MOMENTS | Chanel SS15, Stella McCartney SS15, Aretha Franklin Covers Adele, Paul Thomas Anderson Inherent Vice, Ai Weiwei @Large


1. Karl Lagerfeld recreated the May 1968 student protests, though the Chanel SS15 finale did it with a modern, feminist touch.
2. Killer jigsaw patterns and Rorschachs of lace windows were the standouts at Stella McCartney SS15.
 3. Oh my god. Soul queen Aretha Franklin has a cover of Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep”. She even remixes it a bit with bits of “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”.
4. Watch this trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice. Joanna Newsom will also appear in and narrate the upcoming film.
5. Artist and activist Ai Weiwei’s exhibition @Large is currently on display in the former San Francisco Bay prison, Alcatraz Island.

MOMENTS | Link up: Chanel Supermarket, Alexander McQueen, Travoltify Your Name, Beach House x Space Project, Paul Trillo’s Double-Exposure Music Video

Staying relevant on the go.
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1. Karl Lagerfeld’s FW14 collection for Chanel may be his finest reinvention yet. The influence of street culture invaded house staples—the tweed suit, the pearls—in the best way.
Lagerfeld had a supermarket built for the runway as a reversal of last season’s art gallery and to drive home the point that “fashion is supermarket fodder”. It’s the ultimate mishmash of the decadent and the banal.

MOMENTS | Link up: Greatest Transgender Models, Meadham Kirchhoff, Simone Rocha, Outkast Headlines OVO, Artist Janet Echelman

Staying relevant on the go. 1. Back in January, Bruce Weber photographed twenty transgender models—of varying places on the transgender spectrum—for Barney’s spring catalog, Brothers, Sisters, Sons Daughters. Out Magazine composed a fantastic list of the “10 Greatest Transgender Models”. From trans supermodel Lea T. to Andy Warhol’s superstar, Candy Darling, Out Mag has got … Continue reading MOMENTS | Link up: Greatest Transgender Models, Meadham Kirchhoff, Simone Rocha, Outkast Headlines OVO, Artist Janet Echelman

MOMENTS | Link up: Rihanna in 90s Chanel, Outdoor Installations, Pope Francis, Lorde Covers James Blake, DKNY

1. Rihanna’s stylist, Mel Ottenberg, posted a photo via Instagram of our favorite Bad Gal Riri decked out in a ruby-red Chanel suit from the label’s S/S ‘93 collection.
Rihanna wore the label’s iconic ‘90s look for her appearance on Good Morning America, where she promoted her work for the Mac AIDS Fund.

THE MIX | BAMIN VS. LEGO







LEGO, the building blocks of childhood, continue to inspire artists of all mediums, continuously making appearances in art, fashion, and design. The bold colors make them attractive, but there’s also something so versatile about the way they stack together.
BAMIN bags (Build And Make It Now) are zipped together and structured in a similar way—you can combine colors and shapes to create new styles, and inhibit new worlds.
Request an invite here.

February 17, 2014 by Robert Cordero