Back in October, I met one of the most iconic indie rockers during CMJ. This would be the handsome man behind Mister Heavenly and Islands, Nick Thorburn. My meeting with him was strictly business and before gazing deep into his eyes, I was captivated by this little piece of plastic around his finger. Then as he […]
Opportunities to make fun of hipsters never cease, but this video may be overkill. Posing as representatives from Brooklyn Vegan (the site denied their involvement in the making of the video), a group called Million Dollar Extreme took to the streets of Williamsburg to check out the local fashion. The crew interviewed numerous guys with […]
“People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it’s safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs.” –Unknown Sunday night, at the House of Yes, here in Williamsburg, a new line of fur heavy fashion will debut in a show called Nutria Palooza. It’s billed as a cruelty-free alternative to traditional fur fashions. […]
Today and tomorrow at Glasslands Gallery, located at 289 Kent Ave. Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Doors open at 8pm. Entry is $8. Open vodka bar from 8-9pm. FreeWilli coverage to follow next week!
Fashion Night Out’s is Vogue Editor in Chief Anna Wintour’s scheme to make “shopping fun again.” So, to do this, a ton of stores stay open late and get prospective shoppers boozy on free cocktails while hoping they make some rash purchase choices. Even Gawker is in on it. Our neck of the woods has […]
Dearest Wall Street Journal, Tell us: What’s up with hats? The trend may be old hat to hipsters in areas like Williamsburg, Brooklyn, who started wearing fedoras, rounded derby hats and, in warmer weather, straw hats, more than two years ago. But now hats are starting to catch on among some men in suburbs, the […]
It’s not surprising that fashion-minded job seekers would want to work at Beacon’s Closet, the pricey yet popular second-hand clothing store on North 11th St. featured in the WSJ yesterday. Employees spend their breaks trying on clothes and getting first pick at the fresh crop of daily imports. Almost everyone who works there is in […]
American Apparel released a statement today to address recent accusations about their hiring practices. Here’s the gist: American Apparel does not hire or retain applicants based on ‘beauty.’ Our main priority is finding people with a strong sense of style who can inspire customers as they make selections from our extensive line. This is an […]