Thursday, January 31, 2013

Dakota Fanning Is A Glamour Girl

Our little Dakota Fanning is all grown up and looking every bit of a 1970's It Girl for the March 2013 cover of Glamour Magazine. Inside the magazine Dakota was every bit as wonderful as we remember her even poking fun at her up and coming little sis Elle Fanning.

On what her little sister Elle has taught her: “She’s very uninhibited and will try pretty much anything. Even the way she dresses— she dresses totally for herself. She risks being made fun of…by me, which I sometimes do, because I’m an older sister! But I totally admire her and think she’s very cool.”

On being single: “Yeah. I don’t really date. I have a weird vision of relationships because my parents have known each other since second grade, and they got married right out of college. I’ve always thought that’s what it’s supposed to be like, and if it’s not, then I don’t want to waste my time on it. Even when I was 14, I was like, “I’m not gonna marry this person. What’s the point of doing it?” It’s not me being naive. I just know what it’s supposed to be like. And I think until I feel that, I cannot be bothered.”

On having fun with fashion: “It’s really fun when you’re getting dressed for something. It’s not when you’re in the rain with an umbrella and trying to carry a case of water. Yep, that’s me, alone, coming from Duane Reade. I’m not wearing a bra. Deal with it.”

Dakota Fanning on the cover of Glamour magazine’s March 2013 issue, on newsstands February 5.

David Byrne & St. Vincent Bring The Band To Letterman

Some collaborations are made in heaven such as the new album Love This Giant by music legend David Byrne and the radical Annie Clark of  St. Vincent.

In true David Byrne form the performance is engulfing and marvelous which had us download the album right away because we don't want to be missing out, life is too short to miss out!

Hit play below!

Ke$ha Is A Lione$$ On Nikki & Sara Live

Ke$ha is a debut guest on MTV's new chat show Nikki & Sara Live where as always she is pure lione$$ when it comes to her animal adventures and super natural tendicies.

Check out the cute mini interview below.

Could Eyelash Jewelry Be the Next Nail Art?

Ahh some people sure have alot of time on their hands (or face, rather). Check out this droopy-eyed story from

Have you ever gotten up in the morning, looked at yourself in the mirror, and thought to yourself, “Man, I would be a helluvah lot cooler if I had some tiny baby farm animals–or maybe some miniature cupcakes–protruding from my eyelids”? Of course you have. We’ve all been there. And now finally there’s a solution: Eyelash jewelry, by way of Etsy seller Natalie Russo.

Russo isn’t hocking your typical fancy faux lashes. The 21-year-old Washingtonian by way of Vermont creates absurdly intricate, custom-made, re-wearable art, tailored specifically to the eyelid. Each pair of eyelash jewelry is made to order, and most cost under $30. Her craft may not seem like something your jewelry stand or stash of festive falsies is lacking, but with a 100% positive feedback rating from 250 satisfied customers and counting, Russo’s clearly onto something.

We caught up with Russo to get the scoop on what inspired her to create eyelash jewelry in the first place, and whether she thinks pimped out eyelids could explode a la nail art.

Where did you come up with the idea for eyelash jewelry? Natalie Russo: Eyelash jewelry was a product I wanted but couldn’t find. I hated spending money on false eyelashes just to throw them away when they inevitably wore out. I was inspired by nail art and Japanese decora fashion. I saw girls with clusters of gems glued to their eyes and thought, “There has to be an easier way.”

How long have you been creating them? My 18th birthday wish was to start a business. I’m 21 and have been doing this for about three years.

How long does the average pair take you to make? What was the longest you’ve ever worked on a pair? The simplest pairs take 15-20 minutes. The most intricate can take a full week. Most of that time is spent allowing glue to dry before adding more feathers. Once in a while I’ll have a glue disaster and have to start all over again.

Has there ever been a style that’s proven too difficult to make or wear? Yes, I scrap plenty of designs that prove too difficult to wear. If I can’t walk down the street wearing a specific design, it doesn’t make it onto the website.

What was your favorite pair you’ve ever made? My favorite pair are a set of neon rainbow feather lashes. Not just the design but the pair itself. I’ve worn them out so many times. Once, they stayed on for hours while I sat in a hot tub. It might sound crazy, but they’re like an old comfy pair of shoes. They’re like a part of me.

How often do you get custom orders? I get at least one custom request every day. It’s always exciting and flattering when someone wants me to help make their vision a reality. Unfortunately, I don’t have time to take on most of the requests I get.

What types of occasions do you envision people wearing your creations for? A lot of my customers are performers who need sturdy lashes to wear onstage. People also buy eyelash jewelry for specific events, like themed parties and raves. I’d love to live in a world where people felt free to dress however they wanted at any time, so the customers closest to my heart are the ones who wear my product as everyday fashion.

Would you ever expand to other types of body jewelry? Eyebrow art maybe? (Like from Chanel’s show last year) I dabble in all kinds of other jewelry. Chanel’s eyebrow art is pretty cool!

Do you think eyelash art could become as popular as nail art? A few of my customers have sent me pictures of eyelash jewelry that they have made. That gives me hope that eyelash art could catch on the way nail art has.

Aline Weber by Miguel Reveriego

Aline Weber is photographed by Miguel Reveriego and styled by Katie Mossman for Vogue España October 2012. Courtesy of - fashiontography

Sasha Marini by Oliver Blohm | Chaos

Italian model Sasha Marini at VIVA is photographed by Oliver Blohm and styled by Pablo Patanè in the story 'Sehnsucht' (Longing) for Chaos magazine, The Raw Issue. Courtesy of - Homotography

Erik Sage by Cliff Watts

Erik Sage of DT Models Management by Cliff Watts. Courtesy of Courtesy of - Homotography

Connor Stanley & Judson Harmon by Craig McDean

Models/dancers Connor Stanley and Judson Harmon are photographed by Craig McDean and styled by Karl Templer in the story 'Movement' for Interview magazine's February 2013 issue. Courtesy of - Homotography

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Video Premiere The Knife - Full Of Fire

Swedish brother-and-sister electronic duo The Knife have returned to our ears after a 7 year album hiatus with a new track called "Full Of Fire" that emits unrelenting madness with a video that is equally as complex.

'Full Of Fire' a short film by Marit Östberg*. Music by The Knife

This April The Knife release their first studio album since Silent Shout seven years ago. The album, Shaking The Habitual, is now available to pre-order in the below formats:

2x CD: - Digipack Includes cartoon by Liv Strömquist and a lyric poster by Studio SM/Martin Falck.

3x 12" Vinyl: - 180g heavyweight, gatefold edition with CD. Also includes the cartoon and lyric poster.

iTunes Download: - Includes an instant download of Full Of Fire and digital booklet.

All formats also available on the Rabid Records Store:

More information at

*Marit Östberg is a filmmaker and visual artist, based in Stockholm and Berlin. Her works are often focused on images of queer bodies and sexualities. She sees her work in a wider context of feminist fights and histories and her visual world has been described as uncompromising. Uncompromisingly current. Uncompromisingly sexy. Uncompromisingly political.

"The film 'Full of Fire' started to grow as an embryo in the song´s lines 'Who looks after my story'. Who takes care of our stories when the big history, written by straight rich white men, erase the complexity of human´s lives, desires and conditions? The film 'Full of Fire' consists of a network of fates, fears, cravings, longings, losses, and promises. Fates that at first sight seem isolated from each other, but if we pay attention, we can see that everything essentially moves into each other. Our lives are intertwined and our eyes on each other, our sounds and smells, mean something. Our actions create reality, we create each other. We are never faceless, not even in the most grey anonymous streets of the city. We will never stop being responsible, being extensions, of one another. We will never stop longing for each other, and for something else." - Marit Östberg

Press play and  fall into the Fire below!

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