In a commercial that’s currently got more than one million views on YouTube, a special edition Moschino Barbie ad features a young boy playing with the “fierce!” doll.
Fashion designer Jeremy Scott came up with the design for the ad, and the young fauxhawked boy in the commercial was based on him. Scott told CBS in an email statement, “When I dreamed up the concept for the Moschino Barbie fauxmercial, I felt it was natural to have a little boy representing for all the little boys like myself who played with Barbies growing up. Read More
BY Christian Detres
on Mar 25, 2013
THURSDAY - DAY 1 @ SXSW
It's 5AM and I'm running down the stairs of a Greenpoint, Brooklyn walk-up with the wild delusion that I'll get a cab to get me to Newark airport in time for my 6:30 flight. $80 and an hour and twenty-six minutes later I'm panting, out of breath, in the remnants of a line boarding my plane to Austin. There are leather jackets, guitar cases, vanity sunglasses, and black band t-shirts everywhere. The mass exodus of the stereotypical is underway. Read More
BY Kari Belsheim
on Mar 06, 2013
This past Friday I found myself at Joe’s Pub in a sea of “industry people,” feeling rather excited and partially terrified to see the band BOY’s NY debut. I had done my research on the band, but it wasn’t easy-- search “BOY band” on the internet and you’ll be transported back to the mid-nineties when tips were frosted and clothing was named after food (spaghetti straps, y’all!).
In actuality, the mysterious BOY is two dames: Valeska Steiner (vocals) and Sonja Glass (bass). Read More