Archive for the ‘Celebrity Designers’ Category

Parties & Events: Exlcusive!! Nelly at Macy’s in Fox Hills Mall

May 8, 2010

Multi-platinum rap-star Nelly appeared at Macy’s in Fox Hills Mall in support of his Apple Bottoms Collection. Fans who spent $50 or more got a chance to pose with Nelly and receive an autographed photo. Nelly’s charity Jes Us 4 Jackie held a bone marrow drive and partnered with Britti-Cares International who hosted a blood drive. Nelly’s new album, tentatively titled 5.0 is due out in August.

More photos and the interview with Nelly to come…

Fashion & Style News: Introducing the Vivre Riche Fashion Line

March 19, 2010

Vivre Riche is a new fashion line which launched this spring just in time for fall 2010. The collection was shown in Miami at the W Hotel’s Wet Bar this week. Vivre Riche is the brainchild of DJ Frank Delour.

Accessory News: Brangelina Designs Jewels for Asprey

November 16, 2009
 Diamond and black diamond pav

é rings.

A-Listers Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have taken to the design arena in the form of lush jewels for Asprey. The high-end jewelry collection which features gold jewelry and silver accessories is called The Protector inspired by the snake.

Pendant collection.

Prices for the collection begin at $525 for the silver baby spoon and proceeds will benefit the Education Partnership for Children of Conflict, a charity Jolie co-founded in 2006. The charity benefits children who are victims of war, natural disasters and conflict.

Dress studs and a bangle from The Protector collection.

The serpent presence in the jewelry comes from a gift Jolie was given while she was pregnant with daughter Shiloh. She says it serves as a protector of her family. The collection features gold pendants and rings with micro pavé diamonds; cufflinks for men, bracelets, earrings, and dress studs, some brilliantly marked with diamonds, black diamonds and emeralds; baby gifts including the silver spoon, an egg cup, and a picture frame.

A tooth-box and the silver spoon ($525).  

Prices for the complete collection have not been released. For more information visit

Fashion & Style News: Olsen Twins Invade JC Penney

October 26, 2009

Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen are the newest celeb designers to strike an exclusive deal with JC Penney. Their new contemporary junior collection Olsenboye will be exclusive to the store.

JC Penney is shipping the line to approximately 600 store nationwide as early as February. Limited selections of the line will go on sale November 6th on in 50 stores, and the Manhattan flagsship store. Olsenboye will join other junior contemporary brands such as Bisou Bisou, I (Heart) Ronson, Allen B., Oxford & Regent and Twelfth of Eleven.

The Olsens are targeting a younger market in hopes who still wants the association with luxury brands. The twins The Row brand is currently sold in luxury stores across the country. Penney’s itself is working to attract younger customers and recently launched their own junior contemporary line.

Olsenboye will launch full throttle in the spring and include broadcast spots, Facebook and Twitter marketing; and an interactive digital campaign.

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