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Carmelo Anthony Launches New Watch Lifestyle Magazine

Carmelo Anthony believes his time is now.

The New York Knicks star recently claimed the NBA's scoring title, averaging a league high of 28.7 points-per-game with his team currently ahead of the Boston Celtics in the first round of the playoffs. On Monday (Apr. 22), Anthony launched a luxury bi-annual, watch lifestyle magazine titled Haute Time.

Melo's column includes commentary on timepiece trends, styles and new products. His "Watch of the Day" feature for the mag can be seen on his Instagram.

“Whether you’re at the start of your journey or you’re already a collector, Haute Time will get your heart racing,” Anthony stated in a press release. The publication marks Anthony's first stint as a publisher.

Haute Time will available in four major cities including New York, Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco and online at www.hautetime.com. Coverage will also include NFL, NBA, and MLB locker rooms, private jets, and distributed to around 14,000 homes over $5 million in value—in addition to over 500 luxury watch boutiques worldwide.

Motivational speaker Tonny Robbins covers the magazine's debut issue.

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Rihanna To Collaborate With LVMH For Fenty Luxury Line

According to reports, Rihanna will be the first woman in history to create an original brand with LVMH, who will be collaborating with the mogul on a new luxury Maison.

Per a press release from LVMH, the Maison–called Fenty– will be created with Rihanna's vision in mind, and will release "ready to wear, shoes and accessories" in the Spring of 2019. She will be the first woman of color to head an LVMH Maison, and Fenty is the first new fashion house for the group since 1987.

“Designing a line like this with LVMH is an incredibly special moment for us," Rih said in a statement. "Mr. Arnault has given me a unique opportunity to develop a fashion house in the luxury sector, with no artistic limits. I couldn’t imagine a better partner both creatively and business-wise, and I’m ready for the world to see what we have built together.”

“Everybody knows Rihanna as a wonderful singer, but through our partnership at Fenty Beauty, I discovered a true entrepreneur, a real CEO and a terrific leader," Bernard Arnault, Chairman and CEO of LVMH, added. "She naturally finds her full place within LVMH. To support Rihanna to start up the Fenty Maison, we have built a talented and multicultural team supported by the Group resources. I am proud that LVMH is leading this venture and wish it will be a great success.”

Rihanna took to Instagram to confirm the news, writing that it was a "big day for the culture."

 

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big day for the culture. thank you Mr.Arnault for believing in this little girl from the left side of an island, and for giving me the opportunity to grow with you at @LVMH . This is proof that nothing is impossible. Glory be to God. 🙏🏿

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Stars Don Their Monday Best For 2019 Met Gala: See Our Favorite 'Fits

The Met Gala is always the fashion event of the year, and 2019 is certainly no different. As expected, the stars in attendance were able to let their guard down in order to revel in the celebrations, which took place at the Met on Monday, May 6.

This year’s theme is “Notes On ‘Camp.’” According to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s website, the Costume Institute’s spring exhibition “will explore the origins of camp's exuberant aesthetic. Susan Sontag's 1964 essay "Notes on 'Camp'" provides the framework for the exhibition, which examines how the elements of irony, humor, parody, pastiche, artifice, theatricality, and exaggeration are expressed in fashion.”

Check out some of the standout fashions worn by some of your favorite stars below.

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Lil Wayne Gets Cozy With BAPE x UGG Sneaker Collaboration

Lil Wayne's UGG x BAPE collection is not only fly but cozy as well. The rapper, who's had a storied history with BAPE is teaming up with the brand in honor of their 25th anniversary.

Available Friday (April 27), the sneakers and slides are an even playing field for both brands. The sneaker features a brown suede upper with BAPE's shooting star logo on its side. The slides are just as comfortable with the BAPE branding mounted across the forefoot of the slides.

The rapper previously shared his thoughts on working with both brands with Complex. “It’s an honor ’cause Bape is one of the clothing lines that I still remember saving my money to buy,” he said in February. “I still remember making sure nobody else I seen in my city got my hoodie. Now, they got me involved with it?”

The sneakers will run $350 and the slides cost $250.

Take a look at the collection and Wayne's best BAPE moments below.

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