In 2008, Vashtie launched another one of her dreams—her own clothing line, Violette.She describes the line as looking like “Louis Vuitton had a daughter living in the Lower East Side.Because keeping healthy on the inside is just as important as staying beautiful on the outside.”#Swoon. Leave me a comment and let me know what you think of my vegan girl crush.Vashtie Kola went from a young girl wishing she could afford Air Jordans, to being the first female ever to design a pair.
Moving easily among fashion, film and music, she has emerged as “a role model for young tastemakers,” as the The New York Times titled her in a Style section feature profile.
His focus on his music and taking it to the next level is what impacted her the most.
We’ve come a long way since our downtown New York City years.
Born to Trinidadian parents and raised in Albany, New York, Vashtie moved to New York City over a decade ago to study directing/cinematography at the School of Visual Arts.
She went on to direct music videos for the likes of Common, Kid Cudi, Justin Bieber and Pharrell—whom she dated from 2003 to 2007. A.” Reid brought Vashtie on as Island Def Jam’s Creative Director in 2006, stating she would be “the one to keep building cool, someone in tune with downtown cool and pop mainstream.” She left in 2007 to focus on her directing career.
In case you didn't know, Vashtie Kola is a woman of many talents.