Archive for January, 2016

John Varvatos Explains The Right Way To Work With Celebrities To Build A Brand

By Kyle O. on
January 31, 2016
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For years we’ve covered the connection between celebrities and designer labels, however we’ve always wanted more insight. Given that high profile figures have always had the ability to make or break a brand, we wanted to get a more in-depth look at what part the influencer plays in the fashion industry, from the designer’s perspective. We reached out to one of America’s greatest designers, John Varvatos, to get his take on the continuous relationship between the designer brand and the celebrity.

 

 

UH: When the John Varvatos label was first getting off the ground, who was the first celebrity to embrace the brand?

JV: Tom Cruise was one of the first celebrities who jumped on the brand. It was our first season and we began work on his film “Vanilla Sky”.

Nick Young Post-Game Innovates In Cut Off Balmain Jeans And Vans Sneakers

By P. on
January 31, 2016
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Los Angeles Lakers’ baller, Nick Young, was spotted posting up against his classic whip recently. The 30-year-old basketball player kept with his traditional Vans Old Skool Sneakers ($55) and Balmain Slim-Fit Stretch Cotton Denim Biker Jeans ($1,480), but cut to be jean shorts. Are you feeling Nick’s customized Balmains?

Jordan Clarkson Rocks Patrick Mohr Sneakers After Game

By P. on
January 30, 2016
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Jordan Clarkson, the 23-year-old Los Angeles Lakers’ baller, was spotted chilling post game in a slick all-black fit. Clarkson’s kicks were one of the standout pieces, as he was rocking a pair of K1X Patrick Mohr Mk5 ($225) sneakers.

Level Up In This Balmain Quilted Leather Biker Jacket

By P. on
January 30, 2016
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Few things are as classic as the black leather jacket, however the cut and look of most are practically the same. Shake things up, and take a hard left turn from the crowd, in this INSANE Balmain Quilted-Leather Biker Jacket ($5,255). It’ll be sure to be a conversation starter wherever you go, and will also serve as a worthy fashion investment since it will provide a lifetime of wearability.

Zayn Malik Wears Fred Perry x Raf Simons Bomber Jacket In PillowTalk Video

By P. on
January 29, 2016
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Zayn Malik recently released his first single, Pillowtalk, as well as the video for the song, which prominently features girlfriend Gigi Hadid. In the video, Malik, the 23-year-old singer, rocked a Fred Perry x Raf Simons Quilted Bomber Jacket ($450).

Ask Allen: What Shirt and Pants Did Don C Wear at the Just Don Pre-Launch Event in London?

By Allen O. on
January 29, 2016
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dlaflame asked: Don C always gets fits off. What flannel was he wearing during his Just Don event recently with the NBA All Star jersey? (via Tumblr)

josephthe3rd asked: What type of pant are these?! (via Instagram)

Jerry Lorenzo Teases Fear of God x Vans Sneaker Collaboration

By P. on
January 28, 2016
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Fear of God means business in 2016! Jerry Lorenzo first started with a collaboration collection with Pac Sun, an effort to make his clothes more affordable to his demographic. However, now Lorenzo is providing another chance to connect with the brand through a partnership with Vans. Are you feeling the first samples from this collab?