Add Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o's name to the exclusive list of Trendsetters and style icons who influence style fads by just breathing. The MIU MIU “Parrot dress” worn by Lupita at the 12 Years a Slave LA premiere has sold out everywhere. The MIU MIU Printed cady dress retails for $3,500 — if you can find it.
Lupita won the coveted Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her gut-wrenching portrayal of a slavemaster’s favored concubine in 12 Years a Slave.
Last week, menswear giant Calvin Klein launched his Spring 2014 #MyCalvins campaign featuring celebrities such as R&B singer Trey Songz posting selfies of themselves wearing Calvin Klein underwear. American and Wilhelmina model Matt Cook had the men going crazy when he posted pictures of himself on his Facebook page and Instagram account wearing his Calvin Klein Boxer Briefs. According to Don Bleek fashion blog, Cook’s fashion layout was shot last spring.
Rap mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs posted photos from a music video shoot featuring rapper Meek Mills. Combs, 44, wore a sporty Ralph Lauren RLX Engage Down Ski Jacket in white with black and red detail. The quilted wind resistant down jacket is equipped with RECCO® advanced rescue technology and retails for $399.99. Combs paired the jacket with Ralph Lauren Quest Ski Pant in white featuring microfiber twill and insulated with a Thermore®, which retails for $288.
When I spotted this headline on Miss Info‘s blog my first thought was. ‘Jay Z wears Tom Ford dresses?’
I know Jay Z is down with gay marriage and such, but what rapper wants to be the inspiration behind women’s designer dresses?
Super Bowl #3 hero Joe Namath wore an obnoxious fur coat hoodie for the coin toss prior to the kick off of Super Bowl 48 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on Sunday. The legendary NY Jets quarterback sparked outrage, first from Super Bowl fans for botching the coin toss, then from PETA and furious animal lovers who were offended by Namath’s ostentatious display of arrogance.
— PETA (@peta) February 3, 2014
Aging rap mogul Jay-Z, 44, was spotted out in NYC dressed like a bum on Thursday. The father of 2 went unnoticed by New Yorkers who brushed past him thinking he was a vagrant. Jay Z wore a grey sweatshirt, light colored jeans, Timberland boots and carried a black alligator skin backpack over his shoulder.
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NFL player Desean Jackson is hosting Super Bowl Week on BET’s 106 & Park all this week. So he’s making sure his wardrobe is tight for his TV gig. The 27-year-old Philadelphia Eagles Wide Receiver wore a Ron Bass Graffiti leather jacket featuring B&W graffiti on the front and sleeves and colorful graffiti on the back. One thing you won’t see Jackson wearing is a lot of expensive bling. The nimble receiver was robbed of over $325,000 in cash and jewelry when his South Philadelphia home was burglarized 2 weeks ago.