Monthly Archives: July 2016

Jessica Alba Called For an End to Gun Violence at the Teen Choice Awards

The Teen Choice Awards on Sunday night took a break from its usual lighthearted programming to call for an end to gun violence. Jessica Alba broached the subject as she stood alongside and introduced teens who’ve been impacted by mass shootings such as those in Newton, Connecticut; Orlando, Florida; and

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Frye Enlists Indie Faces for Fall Campaign

Boyd Holbrook, Dylan Penn, Jon Batiste and Halsey front the brand.

PVH Said Near to Naming Raf Simons at Calvin Klein [Premium]

The news of the designer’s hiring has been circulating for more than nine months.

Net-a-porter’s Multimodel Fall Campaign

It’s the retailer’s first multimodel campaign.

Sun’s Out, Buns Out: The Shortest Shorts of the Summer

Shorts with virtually nonexistent inseams are an ever-growing trend. A recent heatwave in New York gave the style major exposure.

Kylie Jenner Is Celebrating Her Birthday With a New Makeup Kit

In case you weren’t aware, Kylie Jenner’s birthday is on August 10. And the soon-to-be-19-year-old is celebrating a few days early with the release of a new birthday edition makeup kit in a gold-colored theme. Jenner had teased a new makeup release over the weekend and finally made the big

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The Politics of Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham’s grandmother, Dorothy, died ten days before Lena spoke at the Democratic National Convention this past Tuesday. She was 96. Lena’s mother, the artist Laurie Simmons, told me about Dorothy. “My mother was a political junkie,” she said. “She always had the TV on, so I can’t help but

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An Artist’s Dark, Fatal Attraction

Known for addressing sex, politics, death, and pop culture in his controversial artwork, the Polish artist Piotr Uklański consistently takes an eccentric, rebellious approach to various forms of media. Some highlights: Pornalikes, which covered the walls of a publishing house in celebrity look-alike porn similar to Kanye’s "Famous" video, and a fully functioning

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The Fitness Junkie Cheating on Her Boyfriend

New York’s Sex Diaries series asks anonymous city dwellers to record a week in their sex lives — with comic, tragic, often sexy, and always revealing results. This week, a 28-year-old PR director who pretends to see a trainer at lunch: in a relationship, straight, LES.  DAY ONE 5:00 a.m. Alarm goes off; I

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Malia Obama Is Living Her Best Life at Lollapalooza

Malia Obama has been spending the past few days at Lollapalooza (again), and although the perks of being one of the First Daughters at a music festival must be great — no waiting in line, no gross Porta Pottys, backstage passes, and other VIP treatment we can only dream of

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