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MOMENTS | Givenchy SS15, Céline SS15, Lorde “Yellow Flicker Beat”, Young Thug “Danny Glover” Video, Marlow Moss

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1. Gypsies, Game of Thrones and Joan of Arc served as the medley of inspiration for Givenchy’s super sexy and badass SS15 collection.

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2. The ineffably cool Céline SS15 collection was a “portmanteau of moods and emotions”.

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3. Listen to Lorde’s new track “Yellow Flicker Beat” from the Hunger Games: Mockingjay soundtrack.

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4. Watch Young Thug’s trippy video for his track “Danny Glover”, a song that was unofficially remixed by Nicki Minaj

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5. British artist Marlow Moss, the radical lesbian and Drag King, has a new exhibition opening at Tate Britain this month.

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[Photo sources: Dazed And Confused, Dazed And Confused, Magda-Lennah, The Fader, AnOther Magazine]

MOMENTS | Dries Van Noten SS15, Rick Owens SS15, Balenciaga SS15, Jon Hopkins Asleep Versions, Jacquemus x Play-Doh

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1. Inspired by John Everett Millais’ Ophelia and Shakespeare’s A Midsummer’s Night Drea, the Dries Van Noten SS15 collection was a thing of pre-Rafaelite beauty.

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2. Primal and untouched romanticism dominated the Rick Owens SS15 show.

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3. Alexander Wang’s Balenciaga SS15 collection stuck with geometric lines and tonal embroideries to merge that Parisian and New York aesthetic.

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4. Listen to Jon Hopkins’s new version of “Form by Firelight”. Hopkins also announced a new EP, titled Asleep Versions.

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5. How charming. Jacquemus-meets-Play-Doh. Eleanor Macnair recreated Play-Doh sculpture of some of the best looks from the SS15 collection.

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[Photo sources: Dazed And Confused, Dazed And Confused, Style.com, Pitchfork Media, AnOther Magazine

MOMENTS | Jacquemus SS15, Hood by Air SS15 Surprise Show, Kendrick Lamar “i”, Ryan Hemsworth Compilation, Photographer Jan Kempenaers

1. We love love love the Jacquemus SS15 collection. Simon Jacquemus subverted French stereotypes again and toyed with summer kitsch to create something fresh. 

2. We wouldn’t have expected any less. Shane Oliver gave us a surprise second show in Paris. Hood by Air SS15 Part II explored the notion of the ‘Superego’—male authority figures.

3. Listen to Kendrick Lamar’s new single “i”.

4. Then download and listen to Ryan Hemsworth’s first-ever and light pink-inspired Secret Songs compilation.

5. Read AnOther Magazine’s interview with photographer Jan Kempenaers. Kempenaers works focus on urban and natural landscapes, using mixed media like screen-printing.

His new collaborative exhibition, Enjoy The Process can be seen at the BREESE LITTLE Gallery

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[Photo sources: Dazed And Confused, Dazed And Confused, SoundCloud, The Fader, AnOther Magazine]

MOMENTS | Artist Daniel Gordon, Dolce & Gabbana SS15, SBTRKT x Ezra Koenig “New Dorp. New York” Video, Beyoncé x Jay Z Perform “Young Forever” & “Halo” on HBO, Artist Pejac

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1. Check out artist Daniel Gordon’s sick 3D collages. Gordon cuts, pastes, folds and distorts pictures from the internet to create colorful 3D-like compositions. His work is on display at the Foam Gallery in Amsterdam.

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2. Dolce and Gabbana SS15 was Spanish matador to a tee but with “enough Catholic guilt to choke a pope”.  

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3. Watch as SBTRKT’s album cover comes to life in the video for their collaborative track with Ezra Koenig, "New Dorp. New York".

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4. Here’s a clip from Beyoncé and Jay Z’s HBO "On the Run Tour: Beyoncé and Jay Z". You know, if you didn’t already watch it via someone else’s HBOGo.

5. Spanish artist Pejac just keeps creating amazing art. Pejac’s series of miniature window silhouettes interact with the outside world.

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[Photo sources: AnOther Magazine, Style.com, Pitchfork Media, Flawless Vevo, This Is Colossal]

MOMENTS | Marni SS15, Missoni SS15, Milan Fashion Week Runway References, The Replacements Cover the Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back”, Artist Jeff Frost

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1. Marni is about to have its 20th anniversary, so it celebrated by combining the experimental, the graphic, and the ultra feminine for its SS15 collection.

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2. Missoni SS15 was pure sea-bound, summer romanticism.

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3. Dazed And Confused deconstructed the Milan Fashion Week shows, so take a look at this breakdown of references.

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4. Watch The Replacements cover the Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back” during their reunion tour.

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5. Watch artist Jeff Frost’s Circle of an Abstract Ritual, a stop motion timelapse made from 300,000 photos of wildfires, painted houses, and riots.

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[Photo sources: Dazed and Confused, Purple Fashion, Dazed and Confused, Suicide Watch, This Is Colossal

MOMENTS | Prada SS15, Gemma Ward x Prada SS15, Disclosure x Schoolboy Q, James Blake x BBC Radio 1, Artist Hiroshi Senju Nightfall

1. MiucciaPrada’s SS15 collection “[revived] the beauty of incredible fabrics,” bringing together ‘70s folklore and Victoriana redux and full leather skirts.  

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2. Speaking of the Prada SS15 show, Gemma Ward opened the show, returning to the runway after a six-year hiatus. This almost feels like a #FBF.

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3. Listen to this remix of Disclosure’s “Latch” (ft. Sam Smith), now with lyrical contributions by Schoolboy Q.

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4. Then listen to James Blake’s latest set with BBC Radio 1. Blake shares an untitled song, as well as a remix of Outkast’s “International Player’s Anthem” with his song “Pembroke”.

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5. Artist Hiroshi Senju used acrylic and fluorescent pigments on Japanese mulberry paper to create luminescent paintings of waterfalls in his series Nightfall.

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[Photo sources: Dazed and Confused, Dazed And Confused, Pitchfork Media, Srhdult, My Modern Met]

MOMENTS | Louise Alsop SS15, Gucci SS15, Fashion Intern Problems LFW, Kendrick Lamar “i”, Meadham Kirchhoff SS15 Reject Everything Zine

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1. Louise Alsop SS15 was‘90s ratchet at its best. The collection gave us neon Baby-G watches, bandana tops, spaghetti straps and cornrows.

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2. The ‘70s aren’t about to quit either. The Gucci SS15 collection went full psychedelic groupie.  

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3. Your weekly dose of humor via Fashion Intern Problems. The infinitely amusing blog takes on London Fashion Week.

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4. Kendrick Lamar announced the first single, titled “i”, from his highly anticipated upcoming album.

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5. Here’s a fantastic analysis of the feminist, punk and queer culture fanzine, Reject EverythingMeadham Kirchhoff distributed at their SS15 show.

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[Photo sources: Dazed And ConfusedStyle.comFashion Intern ProblemsPitchfork MediaDazed And Confused]

MOMENTS | Peter Pilotto SS15, Thomas Tait SS15, Frank Ocean, Jose Gonzalez Covers Arthur Russell, London Design Festival

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1. LMVH winner Thomas Tait collaborated with artist Georges Rousse and made his SS15 show a living art space.

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2. Peter Pilotto’s SS15 collection gave us Woodstock/Jimmy Hendrix and acid trip art-inspired looks.

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3. It’s been too long since Frank Ocean’s phenomenal Channel Orange, but word has it that Ocean is in the studio with Hit-Boy (“Niggas in Paris”, Drake, Nicki Minaj) and Rodney Jerkins (Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Destiny’s Child).

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4. Listen to Jose Gonzalez’s cover of Arthur Russell’s “This Is How We Walk on the Moon”.

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5. AnOther Magazine has a list of some of highlights from the London Design Festival.

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[Photo sources: Dazed And Confused, Dazed And Confused, Pitchfork Media, Ugly Kids Nice Clothes, AnOther Magazine]

MOMENTS | Christopher Kane SS15, Mary Katrantzou SS15, Panda Bear New Songs, Perfect Pussy’s Meredith Graves Spoken Word Essay, Artist Seung Mo Park

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1. Christopher Kane, Central Saint Martin’s alum, revisited unseen pieces from early collections and dedicated his SS15 collection to the late Louise Wilson.

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2. Impressive textures dominated Mary Katrantzou’s SS15 collection. It was a shift away from her signature digi-prints, and the collection itself was inspired by a world coming out of the primordial ooze.

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3. Listen to Panda Bear’s live preview of new songs from his upcoming album, Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper.

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4. Read Perfect Pussy’s Meredith Graves’s essay from her spoken word performance at Basilica Soundscape. Graves’s essay covers Andrew W.K., Lana Del Rey, double standards, and authenticity.

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5. Check out Artist Seung Mo Park’s Maya series. Park uses holographic wire to create photorealistic sculptures.  

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[Photo sources: Dazed And Confused, Dazed And Confused, Pitchfork Media, The Talkhouse, Beautiful/Decay]