Archive for July, 2008

Hello Butterfly

A must on your playlist.

Very thrilled to not only share with you all the release of my sister Blanca's newest album, "Butterfly Core," but her arrival at Uber. She has a huge following at a certain other online social club, and by joining us here she'll be able to flex her visual creativity in ways she couldn't there.

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Bold and Gold

Wonder twin powers activate?
What else to make of the bodacious rings Cameron Silver and I decided to wave about at a recent fling? His gilded hedgehog was the inimitable complement to my golden rose.

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Inside Joker? The Dark Knight Nurse

Booster Shot: The Joker in Nurse Drag
Model Natalia Vodianova in Louis Vuitton Sp 08

Is it art imitating art (OK, fashion) imitating art which was already imitating art (of the low-brow kind) when Heath Ledger’s Joker appears onscreen in “The Dark Knight” in a strawberry blonde flip ’do and nurse uniform?

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Making a Noise at the Silent Movie Theater

Amanda Goldberg, Frank Longo and Liz Goldwyn

As Ava Garter untied the ribbon to release from her curvy frame the extensive skirt covered in hundreds of real peacock feathers and reveal a sparkling crystal G-string, the loudest hoots of encouragement lavished on the budding burlesque star came from her fellow broads in the black of the theater—certainly me, as well as longtime friend Dita Von Teese, stylist Negar Ali, fiction writer Amanda Goldberg, Chloe Sevigny,…and Liz Goldwyn, who enlisted Ms.

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Mad Mad Hatters

In a bespoke hat by designer Louis Mariette [Photo: Andrew Winning/Reuters]

While I missed any opp to hit the Royal Ascot during my trip to the UK, I didn't miss the sight of any of the grand hats British women are famously (and infamously) fond of.

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Land of Awws: These Boots Were Made for Rambling

Un-Corked: Up the path from our cottage…and civilization

Traded in the strappy YSLs and sparkling knuckle dusters for a pair of hiking boots and the Ring of Kerry, which actually isn't something you slip on a finger at all but a loop around Ireland's scenic south-western Iveragh Peninsula.

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Partying in Obsolete

Obsolete's Ray Azoulay and Devon Aoki

Fifty is a milestone. Like 16, 21 and, I recently learned, 40 before it, 50 claims its own category, a cottage industry brimming with its own cards, napkins, styrofoam gravestones, and other commercial and cultural trimmings to mark the moment.

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