sábado, 31 de marzo de 2012

Today Is Saturday!

Rudimental - "Spoons" ft. MNEK & Syron

Daphne Guinness By Markus + Indrani

Heiress and style maven Daphne Guiness  stars in the March issue of Tatler Hong Kong wearing opulent gowns. In front of Markus + Indrani's lens, Daphne dons pieces from the likes of Chanel Haute Couture, Azzedine Alaia and Genghis Khan in the dramatic shoot styled by GK Reid. 
We love Ms. Guinness!

viernes, 30 de marzo de 2012

The Iamamiwhoami's Story

The Jonna Lee's project (aka iamamiwhoami) has got release date. June 11th!
iamamiwhoami will release an audiovisual album titled "KIN".  Meanwhile we can enjoy the adventures of Jonna with this dancer furry animal.
Look the complete story until the date.
Enjoy it!



good worker


in due order

viernes, 23 de marzo de 2012

The Best Collections | II


Alexander Mcqueen

Dries Van Noten



Prada Spring 2012

As always, this season's Prada Fantasy lookbook is a series of collages featuring images from the spring 2012 collection, photos from the Milan show and from backstage. Models like Lindsey Wixson, Kasia Struss and Ginta Lapina wear the Prada line and appear in the lookbook as part of a retro theme from the fifties and sixties. The handmade collages are filled with nostalgia...


 The album's artwork was shot by Mert & Marcus 
and directed by Giovanni Bianco
01. Girl Gone Wild
02. Gang Bang
03. I’m Addicted
04. Turn up the Radio
05. Give me all your Luvin’ (ft. M.I.A. and Nicki Minaj)
06. Some Girls
07. Superstar
08. I Don’t Give A (ft. Nicki Minaj)
09. I’m a Sinner
10. Love Spent
11. Masterpiece
12. Falling Free

Deluxe Edition tracks
13. Beautiful Killer
14. I F****d Up
15. B-Day Song (ft. M.I.A.)
16. Best Friend
17. Give me all your Luvin’ (LMFAO Remix – ft. Nicki Minaj and LMFAO)

Girls Gone Wild

There's a fun moment at the end of the video to the first single Give Me All Your Luvin’, when Madonna flings a baby doll off camera and away from her breast. It isn’t a subtle marker of starting anew with her loyal audience of gays and good-time girls, but it is comically satisfying nonetheless. Party Madonna is back and she wants us to know it.
Teaming up with producers Martin Solveig, Benny Benassi, The Demolition Crew and old hand William Orbit, MDNA is a dose of what she does best. While that may seem like just dance music, there is more to Madonna’s oeuvre than that.
Girls Gone Wild, the biggest pop stomper on the album, kicks off with a reference to Act of Contrition from Like a Prayer. The production might sound like she¹s been listening to a fair bit of Rihanna, but who’s counting. Madonna brings her own authority, creating the kind of anthemic party song that she does best, the kind where everyone from your three-year-old niece to your 60-year-old mother gets up on the dancefloor. Much of MDNA is about having fun, but despite that, this is a dark album. If Like a Prayer was her divorce record and Hard Candy suffered, one senses, from being put together as her relationship with Guy Ritchie was falling apart, then MDNA is a fuck you ­ to her marriage, the life that came with it, and partly to herself for losing her identity in a partnership. She’s out to recapture who she is, and she has demons to slay.
The strangely titled Gang Bang sees her singing in a weird theatrical drawl about taking revenge on a lover who ruined her life. ‘Shot you dead, shot my lover in the head…I’m going straight to hell…I’ve got a lot of friends there’, she deadpans before yelling, ‘Drive bitch, die bitch!’. It’s kind of stupid, kind of amazing, kind of funny and kind of fucked up ­ but gives the album one vital ingredient to Madonna¹s success that all contenders, apart from Lady Gaga, have never clued up on: drama.
The Solveig-produced I Don't Give A…, is one of the album's tour-de-force moments. Beginning by recounting a typical day, it becomes intensely honest, and is, as is her way, a telling-off of her critics. Love her or loathe her, Madonna has made her name by raising a middle finger to, well, just about everyone. ‘Wake up, this is your life, children on your own, gotta plan on the phone, meet the press, buy a dress, do all this to impress…do ten things at once and if you don't like it I don't give a….’ It’s here that she makes specific reference to her ex-husband. ‘I tried to be the perfect wife…I diminished myself…it swallowed me…if I was a failure then I don’t give a…’. The track builds to a genius, choral, almost Tim Burton-esque conclusion.
This strongest, most immediate section of MDNA continues with Turn Up the Radio, which begins like a delicate ballad as she pleads with the listener to stop for a moment, to get away from the world through music. It may sound trite but there's urgency in its simplicity. It transforms into the album’s most pounding moment, reaching a climax that threatens to blow the speakers. Some might find it unusually generic, but she makes it her own and fans will be happy to have a dancefloor filler that will shake the clubs and would happily find a slot on the next series of Glee.
One of the later highlights is Superstar, surely the sweetest song Madonna has released since Cherish. It twirls along, an open-top summer anthem, serenading a new lover with a hypnotic chorus. It¹s simple and pretty and a perfect song to sing on her summer concerts ­ and should definitely be a single.
MDNA ends, as recent Madonna albums do, with deep melancholia, from the Orbit-produced Falling Free, one of the saddest songs she’s ever written, through to the confessional I Fucked Up on the Deluxe Edition, accompanied by Beautiful Killer, a fun, 80s-sounding, strings-laced tribute to French actor Alain Delon.
Overall, this might not have the serious pop intensity of Confessions, it’s not as drastically new or experimental as music critics might like, but it’s fun, fucked up, dancey and full of drama. It’s what her fans have been waiting for: a wallop enough of an album to put her back up there, at checkmate against Lady Gaga, who, despite her brilliance, doesn’t quite give you songs that are as easy to disco dance to as some of these are. Is Madonna still ‘the Queen’ as Nicki Minaj gabs at one point? On the strength of MDNA, it’s hard to argue aginst.
via madonnarama.com

jueves, 8 de marzo de 2012

Albert Elbaz, The Book

What is the best way to celebrate ten years ahead to the fashion brand? 
Alber Elbaz celebrates a decade as creative director of Lavin. The Maison launches a book that we only buy it through the official web.
The photographer But Sou Lai has captured the essence in this limited edition. 

domingo, 4 de marzo de 2012

Santigold, The Return.

Santigold - Disparate Youth
Master of Make-Believe cover

Santigold takes on three different roles on the regal cover of her sophomore album Master of My Make-Believe, due May 1. In the photo shot by Jason Schmidt, the Philadelphia-bred singer transforms into a “Bond girl” wearing a gold bodysuit by Alexander Wang, an army officer inspired by a painting by Kehinde Wiley, and a mafia Don (“Some sort of ruler in my own reality,” she says). The artwork is based off 18th-century British artist Joshua Reynolds’ painting of Banastre Tarleton titled “Portrait of an Officer.”