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June 2015

For Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, the Californian creative directors of Japanese-Parisian label Kenzo, Gregg Araki is "a director of our generation."


This Friday, Y-3 is launching a capsule collection exclusively for Matchesfashion.com. Each of the three pieces—a canvas tote bag, a t-shirt, and a poncho—are printed with a sketch of a lithe acrobat, hand-drawn by Yohji Yamamoto himself.

Brooklyn-based indie rock band Mainland first emerged in 2013 and there we share the first song from the band's forthcoming debut LP.

Exclusive Video Premiere: Fly

"The song is about the hardships of growing up and this video depicts the crueler side of that, a decay of bad decisions that are often passed off as reckless behavior when we're younger," Kate McGill says. "In this case, it's drug abuse."

The Track
Of The Week

Exclusive Track Premiere: 'Quarter Past the Hour,' Jack + Eliza

Debra Granik’s Bark and Bite

Debra Granik is especially adept at drawing minute portraits of personalities lifted from the harsh realities of the everyday.  

Sundances Mentor-in-Residence

Over the last three-odd decades, Michelle Satter has mentored some of the U.S.'s most famous directors and screenwriters.

Gemma Chan and Human Values

Anita, one of the protagonists of AMC's new show Humans, is a synth: a robot in an alternate present designed to make life a little bit easier for humans.

Being Nina Simone

Returning to the stage at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1976, Nina Simone prefaced her performance with, "I think the only way to tell you who I am these days is to sing a song."

Other Features


Idol Worship



Through the Shredder

On Snarkitecture's cavernous installation for COS clothiers at Salone di Mobile in Milan.

Other Features

New Again: Jerry Brown

It's been quite a week for legislation in the United States—nationwide, statewide, and citywide.

Uptown Legend

If you saw a hip-hop artist or athlete wearing some unusual Gucci or Louis Vuitton in the 1980s, it was probably a Dapper Dan original. Using silk-screen printing, the Harlem-based designer made customized logo-printed clothing, car interiors, and furniture upholstery for the likes of Mike Tyson, Salt-N-Pepa, Bobby Brown, Eric B. & Rakim, and LL Cool J (as well as the flyest gangsters of the day).

Weekend News Roundup! Givenchy at NYFW

Happy Monday! Here's our compendium of pop culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend.

Coffee Table Curator

Coffee Table Curator is a feature highlighting the month's best art books; your remote control and coasters will look chic by association.    

Fragments of Gordon Harrison Hull

At only 37 years old, Gordon Harrison Hull is an established name within the fashion, art, and advertising industries, and he currently has his first-ever solo gallery show at Bryce Wolkowitz in Chelsea.

Twenty World Wide Webs

Over the course of four weeks, Lower East Side gallery Bureau is featuring 20 eight-hour video screenings, curated and created by a diverse group of artists, including C. Spencer Yeh, Alex Hubbard, and the gallery's own Maliea Croy. 

Robin Rhode Considers His Past

In his solo show "Borne Frieze," opening today at Lehmann Maupin in Chelsea, Robin Rhode explores his South African heritage and the country's current complexities through four new site-specific works.

Other Features

James Corden

We predict that One Man, Two Guvnors will be the Broadway hit of the spring/summer season. This forecast may be based on the show's tremendous success in London and our personal opinion after seeing it last Saturday (it's hilarious), rather than Interview's famous crystal ball, but still, we have a reputation to uphold and do not throw around predictions all willy-nilly.


Coach's Annual Summer Party on the High Line

June 23, 2015 @ The High Line, NYC

Pitti Uomo 88

June 21, 2015 @ Florence, Italy