the true story behind the demise of trump models
A relic from Trump’s lavish heyday, his modelling agency is closing amidst dissenting models and flagging business.
why won't we let transgender inmates wear make-up?
Investigating the politics of lipstick in prison.
how zana bayne made bondage high fashion
On the day of her spring/summer 16 presentation, the New York leather queen discusses how she went from California fashion blogger to feted designer.
mistress america is changing the game for female characters
Greta Gerwig and Lola Kirke's new film is a hymn to being young, female and navigating your late 20s in New York, as well as a necessary new narrative of female empowerment.
molly soda’s internet spellbook can help you stop insta stalking your ex
And make you appear more attractive in selfies.
a taxonomy of the sad girl
From L.A. cholas to Tumblr teens, a close look at how sadness became a style.
the ethics of fake fur
Is the cruelty-free alternative to fur doing more damage to environment than the real thing, and does it even matter if it's saving animals' lives.
being kim for an hour: the weird world of celebrity apps
Celebrity apps are the next frontier of fan culture, allowing users to play at being the Hollywood idols of the Twitter generation: Lindsay Lohan, Kim K and, soon, Katy Perry.
young new york artist jane moseley is reclaiming her weirdo status
We talk to the downtown artist about scary movies, painting zombies, and finding the fantastic in the Romantic.
is shaway yeh china's avant garde answer to anna wintour?
As editorial director of one of China’s most respected style magazines, Modern Weekly, Shaway Yeh brings forward thinking fashion and culture to a notoriously straight-laced society.
MAC’s creative director james gager is still a make-up rebel at 70
MAC’s legendary creative director on ageing well and why drag queens make genius covergirls.
joana avillez drew lena dunham over 70 times
Don’t worry, they’re BFFs. The NYC illustrator talks eccentric clothes, fake nails, and Eloise.