Tesla Presents the Affluent Attache’ Winter Wonderland Fashion Show with @MisterTripleX & Michael NGO

This year’s Holiday season had a jolt of excitement at the Affluent Attache’ Winter Wonderland Mister Triple X fashion show presented by Tesla . The sexy and elegant charity fashion show featured multiple fashion presentations by Mister Triple X and an opening fashion show by Michael NGO. The event was presented by Tesla Motors in benefit of Children’s Hospital LA and produced by Affluent Attache.

Guests were delighted by the decadent desserts by Belladonna Sweets featuring tequila infused strawberries and sinfully delicious treats. During the night models wowed the crowd with a surprise opening presentation by Michael NGO followed by multiple presentations from none other than Mister Triple X by designer Erik Rosete.

Guests came out to the Affluent Attache’ event to enjoy the fashion, celebrate the holidays and support Children’s Hospital LA. Moreno Sparkling wine was the welcome refreshment of choice by all the chic attendees. Other sponsors and supporters included Let’s Hang App, and Whole Life Balance. Title sponsor Tesla Motors displayed a beautiful Model S and provided lucky guests with Tesla Products and complimentary rides.

All photos by Sean Paul Franget

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Photo: Sean Paul Franget

@MisterTripleX Takes on Art Basel Week Miami!

Art Basel week has come to an end, but the excitement and energy that was brought to Miami Beach during the week lives on. Fashion brand Mister Triple X kicked off the week with a sexy showing at the opening night Gala of Spectrum Miami. Mister Triple X was the finale designer for bi-coastal art and fashion platform “Art Hearts Fashion” The fashion show produced by Erik Rosete featured designers House of LiJon, Diana Couture, and Mister Triple X. The event presented by Planet Fashion TV and LaCroix sparkling water proved to be a wonderful kick off to Art Basel Week Miami.

The night featured an incredible partnership with Spectrum Art Fair which was home to 150 international art galleries. During the night models delighted the crowd in designer fashions from renowned international designers. Opening the showcase was House of LiJon Sculpted Couture. Designer Lia Mira hand crafted each unique wearable piece of wearable art and proved that art can be worn. Diana Couture followed with an elaborate couture gown presentation featuring exquisite craftmanship. The finale designer was none other than Mister Triple X, the sexy streetwear brand by Erik Rosete. The brand’s unique and sexy aesthetic is always a crowd pleaser and was a wonderful way to close out the night. Sony recording artist Cris Cab joined the stage for a final musical performance as he serenaded the girls of Mister Triple X.

Despite record rainfall and a steamy warm Miami night, over 1000 guests came out to the gala and to support the Glory House charity in the fight against human trafficking. LaCroix Sparkling water was the welcome refreshment of choice by all the chic attendees. Other sponsors and supporters included designs by Tui, gourmet catering by Coya, Lulu’s ice-cream, Burberry, Whispering Angel Rose, 50 Pounds Gin Vodka, and Ron Viejo Rum.  Beauty was provided by The Organic Face, and hair was provided by Duchess and Duque Salon.

Mega Star Carlos Ponce, Ximena Duque, Miss Universe, actor Ray Santiago, and ANTM finalists Michael Heverly, and Stacey Ann participated in the nights festivities.

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@MisterTripleX  | www.mistertriplex.com


@CombatGent presents The Summit Collection

Combatant Gentlemen partners with esteemed Italian mills to introduce new Summit Collection this month.

Combatant Gentlemen (or Combat Gent), the vertically-integrated online retailer that continues to disrupt the menswear industry with 100% Italian wool suits starting at $160, is pleased to introduce the Summit Collection, a new offering of top-tier suits manufactured in partnership with esteemed Italy-based mills Marlane and Tollegno.

“Marlane and Tollegno have both been around for over 100 years and not only hold the heritage, but really understand what it means to make beautiful, high-quality products,” said Vishaal Melwani, CEO and Creative Director. “We’re collectively bridging the gap between tradition and innovation, and we’re very excited to have partnered with them to offer the incredible quality they produce in their mills directly to our customers at groundbreaking price points.”

Summit follows the success of Combat Gent’s already-available Essential and Mezzanine collections and will consist of classic and contemporary styles crafted with intent to offer luxury suiting that not only complements men’s wardrobes, but also sheds light on the current overpriced market, according to Melwani.

Highlights from Summit include the Black Nailhead Slim Fit Suit, Navy Chalkstripe Modern Fit Suit and Charcoal Chalkstripe Modern Fit Suit.

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Set to release on November 17th, the Summit Collection ranges from $300 to $450 and will be available to purchase on Combat Gent’s online store.

Join the conversation: @CombatGent #DressSmarter


@ArtHeartFashion Gala Recap

Celebrity Studded Finale Night of Art Hearts Fashion Draws Over 2000 Guests at NYFW

Over 2000 guests and celebrities came out for the finale night of Art Hearts Fashion, a decadent event of fashion and film at Liberty Theatre. The Gala kicked off with the film premiere of Inside Amato: A film by Rocco Leo Gaglioti. The intimate film takes the audience inside the fashion house of Amato Haute Couture and behind the scenes with celebrity designer Furne One. Following the premiere, Art Hearts Fashion guests enjoyed a fashion presentation by Divamp Couture followed by a performance by French Pop Star Petite Meller. The presentation featured Divamp’s avant garde futuristic armor and seductive corsets. The highly stylist pieces remained in sight throughout the evening. The celebrity studded event included guests: Carson Kressley, Carmen Carrera, Debbie Dickenson, Derek Warbuton, Laruen Rae Levy, Malan Breton, Miss Fame, Zang Toi, Ms. New York, Tom Waters, The Crush, Natascha Bessez, Michael Drayer and the cast of VH1’s Mob Wives: Big Ang, Drita Davanzo, Karen Gravano. Brittney Fogarty.

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@ArtHeartFashion | ArtHeartsFashion.com

Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images North America

The Blond Experience: @TheBlondsNY SS16 Runway Show

The lights were tricked fantastic at last night at Milk Studios as the fashion elite came together for the runway show of rock & roll glam designers The Blonds’ Spring/Summer ’16 RTW collection. Fashion 101 sidebar for anyone who are not familiar with this fashionable duo. The Blonds make up of Phillipe & David Blond and are known for their over the top designs, creating the ever famous bondage bra for Lady GaGa’s “Paparazzi” video.

Celebs in attendance for the front rows were Kelly Osbourne, Lady Bunny, Amanda Lepore, Patricia Field, ANTM’s Jay Manuel and the Divine Miss M, herself, Bette Midler.

“All gold everything” was their theme for Spring. The Blonds expressed how the Egyptians revered in gold, for they believed that gold was a divine and indestructible metal associated with the sun. The Pharoah was called “The Golden Horus” and the skin of the gods was believed to be golden, as well.

The show started off with Philippe giving a grand introductory walk down the runway in a gold Isis bodysuit with detailing that is absolutely stunning! Gem-encrusted motorcycle jackets, 24K gold details, reptilian dresses and without saying, the blonde wigs, followed suit. The Majesty Black gloves effortlessly accentuated the collection, but that black crocodile bustier maxi dress was the piece that just makes me wanna say “shut up and take my money”. Being a child of the nightlife, I was 100% sold. The collection certainly brought a huge aesthetic to the show, reminding me how fun, sexy and glamourous the scene is, and will always be. I had a fantastic time.

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@ArtHeartsFashion Takes Over @NYFW

Art Hearts Fashion is in full swing dominating NYFW with their second day of shows wrapping up last night at the Refectory at the High Line Hotel. With NYFW events taking place throughout the city, Art Hearts Fashion is one event that continues to showcase the strongest designers of the season. After opening day at Grand Central Station, Art Hearts Fashion showcased 7 designers at the High Line Hotel on Tuesday, September 15th. Their 7PM show opened with Joules, whose bright floral raincoats and bold colors delighted guests with the brands signature British charm. Brendan M. Combs’ impeccable collection of posh meets rock and roll stole the show with umbrella skirts and tailored trousers. Metal details and strong lines laid the foundation allowing the Combs to experiment with masculine and feminine themes. House of LiJon took center stage with the latest collection of handmade chainmail pieces. Mixing the ancient art of chainmail with modern glamour, House of LiJon perfectly demonstrated the versatility of the medium, creating the visual experience of an array of materials. Sandhya Garg closed the 7PM show with an invigorating and thematic collection. A color palette of dark blue, red, orange, and yellow, paraded down the runway showcasing printed patterns and a telling fluid narrative.

Art Hearts Fashion Founder Erik Rosete opened the 9PM show with the debut of his “One Rose” collection. A sophisticated take on youthful ready-to-wear, this futuristic black and white collection featured creative color blocking, volume skirts, and sleek men’s shorts. House of ByField brought innovative floral splash patterns to menswear this season. Pops of black and teal accented the tailored menswear, while light flowing dresses came alive with purple floral patterns. Men and women’s leather bags by Carat23 brought trench coat looks to a whole new level. Amato Haute Couture by Furne One closed the show with the darkly romantic “Love is a Battlefield” collection. Magnificent dresses of deep hues emblazoned with intricate embellishment stormed the runway. French laces & tulle paired with stretch & acid washed denims for looks that were volumized and full of the designer’s mark of elegance and drama.

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Singer/songwriter Kelly Saint Patrick entertained guests throughout the night with acoustic performances. Official Makeup Sponsor The Organic Face™ and Official Hair Care Sponsor Marrakesh will work behind the scenes, bringing to life the artistic vision of each collection.

As a voice for artistic and cutting edge designers, Art Hearts Fashion is paving the way toward the future of Fashion Week. Art Hearts Fashion’s philanthropic drive stretches from coast to coast, putting the spotlight on how fashion can promote constructive ideals and influence the progressive evolution of the fashion industry. Each season, AHF works with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Make-A-Wish. Participating designers can be seen on every major Hollywood celebrity including: Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Nikki Minaj, Rita Ora, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Miley Cyrus, Carrie Underwood, and countless more. The platform is unequivocally intertwined with the causes and organizations it supports.

@ArtHeartsFashion | @NYFW

nuff said

@TragedyKhadafi feat. Thea van Seijen – “Nuff Said”

Independent clothing brand Nuff Said Amsterdam and directors Fin Renard & Jarret Robertson takes you from New York to Amsterdam along with Queens veteran Tragedy Khadafi in the video for Nuff Said’s self-titled concept single, which includes a jazzy vocal from Thea van Seijen. The video shows a young woman’s journey through the European city as Tragedy spits hard lyrics in the streets of New York. The guys at Nuff Said quoted, “As most of you might know New York City was once New Amsterdam, and that’s the reason why we combine these two awesome cities in our brand.” 

@nuffsaidamsterdam | nuffsaidamsterdam.com | @TragedyKhadafi