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Two movie star stylists had been loaned greater than $35,000 value of garments for Cardi B’s younger sister Hennessey Carolina — however have refused to return or pay for the majority of the designer duds, a brand new lawsuit alleges.
Stylists Charles Reynolds and Xavier Banks obtained 52 objects of clothes value $35,306 from luxurious style retailer Dover Avenue Market on April 14, saying the clothes had been “being taken on consignment for the acquisition by their shopper Hennessey Carolina,” in accordance with Manhattan Supreme Court docket swimsuit filed final week.
The stylist duo agreed to both purchase or return the clothes by April 21 — however as a substitute gave a few of the duds to rapper Melody “Mellowrackz” Religion to rock at Coachella, and “personally wore” items to the music pageant themselves, the submitting claims.
Religion “has now refused to return the merchandise,” the swimsuit alleges.
On April 27 – almost every week after the garments had been attributable to be returned – solely six of the objects had been introduced again to the high-end Kips Bay retailer and 4 of the items had been broken, Dover Avenue Market claims.
Up to now, the style duo nonetheless hasn’t returned or paid for the broken and unreturned 49 items totaling $34,331, the swimsuit alleges.
“Dover Avenue Market works with many business main stylists on this consignment foundation and, regrettably, these stylists abused the privilege,” a spokesperson for the corporate stated in a press release.
Religion just isn’t named as a defendant within the lawsuit. The swimsuit additionally doesn’t identify Carolina as a defendant, nor convey any accusations in opposition to her.
Reynolds stated the case doesn’t contain his shopper Carolina, the 26-year-old sister of “WAP” rapper Cardi B, who has made appearances on VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop: New York.”
The stylist claimed he pulled the garments for Religion — who allegedly took them and by no means paid for them.
“Mellow Rackz is the person who stole the garments,” Reynolds instructed The Publish, including that he has retained a lawyer and filed a police report in opposition to her.
Equally, Banks claimed, “Mellow Rackz is a thief and she or he is the rationale that that is all occurring.”
“Mellowracks is actually scamming her solution to the highest and utilizing whoever she will be able to,” the stylists’ rep stated in a press release. “Superstar stylists, Charles Reynolds and Xavier Banks are her newest victims.”
“The movie star type workforce has been sued by Dover Avenue Group for not returning garments they pulled for Mellowrackz. The rapper who pretended she was going to a room to kind by way of the garments and determine what she wished to put on to Coachella left Banks and Reynolds on the becoming by no means to return with the garments,” the assertion claimed.
The duo’s lawyer Ezra Salami stated in Could that authorized notices despatched to Religion and her supervisor went unanswered and the pair are actually planning to sue.
A rep for Religion didn’t instantly return a request for remark. A quantity couldn’t be discovered for Religion.