Solange

Solange For Cosmopolitan

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Solange puts her enviable style on display for us to drool over for Cosmopolitan’s March 2014 issue. Cosmo captured some awesome shots in New Orleans, where Solo currently lives, capturing the singer’s style for the upcoming Spring season. Photographed in tons of pastels, a style Cosmo calls ‘femme but fly’ Solo gives us her take on this trend.

“When I think of pastels, I think of Easter Sunday. But designers are doing them in a really cool way. Just stick to the minimalist silhouettes and modern fabrics.”

See snippets of the shoot below.

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Can we say yes please! Totally digging this MCM Elda Saffiano envelope style clutch Solange is holding.

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Solange Teams Up With PUMA

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Have you heard? It was announced last week that PUMA will team up with Solange, forming a special relationship that sees her in two creative roles – Creative Consultant and Artistic Director. As a Creative Consultant Solange will lend her hand in PUMA Women’s lifestyle media and marketing focused initiatives, providing her creative eye and fashion sense to the category. These programs will be released in the coming months. As Artistic Director she will collaborate with their iconic PUMA shoe the Disc Blaze. The collection is named ‘Girls of Blaze Disc Collection’, which is the first time the brand is making it for women. The inspiration was taken from the sights and sounds of Brazil, and seeing that all eyes will be on Brazil in 2014 for the World Cup, the collection celebrates the nation’s spirit. 

The PUMA Disc Blaze was first introduced in 1992 as the world’s first laceless running shoe – just turn the disc’s dial and the internal wires tighten the upper to maximize fit and comfort. For the collaboration, she rounded up four up-and-coming designers to put their own creative touch on the collection. Gerlan Marcel of GERLAN JEANS; visual artist, musician, and photographer Hisham Baroocha; and Darlene and Lizzy Okpo, design team for the women’s wear collection William Okpo, have each created their own colorful interpretation of the PUMA Disc.

 “Working with PUMA has allowed me to express my love for not only design but the conception of creative ideas, and the execution of them by curating amazingly talented teams,” said Solange. “I’ve had so much fun producing special content, events, and working alongside the PUMA team with some of my favorite emerging artists, photographers and graphic designers to create activations that really celebrate both mine and PUMA’s approach and philosophies.”

In addition to this product collaboration, Solange also collaborated with WhoWhatWear.com, where she personally hand selected four up-and-coming “It Girls” in different industries to be featured highlighting styles from PUMA’s Women’s lifestyle collections.

PUMA will realease the collection in February 2014. To learn more about PUMA’s offerings visit www.puma.com and to get brand updates visit their facebook page here facebook.com/puma

  

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