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Justin Thomas Kay

Justin Thomas Kay is creative director of The FADER and loves Bernese Mountain Dogs.

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Itemized: KR3W Denim Co. footwear

Every week a different FADER staff member will pick a clothing item or accessory that he or she has lately been spending a lot of time with—or would like to—and write a little love letter … read more »

POSTED July 19, 2011 5:00PM IN ITEMIZED TAGS: ,
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Upstate Demonstrate How to Tie, Dip and Dye Shibori

Kalen Kaminski and Astrid Chastka are Upstate. They make beautiful shibori textiles that we fawned over in FADER 68. Some are for wearing, others are for lounging. They make blankets for the beach, ponchos for … read more »

POSTED June 20, 2011 5:15PM IN STYLE VIDEO TAGS:
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Interview: Seymour Chwast

Yesterday, we wrapped up our Gimme The Look contest, where we challenged you all to envision and illustrate a Notorious BIG FADER cover. A couple months back, we asked the same thing of Seymour Chwast, … read more »

POSTED May 17, 2011 2:30PM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS, MAGAZINE TV INTERVIEWS TAGS: ,
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This is The Realest Way to Drink Coffee

Fashion Designer and part-time blogger Shanny Maldonado and art director/designer Nathan Nedorostek designed this vogue mug from some stills grabbed while re-watching Paris Is Burning. It’s quite possibly the greatest container for the worlds greatest … read more »

POSTED May 13, 2011 6:00PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS TAGS:
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Ma, You Be Killin’ Em: Judy Brunette

We have so much to thank our mothers for. In addition to birthing us, feeding us, and bathing us, they’ve also been our most influential style icons. As a small token of our affection, we’re … read more »

POSTED May 8, 2011 5:00PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (2) TAGS:
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LA: Dust La Rock’s Joking Victim Opens 4/14

Dust La Rock, Fools Gold partner/Art Director, a good dude whom we have been following for ages (knuckleduster.net yall!) heads to the West Coast for Joking Victim, a very special gallery show at HVW8 in … read more »

POSTED April 11, 2011 5:30PM IN ART+CULTURE TAGS: ,

FADER FORT by FIAT 2011 Lineup

After an awesome day one at the FORT by FIAT, we’re back with part two. Danny Brown joins the lineup! Watch him, our headliner Wiz Khalifa and everyone in between right here in Austin or … read more »

POSTED March 17, 2011 1:25PM IN Fort Artists, FADER FORT Comments (2)
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Itemized: His and Hers Timberland Footwear

Every week a different FADER staff member will pick a clothing item or accessory that he or she has lately been spending a lot of time with—or would like to—and write a little love letter … read more »

POSTED March 15, 2011 2:30PM IN ITEMIZED
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FORT + Instagram 4Ever

Friends! We go down to Austin next week. Anticipating there will be TONS of awesome things to document, we invite YOU to be a part of it! Just download Instagram to your iPhone and (this … read more »

POSTED March 11, 2011 6:00PM IN FADER FORT Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Kabul’s First and Only Skatepark

The folks who made Skateistan: To Live and Skate Kabul, a short film shown at this year at Sundance, call it their effort to document, “their daily struggle to break down social, gender, and ethnic … read more »

POSTED February 8, 2011 2:00PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: ,