Photographer Mike Mellia displays the story of Sudanese immigrants
"In this season, the man of goodwill will wear his heart up his sleeve, not on it." —W.H. Auden "Wu-Tang forever." —Drake There are only so many ways to conceal your backpack past. You can auto-tune your voice to sound like an answering machine or submerge it in a chopped-a ... More >>
Lisa Hanawalt cracks you up
Stylish looks from the ’60s that won’t break the bank
These designers aren't young enough to wear diapers--and they're not old enough either--but aleXsandro Palombo has still envisioned diaper styles they might create, and then he's put them on their fashionable visages, where they look diaper-tastic and logo-licious.
Artist Andrew Lewicki hacked a generic model to make this very funny Teflon-coated joke: the Louis Vuitton Waffle Maker. We're so used to branded foods and commercial collaborations, this almost doesn't seem absurd (but it should).
A mini-collective sets up shop at Metro Pictures
Two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn has played a killer, a gay, and a psycho--all on screen, that is. And now he's stretching his muscles by donning some very vivid makeup and hair design (not to mention wrist jewelry) to play an aging Goth rocker in a movie called This Must Be The Place.
All photos by Stacey AndersonThis season, Marc Jacobs recalled melancholic, Taxi Driver-era Jodie Foster with his eponymous line, but he took off Tuesday afternoon to play in the sand. His younger diffusion line, Marc by Marc Jacobs, surprised ready-to-wear loyalists with sharp strides away f ... More >>
When you get arrested for a crime -- like, say, stealing 750 identities and over $500,000 of cash to be spent on "Tiffany & Co. jewelry, Rolex watches, and luxury goods from Louis Vuitton and Bloomingdale's" -- there is one thing you should never, ever, ever, ever say to cops if you want don' ... More >>
Michelle DuQuesnay, as seen on her website.In Part One of our interview, baker and cake designer Michelle DuQuesnay talked to us about the erotic cake portion of her business, Sugar Mama NYC, and the odd requests and inherently humorous situations that go along with immortalizing genitalia in ... More >>
As our truncated week comes to an end, here's a look back at the best posts of the last 96 hours: Sugar Mama NYC's Michelle DuQuesnay talked about designing 'adult' cakes, Rice Krispie penises, and the joys of chocolate phalluses. Here's Our 10 Best Places to Slurp Raw Oysters. Ask the Critic: Wh ... More >>
Per the New York Times City Room blog, two siblings were scheduled for sentencing today in Brooklyn for their role in running a counterfeit-smuggling ring that federal officials say was responsible for importing half a million bogus Trojan condoms, along with the usual faux-status-brand cloth ... More >>
Sean Hoard, a 23-year-old NYU grad and a member of Team USA at the 42BELOW Cocktail World Cup in New Zealand, shares the recipe for his winning Wellington Fizz, a vodka-based cocktail incorporating kiwi, passionfruit, club soda, and an egg white. [NY Daily News] Japan's popular wine manga se ... More >>
You can't get any more designer-delicious than this madly stylish little house, all covered in Louis Vuitton logos as if it were a fabulous rash. And it looks perfectly legit, not like the knockoff shit you get on Canal Street!
Louis Vuitton has now stepped into the ongoing battle between Rick Ross and reality, noting that in addition to his fabricated past as a drug smuggler and a dater-of-women-who-weren't-porn-stars, he also has no qualms about wearing designer knockoffs on the cover of national magazines. At this point ... More >>
Photo of Armory Show goofiness by Rebecca Smeyne In the week Will Oldham said getting cum out of a 13-year-old boy was "easy as hell," we watched Michael Steele throw the final bon mot into the bonfire of his own political career. Revlon somehow had the nerve to ask if Rihanna was an "appropriate s ... More >>
David WentworthKanye West and Band of Outsiders designer Scott Sternberg Standing outside the empty storefront at 408 Broadway at a quarter to noon on Sunday, we wonder for a moment if we have the wrong address for the Band of Outsiders and Boy Fall 2009 presentation. A stylish young man with a red ... More >>
Well, I guess what do you expect from a guy who meets his court date (for slapping a rapper outside of the Louis Vuitton store, a graven image that should probably be put on his tombstone now, since no one will be able to do anything more perfectly representative of what this guy is about, no matt ... More >>
Via Fashionindie we are alerted to the new Louis Vuitton print campaign featuring Madonna. We understand that a point-of-purchase display based on this shot will appear in stores soon.
An art show and a new Louis Vuitton line? Heavenly.
Instead try Canal Street.
How much is that mosh pit in the boutique window?
What's a girl got to do to get a fake Louis Vuitton around here?
Vampire Weekend's goofy charms
Keep your purse-nal belongings even closer
A whirlwind tour of the European collections
An Informed Guide To The Fakes Of Canal Street; A Dip Into Martha's Kmart
So Glittering, So Depressing
A Pro-Weasel Shopping Survey
Shopping With the Vegetarian Fashionista
Faking It on Canal Street
Holiday Windows in a Sad Season
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Designer Handbags
American Fashion Awards Itself
Finding fashion at the fleas
The Rise of Manhattan Portage
The Spring '99 Collections
Stores and rumors of stores