“I have no idea whether there was any connection between Brooks Brothers and writers and editors such as Max Perkins, Harold Ross, Fitzgerald and Cheever. But it always felt as if their ghosts were roaming the aisles alongside you, debating with themselves whether they should stick to white or whether they could pull off pink or pinstripes this season.” – We are always suckers for a good essay on Brooks Brothers oxford shirts. This Wall Street Journal one in particular […]
I’m not going to lie: there was a time when I wanted to see Dave Hill naked. Well, not exactly, but sort of. I admit it: I had an irrational pseudo-celebrity crush on Dave Hill for kind of a long time, maybe like eight months or so. It all started in 2009, when I was the overlord of a tiny but reputable neighborhood newspaper, and sent myself on an assignment to cover Dave Hill’s legendary Smiths speed dating night at […]
Probably the least relevant in an ongoing series of short films and essays on the intersection between fashion and fetish, Dasha Zhukova’s contribution to the SHOWstudio project is mostly an excuse to apply old-timey silent film conventions to a short featuring actress Chloë Sevigny and writer Derek Blasberg. Where other auteurs (Daphne Guinness and Asia Argento have already contributed) made serious inquiries into the matter of fashion/fetish, Zhukova’s piece is a sepia-toned three minutes and forty seconds of Sevigny and a […]
Ten years after they went public with their romance, brother and sister (through adoption) Richie and Margot Tenenbaum had a child that they named Prada. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.