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Marcus Holmlund

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Aloha Rag Is As Much For The City As It Is For The Sun

You may know Aloha Rag as the only place to buy Balmain in Hawaii, but here’s a peak at the pretty sweet line of their own. Added bonus: it’s less expensive than the more gold-plated … read more »

POSTED November 22, 2010 1:00PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: ,
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Gentlemen Prefer: The Style of Miss Jackson In Poetic Justice, If You’re Nasty

The end stanza to Maya Angelou’s poem for the John Singleton-helmed ’92 classic, Poetic Justice, reads like the star of the film’s live-by axiom.  I’m a woman / Phenomenally / Phenomenal woman / That’s me. During this … read more »

POSTED November 18, 2010 1:58PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (7) TAGS: , , , ,
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Store Report: Cire Trudon

Our apartments are usually deodorized by a fresh spritz of Febreeze or those damned Glade plug-ins, but, in our dreams we’ve certainly ventured into couture candle territory. We’ve sniffed everything from Comme des Garcons to … read more »

POSTED November 9, 2010 3:30PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: ,

Janz & Cooper Sunglasses Are B.I.G.

Whatta you get when you mate The Notorious B.I.G.’s ’90s wide-side Versace frames with Mary-Kate Olsen’s yearlong obsession with round-framed spectacles? Janz & Cooper‘s This Is Not A Mountain collection—an exquisitely English, handcrafted sunglasses style … read more »

POSTED October 28, 2010 6:00PM IN STYLE NEWS
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Vans x MadeMe’s Collabo Dance Party

We’re pretty stoked that Kelis is performing in real life in Brooklyn tonight to commemorate the Vans x MadeMe collection of sneakers, but it’s a digital, video performance celebrating the collabo that has us extra … read more »

POSTED October 28, 2010 3:00PM IN STYLE VIDEO TAGS: , , ,
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Dusen Dusen Collaboration is Not All Work and No Play

FADER fave Dusen Dusen joins forces with Daily Candy editor Erin Wylie to create Dusen Wylie, an exclusive collaborative project tailormade for the frigid fall weather. Their capes and coats are obsessively handmade in Brooklyn … read more »

POSTED October 26, 2010 6:00PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS:
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Manhattan Vintage Show Is No Cheap Flea

Last weekend we hit up the Manhattan Vintage Show at the Metropolitan Pavilion. With over 90 retailers from across the nation, it’s a haven for collectors and known for drawing designers behind the likes of … read more »

POSTED October 18, 2010 12:45PM IN STYLE NEWS
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The Philosophy Behind Tretorn’s Spring Collection

The best word to describe Tretorn‘s spring 2011 collection is a traditional Swedish term (or rather, philosophy) that roots back to the brand’s homeland and isn’t that easy to translate into English. “Lagom,” or “suitable, … read more »

POSTED October 11, 2010 12:45PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS:
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HOTMILK Turns Five with Oi Polloi, Deadly Dragon Sound and Carl Meeks

U reddi 2 “dagger”? Manchester’s longest running reggae party, HOTMILK, is joining forces with UK menswear hub Oi Polloi for a five-year birthday splash. The night’s roster is pretty top notch: classic ’80s dancehall king … read more »

POSTED October 6, 2010 3:45PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: ,