Sunday, August 30, 2009

True Star Magazine Celebrates Its Sweet 16!!!

TrueStar Invites you to a memREDBULL Evening

The True Star Sweet 16 Celebration is an invite only event to celebrate True Star Magazine's 16th issue and the launch of True Star Radio in partnership with Power 92, every Sunday at 7pm beginning September 6th.

This event will feature a special performance by teen rap phenoms the NEW BOYZ.

For a special invite to the party you must do the following:

1. Add Truestar Mag as a Friend on Facebook

2. Create a profile on the True Star Blog Site

3. Follow Truestar on Twitter @truestarmag

Celebrating 16 issues of Empowering Teens
Thursday, September 3, 2009
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Super Secret Location

If you are chosen, you will receive a special invite for you and a guest. Hope to see you there!!

Thursday, August 27, 2009


We are currently seeking contributors at COCA. If you have experience or interest in writing about men/women's fashion, art & design, travel, culture, and more please contact us. Please email us at . Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to hearing from you.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

3sixteen fall 2009

3sixteen Fall 2009
Model: Devon Drakkar Lane Simmons

Our good friend DeVon Drakkar Lane Simmons continues to be the face 3sixteen, Check him out in the new fall 2009 lookbook for 3sixteen. Which is will be available @ Solemates Chicago.

"The Parallel between Pop Art and Luxury"- "RSVP" now!

Marc Moran has been telling me about the store he has been working for about a year now and now they are officially open for business. The official name of the store is RSVP Gallery and it is co-owned by Marc, Virgil and Don C. Which means you have two of Kanye's personal friends and one of the dopest multimedia guru in Chicago together in one spot shaking things up in a way Wicker Park as never seen. Offering merchandise that doubles as art, RSVP serves as a luxury boutique/art gallery that displays and sells pop art and design from around the world.

"The RSVP decor is taken from The RSVP Private Collection of works from artists including:"

Mark Newson
Stephen Sprouse
Jeff Koons
Takashi Murakami


"RSVP offers pieces from premium brands:"
Kaikai Kiki
Dee & Ricky
PLAY Comme des Garcons
Original Fake
Boxed Water

"RSVP has a selection of rare, original, vintage items from:"

Louis Vuitton
A Bathing Ape
Levi Strauss & Co.

Big shouts out Marc Moran & the rest of the RSVP Gallery crew, this is definitely a good look for Chi-Town. Yo, Marc can I put that $7,500 custom Chanel flashing light on layway? =)

1753 N Damen Ave. | Chicago, IL | 60647

Hours: Monday-Saturday 12pm – 7pm; Sunday 12pm – 5pm | Accepting credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express | Phone: 773.770.6666

We present: C.O.C.A Art

Mask (mbuya)
Democratic Republic of Congo
Early 20th century
wood, pigment, fiber
Mid/late 19th century
wood and pigment
Twin Commemorative Figures
20th century
wood, beads, string
Veranda Post of Enthroned King
Mid/late 19th century
wood and pigment
Jasper Johns
False Start, 1959
oil on canvas
Joan Miro
Two Personages in Love with a Woman, 1936
oil and copper on canvas
Kerry James Marshall
Alex Katz
Vincent and Troy, 1969
oil on canvas

Here at C.O.C.A Style we contribute to culture and society as well as cutting edge and unique fashion and personal style. We're here to celebrate culture and society in Chicago with a new feature to our blog titled: C.O.C.A Art. Starting off with our new edition we want to explore The Art Institute of Chicago ( which re-opened it's Modern Wing section. Here are some of our favorite pieces from the newly remodeled Modern Wing and the African Art Wing. Stay tuned because we will continue to bring you more highlights of art in Chicago as we promote C.O.C.A Style, Culture, and Society. That's how we stay C.O.C.A Art.

AKIN to University Village

Next time you visit University Village make sure you stop by AKIN (say what up Oscar while at it). The new Nike Sportswear store @ 1313 S. Halsted Chicago.

1313 S. Halsted
Chicago, IL 60607

Do Tell Zoe......!

Check out what Zoe(Fashion Geek) & Donte have been working on for the spring. I must say, I'm feeling this joint right here, can't wait to see the complete collection.

Uniqlo & Jil Sander

Here's a little preview from uniqlo +j collection which was designed by jil sander and will be in stores oct 1st. You can never go wrong with high fashion(Jil Sander) and Low price point(uniqlo). New York I might pay u a visit real soon....

TOM FORD Fall 2009

Label: Tom Ford
Season: Fall/Winter 2009

Pics Via: SwipeLife

Saturday, August 22, 2009

June Ambrose & Jay-z "RUN THIS TOWN"

June Ambrose talks about styling Jay-Z for "Run This Town" video.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Vincent Schoepfer Summer/Winter 2010 Collection

Label: Vincent Schoepfer
Season: Summer/Winter 2010


Its going down this FRIDAY @ Metro 3720 N Clark street. Welcome back home to our brother DAVE JEFF!

"Sir & Madame"

Here is some "fine Clothiers for men & women" courtesy of the good folks @ SIR & MADAME.

Monday, August 17, 2009

M.I.S.S x Cubannie Links = Haute Mommies ...


She's on that New New ...

Things changed when she “hit 25 and was like, you know what? These boobs and these legs ain’t going to look like this forever.” Skin, “boobage” and legs, then, all figured prominently in the Holly Golightly-from-the-hood image she crafted for the release of “Shine.” “That was my thing that I was gonna do,” she says bluntly. “No one else was doing it.” - WWD

Check out the Behind-the-Scenes video of Estelle chatting it up with WWD ...