Art, Fashion, Featured Article

Introducing Détroit is the New Black

Last week, in Detroit, Nous was fortunate enough to cross paths with very creative Young Lady, Roslyn Karamoko (shown in the cover photo), who is the mastermind behind Détroit is the New Black. For those of us who have never heard of Détroit is the New Black it is an art space and clothing brand, […]

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Fashion

Off-White and Vivendii Collaborate on a New Nigerian Soccer Kit

Coming off the heels of creative director Virgil Abloh joining the Louis Vuitton family, OFF—WHITE has a new collaboration with streetwear brand Vivendii and Nike. The three companies came together earlier this week to launch a three-day pop-up promoting Nike’s new Nigerian jersey. The event was curated by Grace Ladoja and Nike, and held a pop-up […]

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Fashion, Music

Joey Badass Drops his First Collaboration with Pony

Joey Badass takes a break from inspiring New York with his rap lyrics by introducing his clothing collaboration with Pony. The sportswear brand’s Topstar Lo Lux silhouette — seen here in burgundy — takes on a premium suede-constructed upper, with perforated branding and the rapper’s “Bada$$” emblem both hitting the lateral side. This comes on the […]

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Fashion

Louis Vuitton Names Virgil Abloh as Its Men’s Wear Artistic Director

Virgil Abloh, founder of OFF—WHITE, announces that he will be the next artistic director of men’s wear at Louis Vuitton. The New York Times reported the news this morning. The appointment places Abloh in rare company; he joins Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing and former Givenchy designer Ozwald Boateng as one of the only black designers at the top fashion houses. […]

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Fashion

Kanye West Is Facing a Lawsuit Over his Yeezy Clothing Line

Just as Kanye West’s Yeezy clothing line began picking up steam amongst critically acclaimed fashion designers, it has began picking up steam in the courtroom. Last week it was announced that Kanye West’s Yeezy label was accused of copying camouflage designs, it’s now been revealed that West allegedly does not own the Yeezy trademark and now has […]

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Fashion

Supreme & Andres Serrano Team up for a Very Controversial Collaboration

Supreme‘s latest collaboration is with artist and photographer Andres Serrano. Born in NYC in 1950, Serrano was raised a strict Roman Catholic and his work provides a unique interpretation of religion by juxtaposing traditional religious imagery with blood, urine, semen, breast milk and other bodily fluids. Serrano’s work has caused major controversy throughout his career; his […]

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Fashion

John Elliott Does it Again for his 2017 Fall/Winter Collection

John Elliott continues his sportswear-inspired theme from this year’s New York Fashion Week showing with this accompanying lookbook. This “Stretch the Floor” campaign harkens back to playing summer hoops, specifically in the AAU and high school circuit, where traveling teams from different regions often exchange cultural styles. The collection, displayed in the lookbook above, offers a mix of traditional menswear garments […]

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Fashion

OFF–WHITE and Warby Parker Team Up for Three New Frames

Eyewear innovator Warby Parker has just announced its collaboration with Virgil Abloh‘s Off-White™ label on a limited edition collection. The range is comprised of three angular style frames, which are informed by Warby Parker’s quality approach to eyewear and Off-White™’s unique take on design. The three styles have been named “Small Sunglasses,” “Medium Sunglasses,” and “Large Sunglasses,” each frame […]

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Fashion

Michael Kors purchasing Jimmy Choo for $1.2 Billion Benefits Us All

Luxury brand Michael Kors has officially acquired luxury footwear imprint Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion. The purchase was intended to help with its declining sales in recent years—MK saw an 11% sales decline in the last quarter, as per the New York Times. Sales were plummeting due to cutthroat competition and emergence of online shopping websites […]

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