Tagged: Olympics


Supermodels on the Runway at the Olympics Closing Ceremony

Though we’ve been arguing that London is one of our favorite fashion capitals for years, UK style was definitely given the royal treatment on the world stage last night during the closing ceremonies of the … read more »

POSTED August 13, 2012 12:19PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , ,

Kate Bush, Pet Shop Boys, Spice Girls at Olympics Closing Ceremony

The summer Olympics concluded last night in London, with a music and fashion-themed Closing Ceremony. The show, performed on a stage made up of catwalks arranged in the shape of a Union Jack, featured Pet … read more »

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Cop a Look: The 1992 Olympic Dream Team

The United States Basketball team that arrived in Barcelona for the 1992 Olympic Games had one major thing going for it, and that was that it boasted the most talent assembled on any single sports … read more »

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Spotted at the Olympics: Djibouti’s Face Jewelry

The London Olympics kicked off Friday night with 4 1/2 hours of weirdness: an opening ceremony that included dancing nurses, Dumbledore and the Sex Pistols. We see you, Danny Boyle. Our favorite part of the … read more »

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Cop a Look: Atlanta 1996 Olympics

The 2012 Olympics begin in London tomorrow. Women’s boxing will make its debut, US gymnast Aly Raisman will dance to Hava Nagila, a blind South Korean archer may win gold and, against the neighborhood’s wishes, … read more »

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Siinai, “Anthem 1 & 2″ (The Horrors Remix) MP3

With the opening of the 2012 London Summer Olympics tomorrow afternoon, nations worldwide have already begun to rev up their patriotism in light of the big games. In honor of the special occasion, Finnish krautrockers … read more »

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Video: Hot Chip, “How Do You Do?”

Hot Chip have released a rather athletic video for their bouncy single, “How Do You Do?” There’s skateboarding, surfing, diving and even some Irish step-dancing. In another sports-themed turn of events, the UK electro-poppers will … read more »

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Hear Two New Blur Tracks, “Under the Westway” and “The Puritan”

Blur debuted two new tracks on their Twitter this afternoon, broadcasting performances of “Under the Westway” and “The Puritan” live from the roof of the office building Damon Albarn shares with FADER’s London outpost. Afterward, … read more »

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Damon Albarn Might Make 2012 Olympics A Whole Lot Cooler

Coffee & (Primetime) TV? read more »

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Schnipper’s Slept On

Each Tuesday, FADER editor Matthew Schnipper highlights an underappreciated recent release he thinks we need to know about. This week it’s William Parker and Hamid Drake’s Summer Snow. Listen to “Sky” from the album below, … read more »

POSTED August 12, 2008 5:34PM IN SLEPT ON TAGS: ,