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Adidas Confirms Partnership With Kanye West

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Well, now it is official. A statement from adidas outlines why Kanye was brought into the company’s family, and the big plans that will come to fruition in the next year. The full statement reads: “For 2014, we welcome to the adidas family one of the most influential cultural icons of this generation, Kanye West. Well known for breaking boundaries …

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Man-Up Monday: Congratulations Kanye!!

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Kanye West became a father  just in time for Father’s Day. Kanye and his girlfriend Kim Kardashian welcomed a baby girl into the world this Saturday in L.A. In other news, Kanye’s new album Yeezus leaked this weekend. The Chicago rapper responded very nonchalantly, mostly because this kind of thing happens all the time. Yeezus is set to release in …

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Man-Up Monday: Kanye West

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This past week has been buzzing with music related news from Beyonce’s alleged “pregnancy” to last night’s Billboard Music Awards. But, let’s focus on my favorite Chicago native, Kanye West. A few days ago Kanye debuted his new video entitled “New Slaves” in 66 locations across the world. The video premiered in Millennium Park on the 17th sometime in the evening. …

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Man-Up Monday: Street Fashion by Tommy Ton

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Fashion photographer Tommy Ton, whose known for his blog Jak & Jil and his street style photography for Style.com and GQ.com, has released an inspiring collection of shots from Paris for GQ.com.  The photos show Parisian men’s fashion and style at it’s best.  This year men have been looking more polished and tailored, which is a shift from last years …

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Men In Skirts

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Every so often, we see a daring and unconventional fashion statement from men! In the 1990’s Kurt Cobain would wear dresses on stage, and more recently big names such as Marc Jacobs and Kanye West have been seen spotting a rather feminine outfit. Remember women took the tuxedo jacket, boyfriend jeans, and blazers from the male sex and turned it …

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Maison Martin Margiela for H&M

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The highly anticipated collaboration between Maison Martin Margiela and H&M is almost here – and to keep everyone at ease until November 15th, both labels have launched a vigorous campaign. To begin with, British photographer Sam Taylor-Johnson took to the streets of Paris to shoot the ad campaign which will be featured in the November issue of Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, …

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Chicago Cred: Virgil Abloh, The Man Behind Kanye

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Fans of Kanye West adore the styles that become trends overnight due to the singer’s “look”. Yet the praise can be channeled further to the stylist behind the singer, Virgil Abloh. A fashion-forward Chicagoan, Virgil is expanding his creativity all over the world. He styles hip-hop artists, designs accessories and clothing, as well as invests his time as one of …

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Kanye West’s First Designer Collection

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Recently during Paris Fashion Week, rapper Kanye West debuted his first designer collection. Truthfully it wasn’t a hit or a miss, but a little in between. The clothes were made of expensive fabrics, but were poorly tailored. They seemed baggy on the models. The collection also seemed more fall/winter 2012, instead of Spring/Summer. It was thick with furs and leather, …

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Kanye West Dw Presentation S/S2012

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After weeks of speculation Chicago’s very own, Kanye West, sent his women’s rtw presentation down the runway today in Paris! The line was very clean and crisp and you could definitely see splashes of West’s urban side with big furs, and plunging neck lines. The line, called Dw, is an homage to his late mother Donda West, which we think …

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