5 Fashion-Loving Female Rappers to Know Right Now

In the ‘90s, female rappers were as bold and boss as their male counterparts. The rapped about money and sex, as well as their struggle to make it in a male-dominated industry. They also cultivated an iconic look. Foxy Brown scored a Calvin Klein campaign. Lil’ Kim changed the world of red carpet dressing with one little purple sequin pasty. Lauryn Hill’s artful style and signature hair complemented her playful yet racially charged lyrics. And before them all, the first female rappers to win a Grammy were Salt-N-Pepa, who rhymed about relationships while sporting bright colors and chunky gold chains.

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Does Anyone Care About American Apparel Anymore?

There’s a new American Apparel story every day: Last week,the Seattle Times wrote, “American Apparel’s new CEO brings order to company chaos.” The New York Post noticed that Versace had knocked off an American Apparel t-shirt. On Wednesday, Jezebel asked, “What the hell is going on with American Apparel?” Later that same day, The New York Times wrote, “American Apparel to Lay Off 180 Workers.” A few months after the Dov Charney shakedown, the brand is gunning for a makeover. No more nipples, see ya later pubic hair.

The fashion industry might be obsessed, but are actual shoppers paying attention? I took to the streets of Los Angeles to ask people exiting American Apparel stores exactly what they know about the company.  

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Nasty Gal’s Sophia Amoruso Will Be the “Most Covered Bride Ever”

Sophia Amoruso may not be the CEO of Nasty Gal anymore, but she sure is busy. There are stores to open, collaborations to launch, poodles to adopt, and a wedding to plan!

First up, Amoruso’s second brick and mortar store opened in Santa Monica this weekend. She says swimwear and shoes were most in demand, specifically her new collaboration with Teva. “I don’t love ugly shoes, but I don’t mind comfortable ones,” Amoruso tells Yahoo Style of the unexpected collaboration...

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