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Introducing: Seven4Seven

Growing up in one of the roughest neighborhoods in Atlanta, Ga “The Bluff” near NorthWest Atlanta is a place known from racial tension, crime, and drugs; however, many citizens call it home. Seven4Seven Urban wear is recognized by the address [747] of creator’s Jasmine Douglas grandmothers’ home in The Bluff. This home is where generations of the Douglas were born and raised. Sadly, the family lost their loved one to cancer in 2006, but the address 747 still stands over 35 years and will continue to live on.

MadmPhr3sh, the genius mind behind "Seven4Seven" is bringing meaningful, fashionable t-shirts and sweatshirts to a "hood" near you.

Turning a bad situation in a business, Jasmine created her own clothing line called Seven4Seven. This is the first design that is followed by the popular saying “HollyHood” signed off with a star. This vintage, urban wear mission is to guarantee the customer comfort while wearing the clothing. Maybe you’re in need for a trip to the gym and don’t have proper attire? Well Seven4Seven will keep you feeling warm and looking great while you break a sweat.

Seven4Seven brings together a royal blue and lime green sweatshirt for the Fall season.

Seven4Seven’s website is under construction, but you can follow on Twitter at @MadmJazzyPhr3sh or via Facebook under “Jasmine Douglas” if you’re looking to make purchase, the hood is always bunkin’.


Whether it's a trip to the mall or jogging though the park, HollyHood can be assesed with you everyday clothing.




School is in Session with Ahead of Class

You have all the essentials to start a successful school term: pens and notebooks but we’ve got the exclusive on how to stay Ahead of Class this fall and winter season. Started by brothers Cortez Sailor and Devin Bolton, Ahead of Class will debut this fall and winter season. The casual and urban style will give shoppers options of t-shirts, hoodies, and letterman jackets. Available in both male and female, the line is meant to be fashionable and not trendy since trends fade and fashion is forever. The future line stand as two folded stories: being ahead of class in school (academically), as well as ahead of ‘class’ifications (people). Stay tuned for more updates and releases as Ahead of Class unfolds.

Ahead of Class will begin classes this Fall and Winter season. Be sure to stay tuned for upcoming features with Ahead of Class.

Intensity of the Eye with DânKel

DânKel by Stephanie Gordelle has become the hottest sunglasses brand since its premier in April 2010. Since high school, Stephanie was known as “SupaStar: coolest sunglasses with a different pair every day.” A sudden injury during her sophomore year of college inspired the beginning work of DânKel, which Gordelle calls her “beautiful mistake”. As Stephanie moves into her senior year at Clark Atlanta University, DânKel is looking to make a name in the clothing industry aside accessorizing with sunglasses. With DânKel’s originality and uniqueness, the ultimate goal is to have everyone enjoy the art of fashion by promoting simple elegance with an edge. Be sure to check your favorite retail store in the near future as DânKel will make a debut. Remember you heard the exclusive scope with Flyy to Success.

Sunglasses exclusively from DanKel

Where Did MAC Pink Nouveau Really Begin?

Molly Ringwald in the 1984 classic "Sixteen Candles" wearing the original MAC pink lipstick.

Introduced in the 80s by Molly Ringwald, the color pink has become the color of glamour. The color relevant to today’s MAC Pink Nouveau has taken the makeup industry blooming for more pink. In present times, hip-hop mogul Nicki Minaj has been the eye candy for wearing the bright, creamy pink satin formula. In November 2010, Minaj launched her Pink 4 Friday lipstick with MAC cosmetics for a limited time only. Pink Nouveau can be found at your local MAC counter or favorite cosmetic store nationwide.

In modern times, Hip-Hop mogul Nicki Minaj wears MAC Pink 4 Friday lipstick.

Jean Jacket & Blazer Comeback

Jean jackets make a huge comeback as a Fall must have, as worn by Cortez Sailor.

Have you ever heard the phrase “History repeats itself?” It seems as though present fashion has made a comeback for jean jackets and blazers. Jean jackets have become a popular seller in most urban stores such as H&M and Urban Outfitters. Most buyers look to individualized jean jackets by adding pin buttons. While most men prefer jean jackets, many women enjoy shopping for blazers. From the idea of a men’s suit jacket, retail stores such as Target and Kohl’s have received the largest retail of blazers. This fall a comeback for jean jackets and blazers will be the hottest trends this season.

Blazer comeback with earring and pins as the best accessories, as worn by Starr Bennett.




Look What We’re Wearing on Campus

ASU's Briana Yelverton wows the camera with her Fall look.

After grabbing your textbooks and supplies from the campus store, you may find yourself in need of new threads. With college population expanding every semester, each student wants to their own individual fashion trend. With fall semester approaching students are taking the road to success academically and fashionably. Malone Pace, sophomore at SCAD School of Fashion fall attire consists of: driver hats, jean jackets with retro pins, skinny jeans, and leopard Prada shoes. On the HBCU campus, marketing senior Briana Yelverton of Albany State University plans to stand out with her leopard top, pin skirt, and BeBe wedges. Remember to always be original and trend set!

Malone Pace shows his Fall semester fashion.



Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Confirm Pants as Beach Cover-Ups

This past week Mercedes-Benz celebrated their annual fashion week in blazing Miami, Florida. The week focused on swimsuit wear for summer 2012 consisting of the popular two pieces. On the final day, fashion week was introduced to vibrant colors and print stripes of beach pant cover-ups. Various spectators were wowed by the tropical, fluorescent pants conforming it the fashion statement for summer 2012. It seems as though pants will be making a sizzle on the beach next summer, but don’t grab those winter Rock and Republic jeans. Head to your local shopping mall for the cool beach cover-up pants next summer.

Nicolita wow the auidence with their summer beach cover-up pants.

Fashion Magazines Fatten September Issue

Once you clear the closet of those summer shorts and skirts, the Madonna of fashion magazines Vogue will feature almost 600 pages of the latest fall trends. The September issue will consist of 500+ pages of fashion advertisement, according to Fox News. Does this fattening leave its competitors slim and trim? With the fall being fashions biggest season all magazines are looking to add a few pounds. Rivals, such as Elle Magazine, are also adding heavy advertisement to their fall edition. No matter what your fashion choice of reading is most mainstream magazines are looking to fatten their September edition, so look forward to enjoying the fabulous ads this season.

Anne Hathaway on the cover of Vogue Magazine.

Dressing for the Weather; Go Abercrombie

Summer has arrived with rising temperatures of 90 degrees and staying cool is the best solution. In today’s fashion, Abercrombie and Fitch will keep you feeling fresh and cool all Summer long.

Founded in 1892 by David T. Abercrombie and Ezra T. Fitch in Manhattan, NY, the two entered the fashion scene with a relaxed, yet elegant look. Abercrombie and Fitch has become one of today’s popular culture clothing. Although, the popular brand seemed to succeed, A&F filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 1976; eventually, closing the Manhattan store in 1977. Today, classic 1892 shirts, fitted sweatpants, and ever-lasting fragrance has made A&F today’s biggest American retail of casual wear (ages 18-24). Over the years, A&F has opened more than 300 stores worldwide and opened its style to children clothing.

If you’re looking to stay cool and also stay fly this Summer I would recommend Abercrombie & Fitch. It means a lot to stay comfortable during Southern heat and remain up to part while sweating. A&F carries varies types of shirts, tank tops, cargos, sweatpants, skirts, and swimwear to keep you looking good this Summer. Don’t forget to visit www.ambercrombie.comfor the latest clothing and offers.

Abercrombie & Fitch models

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