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DIOR’S B27 IS THE PERFECT MARRIAGE OF LUXURY & SKATE

Late last week Dior unveiled its B27 sneaker, an all-new silhouette that is Kim Jones and his team’s interpretation of a high-end skate shoe. DIOR DIOR DIOR 4 Elements The sneaker arrives in Dior’s signature black, white, and grey color schemes and features the fashion house’s repeating monogram pattern on the quarter panel. The Dior B27 will be available in both high-top and low-top form via Dior’s official site starting on October 30. Ahead of the release later this week, Highsnobiety can give you your best look at the sneaker via the exclusive images above, as well as the “Making Of” video below. Check out the shoe in detail above and stay tuned for pricing information ahead of the October...

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This Off-White™ Facemask Is Officially the Hottest Men’s Product in the World

Global fashion search platform Lyst has published its ranking of the world’s hottest fashion brands and products for Q1 of 2020. The report for Q1 finds that Off-White™ is the world’s hottest brand for the third successive quarter, an impressive streak attributed to “the influence of younger shoppers who champion the label’s anti-establishment take on luxury.” Balenciaga’s sobering “end of the world” themed FW20 show generated enough buzz to see the brand rise to second place, followed by Nike, which edges out Gucci from the top three for the first time since the Lyst index began. This tracks with a damning financial report from Kering.  Getty Images / Estrop Some new entries to the list of the hottest brands include Raf Simons, Thom Browne, Rick Owens, and...

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Swae Lee on Inspiration Behind Giuseppe Zanotti Footwear Collaboration

I like Swae Lee‘s style: he has a fearless and authentic touch,” said Giuseppe Zanotti, who tapped the Grammy-nominated rapper for the brand’s latest collaboration. The highlight of the limited-edition capsule is the Blabber sneaker available in pink, black, and white with a hand-painted floral motif. The capsule also includes glittery silver block-heel boots, pink suede loafers, and canvas boots with hand-painted florals that sit somewhere between a gala dinner and a tattoo parlor. The shoes have the breeziness that is at the core of Swae Lee’s signature sound. In “Sunflower,” Post Malone’s #1 hit with Swae Lee, you can hear his voice rap-singing in falsetto, combining the harsh sounds of SoundCloud rap with infectious, poppy vocals. Zanotti’s designs for Swae Lee...

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Fashion designer Dapper Dan's rags to riches story

On fashion's biggest night, Dapper Dan can't believe he has center stage. Michelle Miller reports on the Harlem designer's saga He's known as Dapper Dan, And on fashion's biggest night, the Met Gala, he still can't believe he's center stage. "I can't figure out how that happened," Dan told Michelle Miller for "CBS Sunday Morning," "But I will tell you the truth, I don't want to know how it happened, you know? The Met Gala is like, it's the world series if fashion. You know, it-- it-- it just doesn't get bigger than that." Met Gala host Anna Wintour even gave him his own table, which he filled with some major star power decked out in Dapper Dan, including models...

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Luxury Footwear Brand Hogan Drops New Rugged Sneaker for FW2019

While winter may conjure up cozy images of neighborhood sleigh rides or spiked hot chocolate après-ski by an open fire, Hogan wants you to explore more adventurous terrain. The luxury sneaker brand journeys to the northern hemisphere for their Fall/Winter 2019 collection, channeling all the wintry activities of a wide-open frontier: gazing at the Northern Lights, hiking among vast glaciers, and gliding down craggy, snow-laden landscapes. With that as inspiration, this season Hogan has dropped two high-end sneakers: for him, the Urban Trek and, for her, the Interaction. For those unfamiliar with the premium brand, Hogan has a rich history of crafting top-line Italian footwear and apparel. Based out of Milan, founder Andrea Della Valle, also Vice President of the Tod’s Group, established...

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