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Alex Frank

Alex Frank is a Gemini (Virgo Rising), loves most divas and lives in Brooklyn.


Cover stories: Blood Orange

GEN Fs: Le1f, SZA, Laurel Halo, Dan Bodan

Features: Casely-Hayford, Walter Van Beirendonck, London Streetwear: Just Brilliant

Other clips: Alex Da Corte, Genesis P-Orridge, Dennis Cooper, Stephen Burrows, Tom Bianchi, Hilton Als, Live: Britney Spears in Las Vegas


Alexander Heir’s New Book of Punk Flyers and Illustrated Art

Alexander Heir’s incredible pictures of gay punks, stabbings and tattooed kids have mostly proliferated on disposable xeroxed flyers for bands like Destruction Unit and Limp Wrist, limited edition scarves and sweatshirts and small runs of … read more »

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Interview: Mas Ysa at The FADER FORT Presented by Converse

You can tell from the howl of his vocals and the heightened drama of his synths that Mas Ysa’s Thomas Arsenault puts a lot of emotion into his music. It felt, too, like he brought … read more »

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Male Model Shaun Ross Gives a TED Talk on Beauty Standards and Albinism

22-year old male model Shaun Ross has become a major force in the fashion industry—we snapped him as a style icon, he’s got major roles in Lana Del Rey’s Tropico movie and more than one … read more »

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Celebrate Passover Seder with Beyoncé

Having Beyoncé at your Seder reciting the Four Questions would be ideal. But since that is not likely, at least when you’re bored at your auntie and uncle’s house this Passover, you can amuse yourself … read more »

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LaurenceAirline’s Psychedelic Florals

Lately the creeping return of San Francisco psychedelia on to the culture scene seems more like a reality than a hallucination—the sludge-y chorus on Lana Del Rey’s new song has hints of Haight-Ashbury and Mad … read more »

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Supreme x North Face is Back

Lately, almost every day brings some cool new news from streetwear institution Supreme—riots at their store, perfect lookbooks, a Schott collaboration that produced

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Ronnie Fieg Works His Magic on a Pair of Clarks

Can’t say we saw this one coming: KITH NYC maven Ronnie Fieg has spent the last couple years as the go-to sneaker collaborator for Puma, ASICS and New Balance, but today, he’s got a very … read more »

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The Stan Smith Trend Continues: Rihanna Wears Them and Little Else

We’ve been telling you this for nearly a year: Adidas’ Stan Smith is the shoe of 2014. Relaunched in 2013, Christian Dior designer Raf Simons recently gave them a makeover, rounded up all the … read more »

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Video: Blood Orange, “Uncle ACE (Kindness Remix feat. Robert Owens)”

In a truly bittersweet moment of serendipity, Dev Hynes of Blood Orange has released a new remix from Cupid Deluxe by his buddy Kindness with vocals from Chicago house legend and Fingers, Inc. alum Robert … read more »

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Video: The Men, “Different Days”

A new video for The Men was crowd-sourced from a contest held earlier this year, which is truly a nice way to pay respects to the many fans that have made the Brooklyn band something … read more »

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