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Saweetie Is Bringing Her “Icy” Nail Style To A Drugstore Near You

Many things have become synonymous with Saweetie: catchy tunes, funny IG skits, a glamorous fashion sense, and her nails — which have taken on a life of their own. The “Best Friend” rapper, née Diamonté Quiava Valentin Harper, is never without a fresh set of claws, either solid-painted or in a decked-out design.

That nail game is exactly why SinfulColors tapped Saweetie as its newest brand ambassador, though it’s especially fitting considering the star has been a self-proclaimed nail junkie for most of her life. “I remember going to the salon and saying yes to everything that was suggested to me,” Saweetie tells us over Zoom. “Then the price comes out being ridiculous, and you’re like, ‘Wait, we’re supposed to be friends, you were supposed to hook me up.“ The rapper says that, in addition to helping her develop a taste for cutting-edge nail art, those

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This Mother-Daughter Duo Are Bringing Change to New York Fashion Week

District of Fashion
District of Fashion

As she was putting together her portfolio collection during her last year as a fashion student at Parsons School of Design, Najla A. Burt called her mother for help. She needed to come up with a name for her clothing line. 

“We had a conversation around why she should not make her label her name,” Cynthia Burt, Najla’s mother, recalled in an interview with The Daily Beast. “We talked through the legal thing of not making your name the brand, because there are so many avenues for people to sue you personally. But beyond that, Najla said, ‘We’re not going to say or make anything public about the fact that we’re Black.’”

Sure enough, social media posts from the brands early days show off the clothes, not the women behind them. “If you go back and look, you won’t see any pictures of us,” Cynthia said. “We

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