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...

In fact there's a tradition of male fashion designers posing nude or semi-nude. And you obviously have the physique for it. Do you see yourself as a sex object? I don't see myself as a sex object as much as an invention, and a flesh-and-blood expression of my aesthetic. My story is about the...

The tracks on Director's Cut, as the album is aptly called, are remakes of those from 1989's The Sensual World and 1993's The Red Shoes. This update of Deeper Understanding is written, like the original, as a kind of nostalgic love letter to a computer and features the arhythmic drumming and...

And how better to show your party spirit this spring than with these novelty Kick Eyes glasses? The latest concept from Nono Muaks, a fashion-design collective between Brussels and Beijing, Kick Eyes have no lenses. In their place are laser-cut shapes: Heart, Lightning Bolt, Vertical Bars,...

"He Didn't Want a Love Song" — Just a Number 05272011 Not a shred of biographical information is to be found anywhere online and its name is impossible to remember, yet that's exactly how the mysterious band Just a Number 05272011 seems to want it. Some people think it's Fever Ray in...

How to turn a seemingly cursory detail into a potential hot-seller—or in Giles Deacon's case, a scorched stretch of fabric into fashion legend. And by gum, it will be done. The narrative offered a simple scenario about a house fire that hinted at more ominous realities. Its raw material...

They crossed, wrapped and knotted, hinting at a Japanese Orientalism. But Kane doesn't do literal; he subverts it. For instance, the velvet embossing on sheer dresses and pencil skirts looked like antique tablecloths. But there was nothing antique about it. Rather, it suggested: out with the...

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...

You may recall that the track, Make Some Noise, was leaked on the Internet a couple of weeks ago, forcing the band to share the audio on Tumblr. Today came the video, the real attraction. Basically, it's a celebrity cameo jerkoff in both a thumbs-up and a middle-finger to those celebs, or...

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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