If I had to choose one label to wear for the rest of my life, it would be Sass & Bide. Take at look at their latest collection, Boogie and the History Maker, on the runway at London Fashion Week and you’ll see what I mean.
You’ve got to love a label that releases a new swimwear collection every few months. Just as we’re heading into winter here in Australia, Zimmermann has to go and tease us with a smoking hot lookbook for their Autumn/Winter 2011 Cruise Collection. If I wasn’t already in denial about the end of summer, I certainly am now. Shot on the impossibly white sand of Hyams Beach by Aussie photographer Roger Deckker, the campaign is much grittier than the glamourous and polished shoots we’re used to seeing from Zimmermann.
Jonathan Bergeron, also known as Johnny Crap, does shirts and merch for horrible bands such as Escape the Fate and Avenged Sevenfold, but he’s got skills, so I won’t hold it against him. His ink drawings look like wood-block prints with their detail and precision.
French artist Marc Giai-Miniet makes creepy, incredibly intricate dollhouses. I don’t think they’re creepy, as most other bloggers have stated, I think they’re actually pretty cool.
My friend Kevin Hufnagel, who plays guitar in instrumental tech metal band Dysrhythmia with Krallice’s Colin Marston as well as the new line-up of legendary death metal band Gorguts, has been composing pieces for ukulele. Hufnagel is probably the only person in the world who can make a ukulele and a popsicle stick sound metal. [...]
It’s funny how after a lifetime of training and practice to draw and paint ‘better,’ many artists regret the loss of the sort looseness and crudeness they had in childhood. Able Brown has retained an unrefined hand, which lends his drawings and paintings a humorous and even subversive air.