TrukFit by Lil Wayne
We watched as Lil Wayne donned leopard jeggings at 2011 MTV VMA’s and green furry boots in “The Motto” video. But, as outlandish as his fashion decisions may be, that doesn’t stop the YMCMB kingpin from deciding to release a fashion line. The moderately priced line named Trukfit, is dedicated to Wayne’s love for skateboarding and will debut in New York City at the Agenda Trade Show, an annual street and active wear trade show, later this month.
Protocol by Jim Jones
Dipset co-founder, Jim Jones teamed up with Parish Nation this past summer to produce a line of outerwear inspired by his personal style and Harlem steez. The collection, dubbed Protocol, features jacket styles ranging from goose-down to leather, and are selling at anywhere from $175 to $775 dollars on the official Parish Nation website.
Nicki Minaj announced release of her nail polish line with OPI in the of Fall 2011. As the line is gearing to drop this month, news surfaced of the YMCMB queen looking to develop a fragrance and clothing line. Details are scarce, but Nicki is hard at work with Mark Cheatham of Creative Arts Agency to begin her beauty line. Be on the lookout for MAC’s Viva Glam spokeswoman to represent for the Barbz in the near future.
Billioniare Boys Club By Pharrell
Pharrell represented for all of the Billionaire Boys, now this top-charting producer plans to salute the Billionaire Girls with his latest fashion line. The Billionaire Girls Club will capture the essence of what it means to be a rich girl in a world full of rich boys. BGC has two items already available for retail on the official BBC site, with the full collection forthcoming in the next few months.
Dw By Kanye West
Kanye West has been mum on the details for his long awaited women’s fashion line for quite some time, until now. The Chicago rapper premiered his spring 2012 ready to wear line at Paris Fashion week this past October. Named, DW by Kanye West, after his mother, the late Donda West, be on the lookout for this line to be up for retail later in the year.