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Wear Jean Cocteau via Façonnable

Photo: Neil Rasmus/BFAnyc.com Appropriately debuted during Basel, The Webster co-hosted a party with Façonnable to celebrate the brand’s capsule collection inspired by and featuring the art of Jean Cocteau. The collection is inspired by the French Riviera, a home to both Façonnable and Cocteau. But we think those slip-on sneakers would look good just about anywhere. Neil Rasmus/BFAnyc.com [...]

December 6, 2014 0
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Phantogram’s Sarah Barthel Talks Fashion, Touring, and ‘Voices’

Photo courtesy of Phantogram For both indie and mega-mainstream artists, the music industry and fashion world are, with increasing vigor, taking advantage of the promotional opportunities at their feet. NYC’s subways are covered in pictures of LA based singer Banks wearing Coach, Miley Cyrus paraded down Jeremy Scott’s runway during Fashion Week, and Madonna was just [...]

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Your Weekend Fashion Playlist

When hairstylist Ammon Carver, who has styled the locks of Amanda Seyfried, Leighton Meester, Kate Beckinsale, and Kirsten Dunst, opened his West 17th Street salon, he sought to make the salon experience even more seamless and productive. For him, that means a custom app that can be used for scheduling appointments, paying for services and [...]

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Is Everyone on Instagram an Artist?

Kevin Systrom speaks with Simon de Pury and Klaus Biesenbach for ‘Instagram as an Artistic Medium’ An incredulous grumble emerged from the capacity crowd of art world luminaries at yesterday’s panel discussion at Art Basel Miami Beach when legendary auctioneer and art dealer, Simon de Pury, announced that “every user of Instagram is basically an artist.” [...]

December 5, 2014 0
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Jessica Chastain Will Become a ‘Full-On B*tch’ for Xavier Dolan’s Next Film

Photo courtesy of Billy Farrell/BFAnyc.com A few months back, we reported that Jessica Chastain was slated to star in Xavier Dolan’s next film, The Death and Life of John F. Donovan. As the English-language debut of the prolific writer-actor-director, Dolan said that Chastain would be playing the villain of the Hollywood-set drama, which will focus on a “Dean or Brando”-esque [...]

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Spice Up Your Life and Turn Your Christmas Tree Upside Down

Photo: David X Prutting/BFAnyc.com Wanna get in the Christmas spirit but sick of the same old tree, and cruddy ornaments you’ve used for the past 20 years?  Here’s an idea. Take a page out of Ms. Victoria Beckham and artist Shirazeh Houshiary’s book and turn that thing on it’s head. No angel on the top this [...]

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Concerts You Should Be Seeing This Week: Cyndi Lauper, Angel Olsen + More

Photo courtesy of Benjamin Lozovsky/BFAnyc.com THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4. Mix up your fave black lace look with some sneakers as Dum Dum Girls hit NYC’s Converse store in SoHo for a free show. Show up early for a taste of the Ice Choir’s 80s synth-pop bliss. 6pm, 560 Broadway, New York, NY. Ignore the fact that the [...]

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American Men’s Designers Rejoice! NYC Men’s Fashion Week Might Be on Its Way

Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFAnyc.com To editors, it might seem almost inconceivable that fashion week month could further expand, but to members of the menswear industry, to quote The New York Times, it is in fact, “nothing less than a point of national pride.”  And as sponsors sign on, this dream for menswear designers is getting closer to reality. [...]

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5 Songs You Should Be Listening to Right Now: New Music From Nicki Minaj + More

Image courtesy of Billy Farrell/BFAnyc.com Nicki Minaj – All Things Go Nicki Minaj is known for being brutally blunt in her lyrics, unafraid to talk about scandalous sex acts, loving fried foods, and various bodily functions. It’s pretty rare for her to really open up about herself and her history through lyrics, but “All Things Go” [...]

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20 Films to See This Weekend: Robert Altman, Michael Mann + More

Sundays may be a “wan, stuff shadow of a robust Saturday” or a day of “forced leisure for folks who have no aptitude for leisure,” but a weekend is still a weekend. We wait for the pleasure of a Friday night, knowing the burdens of the work week have a brief respite, and what better [...]

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