Paris Men’s: Kenzo Is Sportacular

“On adore l’homme français!” was Kenzo’s dictum this S/S ’15 season. The homage to ze Frenchman was indirect—rather, there were winks to French kitsch (an Eiffel Tower jacquard, a bright variant on the classic Breton stripe, Cosette’s face incarnated in … Continued

Kirsten Dunst, In Defiance of Gravity

Kirsten Dunst stands beneath a spotlight wearing a fringed Rodarte leather jacket that would look more at home on a Hells Angel than a movie star. Her fingers are twisted to read “blood,” and her side- swept blond hair exposes … Continued

The Story of How M.I.A. Got Her Third World Swag

When she arrived in the U.K. from Sri Lanka at the age of 10, Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam only knew two words of English: “Michael” and “Jackson.” Like her idol, Arulpragasam—now widely known as M.I.A.—has since knocked the international pop scene flat on its ass, using her critically acclaimed … Continued

Alexander Skarsgård: The Sea Inside

While sipping an espresso at Fat Radish, a dimly lit restaurant on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Alexander Skarsgård speaks with deep admiration about An Iliad, an off- Broadway restaging of Homer’s Trojan War classic featuring a well-reviewed performance by his … Continued

Daniel Radcliffe’s Magical Thinking

Daniel Radcliffe seems preoccupied when he enters the Hudson Diner, an unassuming bistro in Manhattan’s West Village. Visibly frustrated, he heads straight to an empty table, where he fidgets with his iPhone. “Sorry about that,” he says, emerging from his … Continued