FROM Jenni Avins
Who are the Silverlake hippies? Expensive ceramics, sack Dresses, $30 packets of “Moon Powder.” All of this is part of a new aesthetic writer Jenni Avins calls, “Silverlake Shaman.” It is not a cheap look to cultivate, but Avins doesn’t expect the trend to go away anytime soon.
New York Fashion Week New York Fashion Week launched yesterday, and it’s the first season where new management is really making its presence felt. The talent agency IMG, which runs New York Fashion Week, was acquired by William Morris Endeavor two years ago. WME/IMG now runs 13 Fashion Weeks, including London and Milan. And this new partnership means new ideas for what Fashion Week can be.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.
How do Trump supporters feel about the Paris Accord? Globally and around the U.S., there are strong opinions whether or not the Paris Climate Accord is a good idea. The American exit is either a horrifying abdication of American leadership or a forceful and long overdue statement about U.S. sovereignty.