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Psychotropic: 60’s Psychedelia meets 90’s MTV

Entering Roger Spy‘s mind and taking a peek at the world as seen through his eyes is always a treat, the kind that calls to be savored, bit by bit, second by second. Accompanied by a bespoke remix of his own composition, ‘Colorful’, his new fashion art music crossover video starring the beautiful Georgie Hobday is a “progressive foray into a rhapsodic world of 60’s…

Find out which 10 models just got their Victoria’s Secret Angel wings

You already know Adriana, Lily, Alessandra, Behati and Candice. But when the next big Victoria’s Secret show rolls around, the roster is going to include a much bigger cast of officially-winged Angels. “Joining already established Angels Lily Aldridge, Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima, Behati Prinsloo, and Candice Swanepoel are models Kate Grigorieva (Russia), Taylor Hill (Colorado), Elsa Hosk (Sweden), Martha Hunt (North Carolina), Jac Jagaciak (Poland),…

Caitlin Stasey poses naked, talks sex, promotes feminism

Melbourne-born Australian actress Caitlin Stasey just exposed herself to the world. Not just physically – though she did that too, in a series of un-retouched nude photos – but emotionally, spiritually, in a candid interview that covers everything from her religious beliefs to her sexuality. Launching her own feminist website called herself.com, Stasey – the site’s debut subject – says religion is “one of the…

Big changes are afoot at Gucci: Frida Giannini steps down

Changes are afoot at Gucci: it was announced today that Frida Giannini and chief executive officer Patrizio di Marco will be leaving the fashion house. Giannini has carved out a particular style for the brand that draws heavily from its heritage. She joined the company in 2002 as the director of handbags, and took over as creative director of the whole brand in 2006. As…

Alexander Wang sells denim with sex in controversial new ads

If there’s a reality about gratuity in advertising, it’s that it works best when it doesn’t attempt to hide what it is. So much can definitely be said about Alexander Wang‘s latest denim ads: they’re nothing if not blatantly, unabashedly sexual. Dutch beauty Anna Ewers stars in the campaign, wearing nothing but a pair of jeans (if you can class having the jeans bunched up…

Dutch babes dancing in a retro-futuristic dream

Yoko Ono’s “You and I” makes for the perfect tune to gently draw one into a universe that instantly feels like no other, a dreamy retro-futuristic world where everything gains an opaline translation. Marking a new collaboration between director and producer, Roger Spy, leading hairstylist, Johanna Cree Brown and makeup artist, Joseph Harwood, the stylized beauty piece stars Dutch beauties Valerie Van der Graaf and…

You can stop hating on Calvin Klein: they weren’t the ones calling Myla Dalbesio “plus size”

Model Myla Dalbesio is a US size 10. That’s a UK size 14 or European 42. She looks healthy and gorgeous in the new Calvin Klein Underwear campaign, but the internet is up in arms about the labelling of her as “plus size”. Comments like this have abounded on Twitter: WTF @CalvinKlein –this is your “plus-size model”? Give me a freaking break! http://t.co/Wk6MbzwY9t #calvinkleinisclueless But…

3 songs, 3 models: Anja Rubik, Rianne ten Haken, Cara Delevingne

Models are having another music video moment. There’s Anja Rubik in Black Atlass’ science fiction filmclip of morphing alienous beings, directed by Yoann Lemoin (aka Woodkid). There’s Rianne ten Haken naked and smokey eyed and darkly femme fatale in Lenny Kravitz’ The Chamber. And then there’s Cara Delevingne in Die Antwoords Ugly Boy – which one can only say is all kinds of strange. Check…

Beyoncé is starting a brand with Topshop, and it’s going to be huge

If you’ve heard whispers of Beyoncé and Topshop colluding together, don’t be mistaken: it’s not your run of the mill celebrity-high street collaboration. This is a fully blown business venture between Sir Philip Green’s giant retail company and Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment, with the 50-50 partnership listed as Parkwood Topshop Athletic Ltd. The actual brand is yet to be christened with a name, but according to…

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