Who wore Maleficent horns better?
The new Maleficent movie has only been in theaters for a week, but the famous Disney villain has already become synonymous with Angelina Jolie. Angie personifies the role SO much (trust me, you should see it), we can't imagine anyone else ever topping her interpretation. Well, at least that's what we thought...until we saw 50 Cent on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night.
While we've directed much of our fashion focus to Faking It's two lead female characters, today we're switching gears. You can't have a character like Shane in front of your eyeballs every week and not talk about him. Dude can wear prints like no one's business and his wardrobe in last night's episode is total proof of that.
Amy (Rita Volk) and Shane (Michael Willett) on 'Faking It.'
First up is his graphic button-up—it's got diamonds, unfinished triangles, arrows, and stripes. That's a whole lotta pattern for one short-sleeved shirt, but Shane obviously pulls it off like NBD. I never knew a shirt could be so multi-patterned, but now I do and I like it. A lot.
Thanks to PacSun, your local mall is about to be cooler than it’s ever been. The mass retailer has been making serious strides in their offerings lately, from stocking their shelves with Yeezus tour merch to partnering up with streetwear brands Diamond Supply Co. and Been Trill. Now, come June 10, you’ll be able to cop the A$AP Mob’s style at any of their stores. While we’re still waiting for their debut studio album, you can at least shop their capsule collection.
Source: Zebra Katz
While you were sleeping this weekend, Zebra Katz, whom you might know from the earworm "Ima Read," released a new music video for "Tear the House Up" (featuring Hervé). The Brandon LaGanke and John Calucci (of Ghost+Cow) video features some of our favorite menswear designers—Walter van Beirendonck, KTZ, Mark McNairy—in bright and bold, fully immersive environments. Dedicated followers of fashion will remember that Katz's nod to Paris Is Burning ("Ima Read") also provided the soundtrack to Rick Owens' Fall/Winter 2012 Paris show. Hip-hop fans will appreciate his minimal, straightforward approach to electro-house. The rest of you with eyes will enjoy his fearless outfits—styled by Solange Franklin. And without further ado, let's get into it.
Source: Mad Decent
The video opens up with several consecutive shots that zoom in on Zebra on a white throne in the midst of what can only be a McDonald's PlayPlace on acid. Minus the face paint originally found on the runway, Katz is clothed head to toe in a look from Walter Van Beirendonck Winter 2014/2015 "Crossed Crocodiles Growl" collection. He has, however, accessorized with painted-on gold eyebrows.
Prince at the French Tennis Open on June 2.
Photo: Getty Images
No one lives up to their name quite like Prince. The funk lord's outfits are always stage-ready even when he's just chillin' on the sidelines. Today at the French Open, Prince totally stole the show in his relaxed-yet-regal ensemble, which included a white turtleneck worn under an oversized navy jersey with matching flared trousers. (Also, please note the barely-there 'stache. Perfection.) But it's The Purple One's accessory of choice that we think really stole the show. And we're NOT talking about those mirrored aviator sunglasses.
A$AP Ferg in the Astrid Andersen x Topman lookbook.
Astrid Andersen, the super-rad menswear designer loved by dudes and girls alike, tapped A$AP Ferg as the face of her new collaboration with Topman, because she's cool, and he's cool, and together their coolness cannot be stopped. I mean, LOOK!
The dudes of A$AP Mob are no strangers to modeling—remember when Rocky gave his best blue steel for DKNY? Of course you do. But this is Ferg's first time posing for the camera for a brand, at least as far as campaigns go. Not that you'd ever be able to tell—the guy looks like he was was born to mean mug in hot pink basketball shorts.
Pharrell's Stan Smiths for Colette.
Photo: @colettestore Instagram
We forgive you if you’re having trouble keeping up with all of Pharrell’s fashion and design collaborations. It seems like there’s a new one every week: Comme des Garçons perfume, a Kartell table lamp, compost jeans made by G-Star Raw—for the sake of time, we’re gonna stop here. But Pharrell’s latest collab makes more sense than any of his others. The singer/producer/current Adidas collaborator teamed up with upscale Paris retailer Colette on 10 custom pairs of Stan Smiths personally painted by Pharrell for a good cause: proceeds go toward his charity From One Hand to Another, which provides educational tools to underserved kids.
Aesthetically, this collaboration could have gone in two very different directions. This year, Pharrell has been spotted in yin and yang custom takes on the Stan Smith: a sparkling pair encrusted with Swarovski crystals and, for daytime, a crafty pair covered in doodles.
So we've received scant information about the #worldsmosttalkedaboutwedding, which is only just a day away. I know this because it's saved on my Google Calendar. Sure, we've seen their shopping spree in Paris, but what does it mean? The West and Kardashian camps have been keeping everything under wraps, except for the location of their wedding (presumably at Belvedere Fort in Florence, unless that's another fake-out as well). Ayyyy Yeezy, how we gonna talk about if you don't give us some deets? Like Sway, we ain't got the answers! Until now, that is.
We here at MTV Style HQ have discovered pages from what we're assuming is Kanye's Secret Sketchbook. I mean, dude looks like the type of dude to own a moleskin right? Let's take a look!
Art: Kanye's Secret Sketchbook.
Right off the bat, you can see 'Ye debating between a couple of groom's looks. A suit and cape with black Timberlands? Bold move, and not entirely unexpected given his style oeuvre. There's also a close-up detail with Kanye highlighting exotic leathers like eel and ostrich for his lapels and tuxedo, which is a continuation of the his love of leathers from his first leather jacket down to his leather jogging pants. What's interesting is that this might've been sketched when Versailles was still the final destination of the wedding. Here's a sketch of Kanye dressed as a 16th-century French courtier with one can only assume are Freddy loafers and face-blocking shades. And as always, 'Ye is pushing envelopes and envelopes–who knows if the black hoods from his "Black Skinhead" performances will make an appearance or not.
Check out Pharrell's first fragrance.
Photo: Getty Images/WWD/Ben Wright
We've known since last fall that Pharrell would be releasing a fragrance. In March it was announced that he would be collaborating with Comme Des Garcons on the scent and that it would be called "G I R L," just like his most recent album. We also found out that despite its name, the scent would be unisex. That preliminary info held us over for a few weeks, but we wanted more. We always want MOAR. Good news: Today Pharrell revealed the forthcoming bottle and what the fragrance would actually smell like to WWD.
The scent, packaged more like a sculpture than your average perfume bottle, is definitely something you’ll want to put on display. It features a colorful cartoon by Kaws, a friend of Pharrell's and the artist who designed the 2013 VMA Moonman, NBD. The 100-ml. bottle is priced at $135 and a 10-ml. travel size version costs $30.
While reading about a scent doesn't exactly reveal, y'know, what it smells like, it can help sculpt what to expect. For this unisex fragrance, you'll be sniffing on “top notes of neroli, lavender and white pepper; middle ones of iris, styrax and violet, and base ones of vetiver, patchouli, cedarwood and sandalwood,” according to WWD. Those things might sound a little out there on
paper a screen but–hey–we trust Pharrell.