The Authentic Timeless Van Sneakers

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Vans’ storied history, and America’s connection with skate (on a board) and surf culture, began in 1966 Southern California with the rolling out of a single pair of shoes. They were named Authentic. In the generations since, they have only gotten more popular amongst hardcore skaters, celebs and style enthusiasts from Harlem to Harare.

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Props: The Gucci Platform Sandals

71-uVrAhE9L._UY576_CR0,0,430,576_Ah, the contemporary stacked heel hand crafted by Gucci lends updated appeal to this savvy, crossed strappy sandal for a fabulous look for the Tito Puente East Harlem Memorial.

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Figue Women’s Raj Palace Cross Body Bag

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Pom-poms and fabric tassels add the charm to this soft hand-woven Figue clutch with its sequins and inlaid mirrors completes the eclectic look. Continue Reading →

Props: The Valentino Camouflage Backpack For You

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Alexander McQueen’s Polished Purple Passion Sunglasses For Spring 2016

prada glasses in harlem2Oversized, polished design features decorative graphics, gradient lenses, integrated nose piece; case included with these timeless purple glasses. Continue Reading →

Props: Men’s Leather Harness Boot For Work And Play

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A squared toe and brushed-metal harness detail lend rugged character to this vintage leather boot for a formal event like the Seitu’s World: Women Entrepreneurship Summit at MIST in Harlem. The Harness 8R boot from Frye has a rugged character and rough attitude but exudes polished refinement.
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Props: Work, Work, Work, Work, Work On A White Hot Harlem Spring

white in harlem shoes lead 2The time has come to trade in black winter booties for a white hot – work and board room appropriate white heels to be the best dressed for success in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Heaven Hats In Vogue Australia Magazine In April 2016

harlm heavens in harlemHarlem’s Heaven feathered couture hat designed by Harlem milliner extrordinaire Evetta Petty in Vogue Magazine Australia in the April 2016 issue.   Continue Reading →

Meet Desiree Verdejo, Spearheading A Harlem Beauty Renaissance

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Nearly a century after the Harlem Renaissance—a period when African Americans shook up the art scene in uptown N.Y.C. Continue Reading →

How To Show Off Your Fave Features This Harlem Spring

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We’re all so used to hearing what to do — or, rather, what not to do — when it comes to getting dressed, that we often times forget that clothing should be fun. Continue Reading →