Posts Tagged ‘May/June 2012’
The People Issue
The People Issue

The new issue is online and on the stands, check it out.

The Pleasures of Today
The Pleasures of Today

Text by William Blake Photography by Oleg March Today, you can enjoy a wine cocktail alongside a beer cocktail alongside a liquor cocktail alongside a cappuccino, next to a friend’s bowl of sculptural pea soup or a stranger’s stroopwafel. Today you might experience a ‘head-butt’ or a ‘turf-war’. Today, as in all days, you can […]

Kyle Ford
Kyle Ford

Text by Eileen Chiang Dapper as Dan and thickly mustached in a gentleman’s three-button waistcoat, Kyle Ford is a callback to days where integrity stood behind the bar and delivered your libations with true craft and an authentic smile. Co-founder of Ford Mixology Lab with his wife and former high school sweetheart, Rachel Ford, Kyle […]

Rachel Ford
Rachel Ford

Text by Eileen Chiang It is rumored that Graydon Carter used to spend his late afternoons in the offices of Vanity Fair carefully curating the private-line only reservations and seating arrangements of his A-list guests at his Midtown power lounge, Monkey Bar. The storied bar and restaurant has since allowed its exclusivity to ebb, though […]

Enya Meets Kraftwerk in Outer Space
Enya Meets Kraftwerk in Outer Space

Text by J. Poet Photography by Aaron Sterns Grimes is the queen of the mash-up, an artist with an omnivorous musical appetite and an ability to make coherent, futuristic pop out of the most unlikely elements. On Visions, her latest album, she blends a kitchen sink of musical styles, everything from Korean pop to old […]

Master of Film Noir
Master of Film Noir

Text by Ellen Georgiou Constantinos Isaias could never be cast in one of his movies. Film noir is shot in gloomy grays and sinister shadows, revealing the dark side of human nature. The protagonists are cynical and doomed, and there is a foreboding atmosphere of menace and suspicion where anything can go wrong. Isaias is […]

Rich Brilliant Willing
Rich Brilliant Willing

The lighting and furniture design studio Rich Brilliant Willing was founded in 2009 by RISD grads Theo Richardson, Charles Brill and Alexander Williams.  In commissions for Artecnica, Urban Outfitters, Roll & Hill, Areaware, Partners & Spade, Swarovski, and Innermost, RBW has offered an aesthetic that is cleanly modern and elegant, while young and fun. SOMA […]

Norma Kamali
Norma Kamali

Text by Michael Cohen   Norma Kamali has been innovating American fashion for more than four decades, and she continues to thrive by challenging the status quo. Her first boutique opened in 1968, importing leading European fashions and merchandising them alongside vintage finds. By the early 1970s, she debuted her own Norma Kamali label, relaunched […]

Traces of Nature
Traces of Nature

Text by Emilie Trice   German artist Sonja Hinrichsen’s epic environmental installations manifest more than the natural beauty of her chosen canvas. They are exercises in meditation, philosophically tied to the native tribes of America’s vast landscape, their symbols, rituals and mythologies. Best known for her series of “Snow Drawings,” Hinrichsen creates ephemeral compositions that […]

Emilia Wickstead
Emilia Wickstead

Text by Katia Ganfield New Zealand designer Emilia Wickstead’s innovative take on traditional garments is to gracefully manipulate them with a modern, British twist. “I’ve been [in London] for 15 years so I’ve been inspired by having English friends, by entertaining in the English countryside… it’s all triggered a lot of ideas. And obviously, I’m […]

STREET PULSE: AMSTERDAM
STREET PULSE: AMSTERDAM

1. What is your current obsession? 2. To which decade do you feel you most belong? 3. Bad habit? 4. On which activity do you find yourself spending the most time? 5. When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Dileila 1. Fashion 2. 2000 3. Not being […]

Not Cycling, But Cruising
Not Cycling, But Cruising

Text by Jay Riedl Photography by Che Thomas Carr The Dutch do it, the French do it, and now New Yorkers can do it, too—zip around the city with style and ease on a bicycle made for commuting, errand-running, meeting for coffee, and handling mean city streets. The cruiser—a style also known as the urban, […]

YESTERYEAR DRESSES
YESTERYEAR DRESSES

Text by Jay Riedl     Janice Huminska claims that her dress designs appear fully realized in her dreams. She never sits down to design a season of clothing, instead making dresses as they appear to her mid-slumber. Providing she has been sleeping well, you will always find something new when you visit the Huminska […]

PATTERN PLAY
PATTERN PLAY

Photography by MIKE KOBAL Styling by ANDREW MUKAMAL Amanda wears: Neff hat, Prada shirt, Ohne Titel skirt, Givenchy necklace Ranjana Khan earrings , American Apparel backpack, Superdry blue watch Neff green watch, Freestyle orange watch, Rumbatime yellow watch Diane wears:Neff hat, Prada shirt, Blumarine skirt, Givenchy necklace Ranjana Khan earrings, American Apparel backpack, Toywatch blue […]

TOKYO RISING
TOKYO RISING

Photography by Jacob Hodgkinson Stlying by Keith S. Washington Dresscamp all clothing John Lawrence Sullivan all clothing G.V.G.V. all clothing Dresscamp all clothing G.V.G.V. all clothing G.V.G.V. all clothing Mihara Yasuhiro all clothing Mihara Yasuhiro all clothing Hair: Ryutaro at A.K.A Make Up: Yoshi.T at Avgvst International for Mondo Manicurist: Kanoko Miura at Three Peace […]

KEATON HENSON
KEATON HENSON

The evasive and enigmatic artist provides sounds and answers that force you to feel as he feels: lonely Text by Katia Ganfield Photography by Olivia Beasley Music is something to be loved, an ethereal substance of infinitesimal vibrations that evokes the pain and glory of its human producers. This is where Keaton Henson’s gentle folk […]

KOTO BOLOFO: Dream Weaver
KOTO BOLOFO: Dream Weaver

Avoiding the label of designer, this photographer transforms photographic qualities into dimensional garments that capture more than just attention Text by Michael Cohen Photography by Koto Bolofo Photographer Koto Bolofo is prized for his ability to present honest beauty. His signature is to forsake gimmickry, respecting subjects and composition. He works in film rather than […]

POWER & ROMANCE
POWER & ROMANCE

Disregarding the conventional elements of fashion photography, architect-turned-photographer But-Sou Lai has perfected the art of the imperfect Text by Lynn Wang Photography by But-Sou Lai Fashion photography today is obsessed with artificial perfection. Mise-en-scène and composition have become just as important as models and the clothes they wear. The majority of fashion editorials today involve a large […]


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