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Fashion

nothing compares to sinéad o'connor's early 90s style

In 1990, Sinéad O'Connor headlined Glastonbury wearing a leather jacket, a “Fat Slags” tee tucked into her jeans, and round sunglasses. It's Noah Johnson's favorite look from the Irish superstar, but he'll never attempt to recreate it.
Noah Johnson
12.30.17
Fashion

in praise of justin bieber's all or nothing style

Writer Gemma Sieff has been told she resembles Justin Bieber. But most of all, she enjoys his unrestrained approach to getting dressed.
Gemma Sieff
12.27.17
Fashion

ursula andress, queen of power dressing

Alex Ronan shares a lesson on confidence and coats from a 60s film siren.
Alex Ronan
1.3.17
Fashion

an ode to chrissie hynde’s feral fashion sense

Writer Maggie Lange considers the seeming contradictions within The Pretenders front woman’s inimitable aesthetic.
Maggie Lange
1.3.17
Fashion

the subversive allure of young truman capote

With his threadbare t-shirts and bedroom eyes, the author at 23 became writer Amy Rose Spiegel's stylistic hero.
Amy Rose Spiegel
1.1.17
Fashion

what parker posey taught me about corsets and careers

Rave queen turned librarian Mary from 'Party Girl' is an unlikely but instructive role model, says Alice Hines.
Alice Hines
12.30.16
Fashion

lifelong lessons in style from gwen stefani

Writer Laia Garcia reflects on her years as a pre-teen "Gwennabe."
Laia Garcia
12.26.16
Film

charlotte rampling, the original irl icon

As Charlotte Rampling becomes the ultimate Instagram muse, Stephanie LaCava dissects her anti-internet allure.
i-D Staff
1.2.16
Fashion

why my winona ryder phase is forever

Veronica Sawyer's outsider style has informed writer Maya Singer's own since she first identified as "alternative."
Maya Singer
12.16.15
Think Pieces

in praise of robert smith, patron saint of suburban teen goths everywhere

Growing up, writer Patrik Sandberg thought of The Cure's Robert Smith as something like an imaginary friend.
Patrik Sandberg
12.16.15
Fashion

what grace jones taught me about fashion and ferocity

New York writer Ashley Ford delves into the très strange and sexy allure of Grace Jones, circa 1992.
Ashley Ford
12.15.15
Music

why grimes is my personal pinterest board

Author of 'Dear Diary' and TV writer Lesley Arfin on getting inspired by the "Paper Bag Princess" herself.
Lesley Arfin
12.15.15