As WWD said about Tracy Reese clothes, she did what she does best: create pretty clothes for the young Harlemite at heart. There were lots of bold patterns, graphic embellishments and vibrant colors (gold, violet, tomato red).
As part of their new campaign to “redefine the color of beauty” beauty brand Carol’s Daughter (Harlem store on 125th Street) presents their new spokeswomen. Check out a snippet from the WWD Style feature:
…Carol’s Daughter aims to showcase the customers who can’t be neatly slotted into one category or another. Continue reading
We know we’re not alone when we say this, but we completely heart Diddy. His brazen love of self, propensity for speaking in the third person, how much he enjoys being rich. Some have called him “arrogant,” and his grand displays of nouveau riche wealth “vulgar” but, to paraphrase Diana Vreeland, better to be vulgar than boring. And Harlem born Diddy is definitely not boring (case in point: his recent YouTube dispatch warning that levels of global “bitchassness” are reaching record highs).
So we weren’t surprised to hear that he was naming his new fragrance I Am King. (Though we were surprised to hear it’s expected to make more than $100 million globally in its first year alone. Continue reading
As regular readers of The Luxe Chronicles know well, one of the recurring themes on this blog is the ‘dumbing down’ or diluting of a luxury brand that comes from mass expansion and mass distribution.
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