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Video: VERSACE for H&M!

VERSACE for HM

Another year, another world reknowned fashion designer. This year H&M has collaborated with Donatella Versace who will be joining the likes of Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney, Comme des Garçons, Jimmy Choo and, most recently, Lanvin for the unique, and hopefully not to gaudy collection. [...]

June 21, 2011 Tristan Banning Fashion 0

Doug Aitken’s Black Mirror Starring Chloe Sevigny

Doug Aitken’s Black Mirror Starring Chloe Sevigny

The fruits of this years DESTE FOUNDATION are out on display in the Greek island of Hydra, but for most of us who can’t make it over there, we’ve gathered a few shots of Doug Aitkens mediation on contemporary life combining live theatre featuring Chloe Sevigny, video installations, and music [...]

June 21, 2011 Hawley Dunbar Art, Culture 0

Converse Leather Chucks

Converse Leather Chucks

How can you not love Converse? A classic American shoe, with a compelling history of designing and producing shoes since the early 20th century. Marquis Mill Converse opened the Converse Rubber Shoe Company in Massachusetts in 1908 and has since become synonymous with classic rubber shoe design. [...]

June 21, 2011 Tristan Banning Shoes 0

Music Video: Young Jeezy “Ballin’” featuring Lil Wayne

Young Jeezy Ballin Lil Wayne

This video for “Ballin’” from Young Jeezy for his oft-delayed album TM103 plays more like a clip from a film than a music video in this 6 minute clip. The video was directed by Colin Tilley, [...]

June 20, 2011 Tristan Banning Music 0

NXNE 2011: Street Style

NXNE 2011 Street Style

We’ve been running around the city since last Thursday, catching as much of North By North East as we can and finally we stopped to snap some of the stylish festival goers. [...]

June 20, 2011 Hawley Dunbar Fashion, Music 0

Bape x Transformers Optimus Prime Toy & Apparel

Bape x Transformers Optimus Prime Toy & Apparel

Just in time for the third installment of the Transformers movie series, A Bathing Ape has collaborated with the franchise on a SICK Optimus Prime toy and an apparel collection for both adults and kids. [...]

June 20, 2011 Tristan Banning Fashion, Toys 0

Viktor & Rolf “Glasses” Crewneck Sweatshirt

Viktor Rolf Glasses Crewneck Sweatshirt

Dutch design team Viktor & Rolf present their,  brand new grey fleece cotton crewneck sweatshirt with a shadowed raised glasses print on the front. The sweatshirt is subtly simple and really highlights the quality of the piece. [...]

June 20, 2011 Tristan Banning Fashion 0

NXNE 2011: Twin Shadow at Lee’s Palace

Twin Shadow Lee's Palace NXNE 2011

Saturday marked our third time seeing the amazing Twin Shadow perform this year for the AUX showcase as part of North By North East Festival at Lee’s Palace along other bands like Memoryhouse, Wild Nothing (review here), and Guards, and the Brooklyn native’s just continue to impress us. [...]

June 20, 2011 Hawley Dunbar Concert Reviews, Music 0

New Music: Big Sean “Marvin Gaye & Chardonnay” featuring Kanye West & Roscoe Dash

Big Sean Marvin Gaye Chardonnay Kanye West Roscoe Dash

Big Sean let’s us know how he sets the mood, with a little Marvin Gaye & Chardonnay” on this collabo track featuring Kanye West and Roscoe Dash. The single comes from the G.O.O.D. Music rapper’s debut album Finally Famous. [...]

June 20, 2011 Tristan Banning Music 0

NXNE 2011: Handsome Furs at The Garrison

NXNE 2011: Handsome Furs at The Garrison

Judging by the massive line outside The Garrison last night just before 1AM, it’s pretty safe to say everyone made a mad dash from their respective NXNE shows to try and sneak a peek at the Handsome Furs new album Sound Kapital live before it drops later this month. [...]

June 19, 2011 Hawley Dunbar Concert Reviews, Music 0

NXNE 2011: Wild Nothing at Lee’s Palace

Wild Nothing at Lee's Palace NXNE 2011

Last night AUX rounded up some of the best bands for their North By North East showcase including Guards, Twin Shadow, Wild Nothing, and Memory House packing out Lee’s Palace like nothing we’ve ever seen before. Wild Nothing was the first band we caught and we were pleasantly surprised by [...]

June 19, 2011 Hawley Dunbar Concert Reviews, Music 0

Mixed: Beastie Boys “Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win” Major Lazer Remix Ft. Santigold

Beastie Boys Don't Play No Game That I Can't Win Major Lazer Remix Feat. Santigold

We’re loving Beastie Boys new album and this collaborative track with Santigold just got a little better now that it’s remixed by Major Lazer! [...]

June 19, 2011 Hawley Dunbar Music 0

NXNE 2011: Cults at Yonge-Dundas Square

Cults at Yonge-Dundas Square Toronto NXNE 2011

Yesterday evening we caught Cults, yet again, playing at Yonge-Dundas Square following our interview with the band earlier that morning and their other NXNE 2011 live set at Lee’s Palace on Friday night. [...]

June 19, 2011 Hawley Dunbar Concert Reviews, Music 0

New Music: The National “Exile Vilify”

The National Exile Vilify

So this isn’t exactly fresh off the record press, and we’re not sure how we missed it last month, but this National song, which was written for the video game Portal 2, is new to us, and now in conjunction with Valve, the makers of the game, they’re holding a [...]

June 19, 2011 Hawley Dunbar Music 0

Beyonce for Dazed & Confused Magazine #199

Beyonce for Dazed & Confused Magazine #199

Here’s a closer look at the Pop Vs. Life issue of Dazed & Confused magazine featuring Beyonce on the cover as well as inside, which features a juxtaposition of couture against a trailer park background. [...]

June 19, 2011 Hawley Dunbar Fashion 0