EILISH MACINTOSH For the second of her two Fall/Winter 2013 collections, 24-year old Eilish Macintosh incorporates patent leather, PVC, and rope-stitched seams, drawing inspiration from sportswear, sports equipment, and ’50s couture. The collection by this recent Central Saint Martins graduate is surprisingly modern and brilliantly refreshing, and we weren’t the first to notice. Earlier this year, … Continued
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Best known for heading ghoulish Midwest nu-metal outfits Slipknot and Stone Sour, Corey Taylor has made a career of stomping across stages in demonic Halloween masks and prison-issue jumpsuits, belting out songs with names like “Pulse of the Maggots,” “Butcher’s … Continued
“This character has been brewing my whole life,” says performance artist boychild of her haunting stage persona. “It’s not an alternate personality—it’s an outlet for expression. I go somewhere else when I’m performing.” And she’s getting there fast. The California native got her start less than … Continued
Not 15 minutes after finding out about the Boston Marathon bombing, I overheard someone snidely declare, “I don’t believe in terrorism.” What followed was a vague and sprawling account of half-baked conspiracy theories on international terrorist events of the last … Continued
Some teenage boys canvas their bedroom walls with posters of basketball players; others, with action movie stars. But Brandon Cronenberg’s walls were celebrity-free zones. In fact, the closest he ever came to a celebrity obsession was an infatuation with Pink … Continued
In the last couple days, Roberta’s Pizza, a popular NY establishment in Brooklyn’s Bushwick neighborhood has been feeling the heat. The eatery is in a deep dish of disdain after—thanks to an old fashioned telephone pole flyer rant—their Craigslist ad for interns hit DNAInfo.com, … Continued
When I heard Ryan Gosling was starring in Nicolas Winding Refn’s forthcoming Only God Forgives as a brutal killer with a glimmer of compassion in his eye, I felt the nauseating pangs of déjà vu. Again? It’s like Gosling is dead-set on … Continued
Seeing an actor, in the midst of a feverish media blitz, politely ask his publicist if he can please answer a few more questions is a bit like watching a mugging victim chase down his assailants to offer them his … Continued
You know when you love a TV show so much that between seasons, you feel the burning desire to get an ink-tipped needle jammed into your skin thousands of times so everyone can know how much you love that show? … Continued
Another day, another mugshot, another headline deploring Lindsay Lohan’s lascivious ways. But Lilo’s just the latest scion of a venerable sorority of Hollywood vixens who worked hard, but played harder. Meet Tinseltown’s baddest bitches.
Fine, North Korea, go ahead and try to nuke us into oblivion. But at least do it in style.
A warm beanie pulled snuggly over his head, the bushy-bearded photographer Daniel Arnold takes a seat on the patio of a Brooklyn bar on a frosty evening in early March. Despite the cold, Arnold opens up like a steamed clam, … Continued
Yes, Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers was awesome, and yes, James Franco donning corn-rows in his Riff Raff get-up is worth the price of admission alone. But Spring Breakers isn’t the first film to immortalize America’s annual week of debauchery. Here … Continued
Sitting in the back room of a retail space in New York’s bubbly SoHo neighborhood, Noomi Rapace gives off an energy instantly recognizable to fans of her work: cold, dark, and intimate. She is dressed head to toe in black, … Continued
Maybe it’s the report of another storm barreling through the Midwest. Or the winter chill that won’t give up it’s grip on New York. Whatever it is, we’re chilled to the bone and our thoughts are drifting northward, toward the … Continued
Long before they were set to grace the stage of the Dolby Theater this Sunday, the 2013 Oscar Nominees were playing road-weary orphans, London street punks, and peeping toms.
Sure clothes make the man, but do they make the movie too? A look at the on-screen style of many of this year’s Oscar nominees certainly suggest so.
So what if your co-worker just received a shipment of flowers big enough to launch a botanical garden? Or that as your best friend enjoys a candle-lit dinner, you’ll be assembling your own prix-fixe menu of peanut butter and jelly … Continued
Sure, you and billions of others don’t have the luxury of attending New York’s Fashion Week, but that’s no excuse for not getting into the spirit. Watch Bill Cunningham New York tonight, listen to A$ap Rocky during your jog tomorrow, … Continued
In the tail end of last week, news surfaced that Lena Dunham was developing another yet another HBO series, this one based on a forthcoming memoir by the legendary Bergdorf Goodman personal shopper Betty Halbreich, whose been at it since … Continued