BY Bee Gray
on Apr 15, 2015
Since 1999, thousands of people have flocked to a remote valley in Southern California every year in search of music, desert, and the timeless cool of Festival. It has become quite the maiden voyage for some young women—a journey and an event that has far deeper significance than any other weekend party or camping trip.
Naturally, humans crave peak experiences, heightened awareness, and spiritual expression: music festivals are historically a motherland for this. Woodstock, Burning Man, and Coachella are a part of our American vocabulary. Read More
BY Gwen Berumen
on Jul 10, 2014
Lookin’ to feel like a true art connoisseur this upcoming July 17th?
Jeff Koons, whose true art I consider to be his branding strategies, is turning H&M’s Fifth Avenue flagship into a mini art museum. The installation will mainly serve in collaboration to his retrospective at the Whitney, which opened on June 27th.
In regards to this, Koons said the following in a press release: "The partnership with H&M was really exciting for me. The chance to showcase one of my most popular works to a new generation of people was inspiring. Read More
BY Dre Grigoropol
on Mar 15, 2013
A photo was posted online of a scene at Swedish clothing line with two new mannequins that are a bit curvier and thicker that the mannequins we see every day. When many women saw this photo on Women's Right News's online group page they rejoiced, and hoped these models would be displayed in stores. It was rumored that the photo was taken at H&M, but a spokeswoman for the company has announced that H&M is not planning on using these mannequins, but won’t rule out the possibility of using them in the future. Read More
BY Intern Lauren
on Aug 06, 2012
Fast fashion won’t just be hanging up on the racks in your favorite cheap retail store anymore—its availability will soon extend to your home, thanks to H&M.
Just last Thursday, WWD reported that H&M Home is set to hit the U.S. in early 2013. The home line will offer collections of linens, decorative storage, and various knick-knacks for your bedroom, bathroom, and living room. According to Refinery29, “the prices are slightly more expensive than Ikea, but the designs are a lot less college-dorm room and a lot more ‘my first nice apartment. Read More
BY Intern Lauren
on Jun 13, 2012
Though it might be tempting to bolt into the nearest Forever 21 on payday to buy inexpensive trendy garb in bulk for some good old fashioned instant gratification, the Slow Fashion Movement urges you to do otherwise.
The term, 'slow fashion,' first introduced by eco-friendly fashion consultant and author Kate Fletcher, is representative of both sustainable and ethical practices as they relate to fashion design, manufacturing and consumption, and provides an environmentally-friendly alternative to 'fast' fashion, (i.e. Read More
BY Intern Courtney
on Dec 09, 2011
Christmas is only weeks away, and most of us are in the throes of gift-hunting and buying. But if you haven't yet found the perfect present, this guide can help you find *just* the right thing for your mom, sister, boss, or girlfriend. Ranging from spendy to the cost of a cup of cocoa, these options will help you cross all the ladies in your life off your list.
Some of the best gifts are what I like to call "handy candy"; useful, cheap, but adorable. An easy option is makeup. Read More
BY Bridgette Miller
on Dec 01, 2011
David Fincher's adaptation of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is one of the most anticipated films of the year; beyond the murder-heavy, not-exactly-popcorn-material plot (said to remain very faithful to Stieg Larsson's best-selling novel), a lot of the hype is due to The Girl herself. After months of speculation over who would play asocial hacker Lisbeth Salander, the first photos of a black-haired, pierced, fully-transformed and hauntingly strange-beautiful Rooney Mara appeared-- and it was clear that Salander had some serious icon potential.
Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander for W. Read More
BY Katie Oldaker
on Feb 03, 2010
We’ve gotten a sneak peek at Sonia Rykiel’s new line for H&M, and, being as that the pieces so far sport fun colors, bows, and bedazzling, we love it. Rykiel, known for her knits, brings adorable sweaters and accessories from her French boutiques to the public with this collection, her second with the Swedish retailer.
The playful yet wearable pieces will almost certainly be a hit, though H&M has seen its share of controversy lately. Read More