Editorial: Eddie Chacon “The Wild One”
BY Vivianne Lapointe 12 Sep 2012 @ 11:29 am | Categorized: Exclusive, Live_Fashion>
Photographer Eddie Chacon of Metropolis of Vice collaborated with stylist Maria Barfod, makeup artist Simon Rihana and gorgeous redhead Sarah Emmons for an exclusive Fall editorial titled “The Wild One.” We’re especially pleased to showcase new pieces from Moonspoon Saloon, an experimental fashion label from Copenhagen that’s rooted in performance art.
Art Crush: Animated Banksy Graffitis
BY Vivianne Lapointe 07 Sep 2012 @ 1:37 pm | Categorized: Art Crush, Live_Art>
Now here’s an idea you wish you had! We found these super fun animated interpretations of Banksy’s whimsical street art on Made By ABVH‘s Tumblr. So cool to see these iconic characters come alive!
Talking Shop: I Don’t Like Mondays’ Colin Talbot
BY Vivianne Lapointe 06 Sep 2012 @ 12:13 am | Categorized: Exclusive, Live_Fashion>
I Don’t Like Mondays is a remarkably curated online fashion boutique featuring progressive brands and artists such as Alexander Wang, Cast of Vices, Chris Habana, Jeffrey Campbell, LUVAJ, Obesity and Speed, SGC N-Y-C-, Unif and many more. Check out their exclusives and keep a close watch on the wearable art offered in the IDLM gallery, We had a quick chat with store’s co-founder Colin Talbot as our friend Justin Bridges from Tucked snapped the images below, and here’s what he had to say!
Lingerie Guide: Clare Bare
BY Vivianne Lapointe 05 Sep 2012 @ 11:05 am | Categorized: Lingerie Guide, Live_Sex>
I love the story behind the creation of Brooklyn-based lingerie line Clare Bare. While she studied at Parsons, a young and inspired Clare started collecting vintage pieces and fabrics she loved and soon found her design space completely cluttered with so much amazing prints and materials and nothing to do with them… unless she started her own brand.
Talking Shop: SGC N-Y-C’s NYFW Pop Up
BY Vivianne Lapointe 04 Sep 2012 @ 1:16 pm | Categorized: Cool Finds, Live_Fashion>
It’s starting to look a lot like Fashion Week, isn’t it? Tomorrow night, on the eve of Fashion’s Night out, Lower East Side’s the only place to be. Our friends over at SGC N-Y-C have spent the last few months curating a radically fashionable pop up shop at Blake Scotland for New Yorkers to get a chance to shop exclusive pieces from Obesity and Speed, Chris Habana, Sex Trash NYC, Actual Pain, Nettie Kent, Dethkillers, SGC N-Y-C, Pendu NYC, In God We Trust, Blood is the New Black, The Cast and The Great Frog. With Becka Diamond & Whitney Fierce DJing and stacks of PBR – it’s going to be a blast, you already know. Here’s a preview and flyer!
Interview Series: Danielle DeFoe
BY Vivianne Lapointe 24 Aug 2012 @ 3:17 pm | Categorized: Live_Art>, Photography
A little hustle goes a long way, and Danielle DeFoe is here to prove it. Almost two years after our first interview, we catch up with the gorgeous L.A.-based photographer as she shares hot new images, thoughts and aspirations in time for Saturday’s Showbiz Ball…
Interview Series: Christopher Jobson of Colossal
BY Vivianne Lapointe 23 Aug 2012 @ 1:19 am | Categorized: Interview Series, Live_Art>
From time to time I love to feature madly talented independent publishers who have a vision similar to mine and whose success inspire me to keep building, keep pushing. When web designer Christopher Jobson launched Colossal, a blog of “art and visual ingenuity,” he thought he was simply creating an inspiration board of his discoveries in the fields of photography, design, animation, painting, installation art, architecture, drawing and street art.
PangeaSeed’s Great West Coast Migration Mural Projects
BY Vivianne Lapointe 23 Aug 2012 @ 1:13 am | Categorized: Live_Art>, Street Art
While on their summer tour of the West Coast, our friends over at PangeaSeed collaborated on several occasions with local artists to create large scale shark murals to help raise awareness for the global plight of sharks and oceans. Have a look at the radical pieces gracing our Cali walls!
Jenny Parry’s Summer Roadtrip Playlist & Polaroids
BY Vivianne Lapointe 20 Aug 2012 @ 4:02 pm | Categorized: Live_Art>, Music, Photography
A couple weeks back, our featured babe of the week Jenny Parry and her talented photographer husband Jason took a road trip through his home-state of Oregon. They bought a 1952 travel trailer (how fun!) and hit the road for two and a half weeks, documenting their journey through this series of beautiful polaroids created in collaboration with Solestruck.
Babe Talk: Jenny Parry
BY Vivianne Lapointe 20 Aug 2012 @ 3:37 pm | Categorized: Babes, Live_Sex>
It’s easy to fall in love at first sight with Jenny Parry. The gorgeous L.A.-based model, blogger and actress has a perfect body and a sexy smile, piercing green eyes and a timeless style. And the coolest thing about Jenny is that her life isn’t only picture perfect… She’s beautiful from the inside out, witty, funny, talented and hard-working. She is a loving wife and a caring friend; her upbeat, wild yet balanced lifestyle embodies everything this publication stands for. I had a chance to catch an chat with this rising star, and here’s what she had to say:
Untamed Update: Arto Saari Exclusive Print Release (Video)
BY Vivianne Lapointe 14 Aug 2012 @ 3:42 pm | Categorized: Live_Art>, Photography
Following up on the massive success of our group show at LUX/EROS gallery last month, we’re extremely pleased to release limited edition 11″X14″ prints from Arto Saari’s glorious diptych. Check out our video interview to know more about the story behind these two amazing photographs, and contact info (at) livefastmag.com for more information!
Art Crush: Allan Teger’s “Bodyscapes”
BY Vivianne Lapointe 13 Aug 2012 @ 9:59 am | Categorized: Live_Art>, Photography
When he started working on his now famous series “Bodyscapes,” Florida-based artist Allan Teger knew close to nothing about photography, but rather was working as a social psychologist with a penchant for the beauty of the female form.
Lookbook Lust: BONA DRAG’s Ceremonial Collection
BY Vivianne Lapointe 01 Aug 2012 @ 7:33 pm | Categorized: Live_Fashion>, Lookbook Lust
While there was no doubt that Bona Drag is one of the most beautifully curated shops on the Internet, founder Heather Wojner has simply outdone herself with today’s release of the Ceremonial Collection, an exquisite lookbook featuring bridal gowns, dresses and jewelry fit for a modern queen. The magical collaboration showcases new pieces by Mara Hoffman, Unearthen, Lindsey Thornburg, Pamela Love, Made Her Think, Samantha Peet and With Hearts in My Eyes, Anna Sheffield, Bliss Lau, Suzannah Wainhouse, Lover, MLE Hagen, Aesa and Talon NYC. I’m in love… no, really!
In Focus: PangeaSeed’s Great West Coast Migration
BY Vivianne Lapointe 01 Aug 2012 @ 11:45 am | Categorized: Events & Openings, Interview Series, Live_Art>
Is it Shark Week yet?! Nah, but for PangeaSeed‘s founders and supporters, everyday of the year is fintastic. Los Angeles marks the fourth stop on a pioneering six city shark saving art tour featuring over 100 amazing global artists and 25 incredible film makers. RSVP on Facebook and join us tomorrow at LeBasse Projects for an artistic feeding frenzy! Proceeds from the sale of artwork, film screenings and donations will go directly to support PangeaSeed’s efforts to raise awareness and help educate the public on the importance of shark conservation and the preservation of ocean habitats. We had a chance to sit down with PangeaSeed’s founder Tre, and here’s what he had to say:
Modelizer: Charlotte Free By Jason Lee Parry
BY Vivianne Lapointe 28 Jul 2012 @ 5:35 pm | Categorized: Inspiration Board, Live_Fashion>
Did you know that Charlotte Free was discovered while playing video games in an arcade back in 2010? Fair to say the geeky, pink-haired fashion kitten has come a long way since she signed with IMG Models a little over a year ago. Jason Lee Parry captured the true nature of this pretty young thing in a recent editorial for ELLEgirl Japan. It’s all fun & games, babies! Have a look:
Lingerie Guide: Bordelle AW12
BY Vivianne Lapointe 24 Jul 2012 @ 12:40 pm | Categorized: Featured, Lingerie Guide, Live_Sex>
Bordelle‘s latest lingerie collection is mad fierce. Shortly after introducing luscious bridal designs, the brand innovates again and releases a variety of fashion-forward looks that could also be worn as outerwear over simple dresses and plain tees, as you can see on the beautiful Sarah Jones‘s blog. Check out the sexy new lookbook and shop the full range here.