Gucci spring 2018

Guess Who's Going Fur-Free

In a boon for animal-rights activists, Gucci announced that it will no longer use fur in its collections. The luxury giant's president and CEO, Marco Bizzarri, shared the news today during the Kering Talk at the London College of Fashion. “Being socially responsible is one of Gucci’s core values," he said, "and we will continue to strive to do better for the environment and animals.”

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Oct 11, 2017 19:00:00
We Margiela

We Margiela

Fans of fashion's most enigmatic house, Maison Margiela, are about to get a shade closer to the heart and mind of the ultra-reclusive, now-retired founder, who thought of the house in collective terms. In two weeks, the documentary We Margiela will premiere in the same space, the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam, where the label held its first museum exhibition 20 years ago.

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Oct 10, 2017 14:47:00
Cake Holes

The Art of Sploshing

UK-based flavor-experience designers Bompas & Parr have concocted everything from an inhabitable cloud of gin and tonic to first multi-sensory fireworks display.

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Sep 29, 2017 19:36:00
Triadic Ballet, 1920s

A Moment for the Bauhaus Ballet

It's been just over a century since the Bauhaus Ballet, more commonly known as the Triadic Ballet, was first developed by Oskar Schlemmer. In 1916, the notion of avant-garde was also in its infancy, thus the two came of age together. The ballet toured all during the 1920s, helping to spread the philosophy of the German art school — that is, extreme minimalism and functionality — throughout Europe and the world.

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Sep 28, 2017 20:15:00
Banned fashion ads

Most Notorious Banned Fashion Ads

Over the years, fashion ads have been banned in various parts of the world. Usually it's the portrayal of nudity or blasphemy (mostly in Italy) that sends the self-righteous into an outraged tizzy. Other times it's the glamorization of drugs or sexual violence, or the objectification of minors, that rightfully gets yanked.

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Sep 28, 2017 10:49:00
Vintage Halloween costumes

Halloween Goals

Say goodbye to drugstore diving and hello to vintage inspo. Here, the most spooktacular costumes of yore...

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Sep 27, 2017 18:40:00
Barbara Nitke

The Banality of 80s Porn

Barbara Nitke is an American photographer whose career began around the end of the so-called golden age of porn, before the advent of home videos made furtive jaunts to a theater obsolete. By the early 80s, these skin flicks featured relatively known stars and a semblance of plot lines, requiring at least some direction and reshoots.

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Sep 26, 2017 18:54:00
Inappropriate slogan tees in Asia

Inappropriate Tees in Asia

Badly translated or just plain inappropriate slogan tees never die. They go to Asia, where their wearers go about their day blissfully unaware...

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Sep 26, 2017 15:21:00
Goth goals

Goth Goals

Though it's the look that never dies, goth found its hair-teased peak early on. Here, a gallery of the brave souls who carried the goth torch in the 1980s — in all their dark, webby, eyelinered glory...

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Sep 25, 2017 18:12:00

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