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All Eyes on Nigeria as Menswear Comes of Age in Lagos

All Eyes on Nigeria as Menswear Comes of Age in Lagos

“It’s just a sea of inspiration: the chaos, the people, the food, the music, the language, like any metropolis in the world,” says designer Tokyo James of his home town Lagos, a city that continues to
Travis Scott Just Gifted a Fan His Unreleased Texas-Themed Nike Air Force 1

Travis Scott Just Gifted a Fan His Unreleased Texas-Themed Nike Air Force 1

Travis Scott gifted a fan a pair of his unreleased, Texas-inspired Nike Air Force 1s after his Made In America Festival performance in Philadelphia on Sunday. Scott threw a pair of his shoes into the
Kim Kardashian Opens Up About Her Relationship With Kanye In Full Vogue Interview

Kim Kardashian Opens Up About Her Relationship With Kanye In Full Vogue Interview

For the September issue of Vogue Arabia, Kim Kardashian was interviewed by her husband Kanye West. The news of the interview was shared last week along with select quotes, but now the full piece is
Timothée Chalamet Shows Everyone How Tailoring Is Done in 2019 at Venice Film Festival

Timothée Chalamet Shows Everyone How Tailoring Is Done in 2019 at Venice Film Festival

Who: Timothée Chalamet The outfit: Head-to-toe Haider Ackermann Location: The 76th Venice Film Festival Why it works: For the premiere of Chalamet’s upcoming Shakespearian drama The King, the
Kanye West & Bon Iver Reunite on Francis and the Lights Track “Take Me to the Light”

Kanye West & Bon Iver Reunite on Francis and the Lights Track “Take Me to the Light”

Today we were finally blessed with another Kanye West and Bon Iver collaboration. This time Francis and the Lights reunited the prolific artists on his new track “Take Me to the Light.” The track
Justin Bieber Addresses Mental Health, Drug Abuse & Early Fame In Candid Instagram Post

Justin Bieber Addresses Mental Health, Drug Abuse & Early Fame In Candid Instagram Post

Justin Bieber is opening up about the damaging effect of his early fame. In a candid post on Instagram on Monday, the singer reflected on achieving fame at such a young age, detailing how growing up
White Mountaineering’s Nite Jogger Is the Most Colorful Yet

White Mountaineering’s Nite Jogger Is the Most Colorful Yet

Brand: White Mountaineering x adidas Originals Model: Nite Jogger Key Features: White Mountaineering’s take on the popular Nite Jogger silhouette is perhaps the model’s wildest yet. Coming in two
Carhartt WIP Gives the Iconic Wallabee Its Own Signature Spin

Carhartt WIP Gives the Iconic Wallabee Its Own Signature Spin

Brand: Carhartt WIP x Clarks Originals Model: Wallabee Boot Key Features: Coming in two colorways, the collaborative Wallabee Boot features Clarks Originals’ signature crepe sole, as well as the
A Host of Labels Are Serving Military Green for FW19, Shop Our Highlights Here

A Host of Labels Are Serving Military Green for FW19, Shop Our Highlights Here

Whatever you call it — olive, khaki, military green — this shade is once again having a moment. The viridescent tone is lining the Fall/Winter 2019 collections of a diverse range of labels, from giant
Product Appreciation: The Inspiration Behind This Wacko Maria Shirt & Where to Cop

Product Appreciation: The Inspiration Behind This Wacko Maria Shirt & Where to Cop

With the amount of hyped clothing, sneakers, and accessories that drop constantly, it can be hard to give certain pieces the appreciation and time they deserve. Part of the Highsnobiety selects team,
FKA twigs Reveals New Album ‘Magdalene’ Is Dropping This Fall & Will Feature Future

FKA twigs Reveals New Album ‘Magdalene’ Is Dropping This Fall & Will Feature Future

In a rare interview with i-D Magazine, the elusive FKA twigs has revealed that her new album is dropping this fall. Called Magdalene, like her 2019 tour, the release will be co-produced by Nicolas
Megan Thee Stallion Is Getting Us Ready for Back to School Season With Hot Girl Semester

Megan Thee Stallion Is Getting Us Ready for Back to School Season With Hot Girl Semester

Hot Girl Summer may be officially over, but Megan Thee Stallion isn’t leaving us empty-handed for fall. On Saturday, the artist shared a video of herself finishing off her homework before going to
Nicki Minaj Opens Up About Abusive Relationship: “I Used to Think Love Had to Hurt”

Nicki Minaj Opens Up About Abusive Relationship: “I Used to Think Love Had to Hurt”

Nicki Minaj recently spoke out about being in a toxic relationship in the past. In a series of candid tweets, the rapper detailed her own experiences with abuse and urged her fans to lift up women in
The All-New New Balance MSCRC Is Packed With Technical Elements

The All-New New Balance MSCRC Is Packed With Technical Elements

Brand: New Balance Model: MSCRC Key Features: New Balance’s new MSCRC silhouette features distinct hiking-inspired details. These include the treaded Vibram outsole, a sock-like collar, and the mesh
Peep ASICS’ Creamy New Colorway For the GEL-KAYANO 5 360

Peep ASICS’ Creamy New Colorway For the GEL-KAYANO 5 360

It’s not enough to just throw a pair of chunky kicks into the mix and call it a day. Blending a Frankensteinian array of silhouettes is the new move and, on that front, ASICS’ new GEL-KAYANO 5 360
This Viral Deepfake App Inserts Your Face Into Movie Scenes, But It Comes at a Cost

This Viral Deepfake App Inserts Your Face Into Movie Scenes, But It Comes at a Cost

Following the popularity — and controversy — of FaceApp, another face-swapping app is making the rounds with similar virality and privacy concerns. ZAO is the deepfake app that allows users to place
Take Your Best Look Yet at Highsnobiety’s Math-Inspired ‘Made In UK’ New Balance 577

Take Your Best Look Yet at Highsnobiety’s Math-Inspired ‘Made In UK’ New Balance 577

Brand: Highsnobiety x New Balance Model: 577 “Ulam Spiral” Key Features: The sneaker features distinct color blocking that separates the toe box from the side panels, which in turn is blocked off from
ASICS’ “Academic Scholar Pack” Gives Three Popular Styles a Sophisticated Update

ASICS’ “Academic Scholar Pack” Gives Three Popular Styles a Sophisticated Update

Brand: ASICS Model: GEL-Kayano 5 OG, GEL-Kayano 26, and GEL-Nimbus 21 “Academic Scholar Pack” Key Features: Inspired by ’90s prep fashion, three of ASICS’ models (two performance and one lifestyle)
Highsnobiety Presents Its Take On the New Balance 577

Highsnobiety Presents Its Take On the New Balance 577

Highsnobiety and New Balance team up once more, this time taking on the popular 577 silhouette to create a colorway whose story is closely linked to the model’s number. The design was inspired by the

The First Teaser for Netflix’s Hip-Hop Competition ‘Rhythm + Flow’ Is In & It’s Fierce

Netflix just dropped the first teaser for its upcoming hip-hop talent search show Rhythm + Flow which will be judged by Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, and T.I. The short clip shows rapid cuts of rap