Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Right Now: Niia
Sporting a Nike Dri-FIT tee, black skinny jeans, and middle parted hair which falls bluntly below her angled shoulders, Niia Bertino arrives at the downtown Los Angeles photo studio looking like a model off-duty. Or a Ryan McGinley muse. (But let’s be honest, the two are basically synonymous.) More important than her catwalk-ready cheek and collarbones, Niia is a classically trained jazz pianist with an entrancing voice that is a soulful, haunting amalgam of Sadé and the Internet age. A bit of Old Hollywood glamour, noir mystery, and Tumblr-friendly aesthetic all elegantly packaged into a sound that is both comfortingly nostalgic and eerily distant; almost lost and longing.
Monday, October 27, 2014 Nasty Ghoul: The Ultimate Halloween Mix
Seeing as we’ve already got our costumes sorted, the only thing that was left to do before the big day was to make the perfect Halloween playlist! Get ready for the party this week by rocking out to all of your favorite campy, creepy, and classic Halloween hits—just make sure your costume allows you to bust out some serious dance moves.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Now and Then: Sultry ’60s
We’ve always been quick to admit that we look directly to the past for style inspiration and it’s especially prevalent in our latest lookbook, You, Me and the Moon, which draws from our favorite sultry style icons of the ’60s. Take this photo of Jane Birkin looking nothing short of dreamy in an elaborately patterned blanket coat and our Pendleton Los Ojos Blanket, for instance. It just goes to show that everything old is new again—and again, and again, and again…
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Newsflash: M·A·C x Nasty Gal
Big news, beauty-lovers! M·A·C has teamed up with Sophia to create three badass lipsticks and a signature nail lacquer. The line hits M·A·C and Nasty Gal stores December 4th, so pucker up and prepare your pout for some seriously killer color.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Studio Soundtracks: On Tour With HOLYCHILD Pt. 4
In the fourth installment of her five-part weekly tour diary, HOLYCHILD’s Liz Nistico develops an infatuation with New Orleans, celebrates her birth, and ponders the magnitude of the world on the dunes of southern California.