Raye Is Making Her Voice Known

Raye Is Making Her Voice Known
If you’re even just a casual fan of pop music, you know Raye, whether you realize it or not. The rising artist is the voice behind some of the year’s catchiest pop and held the pen that co-wrote hits like Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty” and MØ and Snakehips’ “Don’t Leave”. Upon speaking with her, you may expect a perfectly glam and self-assured being that knows what she’s doing. She delivers, but you’re also only able to talk after 20 minutes of failed connection…

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Raye Is Making Her Voice Known

Panorama: Artists to Watch

Panorama: Artists to Watch
Music festivals can be overwhelming, to say the least. In the midst of fun and friends, we’re forced to choose between our favorite artists’ coinciding sets, running between them on the quest for the best music experience possible. In anticipation of Panorama this weekend, hosted in New York City at Randall’s Island Park, we’ve come up with a list of our must-see artists to help you narrow down the essentials.
Friday’s lineup is phenomenal: Frank Ocean and Solange are must-sees, and the powe…

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Panorama: Artists to Watch

CFDA Spotlight: Aurora James, Brother Vellies

CFDA Spotlight: Aurora James, Brother Vellies
Fashion prides itself on diverse creators who seek to drive the industry forward with progressive designs and innovative concepts that break the mold. Aurora James, creative director of Brother Vellies is propelling her vision forward with her line that introduces traditional African footwear, along with sustainable artisanal jobs in Africa.
The conception of Brother Vellies has set itself apart by embracing change wholeheartedly with artisanal designs and a rare production process that suppl…

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CFDA Spotlight: Aurora James, Brother Vellies

Billie Eilish Talks Her Debut Track “Ocean Eyes,” Her Forthcoming Tour, and More

Billie Eilish Talks Her Debut Track “Ocean Eyes,” Her Forthcoming Tour, and More
Singer Billie Eilish fell into music after, quite literally, falling out of dance. A series of injuries (a strained groin, growth plate, and ankle) took her out of her first competition just days before she was to hit the stage. “My body is not a friend of dance, which is unfortunate. But it gave me a lot of time to do other things, which has been both good and terrible.”
The good came with her debut track, “Ocean Eyes,” a song that has permeated Spotify playlists every- where. If you…

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Billie Eilish Talks Her Debut Track “Ocean Eyes,” Her Forthcoming Tour, and More

Off-White x Warby Parker Debut Summer’s Boldest Sunglasses

Off-White x Warby Parker Debut Summer’s Boldest Sunglasses
Virgil Abloh’s, Off-White, has always taken an unorthodox approach when it comes to devising and interpreting his unique and diverse stance on fashion—by nature his collections are simply a vehicle for whatever the creator wants. Abloh’s next move towards his conquest is designing a sunglasses collaboration with Warby Parker.
The high-fashion collection exudes Abloh’s strong sensibility and aesthetic for crafting eye-please accessories and his recent debut of sunglasses fit the Off-Wh…

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Off-White x Warby Parker Debut Summer’s Boldest Sunglasses

Charli XCX Subverts Male Gaze on “Boys”

Charli XCX Subverts Male Gaze on “Boys”
The video girl has never gotten enough credit, sequestered to the back of the music video as she grinds on the frontman, objectified throughout all of the music industry’s sprawling history. Although feminism in the industry is no new concept — from the proto-feminism of Janis Joplin to Marina & The Diamonds’s “How to Be a Heartbreaker” video — Charli XCX has added a worthy addition to the canon of musicians flipping sexism in the industry on its head with her video for “Boys.”
Gathe…

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Charli XCX Subverts Male Gaze on “Boys”

Proenza Schouler Stands Up For Women With Planned Parenthood

Proenza Schouler Stands Up For Women With Planned Parenthood
What does it mean to be a woman? That’s the question Proenza Schouler poses at a cast of both female-identifiers and gender non-conformers in the duo’s new film for Planned Parenthood. Shot by Harley Weir, the cast includes the likes of Grimes, Hari Nef, Amber Valetta, and Hanne Gaby Odiele (who has been vocal about her intersex status and about ending surgeries on intersex children).
Part ode to New York, Weir’s film includes shots of the city alongside closeups of the cast, who each — …

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Proenza Schouler Stands Up For Women With Planned Parenthood

Ilana Glazer Talks About Broad City, Trump’s America, and More

Ilana Glazer Talks About Broad City, Trump’s America, and More
Ilana Glazer talks exactly like Ilana Wexler, her free- wheeling, weed-loving, polyamorous character on Broad City, the genius show she co-created with friend Abbi Jacobson. The similarity isn’t so much in what she says, though. It’s how the two Ilanas both speak: with a roller- coaster cadence and words that come out ready-made for italics.
“It is literally so good, it is wild,” she emphasizes of the show’s fourth season, which premieres August 23 on Comedy Central and features gue…

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Ilana Glazer Talks About Broad City, Trump’s America, and More