You've seen his art. The skulls, the decapitated cops, the homoerotic hardcore flyers. If you've ever thought of flirting with New York City's heavier underground--both with shows and with punk--you know the image. His name is Alex Heir. He's the mastermind behind the clothing line Death/Traitors. ... More >>
It's upscale anarchy in The Met
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is slightly loosening up its tie with their latest Costume Institute exhibition "PUNK: Chaos to Couture," which opens Thursday and is on view through August 14. "Punk began as an impulse, as a feeling," curator Andrew Bolton said during a press preview this morning. ... More >>
The Internet explodes for Brooklyn's own Stoya, America's sweetheart of smut
Vintage clothes always go well with cocktails
Juergen Teller keeps us guessing
"On Nov. 26, 2010, MAC introduced Ms. Minaj's Pink Friday lipstick, selling all 3,000 in stock in 15 minutes, in addition to an eye-popping 27,000 in the next three weeks. The company spent little on advertising, Mr. Demsey said, with sales driven mostly by Ms. Minaj's voluminous postings to fans vi ... More >>
The young designer takes us shopping for fall
Esther ZuckermanJimmy Webb leads us out of Trash and Vaudeville -- the famed St. Mark's store where he works as buyer and manager -- to a spot across the street. Over the buildings he points to a white wall that has the word "Muerte" written in block letters at its top. That's where there use ... More >>
The iconic '80s style of Vivienne Westwood
Get some new digs before the past
The annual Fashion's Night Out last Friday was a big hit, the streets swarming with zombie-like fashionistas looking for a photo op or a bargain. It was like Halloween all over again, but for people who didn't realize they were wearing a costume.
Cruising Williamsburg with Christiane Joy Hultquist
Sex shop entrepreneur, artist, Sex Pistols Svengali, and new wave child pornographer Malcom McLaren has died, reports the UK's Independent. He was 64; cancer was the cause of death.
London's Daily Telegraph reveals that Vivienne Westwood (sorry, Dame Vivienne Westwood), mainly known for ripping up clothes with Malcolm McLaren, has asked people connected with the Sex and the City franchise, including Sarah Jessica Parker, to let her help write the upcoming sequel. Westwood desig ... More >>
Christie's Nov. 24 "Pop Culture: Punk/Rock" auction is now available for online inspection. The sale features "a collection of memorabilia from the Ramones to The Clash and The Sex Pistols". The venerable auction house is older than the United States, so this is presumably not their first sale to da ... More >>
Taking the political pulse in the corridors of fashion.
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The Uptown Markdown Scene
The Clothes of Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McClaren
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Art and Fashion at the Anchorage
The Miseducation of Vivienne Westwood