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JRL
Brooklyn, NY
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Posted Jul 3, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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Drew Barrymore is known for trailblazing trends, but when she married new hubby Will Kopelman in a lavish ceremony at her Montecito, California, estate last week, her visible baby bump wasn’t one of them. Indeed, she’s merely the latest in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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If most kids want to run and hide whenever their parents do anything even remotely sexual, we’re guessing Madonna’s children have the stamina of marathon runners. The Material Mom, 53, continued her career-long shock and awe campaign in Istanbul, Turkey,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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Who needs Cinderella’s carriage when you’ve got David Beckham to cart you around? The soccer star’s daughter, Harper, looked like the belle of the ball yesterday as she took in the sights and sounds of Disneyland outside Los Angeles. Sporting... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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Opening Ceremony is beloved for producing some of the best and brightest collaborations in the style game, so it's no surprise that when it came time to produce a special book celebrating its 10-year anniversary, it turned to Rizzoli, the... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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Canadian artist Kevin Cyr shows off a selection of not-so-hot wheels in his latest solo exhibition, In Praise of Rust, now showing at NYC's Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Featuring detailed paintings of old vehicles seen on the streets of New York—primarily... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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There's still nearly a month to go before summer officially begins, but Kylie Minogue isn't waiting for Mother Nature to bring the heat. The 43-year-old (!!!) pop princess throws on a pair of Daisy Dukes and serves up some major... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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One of our favorite colors is "glow-in-the-dark" (like it isn't it one of yours?), so we're tipping our hat to the toy designers at Medicom, who recently unveiled a 400% phosphorescent version of its iconic Be@rbrick figure. Crafted entirely out... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player The Great Gatsby was one of those rare "required reading" books we actually enjoyed in high school (seriously, read it!). The problem for a Hollywood studio trying to bring F. Scott Fitzgerald's iconic Jazz Age... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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The cobblestoned streets of Italy might not be the greatest place to go kickflipping, but when it comes to style, Supreme knows there's no place more perfecto! For SS12, the brand is bringing back its Italian-made "The Alton" frames, which... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
MS MR could probably use some rest, since they no doubt pulled more than a few all-nighters in the editing room to create the video for their freshman single, "Hurricane." The New York City-based duo splices together a flood of... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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Macy's is carving itself a big slice of street cred this Turkey Day with news that it's commissioned KAWS to create a float for its annual Thanksgiving Day Parade. According to The New York Times, the iconic artist plans to... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
JRL has shared their blog Magnificent :: Obsession
May 15, 2012
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Get Munny! Kid Robot, purveyor of all things plastic and fantastic, wows fans once again with the addition of three new variations to its iconic designer toy series. Coated in high-gloss vinyl, each Mega Munny figure stands tall at 18... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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Outside of some recent Pixar movies, Hollywood stopped showing cartoon shorts before movies back in the 1950s, when Bugs Bunny and his Loony Toons pals filled the pre-feature screen time that today is taken by local advertising and promos for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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New York-based boutique ODIN's SS12 lookbook is the perfect cure for guys with a severe case of cabin fever. Shot on location at a shingled cottage full of vintage ephemera, models show off this season's best looks from the stockist's... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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The Scissor Sisters have us hot to trot over their new single "Only the Horses," off their forthcoming LP, Magic Hour (dropping May 28). The sunny dance track, co-produced by über producer Calvin Harris, comes hard out of the gate... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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Adding yet another feather to his cap, James Franco will celebrate the release of The Dangerous Book Four Boys (Rizzoli, $50), at the Musuem of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles on April 14. The hardbound book documents the entire collection... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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Barber shops are a dime a dozen in New York City, but for a certain population of guys (us included!), there's no better place to get shorn and shaved while shooting the shit than F.S.C. Barber. Now, clients can bring... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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In what now seems ridiculously ironic, Nirvana defined an entire generation with an album titled Nevermind. Today, nearly 18 years after the group disbanded following the death of frontman Kurt Cobain, legions of young people around the world continue to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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Junky Jeff. Oozy Suzy. Creepy Carol. No, these aren't verbal taunts hurled by high school trash talkers in the new documentary Bully (click here for showtimes). They're just a few of the the feel-good nicknames of the Garbage Pail Kids!... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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There's nothing to pooh pooh about Charles Paul Wilson III's commissioned series of superhero illustrations. The acclaimed comic book and graphic novel artist gives the fine line treatment to Wolverine, The Incredible Hulk, Captain America, Green Arrow, and more of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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James and Dave Franco recently dropped by Terry Richardson's NYC studio, where they goofed around, showed off assorted body parts, and smiled wider than the notorious photographer's yayo-lit pupils (allegedly!). Check out a snappy selection of the resulting pics, after... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
Film director. Golden Globe winner. The world's most watched (and probably oldest) Super Bowl cheerleader in history. Yup, the Queen of Reinvention—Maddona—has already given us more than a few of her ever-changing personas this year. And it's only March! This... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession
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Opening Ceremony has us down for the count with its latest lookbook featuring boxer Eric Ramos. The trendsetting label tapped the lightweight (or should we say prettyweight) fighter turned model and photographer Todd Jordan to face off with its FW12... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at Magnificent :: Obsession