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USHER SINGS NATIONAL ANTHEM AT CAVALIERS GAME

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In addition to a performance from Kendrick Lamar, Usher helped celebrate LeBron James’ homecoming in Cleveland on Thursday. The R&B crooner, who is part owner of the Cavs, took the court at Quicken Loans Arena to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” before his team lost to the Knicks.

Jay Z Performs wearing Off-White C/O Virgil Abloh Check Button Plaid Shirt at Power 105.1 Concert

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Jay Z hit the stage for Power 105.1’s Powerhouse concert wearing a blue check plaid Off-White C/O Virgil Abloh button shirt ($588). What do you think of his look?

Kim Kardashian West Shifts Gears with Winter Whites

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This week saw Kim Kardashian West speak at the Re/code media and technology conference in San Francisco about the success of her app, which is expected to earn $200 million.

GQ's Fall 2014 Boot Guide X Men we need this

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You know what you can't wear when it's cold and slushy and crappy out? Sneakers. But you know what are just as awesome to fetishize, covet, and maybe blow a bunch of cash on?

Luxurious Angels & Stars Suites and Spa Hotel In Greece X Im in Love

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Santorini is a beautiful island that can be found on the southern part of the Aegean Sea, just 120 miles away from the Greek mainland. This is one of the most appreciated tourist destinations in Europe, and it features some of the best hotels in the world. A great example is the luxurious Angels & Stars Suites and Spa, which is located within a village called Imerovigli.

Exclusive Social Network Boasts A Membership Fee Of $9,000

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It’s no big secret that the rich are constantly looking to distinguish themselves from those who have lighter pockets, especially if we consider the extremely expensive private yachts, private jets and private islands. The trend is now spreading to the online realm, as a very exclusive social network called Netropolitan requires an initial yearly membership fee of $9,000, which is then followed by yearly rates of $3,000.

MILEY CYRUS IS THE NEW FACE OF MAC VIVA GLAM

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Following in the footsteps of Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Lady Gaga before her, Miley Cyrus will be the 2015 spokesperson for MAC Viva Glam, the cosmetics brand announced Wednesday.

Chris Brown Wears Casely-Hayford Whitfield Sweatshirt and Filling Pieces Sneakers

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Chris Brown Was seen shopping with his girlfriend Karrueche in Beverly Hills, California

NIKE CHUCK POSITE

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Charles Barkley has evolved from a dominant force in the post to one of basketball’s most entertaining — and astute — commentators, and his Nike signature line has similarly evolved. Limited to ’90s retros the past few years, the series was injected with a bit of the new with last year’s Barkley Posite Max, featuring a familiar silhouette and a brand new build.

NIKE SB ZOOM STEFAN JANOSKI PREMIUM – “DEEP BURGUNDY” | ANOTHER LOOK

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Also known without the “SB” and “Zoom” designations, the Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski Premium in Deep Burgundy is finally available for purchase.

Jay Z Wears Alexander McQueen Shawl Collar Wool Tuxedo Jacket at Nightcrawler NYC Premiere

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Jay Z and his wife Beyonce attended the premiere of the movie Nightcrawler in support of their friend Jake Gyllenhaal.

EVENT: VENETIAN MASQUERADE BALL(FRIDAYXHALLOWEEN DAY) @ WOODLAND

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USHER TALKS NEW ALBUM, TOUR, & JUSTIN BIEBER IN BILLBOARD

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All hail King Usher. The R&B superstar reigns over the cover of Billboard wearing a bejeweled plastic crown over his hoodie with the tagline, “Usher in a New Era.”
In anticipation of his upcoming tour, the 36-year-old father of two spoke to the magazine about his new album, protégé Justin Bieber, and relationship with girlfriend/manager Grace Miguel.
He has dozens of songs finished for his upcoming eighth album including ones with Skrillex and Diplo, but the project still doesn’t have a release date. Three singles have debuted including “Good Kisser,” the Nicki Minaj-assisted “She Came to Give It to You,” and “I Don’t Mind” featuring Juicy J. His “UR Experience” tour, which kicks off on November 1 with supporting act August Alsina, will feature elaborate choreography, tons of pyro, and a 13-piece band that Usher refers to as his “funk-soul orchestra.”
“This will be one of my freest tours,” said Usher. “Shit, I’m singing love songs that went on to be baby-makers—and now the damn babies…

RIHANNA INVADES ATLANTA FOR ‘ROGUE MAN’ FRAGRANCE LAUNCH

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Rihanna shut down Macy’s Lenox Square for the launch of her first men’s fragrance, Rogue Man, in Atlanta on Saturday. The Rihanna Navy showed up in droves to catch a glimpse of the pop megastar, who looked stunning in a midriff-baring top and long black skirt.

Kanye West wears Balmain Slim-Fit Leather Sweatpants at LAX

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Kanye West and wife Kim Kardashian were spotted catching a flight at LAX to San Francisco Sunday afternoon.

Beyoncé to Launch Streetwear Line with Topshop

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We’re all aware of Beyoncé‘s powers at dominating the music industry, as explored in our last Op-Ed, Have Artists Like Radiohead & Beyoncé Changed Music Marketing?. Now she’s taking on the fashion industry with plans to launch an athletic streetwear company.

Lunatik Aquatik Waterproof Case for iPhone 6

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Lunatik, who introduced the Taktik Extreme back in 2012, once again raise the bar for device protection with the new Aquatik waterproof case for iPhone 6. Engineered to go wherever life takes you, Aquatik is sleek, refined, and fully water- and dust-proof.

Band of Outsiders x Mackintosh Outerwear Collection

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Following their teaser last month, we can bring you the full line of outerwear made in collaboration between LA’s Band of Outsiders and heritage British outerwear brand Mackintosh.

Drake Releases 3 New Songs – “6 God,” “How Bout Now” and “Heat of the Moment”

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Following the unofficial release of his track “How Bout Now,” Drake took to Twitter a day after his 28th birthday to release three new songs including the Boi-1da & Jordan Evans-produced song. Complementing the track are “6 God” and “Heat of the Moment.”

Sandro Felt-Paneled Woven Varsity Jacket

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Parisian label Sandro bring some typically French je ne sais quoi to the table with this extremely chic take on the classic varsity jacket.

adidas Originals by Rita Ora Fall/Winter 2014 “Spray” and “Roses” Lookbook

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adidas Originals‘ ongoing collaboration with UK pop starlet Rita Oracontinues with two sets of sportswear and sneakers dubbed the “Spray” and “Roses” packs.

Nike Will Out-Woman Any Other Athletic Brand

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With the fitness apparel industry exploding faster than any other category on the market, athletic brands are scrambling to compete with each other. Lululemon is focusing on male customers, Under Armour is teaming up with powerhouses like Gisele, and Adidas is desperately reaching for soccer fan domination. At yesterday's Nike event in New York City, the sports giant made it clear who it has its hearts set on: women.

Sarah Jessica Parker Is Designing a Bridal Shoe Line, Naturally

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If you follow Sarah Jessica Parker's Instagram accounts, you know that when she isn't staging photoshoots on Carrie Bradshaw's front stoop, she's alwayssharingphotos of brides wearing her SJP shoes on their big day. So it seems like a natural fit that Parker is now getting into the bridal business with a new shoe line.

NICKI MINAJ RULES THE WORLD IN MTV EMA PROMO

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Now that she’s conquered hip-hop, Nicki Minaj is ready to take over the world. The rap queen carries out her plan for global domination in the epic promo for the 2014 MTV EMA, which offers a glimpse into a future filled with all things Nicki.

ADIDAS ORIGINALS BY JEREMY SCOTT – “DARK KNIGHT”

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Holy sneaker collaboration, Batman! Known for his crazy, creative sense of style and extensive work withadidas Originals, designer Jeremy Scott has outdone himself with his latest creation very appropriately dubbed the “Dark Knight”.

Radiance Skin Care Line by Dr. Adebola Dele-Michael

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NEW YORK, NY, OCTOBER 23, 2014 – Top dermatologist and nationally recognized health expert Dr. Adebola Dele-Michael launches a new, anti-aging skin care line called Radiance Skin Care specially formulated for all skin types and conditions. 

Dr. Dele-Michael is best known for her expertise in new developments in cosmetic dermatology and the safety and innovation pertaining to dermatology. 

Rokz introduces Craft Cocktail Creations

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NEW YORK, NY, OCTOBER 23, 2014 – Rokz, the brand for craft cocktail creations and quality ingredients continues to surpass their reputation of continued product excellence and innovative product designs.

Rokz premium ingredients have grown in popularity across the nation and are sold at department stores including Nordstrom to retailers such as Whole Foods to name a few. The brand continues to change the culture and entertaining lifestyle by creating unique flavors and alluring ingredients in their products that help create the ultimate craft cocktail.

Iggy Azalea for Forever 21

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You know her as the rapper behind all of your favorite songs this summer, but Iggy Azalea is also primed to take the fashion world by storm. The “Fancy” star and new House of Style host signed with Wilhelmina models and landed her first national campaign (alongside her boyfriend, L.A. Lakers star Nick Young) for Forever 21.

CALVIN KLEIN – “OBSESSION” LEATHER LOGO TECH JERSEY SWEATSHIRT

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 Top on the list for many American fashion labels this season is the effort to revive their brand equity. This is especially true with Donna Karen’s DKNY division, which recently launched a logo-centric collection with trendsetting boutique Opening Ceremony.

CHRIS BROWN, JODECI TO PERFORM AT SOUL TRAIN AWARDS

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There will be peace, love, and Breezy at the Soul Train Awards. Chris Brown is set to open this year’s show with a thrilling performance. The R&B superstar leads the pack with seven nominations including Best R&B/Soul Male Artist, Song of the Year for “Loyal,” and Video of the Year for “New Flame.”

JENNIFER LOPEZ IN TALKS FOR LAS VEGAS RESIDENCY

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Jennifer Lopez is bringing her booty to Las Vegas. The pop megastar is reportedly nearing a multi-million-dollar deal for her first headliner residency.

MCM x Stefan Strumbel Spring/Summer 2015 Accessories Collection

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German brand MCM‘s fascination in the worlds of street art and graphic art continues via this latest collaboration with fellow German Stefan Strumbel. Following on a prior partnership with Craig & Karl and a well-received“World Cup” collection,

Makr Leather iPhone 6 Card Sleeves

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The leather experts at Makr have expanded their range of lifestyle accessories with a nifty card sleeve for your recently purchased iPhone 6.

KITH x Ones Stroke “Genesis” Collection

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Ronnie Fieg‘s KITH crew must be a busy bunch – having just opened a brand new storefront, dropped the “Academy” line of prep-sportswear apparel and a 9/11-inspired adidas EQT sneaker – and now the New York sneaker boutique’s in-house label returns with a pretty enormous collaborative collection with Japanese brand Ones Stroke.

EVENT:Saks Fifth Avenue and Nylon Guys: A Night of Contemporary Tailored Clothing(OCT. 23)

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Saks Fifth Avenue 611 5th Avenue Men's on Seven 6pm-7pm RSVP to : TailoredManRSVP@saks.com

EVENT:GQ X LACOSTE LIFE IN ACTION POP-UP EVENT(OCT. 24-27)

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Experience what’s new, now and next in the world of sport and style for the modern man in the city Get styled by GQ in LACOSTE’S original, iconic polo & Fall 2014 collections Check out the latest innovation, tools and trends for the ultimate urban-sport lifestyle Private fitness classes designed to prepare you for that perfect swing, shot or climb + Daily happy hours

VIDEO: TEYANA TAYLOR F/ FABOLOUS – ‘BROKEN HEARTED GIRL’

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For this week’s installment of #TeyanaTuesdays, Teyana Taylor takes it to the bedroom in the intimate video for “Broken Hearted Girl” featuring Fabolous. The Harlem singer rolls around naked in bed with just her red satin sheets covering her body as she calls out for her man.

Nike Sportswear Holiday 2014 “City” Collection

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Celebrating the bold attitudes of London, Milan, New York, Paris, Tokyo, and Shanghai, Nike Sportswear introduces the Holiday 2014 Women’s “City” collection. Paying homage to tradition by way of antique maps and local history,  the collection features six variants of the Air Force 1

Teyana Taylor X ELLE Magazine’s “The Coolest Fall Looks”

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Jay-Z's sports agency looking to hire agents, buy their firms

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Roc Nation Sports, the agency founded by rapper Jay-Z, is looking to hire agents and buy their agencies, Michael Yormark, the company's president, told the Sports Business Journal.

David Beckham Arrives at LAX wearing Saint Laurent Suede Bomber Jacket and Adidas Sneakers

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David Beckham arrived at LAX airport yesterday wearing a black suede Saint Laurent bomber jacket and Adidas Pure Boost sneakers ($120). What do you think of his look?

Can You Wear Shoes With Gold Hardware And a Jacket With Silver Hardware Together?

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Anonymous asked: I’m thinking of wearing loafers with a gold buckle with an SLP jacket with silver zips. Is that too much of a clash? (upscalehype)

ZEAL OPTICS – HD2 CAMERA GOGGLE

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Just a short while after presenting their Ion Goggles to adventure-seekers everywhere, Colorado-basedZeal Optics has upgraded their signature item to bring you their latest creation, the HD2 Camera Goggle.