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Is Soccer Replacing Skateboarding as Fashion’s Bandwagon of the Moment?

Yesterday at the Strand bookstore in Manhattan, several dozen fashion editors, buyers, and Bushwick-famous stylish kids gathered in the rare-books room and huddled in the narrow passageways between the stacks. As bemused NYU students looked on, the music came up and a legion of street-cast models emerged for a stroll through the store in stretchyContinue Reading “Is Soccer Replacing Skateboarding as Fashion’s Bandwagon of the Moment?”

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Angelo Baque Took Over Art Basel with the Most Epic Pop-Up of 2017

In 2017, the fashion world became obsessed with graphic T-shirts and the creatives behind them. And nobody has harnessed the energy behind the movement quite like industry veteran and Awake NY designer Angelo Baque. Yesterday in Miami, in the midst of Art Basel madness, Baque opened Social Studies, a three-day pop-up that brought together aContinue Reading “Angelo Baque Took Over Art Basel with the Most Epic Pop-Up of 2017”

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The 8 Best Hot Springs Around the World for Soothing Your Body and Mind

Five hundred years before Christ, mankind bathed. Back then the ancient Greeks used bathhouses as swinging all-nude community centers. As civilization evolved (or simply grew more uptight), the soaking ritual gradually turned more and more private. By the time Hitchcock showed up, wanting to prey on our deepest fears, he staged a slashing where weContinue Reading “The 8 Best Hot Springs Around the World for Soothing Your Body and Mind”

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Pat McGrath, the World’s Most Famous Makeup Artist, Has a Few Ideas for Men

Legendary makeup artist Pat McGrath could be the most famous person in fashion you’ve never heard of. That might be starting to change. “The world of makeup is becoming increasingly more diverse and less about rules, which is absolutely divine,” says McGrath. “I would love to see more men comfortably explore the transformative power ofContinue Reading “Pat McGrath, the World’s Most Famous Makeup Artist, Has a Few Ideas for Men”

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How Three Top Luxury Brands Are Taking on the DIY Movement

When it comes to luxury shopping, there’s what you see on the runways and in the stores. Then there’s what you don’t see—the ultra-premium, no-limits bespoke programs designed to satisfy the insatiable. From custom couture suits and embroidered denim jackets to bridle leather interiors for exotic cars and yachts, Gucci, Hermès, and Dolce & GabbanaContinue Reading “How Three Top Luxury Brands Are Taking on the DIY Movement”

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Justin O’Shea’s SSS World Corp Just Dropped the Perfect Party Suit

When we got a first look at Justin O’Shea’s new label SSS World Corp in June at Paris Fashion Week, there was a lot to like: tiger stripe velvet coats. Oversized SSS-branded belt buckles. Hard-as-nails peak lapel suits. Printed Hawaiian shirts that ate an entire trend for lunch. And even before the day-long guerilla showContinue Reading “Justin O’Shea’s SSS World Corp Just Dropped the Perfect Party Suit”

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What Happened to Designer Adam Kimmel?

In 2012, the young menswear designer Adam Kimmel was, as they say, poised for greatness. The label he started in 2005 was growing steadily. He had popular cross-over collaborations with Supreme and Carhartt that were making waves beyond the high fashion world. He had shrugged off conventional ways of showing his collections, and instead stagedContinue Reading “What Happened to Designer Adam Kimmel?”

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Meet the Designer Behind One of the Most Stylish Films of the Year

There’s a scene about half-way through Call Me By Your Name—the new film by Luca Guadagnino—when the young protagonist Elio (played by Timothée Chalamet) sneaks into the room of Armie Hammer’s Oliver, a graduate student staying at his parents’ Italian villa, and places his head inside one of Oliver’s swimsuits. The scene displays Elio’s tenseContinue Reading “Meet the Designer Behind One of the Most Stylish Films of the Year”