Goth goals

Goth Goals

The vampire look that never dies, goth nonetheless 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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May 17, 2017 14:12:00
Photographer Hal

Plastic-Wrapped Love

Japanese artist Haruhiko Kawaguchi, aka Photographer Hal, packs people into futon covers, which he then vacuum-seals (without hurting anyone). He thus transforms loving couples into gruesome twosomes, like wrapped meat from a supermarket...

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May 16, 2017 15:26:00
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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May 15, 2017 18:15:00
Banned fashion ads

Most Notorious Banned 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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May 14, 2017 13:49:00
Tom Ford

When They Were Young

They all had an adorable baby phase; many of them had a geeky phase; some of them even pulled off a dashing adolescent phase. Eventually they all did their part to shape fashion and culture as we know it...

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May 13, 2017 15:52:00

Artists and Their Cats

Behind every great artist is a furry feline friend. Thus we bring you artists and their cats. That is all...

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May 11, 2017 12:25:00

When the Photo Op is a Slap in the Face

Like father, like daughter. As America burns, Ivanka Trump has seen fit to casually taint the Yayoi Kusama blockbuster retrospective at the Hirshhorn Museum in D.C. (through May 14, 2017) with her brainless, pointy-shoed presence.

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May 10, 2017 18:48:00
Balenciaga vs IKEA

Balenciaga vs IKEA

Proving fashion folks do have a sense of humor (maybe), style-minded DIY-ers have recently taken to Instagram with abandon. They're showing off makeshift items they fashioned out of IKEA's very blue, very plastic, very ubiquitous Frakta bag.

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May 08, 2017 17:18:00
Luis Padron

Becoming Elf-Aware

A self-described "trans-species" man in Argentina is using plastic surgery to transform himself into an elf. So far his operations include liposuction on his jaw, rhinoplasty, full-body hair removal, laser skin bleaching, and what he says are painful operations to change his eye color.

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May 06, 2017 18:22:00

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