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PORTRAITS FROM ROME’S ‘DARK MOVEMENT’ SCENE OF THE 1980S

The “Dark” collection, taken primarily in Rome between ‘83 and ‘85, showcases the patrons of clubs, movies, concerts and theater events associated with the dark movement. Of course nothing stays non-commodified in the modern world, and Ignani is quick to point out how rapidly the look was appropriated by high-end fashion. See the full article and gallery here.

Drunken office party selfie last night

I have only the vaguest recollection of taking this picture, but I do remember being happy about my outfit and how well my hair held up despite yesterday being the humid-est, grossest day ever. That’s right, nasty summer humidity doesn’t stop me from wearing a suit and tie. Suit is from H&M last year, shirt is probably Zara, tie is from Daffy’s. The skull ring I grabbed on Amazon a while back on a whim…Continue Reading →

Me and my lady waiting to see Eddie Izzard last night at the Beacon Theatre

Blazer from Zara, shirt is probably H&M, pants are JackThreads, shoes are Stacy Adams of all freaking places. If you look in the reflection behind me you can see my new neon orange streak, courtesy of Hair Metal salon in Williamsburg and three different colors of Manic Panic. Sunglasses are Armani Exchange. Socks = ??? I have no idea where any of my girlfriend’s clothes come from, but I can tell you she got her…Continue Reading →

I miss having pink hair

This was around 2005 or so. I really miss dying my whole head a crazy color. These days I just do a streak in the back; that’s me pretending to be professional. (That huge-ass ring in my nose, I don’t miss so much.) My hair stylist has been working on convincing me to bring the streak (currently lavender, but usually pink or orange) up to the front, and eventually making it bigger, and I’m working…Continue Reading →

At any given time I have as many as five different styling products in my hair

Today is one of those days. Here’s my routine: After washing and towel-drying my hair, I start with a nickel-sized blob of evo Easy Tiger Straightening Balm to smooth it out; my hair has been bleached so many times it can get very frizzy and wavy, particularly in summertime. I work that into my hair while it’s damp. I also put a few spritzes of evo Mister Fantastic Blowout Spray in there for extra body….Continue Reading →