I hope you will take the time this Wednesday, May 6, from 7-9 p.m. to join Moby, Shepard Fairey and yours truly in a panel helmed by our friend Brad Grossman, who’s taken the uber inquisitiveness that made him Brian Grazer’s right hand guide for so many years and in 2008 finally founded the Zeitguide, a multi-media platform that guides a wide swath of industry leaders through leading-edge issues in our constantly changing culture. […]
Archive for the ‘Craft’ Category
Please join me Wednesday evening, June 11, for an inside peek at one of the most talented individuals in the world of fashion and rock.
Madonna, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Cher, Tina Turner and a galaxy of pop culture’s supernovas owe a flash of their sparkle to Michael Schmidt, whose imaginative, provocative costumes and accessories are innovations in craftsmanship and materials—as disparate as plastic Legos, razor blades, Swarovski Elements and sterling silver links. […]
The future of fashion is here. Well, almost. The first fully articulated 3D-printed piece of fashion is now a reality. This mind-boggling work by Michael Schmidt was brought to life on stage last night at the New York outpost Ace Hotel when Dita Von Teese was laced up within an inch of her life in this high-tech haute couture. […]
The passing of Anna Piaggi on August 7 stunned lovers of fashion, beauty and art. The Italian icon was 81, so the public mourning on social media and in social circles was not so much about her untimely departure. […]
With cities increasingly brimming with wonderful boutiques, it’s always valuable to get an inside tip. I’ve long enjoyed RackedLA‘s “Shopping Confidential” column because of this.
When RackedLA contributor Yale Breslin contacted me with an invitation to submit my secret shopping spot, it was my pleasure to be able to share a place I’ve written about in LVER before and can never get tired of recommending, since I never grow tired of this designer’s wonderful work. […]
Crowd-sourcing financing for creative pursuits has exploded like so many Fourth of July fireworks this year, reflecting a real shift in the course of entrepreneurial enterprise as well as the public’s embrace of that spirit. […]
When Elisa Goodkind and Ramona Canino appeared on my porch late last summer, I had a little trepidation. I’m not about hanging out my laundry for the world to see, let alone opening up my closet or my home—especially as I was in the midst of construction and changing up some of the furnishings. […]
We’ve been on the road and in the air since April 4, covering thousands of miles to reach Edinburgh (holiday in a castle), London (friends and design), Milan (design+furniture fair) and finally Palm Springs (A+R Toy Lab at the Crafting Community). […]
Forget Coachella. There in the desert, unleashed, raw imagination is at the core of an upcoming gathering lead by renown artists Karen Kimmel, Tanya Aguiñiga, Cathy Callahan of Cathy of California fame, bag designer Clare Vivier and teeming with underwater photography, skateboarding, sneaker customization and smores. […]