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Tour Cancellation Doesn't Stop Justin Bieber From Selling New Merch

30 Aug 2017 by Johanna Teo

Beliebers who can’t get over Justin Bieber’s Purpose World Tour cancellation can perk back up ’cause halting the tour ain’t stopping Biebs from dropping new merch. ‘Cause that’s the same thing, right? 

Following the success of Justin Bieber’s previous Purpose Tour merch – the second installment of his stadium tour-inspired collection features Bieber’s logo emblazoned on casual streetwear staples; hoodies, bomber jackets, tank tops, sweatpants and more, and will be released in H&M stores on 7 September. And with affordable prices ranging from $24.95 for a T-shirt to $54.95 for a hoodie, Beliebers will be shelling out way less than a concert ticket for sure. 

Would you shop Bieber’s Stadium Tour collection? Let us know in the comment section below. 

More related stories: Justin Bieber Cancelled His World Tour For This Relatable Reason, YouTuber Jenn Im’s New Fashion Label Is A Stylish Millennial’s Dream Come True7 Sneaker Releases You Don’t Want To Miss

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YouTuber Jenn Im's New Fashion Label Is A Stylish Millennial's Dream Come True

23 Aug 2017 by Johanna Teo

Jenn Im aka the multi-hyphenate YouTuber with a million-subscriber following is stepping out with her very own fashion collection, Eggie. 

If you’re regularly on YouTube, chances are you’ve already heard of Jenn Im, the face behind hugely popular fashion, beauty and lifestyle YouTube channel, ‘Clothes Encounters’. In the 7 years since starting Clothes Encounters, Jenn has gone from fashionable college student to YouTube royalty boasting over 4.1 million subscribers and more than 183 million views, complete with major name collaborations from the likes of Colourpop Cosmetics, Calvin Klein, Smashbox and more. 

Now, Jenn’s stepping out and sharing her personal style with the world through the launch of her very own fashion brand, Eggie. The brand – which means ‘Baby’ in Korean – is a total representation of Jenn’s personal wardrobe and as she puts it, “the millennial’s one stop shop for every occasion”. The result? A ’90s-themed hodgepodge of slinky slip dresses, oversized bombers, and playful statement pieces. “My goal with this line is to push the boundaries of fashion and include a selection of gender fluid pieces that are inclusive for all”, Jenn quotes on her website, “People can express themselves through Eggie and experiment with styles that effortlessly transform themselves from polished to punk.” 

Available worldwide, Eggie‘s popularity can already be seen in the way it racked up over 29.2k Instagram followers pre-launch. And it’s already selling out by the dozen – a testament to Jenn’s impeccable sense of style and the strength of her following. Scroll through our gallery to check out some of our favourite pieces!

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All images: Eggie/ Jenn Im

What are your favourite pieces from Jenn’s collection? Share ’em with us in the comment section below!

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7 Sneaker Releases You Don't Want To Miss

26 Jul 2017 by Fabian Loo

In any sneakerhead’s ever-expanding shoe collection, there’s always room for one (or a lot) more. Here are seven sneaker releases that’ll make your wish list.

Vans X Thrasher Magazine

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You’ve seen the Thrasher tee everywhere, and soon, you’ll see the fiery emblem on shoes as well. The iconic skating magazine announced a capsule collaboration with Vans, which includes a line of sneakers and apparel. Expect reworked classics like the Slip-on Pro and the Sk8-Hi Pros, which will be available from 29 July.

Nike Air Max 97 Premium

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There’s no denying the appeal of the Air Max silhouette – sleek, sporty, and sexy. Fluid lines run through, with a full-length Air cushioning to add that sporty appeal. As part of its 20th anniversary, Nike will be releasing four new colour ways (wolf grey, beige, pumice-grey, and light bone) on 4 August.

Nike Flyknit Trainer Retro

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This cult classic is making a triumphant return, this time is everyone’s favourite black-and-white colourway. The quintessential Flyknit shape has graced the feet of Kanye West, and its set to return on 27 July in a revamped low-top silhouette. This is one ridiculously photogenic sneaker we all can’t get enough of!

New Balance ‘Flimby 35th Anniversary Pack’

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To celebrate 35 years of their iconic UK manufacturing factory, New Balance will be launching four exclusive ‘Made in UK’ styles: the M991FA, M770FA, EPICTRFA and M1500FA. Built with premium nubuck and leather in timeless combinations of navy, light blue, white, black, and grey, it’ll be hard deciding which design to pick out. These kicks will be released on 5 August. 

Adidas Pharrel Williams Tennis Hu

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Pharrel Williams has teamed up with adidas Originals to create Tennis Hu, a stunning collection that’s as vibrant as it’s stylish. It comes in a breathable Primeknit material, contrasting soles, and four different iterations to match any personality and style. Slated for release on 28 July 2017, wear summer on your feet with these bright kicks.

Adidas ‘Black Friday’ EQT Support 93/17

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The first all-black Black Friday special has been revealed by adidas. And although it’s only coming out on 24 November 2017, we can’t help but fall in love with this fully black runner of the EQT Support 93/17. Mark your calendars!

ASICSTIGER X PATTA GEL-LYTE

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Once again, ASICSTIGER has partnered Patta to reimagine the the classic GEL-LYTE. This time, the colourblocked sneaker comes with dark purple nubuck overlays, gentle pink details for contrast, and Patta-branded lace locks. Available from 31 July 2017, put a spring in your step with this lightweight shoe. 

What are some of the sneaker releases you’re looking forward to? Share them in the comment section! 

More related stories: Fierce Outfit Inspirations To Slay Onstage7 Ways To Style Your Sneakers Outside Of The GymThese Are The Newest Pastel Kicks You’ll Be Rocking All Year Long

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When it comes to street dance performances, there are 3 main components that’ll impress any audience right off the bat: a sick choreography, fierce attitudes and killer threads. And any dance crew worth their salt would know the importance of gearing up – it speaks volumes about your squad even before you’ve executed a move, and might even serve to intimidate your swag-less opponents. Looking for outfit inspirations in time for your next dance competition? Look no further. 

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A prime example of how you can use your outfits to amp up an unexpected mood, Quest Crew – the all-time champions of America’s Best Dance Crew Season 8 – brings on a visual explosion that mirrors the peppiness of their song choice, ‘Shut Up and Dance’ by Walk The Moon.

Attack Of The Clones

 

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Ever wondered why JabbaWocKeeZ dons their signature white masks and freaky clone-like outfits? More than a method of helping the crew stand out amongst their competitors, their carbon copy looks were specially curated to allow the focus to be on each dancer and their moves. Like how these world famous dancers balance their simple yet incredibly intricate choreographies, sometimes it’s easier to showcase your dancing chops without having to slip into loud ensembles. 

Camo-Up! 

Having performed with the likes of BIG BANG, CL and Justin Bieber, this all-female crew is as bad ass as it gets. We love their tough-as-nails get-up – camo cropped top, knee-length bermudas and high-cut sneakers – which totally goes to show that you don’t need to wear revealing attire to look totally baller! 

Hip hop’s Finest

Intentionally baggy sweatshirts, bandana/cap hair accessories and sneakers galore – the EAST2WEST ladies bring their hip hop-influenced styles into their version of BTS’ Not Today, looking totally fierce while at it. If Singapore’s weather is too hot, we suggest a ripped oversized top in place of the sweatshirts, and denim cut-offs. 

Denim Nation

Clad in denim, the AO Crew keeps it stylishly casual for their cover of GOT7’s ‘Hard Carry’. This outfit is perhaps the most practical – we can definitely see the members strutting off stage and onto the streets! 

Jackets all round 

Keeping to a minimalist all-black ensemble, the Koreos squad’s matching bomber jackets are all it takes to bring their outfits from ‘blah’ to ‘boomz’. Plus it’s also a great way to save money ’cause you’ll technically only be shelling out for your outerwear – an essential for dance crews on a shoestring budget. 

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Feeling inspired? It’s time to bust those moves and show the world what you’re made of! And the upcoming Teenage Dance Challenge is the perfect platform to start. Round up your dance crew (and those cool outfits) and signup today! 

More related stories: 11 Pro-Looking Moves For People Who Can’t Dance8 Electrifying K-pop Dance Covers To Get You Movin’Top 10 K-Pop Idol Dancers

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7 Ways To Style Your Sneakers Outside Of The Gym

24 May 2017 by Teenage

Statement sneakers are having a huge moment and with summer’s arrival, they’re geared to be the main kicks on everyone’s feet (and yours). Wanna know how to style your sneakers into a versatile summer wardrobe staple? Here are 7 outfit inspirations featuring our stylish Teenage Gorgeous You! 2017 finalists! 

Chloe (@chhloe)

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Gone are the days where sneaker and skirt combos were a fashion don’t. Keeping to a monochrome palette, Chloe pairs her Skecher’s D’Lites 2 with a sleek printed metallic mini skirt and black sleeveless high-neck top, looking equal parts sporty, polished and chic. 

Vivien (@veeeyeo)

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On trend and perfect for the summer, Vivien pairs her pink Skecher’s D’Lites 2 with a white top, frayed denim skirt (featuring red and white stripes running down each side) and a red ’90s inspired canvas belt. 

Don (@donnygao)

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Don pulls together a classic pairing: a heather-grey/maroon jacket over a plain white T-shirt, with dark grey sweats rolled at the cuffs – allowing his ankles to peek through. Top the look off with a baseball cap. 

Amyn (@amynosaurus)

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The go-to combination for days where you’re running late, Amyn threw on a white top and denim skinny jeans, completing the look with his grey and white Skecher’s D’Lites 2. 

Joyce (@jwanting)

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’90s fashion trends are out in full force with Joyce’s denim overall and sneaker outfit. An easy way to look put together while keeping it totally casual, Joyce is totally cool for the summer. 

Tyler (@tylomere)

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Whether you’re heading out for a jog or simply embodying that whole athleisure look, take a leaf outta Tyler’s stylebook with a fitted shirt, slouchy sweatpants and of course, a pair of Skecher’s D’Lites 2. 

Jessica (@jessicatanx)

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Slipping into a form-fitting ’90s striped top and denim black shorts, Jessica’s outfit will take you anywhere: from school to the streets, to even the beach (literally). Her Skecher’s D’Lites 2 in pink brings playful colour to an otherwise dark outfit. 

What are your favourite outfits to go with sneakers? Comment below to let us know! 

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