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Azealia Banks for Alexander Wang’s Fall Campaign

Rapper Azealia Banks has been selected to represent Alexander Wang’s Fall 2012 campaign. You may have peeped  some of Alexander Wang’s clothing in A$AP Rocky “Goldie” video. Continuing with his support for the up and coming in hip hop, Banks is all over the Alexander Wang Brand this fall campaign.

“She exudes a certain rawness that makes her a very unique talent,” said the designer. “I loved working with her on this video for T Fall 2012, and think the collaboration captures a collision of energies.”

Banks took to Twitter to express her excitement, “That’s right! Azealia Banks is the muse for this season’s, T BY ALEXANDER WANG campaign!”

Check out the T by Alexander Wang campaign video below.

Must See Video: Tupac Performs at Coachella 2012

A hologram of late Tupac Shakur hit the stage, during Dr Dre and Snoop Dogg’s Coachella set. In an innovative performance moment Pac performed “Hail Mary” and “2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted”. I’m sure those who got the chance to see this live it was like a trip to Disney. I’m grateful for the video. I hope somebody does a hologram of Biggie or Aaliyah next!

Who would you like to see a hologram of?

Minaj & Martin for MAC Charity Campaign 2012

Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin pose for MAC Cosmetic’s charity 2012 campaign. The promo shots were photographed by David LaChapelle and the shoot was all the about the new lip colors. The new lipsticks, which will be called VivaGlam Nicki and VivaGlam Ricky, will come in two very cute shades of pink. 100% of the sales will be donated to help fight HIV/AIDS. According to MAC, the charity has already raised $224 million since it launched in 1994.

Other faces of this campaign include Lady Gaga, Fergie, Naomi Campbell, Cyndi Lauper and Linda Evangelista.

Does Kim K.’s Divorce Announcement Tarnish Dress Replicas?

On Halloween, Kim K. announced that she would be splitting from soon to be ex-husband, Kris Humphries after 72 days of marriage. The Kardashian-Humphries wedding gained attention world-wide and a large list of brands wanted in on the “storybook” day.

High-end designer, Vera Wang designed three beautiful dress for Kim’s big day. In September, Wang revealed that she would add two dresses to her White by Vera Wang Collection for David’s Bridal that were inspired by Kim’s one-of-a-kind dresses. Wang told E! News she wanted to create a more affordable version of the tulle ball gown worn during the ceremony as well as the ruffled mermaid dress she wore at the reception.  Both replica’s are slated to hit David Bridal’s stores in February for $1,500 each. Before the split, the Kim K. inspired gowns were a hot item for sure but critics are speculating the dresses will be a joke.

Despite the failed marriage, negative press and the mixed sales projections, the executive VP of David’s Bridal Brian Beitler said, “The entire White by Vera Wang Spring 2012 collection will be available exclusively at David’s Bridal stores next season.”

The media is calling the dresses “cursed”. I don’t care what the media says. I’ve watched enough Say Yes To The Dress episodes to know that a beautiful wedding dress will sale…Kim K. or no Kim K.! I predict the Spring 2012 Collection will be fine.

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