When Rihanna needs a leopard print bustier, he’s there. When she needs a back-up dress for the VMA’s, there he’ll be: needle, thread and boob tape in tow. He’s her costume designer.Read More
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There’s a palpable energy between band members Carline Hjelt and Aino Jawo of Icona Pop. Backstage before a recent show at Terminal 5 in New York City, energy is high and the fridge is full of beer. When a stage manager asks if they’d prefer cider, a conversation ensues about the fact that they’re Swedish so “regular beer will do, thank you very much.” A bag of greasy takeout sits in the corner untouched as the girls get ready for what will be a pumped up show. In 2012 the Swedish duo sky-rocketed to cult band status after single “I Love It” hit the airwaves.
Icona Pop, I Love It
It quickly became the angry girl’s anthem for a broken heart. While they weren’t quite as pissed off as Alanis Morissette in her video for “You Oughta Know,” they reminded us that angry, broken hearts are way more fun than sitting at home sad. Here, before opening up for songstress Marina and the Diamonds, they open up about how they met, boy bands and beyond.
The New Zealand born, London expat favors suits, shiny brogues and a perfectly coiffed quiff. You’ll never catch him in a baseball cap, or Jesus piece.Read More
He’s a low-key kind of guy who favors flannels and grunge to flashy fashion gear (no Swarovski encrusted gloves here).Read More
With America’s Next Model soon to wrap up, we caught up with one of our favorite contestants: Naima Mora.Read More
In an industry jam-packed with talent, skill and ambition, is a degree in fashion design really necessary for success?Read More
Last week we saw the debut of Rita Ora’s latest single “Radioactive.” The video features Ora in a firey, futuristic world where animal print and leather-like body suits rule the streets. Heavy metal hardware, body-con garb… it was everything we’d expect from Ora, but just who was responsible for this future fantasy wardrobe? Asher Levine.Read More
When I first saw Adam Andrascik’s collection—an assemblage of ripped edges and flat silhouettes inspired by Salvador Dali and Elsa Schiaparelli—all I could think of was a section in Imogen Edwards-Jones’ book, Fashion Babylon.Read More
When you realize fashion is really just a collection of objects—albeit delightful, lustful often times pricey objects we’re often slaves to—designer Natalia Brilli’s collections of miscellany are far from arbitrary.Read More
Since its A/W 2010 debut, Them Atelier has assembled quite the following. Their line of jeans with names like Crypt Tapered Jean and Black Basin are high on style and low on price.Read More
Though with the countless fashion weeks already in existence and more designers opting to show collections off the catwalk, are fashion weeks still valid? And will New York, Paris and Milan’s grip on the fashion world loosen up?Read More