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and this is why mos def is my favorite rapper.

February 26th, 2012 No Comments

jay + ‘ye get served thanks to the mighty mos def. shukran jazeelan habibi for being so damn smart and charming at the same time, that’s real class. now when’s the new black star album dropping???

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Hanni El Khatib

October 12th, 2011 No Comments

I have been wanting to write a post on LA-based Hanni El Khatib for a minute. Interesting dude making passionate, buzzy music somewhere in the land of Wavves, White Stripes, Black Keys, Best Coast…you get my drift. You may know his Funkadelic cover of “I Got A Thing” was featured on a Nike commerical. Also […]

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Black and White in Paris

October 9th, 2011 No Comments

i love me some classic (and pre-sartorialist) bill cunningham. here is (as in click here) his round-up for the new york times from the streets of the paris during fashion week…

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must-see: marc jacobs for louis vuitton spring 2012 show

October 6th, 2011 No Comments

all white everything. this recent show during paris fashion week has caused quite a stir over the last few days; speculation about marc jacobs moving to christian dior has now reached a fashion pinnacle. one thing is certain, this show looked gorgeous and genius, ethereal and so feminine. jacobs’s taste is truly impeccable and modern […]

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Kanye West’s runway debut

October 3rd, 2011 No Comments

Paris Fashion Week hosts the debut of the rapper’s Spring/Summer 2012 collection. Hmm. Read The New York Times front-row assessment at “Kanye West Show, Shrouded in Silence, Creates a Scene.” Sounds painful! photo: Valerio Mezzanotti for The New York Times

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DJ A-Trak remixes The Rapture (Dub for Mehdi)

October 3rd, 2011 No Comments

A-Trak has dedicated this remix posted on DFA Soundcloud page to the memory of his good friend DJ Mehdi (both above), who died tragically in September. “Mehdi’s favorite part was the ending…This one’s for you, Memed.” (See full A-Trak note below). The original remix track appeared earlier on Medhi’s Tunisian Summer mix (hear that version […]

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DJ Mehdi RIP

September 13th, 2011 1 Comment

Super sad day today upon hearing about the tragic accident that took the life of French-Tunisian DJ Mehdi, born Mehdi FavĂ©ris-Essadi. Apparently Mehdi was on a plexiglass mezzanine of a rooftop in Paris with several other people celebrating at a birthday party for his Carte Blanche partner Riton, when the roof collapsed, killing Essadi and […]

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August 22nd, 2011 No Comments

inspired by jonny greenwood and the nazareth orchestra with lubna salame who put out this amazing album and in honor of the memories i hold closely of seeing the bands together (with radiohead) on stage in london performing “arpeggi” and “enta omri.” to learn more about the arabic legend known as oum kolthoum, go here. […]

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style crush: rachel bilson + karl lagerfeld

April 11th, 2011 No Comments

+ magnum ice cream yumyumyumyum!

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matthew williamson for macy*s

March 23rd, 2011 No Comments

get those coupons ready, matthew williamson just had a preview for his upcoming collection for macy*s, hitting their stores and online on april 13 and i must say, pretty cute stuff. more A.P.C.-like than his runway designs. + cheaper prices of course, like this dress which comes in at a cheeky $69. check out more […]

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