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In Fashion: Vashtie Kola & Puma Team Up For Violette New York AW15 Collection, Talks with ELLE Magazine

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Vashtie Kola proceeds to be the hardest working Fly Girl that we know! Today, the entertainment, fashion, music and beauty maven debuts her Violette New York collaboration with PUMA.

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From an array of soft, comfortable fabrics clad in polka dots, faux fur and elongated jerseys tops and hoodies, Vashtie once again, shows the ladies how to rock in a laid-back but yet stylish demeanor.

Vashtie recently spoke with ELLE.com about how the terms “Model-Slash-DJ” Should Die. 

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ELLE asks: You’re a DJ. You’re a model. You’re a filmmaker. When people say, “What do you do?” how do you answer?

I just say, “I’m an artist.” I hate when people—women especially—have to narrow it down. I don’t use the “DJ-slash-model” [label] because it’s so small, and it’s never the full story. I usually just say, “I’m an artist!” I make things. That’s pretty vague, but I’m in the business of making things, and traditionally, historically, artists did more than one thing. Warhol was a painter and a filmmaker. And people in New York or any major city, we’re all doing many things. It’s not really that unusual!

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5 Things You May Not Know About Vashtie:

  1. She’s a Vegan (Raw foods only)
  2. Her name is Indian
  3. Her family is from Trinidad
  4. She worked in a Tattoo Shop while just in the 8th grade
  5. She was bullied a lot growing up for just being different and not interested in the norm

She’s our kind of Fly Girl!

Check out more of Vashtie’s interview over at ELLE.

Take a look at the rest of Vashtie x PUMA’s lookbook below:

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In Fashion: Rocksmith Fall 2014 ‘Mountaineering Capsule’

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Rocksmith is ready to bring in the fall/autumn season inspired by the mountaineering aesthetic that is prevalent in current Japanese fashion. Check out more after the jump…