Designer Sakina M’sa unveiled a limited edition (only 100 to be sold worldwide) take on Puma‘s Grip Bag in Paris yesterday. The bag’s design was inspired by the stories of workers in her native Comoros Islands, and is crafted from recycled worker’s overalls. M’sa also runs a company which provides… Read More →
Beauty & Fashion
The train never stops moving… especially when you’re Beyonce. The mother to be (sometime in February according to reports) is the cover girl for the November 2011 issue of Harper’s Bazaar. The story title: “Beyonce’s Baby Love”…how fitting and poignant. Anyway…the spread features Beyonce in a wide variety of short little… Read More →
Naomi Campbell is a LEGEND in the fashion game. But just like many success stories…she comes from humble beginnings. Her rise to the top is now the latest subject of CNBC Meets; a docu-series hosted by Tania Bryer. Naomi’s documentary will also feature commentary from her mentor/father figure Quincy Jones,… Read More →
New York Fashion Week is winding down, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t great things for fashionistas to discuss. A perfect example; the new collaborative line between NBA superstar Amar’e Stoudemire and designer Rachel Roy, which is now available for purchase at RachelRoy.com Let me start by saying, that… Read More →
If I had to pick the most stylish rapper on the scene right now, it would be, without a shadow of a doubt, Kanye Omari West. He’s come a long way from his popped collar Polo shirt wearing days…and has along the way become a fashion icon. Now, he’s taking… Read More →
New York Fashion Week kicks off officially this Thursday, September 8th. If you won’t have a chance to make it out to New York City, don’t fret, you’ll still be able to experience the fabulous under-the-tent atmosphere wherever you have a wi-fi connection. More designers are giving fashion fans the… Read More →
Well… if you’ve ever wondered how Lady Gaga looks sans her now famous costumes and make-up… you might want to pick up the next edition of Harper’s Bazaar. She’s gracing the cover of the publication, and the coinciding article comes complete with a spread of photos featuring the pop star… Read More →
Zara fans rejoice! Starting at midnight, people around the world will be able to shop online at the Spanish retailer’s website. Shopping will open at 6pm (EST) as an added perk for those people who Like the Zara fan page on Facebook (then click on the Shop Online US tab)… so… Read More →
Fall is upon us, and of course, with the start of fall comes a whole new season of fashion. New York Fashion Week is around the corner, so for the next few weeks, there will probably be a few more fashion related posts here at Uptown. We’ll kick it off… Read More →
Rachel Roy is one of my favorite designers. I’ve always been a fan of the way she blends feminine flirty elements with classic structured pieces. RACHEL is a really great line, filled with dresses, cardigans and everything else you can think of that would make a lady look great.
The ladies of FOX’s hit show GLEE act as the cover girls for the May 2011 issue of Marie Claire… and how beautiful do they look? Lea Michele, Amber Riley, and Dianna Aragon are the new it girls on the scene and are showing off their fashion sense both together… Read More →
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