St. John continues to diffuse its grandma-chic image with architectural lines and an urban sensibility for its Spring 2012 collection.
CDFA Fashion Fund finalist and “It” jewelry-maker du jour Pamela Love looked to Morocco for the style cues for her latest collection.
British starlet Thandie Newton sexes up military gear for Louis Vuitton. The actress also chats in video the line put together. Salute.
To hear Amber Rose tell it, there may be another hip-hop union coming down the pike … eventually. She told MTV News:
“We discuss it all the time; like he said, we’re very much in love,” Rose told MTV News while standing next to her “Black and Yellow” rapper beau on the VMA Pre-Show black carpet. “But, ya know, we’re just going to take our time and just enjoy each other right now. We’re both really busy and we work really hard and when the time comes, it’s gonna come.”
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While you were geeked out over that other VMA news, half-Nigerian Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator nabbed a Moonman for Best New Artist. The MC dropped a fittingly less-than-coherent, F-bomb-laced acceptance speech, and followed up with a Prince-level weird backstage interview. He’s probably the first of the diaspora to score the win.
Wana Sambo’s Fall 2011 “Light As Air” collection is full of gowns and maxi dresses that don’t skimp on the billowy drama.
We walk into the Embassy and across this palatial room there was Toni Morrison sitting alone. When she saw these sisters dressed to the nines, she waved us over. I couldn’t believe the esteemed Toni Morrison was sitting alone at a gathering meant to honor her! I grabbed a waiter and ordered a bottle of champagne and within three minutes Mary Lovelace is in her lap.
“X-Men” star and Elevator Fight frontwoman Zoe Kravitz is three times an ingenue on the cover of Elle South Africa.
Spotted at The Fashion Bomb.