We saw 15 years of Ellen von Unwerth’s impressive career as a fashion photographer in Fräulein, which pays homage to this generation’s most alluring women — including Adriana Lima, Britney Spears, Monica Belluci, Kate Moss and many, many more. Now, von Unwerth takes up what was previously Bettina Rheims foray by photographing the second erotic narrative featuring [...]


12 Dec
From Japanese art to the appreciation of well shaped derrières

The second installment of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series focuses on the Top 10 Books of 2011, including photo-heavy coffee table books, research tomes and literature. From the history of menswear staples to Japanese art to modernist architecture to the appreciation of the well shaped derrière, there were a multitude of books published covering [...]


With models touting perfectly red painted lips, seductive stares and a playful sensuality, Ellen von Unwerth captures moments of sublime female sexuality in her new hardcover, Fräulein. In this collection of photos spanning fifteen years of von Unwerth’s work, women are portrayed as cute, assertive, overtly sexual, soft and contemplative to explore all expressions of [...]


1 Sep
A well blended 25-minute Swedish abstraction of pure pop

The Swedish duo Korallreven’s A Dream Within A Dream mixtape is a well blended 25-minute abstraction of pure pop, taking some normally very mainstream tracks and twisting them out into Korallreven’s hazy, glittery worldview. Thank FADER for dropping this third mix in a series (peep one & two): “Their mammoth Britney Spears remix rolls in [...]


I’m not sure what they infuse their vodka with up in Sweden, but the tiny nation (population under 10 million) churns out more impossibly catchy hitmakers per capita than anywhere else on Earth. From the early days of Abba to the 90s pop dominance of Roxette, Cardigans and Ace of Bass onto the modern indie [...]


25 Aug
Quite possibly the dumbest celebrity perfume ever

In the world of celebrity perfumes, stupidity really knows no bounds. Why on earth anyone would feel compelled to smell like Paris Hilton or Britney Spears is a notion so confounding I cannot even begin to grasp it. I think about it and I feel like a monkey trying to do algebra. I imagine it [...]


6 Jan
Your guide for a savvy and forward-thinking 2010

It’s a brand spanking new year, and there’s so much to look forward to and even more to leave behind. 2009 wasn’t kind to anyone, so I’m sure we’re all psyched just to leave that year in the past and welcome in the pure potential of what 2010 has to offer. In that mindset we [...]

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