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  • Designer Christian Joy on Her New Line With Vans, Collaborating with Karen O

    Designer Christian Joy on Her New Line With Vans, Collaborating with Karen O | BLOG ENTRY

    If you've ever seen the Yeah Yeah Yeahs in concert, you've encountered the gleefully deranged costume work of DIY designer Christian Joy – and you probably haven't forgotten it. Known best as the woman behind Karen...

    July 30, 2012 5:00 PM ET
  • Designer Playlist: Christian Joy

    Designer Playlist: Christian Joy | BLOG ENTRY

    It's not a surprise that designer Christian Joy's taste in music is as unmistakably individualistic as the clothing and art she created; everyone from electronic pioneer Bruce Haack to Buzzcocks' vanguard Pete Shelley to a myriad of...

    July 30, 2012 5:00 PM ET
  • Musicians Who Defined Nineties Style

    Musicians Who Defined Nineties Style | BLOG ENTRY

    Madonna's corsets. Kurt's flannel. Gwen Stefani's bindi. Ginger Spice's Union Jack dress (back in the news!). Nineties music culture was rife with colorful style memories – some deliberate, many the product of a complex time and...

    July 24, 2012 6:00 PM ET
  • Madonna Usage of Nazi Imagery Angers France's Far Right, But It's Nothing New

    Madonna Usage of Nazi Imagery Angers France's Far Right, But It's Nothing New | BLOG ENTRY

    Madonna, forever pop's premier provocateur, has again incited controversy on her latest tour by implying that France's National Front Party leader, Marine Le Pen, is a fascist. In a polemic video montage for "Nobody Knows Me," Le...

    July 19, 2012 4:35 PM ET
  • Violens Create Brutal Beauty With Proenza Schouler's Alejandro Cardenas

    Violens Create Brutal Beauty With Proenza Schouler's Alejandro Cardenas | BLOG ENTRY

    Violens are proud anomalies of the contemporary music scene: they sound fantastically expansive, self-possessed and in command of their art in an era of self-aware lo-fi and lowered expectations. As art kids who became first known as...

    July 19, 2012 4:10 PM ET
  • Rihanna Designing Collection for British Chain River Island

    Rihanna Designing Collection for British Chain River Island | BLOG ENTRY

    In the hierarchy of British high street brands, River Island lies somewhere between Topshop's broad appeal and the more youthful, slightly saucier Next. It's a store for girls who likely regard themselves as edgier than...

    July 17, 2012 4:55 PM ET
  • Tory Burch Strikes a Musical Chord on 'The Tory Blog'

    Tory Burch Strikes a Musical Chord on 'The Tory Blog' | BLOG ENTRY

    Tory Burch is a power player in the fast-paced world of American fashion. In only eight years, she's become one of New York's most popular and award-winning womenswear designers, with her looks gracing Oprah's radar within a...

    July 16, 2012 4:40 PM ET
  • Designer Playlist: Tory Burch

    Designer Playlist: Tory Burch | BLOG ENTRY

    For designer Tory Burch's new editorial project, the Tory Blog, she made female musicians the front-and-center focus of her debut issue. Newer artists like Alaina Moore from Tennis get some love, while DJ/violinist...

    July 16, 2012 4:30 PM ET
  • Lady Gaga's First Fragrance Projected to Be Commercial Hit

    Lady Gaga's First Fragrance Projected to Be Commercial Hit | BLOG ENTRY

    Leave it to Lady Gaga to dedicate her debut perfume to fame, paint it black and spike it with the essence of the deadly plant belladonna. "Fame is an illusion; if you really want it, anyone...

    July 13, 2012 3:35 PM ET
  • Metric's Emily Haines: 'The Band Embraces Image Out of Respect to the Audience'

    Metric's Emily Haines: 'The Band Embraces Image Out of Respect to the Audience' | BLOG ENTRY

    Almost a decade ago, Emily Haines of Metric mantained that bringing glamour to the indie-rock game was braver than looking like "one of the guys" to be taken seriously as an artist. "I was completely limiting myself...

    July 12, 2012 5:05 PM ET
  • Five Fall 2012 Couture Looks Destined for Pop Fame

    Five Fall 2012 Couture Looks Destined for Pop Fame | BLOG ENTRY

    Last week, the crème de la crème of Parisian designers, the courtiers, showed their Fall 2012 collections. The sheer extravagance and prices of these desirable pieces will land them chiefly in high-end editorials and the closets of...

    July 12, 2012 2:10 PM ET
  • Preview: Avicii for Ralph Lauren's Denim and Supply

    Preview: Avicii for Ralph Lauren's Denim and Supply | BLOG ENTRY

    As part of a summer-long unveiling of Swedish electronic king Avicii's collaboration with their Denim and Supply line, Ralph Lauren has released images of his first-ever ad campaign as well as a sneak peek of his...

    July 10, 2012 5:55 PM ET
  • News Roundup: Spice Girls Auction Iconic Looks, Lil Wayne Promotes Trukfit at the X Games

    News Roundup: Spice Girls Auction Iconic Looks, Lil Wayne Promotes Trukfit at the X Games | BLOG ENTRY

    • Spice Girls fans, rejoice! Scary, Sporty, Posh, Ginger and Baby are auctioning off some of their most iconic looks for your nostalgic pleasure. It's for a good cause, too. • Conflicting rumors have...

    July 10, 2012 3:35 PM ET
  • Rihanna to Launch 'Styled to Rock' Reality Show

    Rihanna to Launch 'Styled to Rock' Reality Show | BLOG ENTRY

    Earlier this year, news broke that Rihanna would be developing her own U.K.-based style competition. Now, official details about the reality TV project have emerged. Dubbed "Styled to Rock," the show will air on Sky...

    July 9, 2012 5:00 PM ET
  • M83 Release Exclusive Converse Sneaker, Invite Fans to Design Artwork

    M83 Release Exclusive Converse Sneaker, Invite Fans to Design Artwork | BLOG ENTRY

    There are no earthly limits for M83, the celestial French electronic all-stars who have enjoyed immense crossover success with Hurry Up, We're Dreaming. Following a gold single, a sold-out tour, and major film score...

    July 6, 2012 1:30 PM ET
  • Taylor Swift to Launch Second Fragrance, 'Wonderstruck Enchanted'

    Taylor Swift to Launch Second Fragrance, 'Wonderstruck Enchanted' | BLOG ENTRY

    Taylor Swift's first fragrance, Wonderstruck, was a knockout hit at retail, proving the singer's innocent and honest allure moves units at beauty counters as well as iTunes. Wisely, she is losing no time following up that success,...

    July 3, 2012 11:45 AM ET
  • Madonna'a Material Girl Line Unveils Georgia May Jagger Campaign

    Madonna'a Material Girl Line Unveils Georgia May Jagger Campaign | BLOG ENTRY

    As Madonna cruises around the world on her sold-out MDNA tour, her youthful Macy's clothing line (co-created with her daughter, Lourdes) welcomes a new model: Georgia May Jagger, daughter of Mick. Shot backstage at Madonna's tour rehearsal...

    July 2, 2012 5:10 PM ET
  • Jonathan Saunders' New Collection Inspired by David Bowie

    Jonathan Saunders' New Collection Inspired by David Bowie | BLOG ENTRY

    The visual side of David Bowie's gallant Thin White Duke era was epitomized by supreme grace and the confident carriage of elegant, lanky clothes with dramatic silhouettes. British designer Jonathan Saunders – known for his unearthly,...

    June 29, 2012 11:55 AM ET
  • Daniel Johnston Designs Comic Tees

    Daniel Johnston Designs Comic Tees | BLOG ENTRY

    These days, it's not only Top 40 stars or festival headliners who are using apparel and accessories to creatively co-brand their work. Recently, art-pop act Peaking Lights collaborated with New York's Peppercotton on an...

    June 29, 2012 10:00 AM ET
  • Lady Gaga's Confusing Cosmetics Conundrum

    Lady Gaga's Confusing Cosmetics Conundrum | BLOG ENTRY

    Gaga Pure Platinum is a splashy cosmetics brand that has existed since Lady Gaga was in high school. Given that its main selling point revolves around a magic ingredient called "GemLust," it isn't far-fetched to guess...

    June 27, 2012 5:00 PM ET
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