Amid Boycott Threats, Gucci's Creative Director Explains That Blackface SweaterThe recent furor over Gucci’s “blackface” sweater led a group of outraged celebrities—Waka Flocka Flame, T.I. , Russell Simmons, Spike Lee, designer Jerry Lorenzo, and fashion icon Dapper Dan—to rally against the brand and call for a boycott. Soulja Boy, who is in the process of…
Foot Locker Inks A $100 Million Deal With Sneaker Reseller GOAT Unsplash/Uproxx One of the coolest emerging aspects of sneaker culture is the trading and reselling of highly sought-after kicks. As many have experienced, sneaker drops are often disappointing because everyone is vying for the same pairs of limited edition sneaks and some sell out…
Days Before New York Fashion Week, Rodarte Hosts a Hometown Fashion ShowDesigning sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy, Rodarte’s Pasadena girls made good, originated their ethereal, deconstructed, darkly glamorous clothes here. And with the help of super fan Anna Wintour, they’ve shown on New York and Paris runways ever since. Now they are making Pasadena better:…
Nike's First Brick and Mortar Is Being Reopened—By NikeThere’s a bland little storefront at 3107 Pico in Santa Monica that was recently acquired by Nike. Bedecked with red awnings and minimal signage, it’s unremarkable but for the vintage VW bus parked out front, the side of which is emblazoned with the letters “BRS.” The acronym…
We Went Looking for Stylish People in Silver Lake, and We Found Vic MensaFor shoppers and diners at Sunset Junction, fashion is personal.Darrick PeartreeSinger, 23“I wear whatever I want. Lately I’ve been edgy, adding chains. Today I just wanted to be comfortable.”» Wearing: Hat from eBay, Kenzo sweater, Topman jeans, Marveaux jacket, Dr. Martens shoes,…
BAPE And Disney Team Up For Ralph Breaks The Internet BAPE/Disney BAPE is well known for their extensive list of brand collaborations. From SpongeBob to Supreme to Pharrell to Coca-Cola, seemingly everyone across the media and pop-culture spectrum wants a piece of the Bathing Ape to add a little more street-style cred to their brands.…
East/West Shop Is Selling Sustainable Clothes That Look Good Too“If you’re trying to be zero waste—100 percent—it can be quite paralyzing,” says Erin Han while unfolding a tapestry inside Chinatown’s East/West Shop, which she and husband Dennys Han own. “So, if I look at a gradient of good, better, best in every scenario— what’s the…
Don’t Expect To Buy Any Of Cardi B’s Fashion Nova Line Any Time Soon Uproxx/Getty Unless you were one of the people frantically clicking the refresh button last night — trying to party like Cardi by copping some of her Fashion Nova drip — you definitely got finessed. (Sorry, that was terrible.) Fashion and music…
dELiAs Comes Back to Life with this New Fashion CollabIf you were a teen or tween girl any time in the 1990s, you probably remember being excited to open your mailbox (of the physical, postal variety) and find the newest dELiA*s catalog had arrived. You could flip through the pages and pick out the baby…
How the Mighty Company's Sparkly Leather Jackets Became a HitJessie Willner is known for making slim-fit moto jackets and bombers in colorful, sparkly leathers with luxury fabrics like metallic jacquard and silk charmeuse. A little Ziggy Stardustmeets-Evel Knievel, they’ve been such a hit since she began selling them two years ago under the Mighty Company…

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