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  • Master of None Season 2

    After an excrutiating year and a half wait,  comic Aziz Ansari and writer Alan Yang are scheduled to finally unleash the second season of Master of None, on May 12th!

    The Netflix-original comedy has kept me sane during the early period of my departure from BAPE, where I worked at forever (haha).  Dev's (Ansari's character) struggle to identify what he really wanted out of life resonated with me, as I was figuring out my own concrete path into the career that I loved.  I'm sure season 2 is packed with even more comical, real life-mirroring situations.

    While we patiently wait for the show's deuxieme season premiere, check out the visual of Aziz answering 73 insightful questions from VOGUE below:

  • Prada's Eternal Conflict

    There’s a tension absolutely critical to the work of Miuccia Prada. Though her name has become synonymous with the pinnacle of intellectual luxury, the business empire she’s built along with her husband, Patrizio Bertelli, is far from where she started. Her latest show in Milan revealed that no matter how drastically the sets change, Prada’s (the woman) work is singular and decades into her career.  

    Founded in 1913 as a small Milanese leather goods store, the Prada we know set a new course when Miuccia, the founder’s granddaughter, took the helm of the family company in 1978. She earned a PhD in political science, was an ardent member of Italy’s Communist and women’s rights movements, and even performed as a mime for a few years in her youth. I can’t help but imagine what someone so deeply radical must have felt assuming the head role in a business so heavily associated with stereotypical ideas of femininity and wealth.

    Miuccia seems both utterly in charge and reactive to this day. Her desire to challenge our perception of ugliness and good taste has never ceased. She once based a collection (Fall/Winter 2008) entirely on lace because, as a raised Catholic, it remained linked to the kind of prissy Communion veils she despised.  It is her exploration of the things she deeply dislikes that creates so many rich layers in her work.

    For fall 2017, Prada sent out a lineup of heavily pilled cardigan sweaters that were straight out of a dusty trunk in your grandma’s attic, 70s-inspired trouser suits in her signature earth tones and dresses that exploded in layers of wool or feathers near the hem. It looked completely wrong in exactly the right way, a way that can never quite be pinned down.

    Though it would help enormously if the women on her runways weren’t nearly always so lily white, this was a complete portrait of a particular kind of woman and a particular kind of journey. It was messy and it was loud and it was too much, too plain, too revealing and too layered, too eccentric and too serious. It was a woman dressing for herself. That’s the genius.

    Written by: Martin Lerma

  • Vogue's 44 Artists To Watch

    Vogue just revealed the 44 stars to watch in it's January 2016 issue.

    The coveted list features familiar faces in the world of everything entertainment including Beyonce's favorite dancing duo Les Twins, Donald Glover as well as breakout artists Justine Skye and Beasts of No Nation's Ghanaian actor Abraham Attah.

    View the clip showcasing all of the stars in their glory, by click on --> The Scene.
  • Queen B Covers Vogue

    Beyoncé, my ultimate dreamgirl, graces the cover of Vogue's September 2015 issue.  Queen B's latest achievement couldn't happen at a better moment because she celebrates her birthday on the same month!

    This is actually the bootylicious milf's (my bad Jay) third time appearing on the publication's coveted cover.  The story, photographed by Mario Testino, discusses her flawless reign.  To read a preview of the passage head over to Vogue.com.