Author Archives: heartandhype

Heart; Don’t call me Cocky ?

“You’re too cocky” I genuinely believe the line between cocky and confident is very thin and blurry. The slightest comment that you make to uplift yourself is automatically met with hostility. When people call me “cocky” I become very wary because I feel that there is a reason they don’t want me to be confident […]

Hype and Heritage; Supreme vs Bape

Supreme vs Bape. A dangerous question to ask depending on the person you are asking. Hype and heritage, these two brands have been compared to each other endlessly in previous years. But which brand really is the MVP. Above on the left we have the Bape Shark Hoodie, and on the right we have the […]

Heart; The Secret to Success is Trend Stacking

As a millennial there is a lot of pressure to constantly compete and create. The question is not why, but how. The answer is, by looking at what exists and making it better and this is the skeletal frame of trend stacking. Trend stacking, is self explanatory. You take a trend, look at what has worked, […]

Louis Vuitton X Supreme

Imagery courtesy of @supremenewyork  @louisvuitton @cruzbeckham and @travisscott ‘s Instagram pages. As well as . Louis Vuitton X Supreme High fashion with a legacy meets a hyped streetwear brand to collaborate on a collection that transcends style, culture, and class. Everyone, and I mean everyone has heard that famed skate brand Supreme has come […]

Heart; Selfish is Good

Being selfish has such a bad connotation connected to it. However, mastering the art of selfishness can be a very positive thing. Allow me to explain. The core element of being selfish, is more to do with self love then it does vanity. Once you place yourself above others in your own mind then you […]

Fashion Failures; Trying Too Hard

Who are try hard’s and what do they do? These are the people that are hell bent on only wearing designer and matching every aspect of their outfit in order to fulfil their false beliefs that it makes them look more fashionable, trendy or stylish, more so than the average person. This is one of […]

Heart; Motivation vs Discipline

There are many times in life when we we have to do certain things that are necessary, but we have no desire to do them. These things are of importance and need to be done in the grand scheme of things, but it’s a series of these small efforts that are required that will lead […]

Hype; Fashion Misconceptions Part 2

Cross Branding Cross branding is something that gets people overly emotional, and for no reason in my personal opinion. Fashion is for self, self-expression, self-confidence, or whatever it is that you feel you achieve for yourself through your fashion. Wear what you want. People do this thing where, they find something cool and quickly place […]

Heart; How I got my confidence

CONFIDENCE. The single most popular question I get asked on a daily basis is “where do you get your confidence come from?”. The simplest answer is that it is a combination of nature and nurture. Growing up in a North African house being soft and sensitive is not an option because the jokes alone will […]

Hype: Fashion Misconceptions

Rarely are there boundaries in fashion. This is why it baffles me when people question an outfit based on previous misconceptions. For example, you can’t wear double denim. This one statement annoys me because it is based on nothing factual, but is again a popular fashion misconception. Double denim is do-able however there are ways […]