Allyson Shiffman

Exclusive Video Premiere and Interview: ‘Feel Good,’ Walking Shapes

July 31, 2014

Produced by Gus Oberg of Strokes fame, Walking Shapes’ debut album, Taka Come On, is exuberant and textured—a sound many a journalist has dubbed as very “New York.”

Bande des Quatres’ Band of Two

March 4, 2014

Erin Wahed, the ambitious young designer behind the jewelry line Bande des Quatres, sees the world in shapes and lines.

The Still House on Strike

February 6, 2014

Initally, you might be surprised to find works from members of the young, contemporary artist collective The Still House Group alongside those by deceased masters in a gallery on the Upper East Side. What is even more surprising is how natural the pieces look installed several feet from one another, despite being conceived decades apart.

Unzipped and Effortless at Days Two and Three of Stockholm Fashion Week

January 31, 2014

Stockholm fashion week closed with Tiger of Sweden, far and away the biggest show of the week both in attendance and anticipation.

Discovery: Eddy Anemian

January 29, 2014

Born in France but trained in Belgium, designer Eddy Anemian embodies the best of both fashion worlds: the haunting romanticism so often associated with the French married with the structure and discipline found in our most beloved Belgium designers.

Fancy Furs and Luxurious Leather at Day One of Stockholm Fashion Week

January 28, 2014

There are a few things one can always expect from Stockholm Fashion Week: ethereal blonde models, cathedral-ceilinged venues, and, of course, minimalism.

The Machinist

December 30, 2013

In our topsy-turvy world of delegating, outsourcing, and in-house factories, an artist who really gets his hands dirty is something worth noting.

Trailer Face-Off: Winter’s Tale vs. In Secret

December 18, 2013

This week: Winter’s Tale vs. In Secret, two period romances with a little bit a death thrown in the mix.

The Cinematic Sculptress

December 16, 2013

Do not mistake Elaine Cameron-Weir’s shyness for lack of confidence.

The 21st Century DJ

December 9, 2013

When it comes to his profession, Jacques Greene can be quite self-loathing.

Casting Call: Peter Pan

December 6, 2013

Is there any fairy tale character more alluring than Peter Pan? Not only does he refuse to grow up—a sentiment we wholeheartedly endorse—he also battles pirates, has his very own following of charming hooligan misfits, and he can fly.

NADA for the Masses

December 4, 2013

“I love the idea of mass-market fashion. Sort of ‘no fashion’ fashion,” says Cary Leibowitz, one of four artists invited to design a limited-edition garment for NADA by American Apparel.

Grey Area Rolls Out for Art Basel Miami Beach

November 27, 2013

For this year’s Art Basel Miami Beach, Grey Area is debuting a collection of seven yoga mats designed by a diverse range of artists including Daniel Arsham, Andrew Kuo, and Jon Kessler. To celebrate the collection, Grey Area will be offering daily yoga classes led by Lululemon Athletica’s instructors at the Delano, the Shore Club, and the Mondrian.

Josephine Meckseper and the Burden of History

November 25, 2013

Though Josephine Meckseper left Germany for New York on her own accord, she failed to leave behind the burden of guilt felt by many young Germans, even three generations after World War II. The reverberating impact of Meckseper’s German heritage is exemplified by her black-and-white images of Niedersachsenstein, a sculpture in Meckseper’s hometown of Worpswede that commemorates the soldiers who perished in World War I.

Trailer Face-Off: Only Lovers Left Alive vs. Under the Skin

November 21, 2013

This week: Only Lovers Left Alive vs. Under the Skin, two supernatural films with lethal leading ladies.

Gilles Mendel by Enoc Perez

November 19, 2013

Both Gilles Mendel, creative director of luxury label J. Mendel, and artist Enoc Perez are masters at celebrating the female form.

Lisa Hoffman’s Scent of a Woman

November 15, 2013

“I think that fragrance and fashion are both ways for women to express themselves, which is a pretty timeless desire,” says Lisa Hoffman.

Alexander McQueen’s Skull Scarf Turns 10

November 11, 2013

It is easy to draw parallels between Damien Hirst and Lee Alexander McQueen, but they go deeper than the visual.

First Dibs: Christopher Kane Spring 2014 Look 3

November 7, 2013

Only Christopher Kane could strip the femininity from flowers and leave behind the perfect hint of sex appeal.

New Again: Spice Girls

November 5, 2013

If you were a girl growing up in the late ’90s, most likely few things were more important to you than the Spice Girls.