The Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art popularly referred to as the Met Ball is the Fashion World’s equivalent of the Grammy Awards, therefore a variety of stars were photographed on the red carpet. This year the theme of the night was Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations, check out our summary of the red carpet in images below. Sadly we could not feature non factors.
Highlights Of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Ball 2012 BEYONCÉ- Givenchy RIHANNA – Tom Ford, KANYE WEST-Givenchy, ALICIA KEYS-Givenchy, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE- Tom Ford, M.I.A.- Stella McCartney, AZEALIA BANKS- Alexander Wang
Last night we went down to the launch of the new collaborative art platform ‘Dudebox’ at Village Underdground in Shoreditch. The night was in collaboration with the art collective Monorex, who are best know for their live art battle events ‘SecretWars,’ and featured designs by Conzo, Hicks, Dust, Mr Gauky, Pete Fowler and Alfa.
There was hundreds of customized toys, sick music, a live art battle mojitos, hotdogs, sushi and blank Dudebox posters for people to draw on…. pretty much ticked all the boxes.
If you want to know more or just what exactly the Feck Dudebox is, you can visit their website here
Last Sunday we went down to Streetfest 2012. If you haven’t heard of Streetfest it’s a yearly street-culture festival held every year in Hearn Street carpark in Shoreditch. Throughout the day there was live street art, dance, skateboarding, bmxing, spoken word and music, but it was into the evening when the real party started. If this is your cup of tea get your butt down there next year!
Grammy Award winning R’n'B singer Chris Brown performed number one single Turn Up The Music for the audience of Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday 9th May. Chris Brown and a team of male dancers turned the ball room dancing show floor into a stage in order to show off the energetic nature of the choreography heavy, base induced banger complete with lasers and audience participation. Check the entertaining full performance out below.
Under the direction of Ruben Fleischer (“Zombieland”), “The Gangster Squad” is a colorful retelling of events surrounding the LAPD’s efforts to take back their nascent city from one of the most dangerous mafia bosses of all time. The film stars Oscar® nominees Josh Brolin (“Milk,” “True Grit”) and Ryan Gosling (“Half Nelson,” “Blue Valentine”) as the LAPD’s Sgt. John O’Mara and Jerry Wooters; Academy Award® winner Sean Penn (“Milk,” “Mystic River”) as real-life mobster Mickey Cohen; Oscar® nominee Nick Nolte (“Affliction,” “The Prince of Tides”) as LAPD Chief “Whiskey Bill” Parker; and Emma Stone as Grace Faraday, The Gangster Squad is coming out October 12, 2012.
It will be the band’s first album in 11 years and it is set to drop 25th September 2012. The album—which is still untitled has been a long time coming: The band first began work on it in March 2008, after Gwen Stefani wrapped the tour for her second solo album, The Sweet Escape. According to the band’s website, there are 12 songs in the works. The first, “Push and Shove,” is previewed in a just-released webisode below as No Doubt promises “plenty more”.
” Last week we all headed out to Chicago to link up with our longtime friends over at RSVP Gallery. The homies have been cooking up an entire collection of merchandise with A$AP Rocky, which includes some super tight snapbacks, t-shirts, bandana’s and tank tops. To coincide with the release, they brought Rocky through the shop for a meet and greet, concluding with a sold out performance at The House Of Blues. With opening DJ sets from IB Happy and #BEEN #TRILL, the whole night was turnt up as you can tell by the footage above. Much love to our friends at RSVP, and go support their latest capsule collection now.”