At Loewe SS24, Robyn, Hari Nef, Troye Sivan, and Richie Shazam Celebrate the Nerds
After Jonathan Anderson’s Loewe SS24 show, Mel Ottenberg popped backstage with a dream team comprised of Robyn, Hari Nef, Richie Shazam, and Troye Sivan to recap the straight-A-worthy knits and high waists.
OTTENBERG: I’m here at the Loewe show with the world-famous Robyn. Mother. What do you think of the show? Nerd alert.
ROBYN: Yes, I loved the Urkel. There was a lot of Urkel.
OTTENBERG: Hari Nef, do you have any deep thoughts?
HARI NEF: I was immensely moved. I saw a girl who is dark, t
All-In Delivers a Steaming Hot Showgirls-Inspired Collection
Last night, our senior editor slipped backstage at a seedy Parisian nightclub to speak with Benjamin Barron and Bror August Vestbo, the creative directors behind the city’s hottest young brand, All-In. The duo, clad in custom pop-princess-inspired looks, had just debuted ALLINA, a slinky, Showgirls-inflected collection featuring crystal encrusted latex, leather thigh high boots, and high-femme deconstructed dresses styled by Lotta Volkova. Post show, while fielding kisses from friends and fans,
“It’s Part Smut, Part Skateboarding”: Meet Dirty Magazine’s Ripley Soprano
Ripley Soprano, photographed by Maxwell Brown.
Every other event I go to these days is a magazine launch. A bloated content industry pumps out words to accompany all imaginable products and embalm each passing trend. Often, the paper object we’re meant to be celebrating is nowhere in sight, and nobody minds; writers and artists, and those who enjoy writing and art, simply crave a unifying force. On a Friday in September, at the tail end of fashion week, I visited a Lower East Side rooftop—anothe
“It Was Fucking Pamela Anderson”: A Review of Isabel Marant SS24
THURSDAY SEP. 28, 2023 9:25 PM PARIS.
In the back of a taxi on Thursday night, our senior editor Taylore Scarabelli and our fashion director Dara recapped the rock n’ roll-inspired Isabel Marant SS24 collection, where models in babydoll dresses and low-waisted flare pants stomped down a sand-dusted runway.
TAYLORE SCARABELLI: We just ran for a cab. We made it. Isabel Marant was coucou. When I walked in this lady was like, “Sorry, I’m in your seat.” And I’m like, “All good, I’ll just sit nex
A Skipping Stone Hurtles Through Space as a Good Samaritan in a New Chemical Brothers Music Video
A humble rock doubles as a savior in a new music video for The Chemical Brothers, featuring Beck. Directed by Pensacola and produced by Canada, “Skipping Like a Stone” opens with Kurt Steiner, a real-life record-breaking stone skipper shown with what appears to be his actual equipment, including a specialized tool case. After a series of impressive jumps across the water captured from increasingly spectacular perspectives, the individual rock launches into a fateful journey. Chaos and destruct
Long-serving U.S. Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein dies at 90
<div>Dianne Feinstein, a long-serving Democratic U.S. senator from California and gun control advocate who spearheaded the first federal assault weapons ban and documented the CIA's torture of foreign terrorism suspects, has died at 90, a source familiar with the news said Friday.</div>
Charges dropped again over death of detained Sri Lankan woman
<div>Prosecutors in Nagoya said Friday they have decided not to charge officials at an immigration center in the city for the second time over the 2021 death of a Sri Lankan detainee despite her family's repeated calls for them to be indicted.</div>
Europe is trying to ‘Trump proof’ the transatlantic relationship
<div>The European Union is looking at ways to lock down improvements in its working relationship with the U.S. in case Donald Trump wins next year’s presidential election.</div>
“Is It Cake?”: A Chaotic Balmain SS24 Review
THURSDAY SEP. 28, 2023 12:05 AM PARIS.
On their way to the afters, the Interview fashion team pulls up their favorite selects from the Balmain SS24 show—igniting a heated debate over cake, peplum, and patent leather roses.
TAYLORE SCARABELLI: Wait, we should just review this Balmain show.
DARA: Okay. We’re going through the Balmain show. Olivier Rousteing’s show that got robbed.
SCARABELLI: She was robbed. But you know, I can’t tell.
LUCY GASTON: Look one is not saying, “I’ve been robbed.”
Eliza Clark on Book Twitter, True Crime Junkies, and Her Chilling Sophomore Novel
Photo courtesy of Eliza Clark.
Eliza Clark began her career as an outsider to the staid British publishing landscape. Her first book, Boy Parts, was a strange, brutal account of a beautiful young woman named Irina who photographs men in compromising positions and occasionally murders them. It was dark, funny and asked uncomfortable questions about our tendency to equate beauty with morality. When it was published by the indie press Influx, in 2020, the novel became a word-of-mouth sensation. An
Photos: Korean celebrities take Paris Fashion Week SS24 by storm
Paris Fashion Week, a bastion of style and innovation, has once again taken the fashion world by storm with its Spring/Summer 2024 showcase. This semi-annual extravaganza held in the City of Lights has attracted the crème de la crème of the fashion industry, and this year, it welcomed an impressive roster of Korean celebrities who added their own flair to the glamour.
Within the opulent tapestry of Paris Fashion Week, venerable fashion houses, forward-thinking designers, and prestigious brand
Kishida not considering snap poll as parliament prepares to return
<div>Parliament will convene for an extraordinary session on Oct. 20, the head of Komeito said Friday, and despite speculation over a snap election, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida says he isn't considering dissolving the Lower House during the session.</div>
Yen intervention a hard sell even as 'red line' beckons
<div>The yen's slide to the cusp of ¥150 per dollar has put investors on high alert for the risk of intervention. But, Japanese authorities could find propping up their currency both difficult to achieve and hard to justify.</div>
This is your exclusive glimpse into the first Bacha Coffee outlet in Malaysia
Whether if you take a liking to a robust cup of local coffee served alongside toast and caramelised coconut spread, or have a more profound appreciation for specific house blends, there’s no disputing how ingrained coffee culture has always been in the fabric of Malaysian culture. Now, Bacha Coffee is looking to add to that appeal with its debut in the heart of the city.
Founded by Taha Bouqdip of TWG fame in 2019, the brand is meant to serve as a reinterpretation of Moroccan coffee culture for
This Pokémon and Van Gogh art collaboration needs your attention
Admirers of art have held Van Gogh in high regard for the longest time. Despite his paintings being decades old, his legacy continues to inspire the newer generation with thousands of exhibitions taking place every year across the globe. However, when the Van Gogh Museum announced that they have joined hands with the Japanese media franchise popularly known as Pokemon, the 90s kids got a little more excited.
The news was shared by the team at Pokémon a few weeks ago via YouTube. They shared an
Personality Types Emerge Through Colorful, Fragmented Shapes in Jason Boyd Kinsella’s Portraits
“Geordie” (2023), oil on canvas, 145 x 120 centimeters. All images courtesy of Unit London, shared with permission
In Anatomy of the Radiant Mind, Jason Boyd Kinsella considers what lies beneath the surface of our online identities and public-facing personas. The Canadian artist conjures a cast of characters, each based on distinct Myers-Brigg personality types to which he attributes unique colors, shapes, and sizes that comprise his figures. Working in what he describes as “fleshless portraitur
16 restaurants serving the best pizza in Singapore today
From the staunchly classic to neo-Neapolitan style, these restaurants serve the best pizza in Singapore.
As one of Italy’s most famous exports, pizza has been passionately adopted by the rest of the world. It is sold everywhere from corner stores to Michelin-starred restaurants. International corporations have turned it into billion-dollar businesses. It has even been recognised by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage.
Pizza is also a source of a lot of emotional wrangling. Purists like th
Asian Games 2023 Medal Tally: A complete list of the Malaysian medal winners
Stay updated with the latest medal tally for Malaysia at the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, People’s Republic of China.
Malaysia has sent a contingent of nearly 300 athletes to participate in the 19th Asian Games held in Hangzhou, People’s Republic of China, from 23 September to 8 October. This number is significantly lower compared to the 447 athletes Malaysia sent to the previous edition of the Asian Games in 2018. However, despite being a smaller team, Malaysia has a strong track record in th
The best Leonardo DiCaprio memes: Girlfriends, Google, and his 25-year age limit
Actor, environmentalist, multiple Academy Award winner—there’s simply nothing Leonardo DiCaprio cannot do. Well, except escape the jokes about him being unable to date anyone older than 25. As Leo is rumoured to have a new girlfriend in Vittoria Ceretti (25), we take a look at some of the best Leonardo DiCaprio memes on the internet to celebrate the occasion.
With award-winning films in his very large portfolio including Django Unchained, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Wolf of Wall Street, Don’
Q&A: Disney+’s ‘The Worst of Evil’ stunt director Kwon Ji-hoon on working with Ji Chang-wook
Disney+ has recently expanded its impressive collection of K-dramas with the highly anticipated release of The Worst of Evil. This streaming platform has already garnered immense admiration from fans with its previous K-drama offerings such as Revenge of Others, Connect, and Moving.
However, The Worst of Evil has managed to create a buzz among fans ever since its sneak peek in April, as it showcased the intense and dynamic chemistry between the characters portrayed by Wi Ha-joon and Ji Chang-wo