Alexander McQueen Spring 2015 Peek

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Always feels a little like an insult to add unnecessary words to an image of a work of art. I want to own and frame these Alexander McQueen shoes for spring 2015.

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Billy Name, The Silver Age

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Andy Warhol cohort and legendary Factory photographer Billy Name has a new book coming out in December from Reel Art Press. The Silver Age is packed with iconic black and white photography from NY’s famed period, when there were still no 7-Elevens to be found anywhere on the island and art world cynicism wasn’t just a marketing campaign. This massive volume covers 1964-68 with images of the usual suspects we can’t get enough of and obsess over: Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground, Nico, Edie Sedgwick and Bob Dylan. Put this on the gift list for young and old alike.

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Happy Halloween

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Happy Halloween. An oldie but goodie from a masquerade birthday party outside of London, in Longleat, for Ceawlin Thynn‘s 30th birthday in 2004. Probably the last time I came that close to wearing a mask, though I do manage to eat my fair share of Butterfingers each year. I’ll take a treat.

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Dressing for Fall Under $100

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Peter Pan collars and stripes, shirtdresses and perfect fall colors. Loft petit short sleeve striped dress, Mela Loves London lace collared dress, Dorothy Perkins textured collar dress, Aqua striped dress with full skirt, Loft knit shirtdress, and Modcloth hot cocoa dress. Continue reading

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Jake and Dinos Chapman

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Jake and Dinos Chapman have a new show opening at David Risley Gallery with early lithographs as a part of the upcoming exhibition Come, Hell or High Water. The gallery is in Copenhagen but what the hell, the images are really cool. More below. The show opens on November 7th if you happen to be in the hood. Continue reading

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Fall Favorites, Bag Lady

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Fall colors to flip over, loving this Dolce Gabbana small satchel, Tom Ford Jennifer mini suede leather crossbody bag, Fendi leather satchel, and Chloe’s small saddle bag.

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Larry Sultan at LACMA

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Larry Sultan, who passed away in 2009, is being given his first retrospective, Here and Home, at LACMA opening November 9th.

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Every Woman was once a little girl with Dreams

The things we do in college. S&M clubs, bands, parties, and student films. In honor of this weekend’s alumni weekend at Bard I dug my senior film project, Every Woman was once a little girl with Dreams, out of the dusty archives of my youth. It is so funny to watch now, all those familiar faces (Ian Mackaye is the young guy in the diner philosophizing on marriage, he drove up from DC for the fun of it and we filmed at the Red Hook Diner). I have never smoked a day in my life but apparently I thought it looked cool on film (it kind of does, sorry mom!) Lots of other cameos in the credits too if you look closely. Not sure how long I will leave this up on Vimeo but here it is in all it’s glory while I’ve got the guts. Oh and this is the film Miranda July told me she and her best friend would quote when they were feeling down about life and art, which is kind of the most awesome thing ever.

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Chloe Bag, Spring 2015

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Love this Chloe bag for spring 2015.

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Zola Jesus Diplo Remix

Zola Jesus released a remix this week by Diplo of her single “Go (Blank Sea),” off her new album Taiga out this month from Mute Records. She is playing tonight at Webster Hall.

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