Fantasy coffins

The Fantasy Coffins of Ghana

Imagine a funeral in which the polished mahogany coffin is replaced by a whimsical wood-carved sculpture. Imagine a last farewell not accompanied by uncontrollable sobs but by celebration. Imagine a journey to the other side with style.

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Feb 17, 2017 14:20:00
Thom Browne fall 2017

Backstage at Thom Browne

Backstage fashion and frolic at Thom Browne, photos by Sonny Vandevelde...

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Feb 16, 2017 22:53:00

Sex at Sotheby's

Judging from the unabashed lots in Sotheby's auction of erotic art, there is no sexual act — either on the hetero- or homosexual spectrum — that hasn’t already been perfected by our forebears.

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Feb 16, 2017 13:00:00
Supreme X Louis Vuitton

Did They or Didn't They?

LVMH may have just acquired Supreme for $500 million, according to Hypebeast. Some are putting that figure even higher.

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Feb 09, 2017 14:39:00
Cats that Look Like Pin Up Girls

Cats as Pinup Girls

Why should male models have all the fun? The frisky Tumblr Cats that Look Like Pin Up Girls shows exactly that, cats resembling vintage pinup beauties, side by side. It's catcalling done right — simply meow-velous!

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Feb 08, 2017 12:06:00
J.W. Anderson Workshops X Alasdair McLellan

Full-Frontal Sunsets and Man Splendor

Jonathan Anderson has a kind of art laboratory called J.W. Anderson Workshops, in which the London designer invites a variety of artists and image-makers to experiment with new and often provocative ideas. That's how the first collaboration of 2017 came to be, nude male posters lensed by British photographer Alasdair McLellan.

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Jan 06, 2017 13:55:00
Miss Soviet Union

There She Is, Miss Soviet Union

Beauty pageants were banned in the USSR in 1959. No scantily clad women, no swimsuit portion, no "world peace" quotes.

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Dec 30, 2016 14:02:00
Patrick Kelly

A Moment for Patrick Kelly

It's too often the case that recently passed designers, struck down before their creative peak, are simply forgotten, cycled out of memory by an accelerating fashion system. The American designer Patrick Kelly, a perpetually upbeat Mississippian, is one such case. With the clarity of hindsight, his work in the 1980s — before his untimely AIDS-related death in 1990 — is proving to be much more trailblazing than he's given credit for.

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Dec 21, 2016 08:46:00
Tom of Finland

Tom of Finland, the Movie, Has Been a Long Time Coming

Without a doubt, Tom of Finland is a Finnish national treasure. His explicit drawings of ultra-macho men who love men are among the most collected queer images of the 70s and 80s, even gracing the hallowed walls of MoMA. Everything from Diet Coke commercials to Tom Ford's marketing fantasies owe a debt to the lustful libertine, the master of the bulge. His fellow countrymen even made a stamp in his honor some years ago.

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Dec 19, 2016 18:57:00

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