9/29/20 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: A$AP Rocky, Iggy Pop and Tyler The Creator in the New Gucci Tailoring Campaign

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

The eccentric creations of Alessandro Michele at Gucci have been captured by Harmony Korine for the Italian label’s latest men’s tailoring campaign, Life Of A Rock Star, starring A$AP Rocky, Tyler The Creator and Iggy Pop. Continue reading

9/16/20 &A NYC WITH WaleSylez FASHION: 2020 CFDA Fashion Awards: The Winners

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

CFDA Chairman Tom Ford looks at the history of the CFDA Fashion Awards and announces the winners of the six 2020 Awards categories: Womenswear, Menswear, Accessories and Emerging Designer of the Year, as well as International Men’s and Women’s Designer of the Year. Continue reading

9/8/20 O&A NYC FASHION: Balmain Menswear Fall/Winter 2020-2021

Since taking the helm in 2011, creative director Olivier Rousteing has upheld Balmain‘s reputation as the go-to brand for military-inspired pieces with a tough, rebellious edge. Leather, sleek silhouettes and an earthy palette define this brand of sophisticated, luxurious masculinity. Continue reading

8/28/20 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Louis Vuitton and NIGO Announce Second LV²

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Louis Vuitton has announced the second drop in their LV² series, a collaborative effort between Louis Vuitton creative director Virgil Abloh and legendary Japanese streetwear designer NIGO. The newest Louis Vuitton LV² Pre-Fall 2020 drop launches on August 28th at Louis Vuitton’s webstore and physical locations worldwide.

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8/24/20 O&A NYC DANCE… AND MORE: Peace One Love- Bringing Brooklyn Together

By Walter Rutledge

Dance has always been a catalyst for change. In 1936 Martha Graham created her masterwork Chronicles as a weapon against the rising menace of fascism in Germany. In 1959 Donald McKayle’s Rainbow Round My Shoulder evoked the hopelessness and inequality of Black men on a southern prison chain gang. On Saturday August 29 Jamel Gaines Creative Outlet Dance Theatre of Brooklyn (also known as Creative Outlet or just C.O.) will also use the power of dance to heal a community with Peace One Love, an afternoon of the arts celebrating the spirit of the now internationally recognized Black Lives Matter movement.   Continue reading

7/24/20 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: Air Jordan 34 “Zoo” PE

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Tiger, cheetah and zebra prints alike appear on the upper, all of which are encircled by technical white mesh and black trim. Welcome to the Zoo is embroidered on the heel, and Deuce on the inside of the tongue.Tatum’s Air Jordan 34 Zoo PE will release exclusively at Concepts on July 29 before arriving on Nike SNKRS July 31. The retail price is set at $195.

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7/14/20 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: Jaden Smith x New Balance Vision Racer

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Jaden Smith and New Balance announce signature Vision Racer silhouette.Made of sustainable, vegan-friendly materials and inspired by Jaden’s favorite New Balance silhouettes, 1700 and X-Racer.The Jaden Smith x New Balance Vision Racer will release on the New Balance website on July 24 and is priced at $150.

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6/26/20 O&A NYC FASHION: Naomi Campbell Victoria’s Secret Runway Walk Compilation

Naomi Campbell, supermodel, entrepreneur and trailblazer here is the best of Victoria Secrets from the women who taught the runway how to walk. Continue reading

6/24/20 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: adidas YEEZY QNTM “Barium”

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

The adidas YEEZY QNTM Barium will release via YEEZY Supply, the adidas webstore and a global network of YEEZY stockists on June 25. Men’s pairs are priced at $250, kids at $180  and infants at $160.

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