"Liquid Sky is one of the most visually ambitious films ever made about fashion, heroin, New Wave clubs, UFO saucers, ordering Chinese food and having them put it on your tab, the Empire State Building, androgyny, neon and tin foil. The 1982 cult classic may be the perfect embodiment of camp. "
The Awl talks to the director of the film about his plans for a sequel.
The women's magazine parody The Reductress
) has unleashed the end-all be-all of brand-dropping, pill-popping nightlife columns: Slave To The Night Thoughts by Our Nightlife Editor, Dafna VanClifton
PUNK: Chaos To Couture
is an exhibit running at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. Reactions have been mixed. [more inside]
"It is a gift, and the way God expresses herself through me. I’m so grateful for this art form because I don’t have to invite you to my studio to see my painting. You get to see it on me. I get to wear it, live it, be it". Collector's Weekly profiles Tziporah Salamon.
The web site of The Costume Institute
at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has more than 30,000 images searchable by who, what, where, and when.
: the fashion must-have hipster accoutrement for the summer, according to the NYTimes. Rebuttal from Flavorwire
. via reddit
was the articulate elder stateswoman of the New York City ball scene
featured in the 1990 documentary Paris is Burning
. When she died
in 1993, police found the body of a murdered man 15 years mummified
in her apartment. [more inside]
It all started with
writer wearing a tutu
, getting splashed by a passing bus...
"It's really hard to walk in a single woman's shoes—that's why you sometimes need really special shoes."
a 7-parter on the shoes
that made the show
... [more inside]
Was your invite to Fashion Week lost in the mail? Have no fear- you can watch video of some
of your favorite designers
at the official Mercedes Benz Fashion Week website
. If you're more into schadenfreude than Sean John
, check out the Zac Posen show
to see Karen Elson take a tumble
2 years ago
I FPP'd FlavorPill
, a company that sends out permission-based emails for books (Boldtype
), music (Earplug
), and fashion (the JC Report
). They've since added ArtKrush
(it's art, stupid! - nsfw) and Activate
(world events) to their aresenal. In addition to the topic-specific mailing lists, they offer city-specific lists for London
, New York
, and Chicago
. Sample issues are archived on the site.
takes a look at fashion trends as seen on the streets of New York City. [via Gothamist]