Music & Arts

Effie Trinket Vs. Inkvixen

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It’s a fashion showdown! The Hunger Games: Catching Fire hits theaters today, and if the trailers for the second installment of the trilogy are any indication, the costume design, by Trish Summerville, looks pretty off the hook. Clothing all of Panem is no mean feat. If Elizabeth Banks’ Effie... Read More

Retro Future: Creatures of the Wind, Fall 2013

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Creatures of the Wind’s retro-futurism for Fall 2013 In the relatively short span of time that Shane Gabier and Chris Peters of Creatures of the Wind have been showing at New York Fashion Week, they have lassoed the attention of many a fashion editor – not to mention the CFDA, which made... Read More

McQueen’s Garden of Live Flowers

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’There’s one other flower in the garden that can move about like you,’ said the Rose…’she has the same awkward shape as you, but she’s redder–and her petals are shorter, I think.’ ’Her petals are done up close, almost like a dahlia,’ the Tiger-lily interrupted: ’not tumbled... Read More

Inkbramble Drinks the Bassnectar

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I recently sat down with my dear old friend Lorin Ashton – aka Bassnectar – to catch up and discuss his meteoric rise to EDM fame, his insane tour schedule, and his longstanding commitment to bettering the world through music. Lorin Ashton, aka Bassnectar, as his OTHER alter ego - "Purple... Read More

Met Ball 1: Carey Mulligan In Prada

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“Schiaparelli was thirty-seven and Prada was thirty-nine when they delivered their first collections. But experience of the real world, which was a man’s world for both of them, made them intolerant of female passivity and desperation. They don’t really care what makes a woman desirable... Read More