Career Moves: Solange Inks Merchandising Deal With Armani Jeans

Solange is getting that designer deal money, she recently inked a deal with fashion designer Giorgio Armani for a new merchandising deal. Giorgio Armani will name her as “ambassador of Armani jeans,” according to New York magazine.

Giorgio Armani said in a statement about the singer, “Armani Jeans expresses my vision of a young, independent, casual lifestyle with a strong and cool, fashion sensibility. Solange epitomises this style perfectly and brings to it that swing so evident in her new single, I Decided,”.

Solange’s upcoming album “Sol-Angel & The Hadley Street Dreams” drops August 26.

Designer Tags: Rocawear Takes An Extra Step

Rocawear, the urban street-wear brand is going to be on their hustle for these upcoming weeks. Rocawear is looking to stay in Las Vegas three days before the MAGIC event begins. In efforts to showcase their upcoming ’09 spring line. 300 Lucky buyers will get the invitation at the Ritz Carlton hotel at Lake Las Vegas from August 21st to the 23rd.

The MAGIC Convention is an essential way for the brand  to communicate to the retailers . An invitation is to MAGIC gives you all-access to a showcase of all types of brands. Jameel Spencer, Rocawear’s chief marketing officer said “It’s a perfect blend of work and fun, and will give us an opportunity to communicate the essence of our brand.”