Born in Côte d’Ivoire, raised in Mali, now based in Paris, and still only 29, Fatoumata has had a life covering a whole gamut of contemporary African experience: fighting parental opposition to her artistic ambitions and the cultural prejudice faced by women throughout Africa, winning success as an actress in film and theatre, before finding her feet in the medium she was always destined to make her own: music.
If they weren’t hot enough at the moment, Olivia Wilde and Emma Stone have been named the new ambassadors of Revlon. Joining huge a-listers like Halle Berry, Jessica Biel and Jessica Alba, Stone recalls her early love for the brand watching her mother use the brand and also recalling the moment she was finally able to wear it herself.
10 year old Thylane Blondeau was featured in Vogue Paris back in January, in Jimmy Choo stilettos, which has raised questions about the sexualization of children within advertising and media.
In yet another exciting fashion editorial for Schon! magazine, photographer Tiziano Magni shoots the gorgeous Maritza Veer in this simple yet edgy series of photographs titled Flesh, Flags, Fatigues.
Canadian quartet Tokyo Police Club have announced an ambitious and riotous project, recording 10 cover songs from the years 2001-2010 over the course of 10 days. The project will begin at 12pm PST on Tuesday, August 23 at the Red Bull Studio Los Angeles when the band enters the studio to rehearse and record a cover song over the next 10 hours, to be premiered the following morning at, 10am PST by one of seven exclusive media partners starting Wednesday, August 24. The final song will be premiered on Saturday, September 3.
CARRERA, one of the most recognized sunglass and sport eyewear brands in the world from Safilo Group, announces the inclusion of its “Champion” sunglass model in the latest Nicole Scherzinger music video “Wet”, off the singer’s debut album Killer Love, currently available in the UK and France, and to be released in Germany and Australia in September and the United States in November.
After designing the cover for the album’s first outing, ‘H.A.M’, in 2010, Riccardo Tisci chose to create this new artwork to celebrate one of the biggest joint efforts in music history.
Comingsoon.net reports that Emma Watson has been lined up to a film adaption of Beauty and the Beast.
Giorgio Armani’s fall 2011 campaign has been released, and it does not disappoint. Shot by Mert & Marcus, Russian beauty Sasha Pivovarova stars in these striking, sleek images.
In another great editorial from the latest issue of Schon! magazine, Maria Jelena shoots Emily Thomas and Grace Moore in a rock and roll style photo-shoot, titled Glam Slam.
This bright, colorful and summery shoot sees Daisy Lowe “Home Alone” in the sunshine, hitting the pool and and lounging around in the garden, for the American edition of Playboy.
‘Vomit’ is the first taste of Girls forthcoming album ‘Father, Son, Holy Ghost’ which will be released in the UK on 12th September 2011 on Fantasytrashcan / Turnstile.
“Virus” is an original song and new feature of the Biophilia App that explores the relationship between biological virus as part musical instrument, part sonic artwork, and part scientifically informed educational animation.
Gavin DeGraw was taken by an ambulance to the hospital after being assaulted late Sunday. TheHollywoodReporter confirmed the news. DeGraw, best known for his hit “I Don’t Want to Be” was taken by an ambulance after an attack late over the weekend.
661,509 Total Visitors to Alexander McQueen Puts Retrospective among Top 10 Most Visited Exhibitions in Metropolitan Museum’s History.
Earlier this year, New York’s The Pains of Being Pure at Heart released “Belong”, their gorgeously yearning, sophomore album, winning plaudits on both sides of the pond (Pitchfork, Rolling Stone and Spin in the US, Mojo, Drowned in Sound and Loud and Quiet, among others, in the UK), even appearing on David Letterman to perform first single, “Heart In Your Heartbreak.”
Shot by Hugh Lippe for Dazed and Confused, this outdoor fashion story stars Dutch model Mirte Maas looking possessed and out of this world in designs from Chanel’s fall collection.
For the autumn / winter issue of Dansk magazine, Joachim Mueller-Ruchholtz works with Dree Hemingway to create this nomadic inspired fashion editorial.
Philly roots rock band JD Malone & The Experts are earning consistently favorable coverage for their stellar new debut CD/DVD package, Avalon (ItsAboutMusic.com).
The latest issue of Interview magazine shines a light on Gucci, the fashion editorial is shot by Mert & Marcus, and stars models Saskia de Brauw and Marique Schimmel.
This is a showcase of illustrator and graphic designer Alexis Marcou. Graduated from Plymouth University, Since then has worked for companies in Greece and Cyprus and has been doing freelance work and worked for a wide range of clients from DACS to Nike.
This long-term installation highlights a new feature of the Luce Center for American Art: Visible Storage Study Center that will give the public access to more than 350 additional objects from the Museum’s renowned American collections.
Googie architecture. Ever heard of it? Probably not. But you’ve definitely seen it. The roadside architecture that defined the diners, hotels and motels of 1950s Americana was the jumping off point for the hotter than ever Proenza Schouler boys.