candidness, a hint of self-deprecation seeping through. "I'm lucky because what was essentially my hobby became my job. Some people have their jobs but have other hobbies like fishing, therefore the magazines they read on the toilet are fishing magazines. The magazines I read on the toilet...

Behold these 50's cat-eye glasses by Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy, taken to literal extremes with panthers at the temples. Colors range from black and purple to blue and yellow. And while acetate is the natural choice of material, you could, if you wanted, get them in black velvet—as long as...

There came a point in sneaker fetishism when every low-slung Japanese denim skinny led the eye down to atrocious neon throwbacks. The vulgar 1960s remakes on every pseudo-artistic gent in the city were more flagrant fouls than slams dunks. If only they had looked back further, to 1910, when...

If you're wont to hang out in your bedroom, vamping in your underwear and giant sunglasses while bossing your cat around like you're a high-powered fashion editor, you might as well do so wearing Prada's new Minimal-Baroque shades. The new specs have the same curlicue flourish as those shown...

And, of course, a kick-ass sample sale. That's where Opening Ceremony comes in. The spunky little retailer-that-could is offering deep discounts on its stock of (in alpha order): ACNE, Alexander Wang, Band of Outsiders, Cacharel, Jeremy Scott, Patrik Ervell, Proenza Schouler, Rachel Comey,...

Berlin Fashion Week shares the fate of any Fashion Week that isn't Paris, Milan, New York or London: it matters little on the international fashion scene. Yet for the spring 2012 collections, Berlin didn't dwell on relevance. Instead, the city's innumerable showrooms, trade fairs and tent...

today announced its purchase of i-D magazine. The irreverent youth-culture magazine will join forces with the influential 32-year-old British style magazine, known for its winking cover models, to create an online fashion publication. "VICE is so excited to work with the guys at i-D...

Should the sight of Prada's ad campaign in every fashion magazine not be enough for you this fall, Steven Meisel has started shooting videos to accompany his seasonal photographs. And it is fun to see the models try their hand at acting and hear their still-girlish voices (the...

The makers of the Kick Eyes non-sunglasses below have introduced another functionless must-have: Glambots, a collection of fashionable toy robots that "express the rock 'n' roll in our lives." Made of a felt that bends but never breaks, each Glambot has its own identity: Glam Pharaoh, Glam...

As a kid I was a bit of a loner and spent time by myself reading books, fashion magazines and thinking critically about art and anthropology. My mom introduced me to philosophy texts as a kid. I studied literature and ended up doing my graduate thesis on James Turrell, who once said, "Light...

 

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