STYLE EVOLUTION: SOLANGE KNOWLES

My infatuation for Solange is REAL. Since my teenage years, I was always inspired by Solange Knowles. In grade school everyone wanted to be Beyonce, but not me I wanted to be Solange. Solange’s style is quirky, ethereal, vibrant and of course fun. She is a true innovator, this is seen throughout her music and style. Solange’s has undeniably created her own lane in the industry and I am so excited to continue to witness her growth.

Continue to Scroll to View Some Of Her Looks Over the Years:

2001- 2009

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2010 – 2013

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2013 – 2015

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2015 – PRESENT

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SOLANGE KNOWLES

Solange Knowles from Grammys 2017: Best Dressed Celebs  As expected, Solange is a true style star in this metallic gown.Solange wearing Thom Browne.

 

 

 

THEY SAY IMITATION IS THE SINCEREST FORM OF FLATTERY 🙄

Kylie Jenner is no stranger to appropriating designs and getting inspiration from others. From knocking off designers to copying off cosmetic ads she is definitely not new to the game of appropriation. She has even mimicked a few of Rihanna’s looks over the years. No shade at all to Kylie, continue to run your empire, however, works best for you. Just know this “what goes around comes around,” and you can’t anything from the public eye. Thoughts?

                        VLADA HAGGERTY                                               KYLIE COSMETICS

THE KYLIE SHOP                                              PLUGGED NYC

Glaze your eyes on some of Kylie’s attempts to rock outfits similar to Rihanna’s. You be are the judge.

JUAN CARLOS OBANDO                             GIORGIO BALDI

LIMPASSE BOUTIQUE                       THE DOLL HOUSE FASHION

YEEZY                                         VETEMENT X CHAMPION 

VETEMENT CAMOUFLAGE COAT                                                      ALEXANDRE VAUTHIERDENIM BUTTON UP & RIPPED DENIM SKIRT

DJ KHALED’S “WILD THOUGHTS” FT RIHANNA & BRYSON TILLER 

On Friday, June 16th DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts” video & song dropped……and I can’t seem to get the visuals and song out of my head. It was such a fascinating video. Who would have thought to put Rihanna and Bryson Tiller on a song together? The flow is amazing! DJ Khaled is a Genius!! And of Course, Rihanna’s looks for the video were HOT AF Styled by Jahleel Weaver & Anna Trevelyan.

Take A Look Below:

GUCCI SCARF, LYNN BAN EARRINGS, KAREN WALKER SUNGLASSES, GABRIEL HELD VINTAGE TOP &  BALENCIAGA SS17 PANTS

ALBERTA FERRETTI SS17 GOWN, LYNN BAN JEWELRY & RIHANNA X MANOLO SANDALS

  MATTHEW ADAMS DOLAN SS17


STYLIST SPOTLIGHT: OLORI SWANK

Olori Swank is a Celebrity stylist, entrepreneur & author. Before becoming a wardrobe stylist, Olori’s plan was to attend medical school after graduating from the University of Georgia. She decided to take a year off before beginning med school and during that year she was granted an opportunity that would change her career entirely.

Olori was given a chance to style an up and coming artist after meeting with Mickey “MeMpHiTz” Wright, Jr. the VP of A&R at Jive Records. Mickey loved her style and wanted to emulate her exact look on a client. Olori took her first styling job with no prior experience. She had to figure out the business side of styling as she went along.

“I wasn’t privileged enough to intern or assist anyone. It was like taking an independent study course in the fashion styling business, and my instructor was life.” – Olori Swank

Olori’s resume is fully packed with big names such as Keyshia Cole, T.I, Childish Gambino (Donald Glover), Antoine Bethea, Daniel Gibson, Lance Gross, Angela Simmons, Dawn Richard and Rae Sremmurd to name a few. Recently Olori has published a fashion/lifestyle advice manifesto called, “101: The Blueprint for a Swank Life.”

Click here to purchase >>> OloriSwank.com

Take a look below to see some of her work.

OLORI SWANK

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KEYSHIA COLE

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KEKE PALMER

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ANGELA SIMMONS

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DAWN RICHARD

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NICOLE MURPHY

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DONALD “CHILDISH GAMBINO” GLOVER

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LANCE GROSS

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RAE SREMMURD & SOPHIA RICHIE

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RAE SREMMURD “SWAE LEE”

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5 DOPE E-BOUTIQUES THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

Looking for a new place to shop? Tried of seeing everyone with your favorite item? Can’t seem to find good quality e-boutiques? The Wait Is Ova!  I love finding dope designers during my Instagram searches. Thought I should share a few with you all. Here are 5 trendy e-boutiques that you should know.

  1. SAMMY B.
  2. THE LINE BY K
  3. INNOCENT MESSY
  4. SLASHED BY TIA
  5. PLUGGED NYC

HAPPY BROWSING !

SAMMY B. 

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Image of Anita Flounce Sleeve Top: Heather Grey

THE LINE BY K

INNOCENT MESSY

SLASHED BY TIA

UNPLUGGED NYC

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