All the cynics assuming Chloe Sevigny is just lending her name and style sense to the spring collection she’s doing for Opening Ceremony can go focus their disdain elsewhere. She really is designing it all by herself.[…]
Archive for August, 2007
Sooner or later, everyone gets into the act. The music industry is floundering so it's turning to fashion for salvation. And in the face of mind-numbing conformity in an over-saturated marketplace, fashion brands continue to struggle for credibility and cool to define themselves by globbing on to anything with a loud guitar and a razor-edge haircut.
In Silverlake for this weekend’s Sunset Junction fest, they did a bonus warm-up gig Friday night at Spaceland and proved they’re as insanely amazing as I remember the first time I saw them 100 years ago. […]
I love Nylon because it’s consistently kept its focus, including a kind of Technicolor wonder and excitement over whatever the latest batch of teens are doing next. It’s also been fascinating watching founding ed Marvin Scott Jarrett’s next move in expanding the brand. […]
He's patched leather jeans for Robert Plant, Lenny Kravitz and Steven Tyler, and now L.A. designer Henry Duarte is sharing his sense of luxe rock wear as the new creative director of Trunk Ltd., a brand that already boasts licenses with more than 60 artists, bands and their estates, including The Rolling Stones, Miles Davis, The Beatles and Janis Joplin.[…]
It’s official: We’ve signed the lease on an amazing space on Abbot Kinney in the Cali town of Venice! We’re aiming to open this Westside outpost by October, which is the second anniversary of our first A+R shop, on Silverlake Boulevard.[…]
The 1938 Steinway baby grand piano, artfully charred by Dutch designer Maarten Baas made it. As did the stunning block column crystal chandeliers surrounding it by Georg Baldele. Yet not everything planned for showcase in the brand-spanking new Moss store on Melrose Avenue made it for the opening party last night, and that was probably a godsend considering the endless line of acolytes come to see what, and who, many design junkies consider is the grand poobah of their affliction.[…]