Category archives: Fashion

Racist? Rap Shirts For White People

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Now white people can mock rap lyrics and highlight their racial privilege on 100-percent cotton t-shirts thanks to #RAPSHIRTSFORWHITEPEOPLE. In a laughable disclaimer posted on the website for the t-shirt line, buyers are informed: "RAP SHIRTS FOR WHITE PEOPLE CAN BE WORN BY PEOPLE OF ALL COLORS, BUT IN SOME CASES, IT MAY NOT BE APPROPRIATE TO WEAR THEM AT [...]

Save The Planet, Don't Wash Your Jeans

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You're probably washing your jeans more frequently than you need to, and if you don't believe us, Levi Strauss CEO Chip Bergh wants you to know you are. Chip says he hasn't washed his jeans in over a year and the world hasn't ended.  "I know that sounds totally disgusting, I know it does; but believe me, it can be done," Bergh said at a Fortune conference[...]

We're Glad These Hip-Hop Styles Never Fully Caught On

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Hip-Hop culture has always been known for being bold, stetting trends and pushing boundaries both in music and in fashion. There is always a need for something new and with all of the experimentation going on and the pressure to be the one who sets the styles, there is bound to be a couple of brave souls who try something that goes horribly wrong. We at The[...]

How Drake Is Making The NBA Playoffs A Metrosexual Affair

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If the NBA Playoffs aren't interesting enough, Canadian rapper Drake is providing plenty of entertainment from Toronto Raptors' court side seat. We're still in the first round and Drizzy has already fired shots at Jigga, telling a reporter during a live telecast that his nemesis/mentor is off "somewhere eating a fondue plate." And then there's this gem from[...]

Five Fashion Tips To Get You Right For The Summer

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June 21 will be here before you know it and we want to make sure your gear is on point before the start of summer, even if your pockets are not. Ashley Sean Thomas, celebrity stylist for Ray Allen, Ian Somerhalder and Jesse Williams, recently provided us with a few tips to pass along to help you get your closet in order. 1. Affordable Looks For Under $100 A [...]

Sapeurs: The Freshest Men In The Congo

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The countries in Central Africa have faced some of the most brutal histories with colonialism the world has ever seen. Nevertheless, the people there have found ways to maintain and defend themselves from the harsh realities of oppression. How, you may ask? By being fly. Over the last century, men in the Republic of the Congo, a former part of the French c[...]

How Often Should You Wash Your Jeans?

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There is no faster way to fuck up a pair of denim than washing them frequently. Washing machines and jeans are far from soul mates, but just how often should you wash them? It's an open-ended debate, but according to a couple of top industry folks, less often than you might think. "I never wash my Levi's. They'll fall apart. I love them broken in," Americ[...]

YEEZi Sneaker Gets Tentative Release Date

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Sneakerheads, rejoice! Your savior's new kicks will make their debut in in June. Yeezus made the announcement in Germany on Monday. "To get to the point to be able to make your own shoe and have people react to it was such an amazing feeling that I could never let that go," West said during a speech at the Adidas Global Brand Conference. "Creativity is my o[...]

A Man's Guide To Buying Classic White T-Shirts

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From James Dean to Jay Z, white tees are a classic and iconic look that any man can pull off. They are simple, clean, efficient and give you a classic American look that says, "My clothes are clean but I'm casual." Not everyone can afford to drop $120 on Kanye West's ‘hip hop T-shirt’ so we at Urban Quo have come up with a list of affordable white tees that[...]

Pharrell Williams Inks Design Deal With Adidas

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Pharrell Williams is following in the footsteps of Kanye West by inking an apparel design deal with Adidas. “Working with a brand like Adidas is such an incredible opportunity,” Pharrell said in the statement. “From the classic track suit to growing up in Virginia wearing Stan Smiths, Adidas has been a staple in my life. Their pieces are timeless. This is a[...]