IMG’s memo provided a timeline noting that Aug. 2 is the last day to receive the first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines in order to complete full course at […]

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The Funk Boutique: Great Style Knows No Boundaries

“I look at [Willow] and I go, maybe there is such a thing as galactic creatures that are from outer space, just in human skin,” Jada Pinkett Smith tells Nylon. “I don’t know. But if it is, she’s one of them. She is freaking otherworldly, man.” Not only does her mother—and the rest of us—think […]

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Watch Out World, She’s Dior Now: Yara Shahidi Is the Legendary French Design House’s Newest Face

Screenshot: Christian Dior (YouTube) If you were wondering what Grown-ish and Black-ish star Yara Shahidi will be getting into next—that is, other than continuing to double-major in Social Studies and African-American Studies at Harvard—apparently, she’ll be slipping into something by Christian Dior. The 21-year-old actress, executive producer and activist is now also the French luxury […]

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The Funk Boutique: The Season Ushers in a Bevy of Star-Studded Collabs—and Ballet

Photo: Getty Images (Getty Images) Here are some words the uniformed might use to describe ballet: “awkward,” “formal,” “slow,” “complex”… you get the gist. Now, imagine a ballet full of beautiful silhouettes, iridescent fabrics and magical movement—that’s what the New York City Ballet (NYCB) will be giving us this fall as they’ve slotted Christopher John […]

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The Funk Boutique: Powerful Pairs and Poses

Image: YouTube Yeah. Billy Porter really fucking did that. What’s that, you ask? Mr. Porter has placed his love of heels and iconic sense of fashion and packaged them together to deliver an inclusive shoe collection. We’ve all sighed in awe of Porter’s looks over the years and now we get to have a small […]

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