Monthly Archives: November 2010

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Artist George Condo Explains His Five Covers for Kanye West’s Twisted Fantasy

During the recording phase for MBDTF, Kanye reached out to artist, George Condo, to help draft several covers for his latest project. Some of this artwork is brand new to me, others are viewed for the first time in their entirety. … Continue reading

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The Realest 10 Rules of Cool

Conceptually, the Rules of Cool were taken from Details magazine’s monthly Rules of Style. Here, I give a few thoughts on etiquette, shopping and overall style. 1. Confidence is attractive. It is the essence of cool in men and the source of sexiness … Continue reading

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Rihanna’s Interview with Kanye West for Interview Magazine

Speaking of Yeezy, Kanye recently sat in the writer’s chair for Interview magazine and probed Rihanna about everything from her upbringing, having kids, getting married to her style and musical process. A cool read simply because there’s an interesting dynamic … Continue reading

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Kanye West – That’s My B*tch ft. Jay-Z x Complex Dec/Jan ’11 cover

Kanye West has always been a man with seemingly unreachable standards of quality. His current album (a musically colorful and lyrically potent body of work), this Complex magazine cover and the song below from his upcoming joint LP with Jay-Z, … Continue reading

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Justin Timberlake’s William Rast Clothing at Target

On December 19th, Justin Timberlake will introduce a new collection of his William Rast clothing at Target stores nationwide. Like Alexander McQueen and Jean-Paul Gautier before him (both brands have partnered with Target in the past), I hear that Timberlake and his partner, Trace Ayala, … Continue reading

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Colin Powell’s 18 Principles of Leadership

The other night, my business professor read excerpts of Oren Harari’s book The Leadership Secrets of Colin Powell. Powell’s 18 Principles of Leadership struck a chord with me because I find them to be not only applicable in management, but for … Continue reading

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GQ: Personal Style: John Legend

I caught this over on GQ.com. I’ve always been impressed with John Legend’s style and let’s face it, not everyone can carry it all with Legend’s elegance and cool . Now see, THAT’S “swagger.” David Beckham and Pharrell Williams had their … Continue reading

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SUM Shelves by Peter Marigold

I spotted this unique shelving unit in the latest issue of Details magazine. Peter Marigold, creator, sucessfully fuses funky and elegant into this modular furniture ensemble. It’s appearance of distorted shelves “mid-tumble,” is certainly this pieces most defining feature. Convenient. Contemporary. … Continue reading

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Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Album Covers

After listening to Kanye’s leaked album (don’t worry folks, I still intend to purchase it), I can say that I think fans will enjoy Kanye’s latest body of work. Although, I can’t quite endorse Rolling Stones’ 5-star rating (4 stars, maybe; … Continue reading

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