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...

Tisci: Brava! In fact, as I've been saying, it is very Donatella, because it is about a very strong woman...I grew up with eight sisters and my mom. Nine incredible women all a little "à la Donatella Versace." Real strong women from the South of Italy, women who had sensuality. Versace: I...

On schedule for fashion's obsession with all things '90s, the house of Helmut Lang is out to reclaim relevance. First came its monster Fashion's Night Out bash, followed by its first runway show in five years and the first since Lang left the house. The doom metal soundtrack and...

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...

Austria, the country that produced Helmut Lang, Rudi Gernreich, and Hattie Carnegie, celebrated its best young fashion designers with an award ceremony that kickstarted the five-day Take Festival in Vienna. Emceed by the Finnish-born burlesque artist Denice Bourbon, the winners of the...

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...

Almost two decades later, Boy George's musical of the same name, which included a character based on Leigh, became a West End hit. - He sat several times for Lucian Freud, who, after seeing him at Anthony d'Offay gallery in 1988, became obsessed with capturing his tragic-comedic,...

She once said, "I don't have space to enter examples or the history of this, so I'm left with having to make the bold statement that culture is extinct." - Her first runway show was held exactly 30 years ago, in 1981. The theme? Pirates, kicking off a lifelong obsession. In 2000, she moved...

" - He starred in the London hit musical Taboo, based on his own life, but chose to play the role of the late, great performance artist Leigh Bowery. In the New York run, he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Musical Score. - He was arrested in the home not once, but twice. The first...

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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