Philosophy is the experimental online publication, launched last summer with getting young Hungarian artists free exposure in fashion and art. The new publications second issue is unique here’s a preview of Philosophy’s Fall-Winter “Serendipity” issue below, and the full version at Philosophy.
My favorites from the spread
Earlier today, Jay Z spent his 44th birthday with his wife Beyonce doing a bit of shopping at Barneys in Beverly Hills. Jay wore a Lanvin contrast grosgrain collar denim shirt ($535), black jeans, and Air Jordan retro 3 sneakers.
Beyonce’s enviably picturesque Tumblr snapshots keep tumbling on in!
For one verdant scene, she smiles wearing a $40 Hamasa Print Crop Top by Kuccia:
Speaking of rappers and sneaker endorsements, it looks like Teyana Taylor‘s deal with Adidas has been terminated, likely over that bitter twitter feud she had with Rihanna back in September. If you remember, Teyana posted an Insta-video of herself singing Anita Baker’s ”Caught Up in The Rapture,” and Rihanna clapped back with a parody video of her hair stylist Yusef Williams in a wig and snapback, singing the same song– obvious shade. Things escalated quickly from there, but Taylor took it a little too far when she changed her cover photo on Twitter page to a picture of her knocking out Rihanna, superimposing an image of the Bajan singer’s battered face after her 2009 run-in with Chris Brown and her own onto a snap of fighting boxers. Folks hypothesize that it is for this reason that Adidas nixed Taylor. A rep for the label released a statement to confirm the termination: “We have ended our relationship with Teyana Taylor and do not have any upcoming product launches with her.” The rep didn’t say whether or not they ended things over the Rihanna debacle, but it certainly sounds like that may have contributed to her being let go: ”All I can say is that Adidas partners with athletes and artists who blend well with our brand values. We evaluate our relationships with partners based on the values we hold at adidas and we don’t condone violence of any kind. Via necolebitchie
In case you haven’t seen the newest WMag spread by Tim Walker here you have it, these are some of my favorites from the shoot with Kristin McMemany as a mermaid in black lace, white-ish blonde hair and chained in a tank this shoot is very powerful. I’m a huge fan of Tim Walker and WMag seems to be on a roll right now and I’m loving everything that’s being done.
My favorites from the shoot
Lady Gaga is officially the new face of Versace. The budding friendship between the designer and the popstar initially led to speculations of a collaboration in the pipeline that was finally confirmed this past Saturday. The brand sent out a tweet that confirmed that the ‘Applause’ singer is in fact the new face of their Spring/Summer 2014 campaign. The ad, shot by photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, showcase a simple yet glamorous Gaga– the complete opposite of her usual theatrical attire.
We must admit, we appreciate a more toned down Gaga. We’re also not surprised by Donatella’s choice, we’ve always felt Lady Gaga and Donatella Versace bears a striking resemblance, and with the debut of the house’s Spring 2014 ad campaign there is no denying it; Gaga is Donatella’s doppelganger.
Over the weekend we spotted Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in NYC as they made their way to Madison Square Garden for Kanye’s concert. The newly engaged reality star looked stunning in a Gareth Pugh black suede dress with fringe sleeve. Though it appears she altered the hem of her dress with an asymmetrical cut for a flash of leg.