The long weekend is just around the corner and taking a minimal stuff is importat. Having pieces you can dress up and down is a must! These minimalistic pieces will become timeless classics in your closet. Lots of greys today. Nothing says masculine and lux at the time same time than finely detailed pieces. These pieces will pay for themselves.
Go ahead and go for these reasonable investment worthy pieces.
Backpack by Y-3, $105
Hiromichi Watch for Skagen, $upon request
Crew T-shirt by Balmain, $615
The Phonkerchief by Uncommon Goods, $15 (made with actual silver threads)
The Prime Time tee by Ugmonk, $30
Lion Money clip by UDFTD, $215
Weekender Bag by QWSTION, $250
Black Snake Skin strapback by New Era, $300
Wallet Cufflinks by Emergency Cufflinks, $32
Okay, so the $600 Balmain crew neck t-shirt might be a bit much...
New Billionaire Boys Club opens tomorrow in Shibuya, Tokyo, the shopping hub of Asia after starting their line in 2005. Pharrell, the Billionaire Boy himself, and NIGO, DJ and the brains behind Bathing Ape, will appear the new flagship store to showcase their exclusive items only available in store. For those of us who can't make it to the land of Anime, check them out online.
Nixon watches does it again. Keeping it smooth and sleek with their new Fall/Winter 2012 Collection. Originally made with a 40mm face, "The Player XL" is the bigger (badder) brother comes in at 48mm. Stainless steel, Swiss made ETA 2824-2 automatic three-hand with a crystal sapphire dome. At $1,200, the watch comes with a real diamond on the 6th hour. Or go with the more casual "The Player" at just $225 available at your local Nixon stockist. Both urban cool and refined, you can't go wrong.
You decide how hard you want to ball (to the voice of Jay-Z)
Being comfortable is key. Y-3 has released a new Drake low lace up (though we wish it was associated with Drake) Fall/Winter 2012. These subtle statement shoes promise comfort and durability. Wear this out or wear this casually; these shoes fit the bill.
Fashion's Night Out, September 6th, is just around the corner and marking their 4th year anniversary will be celebrating in an Empire State of Mind. No, literally, they have the entire deck lit up red to celebrate. In honor of upcoming fashion week and the extravaganza that will have every man drooling and woman in envy, I brought back an old throwback clip of super models singing Jay-Z and Alicia Keys' hit "Empire State of Mind". Let's hear it for New York!
New York Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is just around the corner. Designers are starting to pour in their latest designs into America's fashion hub. Learn how to proper say your favorite dream designer names in this video presented by Racked and not look like an idiot. Fashion week starts on September 6th and runs till September 13th... so best start cracking!
Azealia Banks is the new face of MAC Cosmetics. A self proclaimed mermaid, Azealia switches it up for a punky goth colored plum-wine lipstick titled "it." Starting September 5th, fashionistas alike will be able to snatch the color online at MAC or instores after September 20th. She will rocking the lipstick as she performs September 5th as a part of this years Fashion's Night Out at the Soho MAC Cosmetics store. Also, don't forget to check out the new album dropping September 18th!
Rita Ora has been perfecting her talents as an entertainer and a performer. The 21 year old has been making waves with her highly anticipated debut album out August 27th. GQ's latest issue features Rita Ora in plenty of Balmain pieces. Get a glimpse here.
Rita is a finalist for Rolling Stones Women Who Rock edition. So if you want to see more amazing photos of her, cast your last minutes votes here.
Titled “Yung Rapunxel,” the limited edition lipstick will debut on the eve of Fashion’s Night Out in New York City’s M.A.C stores all over on September 5th. So if you would love to purchase this lovely lipstick by M.A.C make sure you do it before September 20th, because after that it will be discontinued.
As the Beyhive and myself await for brand new material from mother creole herself. Beyoncé she drops the fall preview to her new House of Dereon line. The highly upscale fashion line is operated and owned by Beyoncé and her mother Tina Knowles.
I would just like to point out that Beyoncé is serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner in these pics! Check out more below….