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Tyga's costume for Halloween shot by Vaughn Lowery of 360 MAGAZINE

MOST POPULAR HALLOWEEN COSTUMES

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s the ideal time to start planning the perfect costume for the occasion. Fashion expert Maria Loizou from Karen Millen predicts this year’s hottest pop-culture themed Halloween costumes inspired by the most memorable moments from 2022 so far.  

COSTUMES FOR WOMEN

Wednesday Addams from The Addams Family 

With the autumn release of Netflix’s new show Wednesday, we can anticipate many costumes replicating the Halloween icon Wednesday Addams, especially as the phrase ‘Wednesday Addams costume’ receives an average of 58,000 monthly Google searches worldwide. Recreate this look by pairing a printed black dress with a white pointed collar, with Wednesday’s signature braids.  

Wanda Maximoff from Wandavision 

Marvel’s Wanda Maximoff, otherwise known as Scarlet Witch, is another one of this year’s most sought-after costumes, with the phrase ‘Scarlet Witch costume’ receiving 50,000 monthly Google searches worldwide. All you need is a red cape and dress, along with a signature Scarlet Witch headpiece. Incorporating a red leather top, corset or catsuit can really help in emulating the Wanda Maximoff look.  

Julia Fox 

Alternatively, dressing as Julia Fox is the perfect 2022 Halloween costume that will definitely be popular this season. The Uncut Gems actress is used to turning heads due to her bold and daring fashion choices, so why not demand attention this Halloween by rocking Julia Fox-inspired double-denim and a dramatic smoky fox eye look.  

COSTUMES FOR MEN

Maverick from Top Gun 

Tom Cruise’s Maverick is one of the most popular men’s Halloween costumes we can expect to see this Halloween. This year’s box office hit Top Gun: Maverick reignited interest in the classic 80s film, sparking 12,000 average monthly searches for ‘Top Gun costume’ worldwide. Fake moustaches, bomber jackets and aviator glasses make the ideal, minimal-effort costume, perfect for those obsessed with the franchise. 

Eddie Munson from Stranger Things 

Stranger Things has taken 2022 by storm, so we can anticipate many costumes inspired by the residents of the town Hawkins this year and more specifically, new fan-favourite Eddie Munson. Series four introduced us to the Metallica-playing, Dungeons and Dragons-obsessed Eddie, leader of the Hellfire Club. Eddie’s grunge look can easily be replicated with a Hellfire Club shirt, ripped black jeans and a denim vest. Currently, the term ‘Hellfire Club shirt’ receives 41,000 average monthly searches across the globe. 

House of the Dragon 

Arguably one of the biggest and most-anticipated shows of the year, House of the Dragon will likely be among the most popular Halloween looks this year. Dressed in a long black robe, white-blonde wig and equipped with a plastic sword, we are sure to see many Daemon Targaryen lookalikes this Halloween season. 

COSTUMES FOR COUPLES

Elvis and Priscilla 

Elvis and Priscilla Presley will undoubtedly be one of the most popular couples costumes this Halloween. Austin Butler perfectly portrayed the King of Rock in Baz Luhrmann’s recent Elvis biopic, so much so that searches for ‘Elvis costume’ have increased 335% worldwide over the last 12 months. Replicate Priscilla’s iconic look with a 60s-inspired mini dress and bouffant hair, and style a leather jumpsuit and gelled back hair for the signature Elvis image.  

Barbie and Ken 

As a result of those pictures of Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling on the set of Greta Gerwig’s upcoming Barbie film, combined with the recent ‘Barbiecore’ trend, we can expect to see many couples dressed as the iconic plastic duo this Halloween. Whether it is matching neon rollerblading outfits or hot pink cowboy costumes, searches for ‘Barbie Halloween costumes’ reach an average of 15,000 each month worldwide. 

Danny and Sandy 

We can also expect to see couple’s costumes from Grease this Halloween. Danny and Sandy from the popular 70s musical have always been a classic go-to couples Halloween costumes and this year will be no exception, especially to honour the late Olivia Newton-John. Black leather leggings or trousers, red heels and matching red lipstick complete this look for Sandy, with Danny needing only a leather jacket and slicked back hair, with an optional D.I.Y Rydell cardigan. 

Cast of Euphoria 

This Halloween, we can also expect to see several Euphoria-themed costumes. Since the release of season two earlier this year, fans are still talking about the show’s iconic makeup and fashion choices, which make for perfect group Halloween costumes, full of glitter, vibrant colours and Y2K fashion trends. 

Sanderson sisters from Hocus Pocus 

Nothing says Halloween like watching the classic film Hocus Pocus, especially as the long-awaited sequel arrives to Disney Plus on September 30th. For friendship groups of three, the Sanderson sisters are the perfect trio to dress as this Halloween, especially as searches for ‘Hocus Pocus costumes’ have risen 317% over the past three months globally. 

Elysian Brewing × Chucky via 360 MAGAZINE

Elysian × CHUCKY

Today, Elysian Brewing, creators of the world’s first Imperial Pumpkin Ale, announces the release of CHUCKY: A Killer Wit Beer (5.3% ABV).

Just like the devious doll it’s inspired by, this pumpkin witbier with cranberry will be your friend ’til the very end. Saturated with blood-red cranberry juice and entangled with pumpkin mangled into a puree, the beer is light in color with spine-chilling flavors of chamomile and cinnamon – the perfect combination of everything you love about the season.

CHUCKY: A Killer Wit Beer is a limited release and collaborative beer between Elysian, USA Network and SYFY, brewed in celebration of all things Halloween, horror and Season 2 of “Chucky,” a continuation of the iconic film franchise chronicling the murderous escapades of the notorious killer doll. 

Watch Season 2 of “Chucky,” premiering on USA Network and SYFY on Wednesday, October 5th at 9:00 PM ET.  

About Elysian Brewing

Elysian Brewing opened its doors in 1996 when bold art and music defined Seattle. Over the
past 25 years, the brewery team has carried this same spirit in the way they brew their beer – shaking up classic styles, using unusual ingredients, and learning from experimentation.

They push creativity beyond their brews. Each beer label is made by an in-house team who pull inspiration from design, photography, clay, paint, needlepoint, and even the occasional tattoo.

Have a beer at one of the brewery’s Seattle locations, or check out their site HERE /
@elysianbrewing.

About “Chucky”

“Chucky” is a continuation of the iconic film franchise chronicling the murderous escapades of
the notorious killer doll. In the TV series, Chucky crosses paths with archenemies, old allies and
new prey, as he seeks to inspire fear and mayhem wherever he goes. After his diabolical plan to
invade America’s children’s hospitals was foiled in season one, Chucky now seeks revenge on those he holds responsible: surviving teens Jake, Devon, and Lexy along with his ex Tiffany,
now his sworn enemy.

Meanwhile, can “Jevon” make it as a couple in the face of adversity at their new Catholic school, not to mention a brand-new onslaught of terror from the demon doll?

The series is produced by UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, and executive produced
by Don Mancini, Nick Antosca, Alex Hedlund, David Kirschner and Jeff Renfroe.

Elysian Brewing × Chucky via 360 MAGAZINE
Elysian Brewing × Chucky via 360 MAGAZINE
Madonna × Tokisha release new song Hung Up via 360 MAGAZINE

MADONNA × TOKISCHA

Watch official video HERE.

Directed by Sasha Kasiuha.

Madonna has released a new remix of her global dance smash “Hung Up” featuring Dominican rapper Tokischa, titled “Hung Up on Tokischa” – listen here.

The collaboration first premiered with a live performance by the duo at Madonna’s Pride event at Terminal 5 in New York in June celebrating her career-spanning remix collection Finally Enough Love: 50 Number Ones. Madonna recently discussed the making of “Hung Up” alongside Stuart Price on the Song Exploder podcast, giving fans a rare look into the creation of the chart-topping track.

Madonna most recently announced the long-awaited “Erotica” picture disc will finally see the light of day after a three-decade delay. Her groundbreaking fifth studio album, Erotica, will celebrate its 30th anniversary on October 20, 2022. In 1992, the album debuted at the top of charts around the world and has gone on to sell more than six million copies. To celebrate the anniversary, a limited edition 12” vinyl picture disc featuring the album’s title track is available now for pre-orders and set for release on October 21. Pre-order here.

Originally scheduled for release during the fall of 1992, the picture disc features a colorized version of the famous “toe sucking” photo taken from Madonna’s Sex book, which was released the same week as the Erotica album. However, the picture disc was cancelled unexpectedly just ahead of release, as the visual was considered too explicit for in-store display back then. The manufactured copies were promptly destroyed, with only a few finding their way into the public’s hands, only adding to the infamous allure of the release.

“Erotica” was the album’s first single and peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100, where it spent 18 weeks on its way to earning gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). ““Erotica” was a major hit globally as well, topping the European Hot 100 Singles chart, climbing to #3 in the U.K., and was a Top Five hit in Australia and New Zealand.

“Erotica” also reached #1 in the U.S. on Billboard’s Dance Club Songs and Dance Single Sales charts. A remixed version of the track is included on Madonna’s latest album, Finally Enough Love: 50 Number Ones. Released in August, the career-spanning compilation was curated by Madonna in celebration of her historic achievement as the first and only recording artist to have 50 #1 hits on any single Billboard chart. In 2020, she topped the Dance Club Songs chart for the 50th time with “I Don’t Search I Find.”

Finally Enough Love: 50 Number Ones – available now on both streaming and physical formats – dominated album charts around the world following its release this summer. The album debuted at #1 on both the Billboard Top Album Sales and Top Current Album Sales charts. It peaked at #8 on the Billboard Top 200, making Madonna the first female artist with Top 10 albums on the Billboard 200 in each of the last five decades, adding another landmark achievement to her long list of accolades. The album also debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Dance/Electronic Album and Vinyl Albums charts.

Madonna’s meteoric rise began in the New York club scene and she has perpetually kept her finger on the pulse of dance and club culture across five decades. She has continued to collaborate with the most cutting-edge artists and DJs to reimagine her groundbreaking hits. As a result, Madonna has now achieved more remix albums on the Billboard 200 than any other artist. Finally Enough Love is also the highest charting remix album in over a decade.

50 Number Ones spans her entire dance club chart reign with dozens of remixes by the world’s top producers. In addition to fan favorites, the collection also includes a selection of rare remix recordings, with more than 20 being officially released for the first time or making their commercial/digital debut.

“Erotica”
Picture Disc Track Listing

Side A

  1. “Erotica” – Album Version

Side B

  1. “Erotica” – Instrumental
  2. “Erotica” – Radio Edit

DESIGN CREDIT: DONALD ELY
PHOTO CREDIT: ELYS BERROTERÁN

Spider-verse comic series from Marvel drops soon via 360 MAGAZINE

Spider-Verse

Today, an all-new Spider-Hero story kicks off in SPIDER-VERSE UNLIMITED INFINITY COMIC #15. The first issue in the six story arc is now available on Marvel Unlimited in the exclusive Infinity Comics format.

On writing the new story arc, creator J. Holtham says, “I love Miles because Miles is, well, me. I was an awkward Black kid, originally from Brooklyn, living in New Jersey and desperately wishing I had super-powers. Writing for Miles is a real full circle moment for me. I love his determination, his optimism, his big heart. That’s what makes it fun.”

As for the school-life balance Miles is trying to maintain, J. Holtham says, “With both of these story arcs, we’re exploring exactly that: How does Miles balance his hero life with his academic ambitions? Which one is more important? Which one defines who he really is? Being a teenager is such a time of change and development, and when you add battling Super Villains on top of that, it’s kind of a lot. Finding that balance is the heart of the story.”

SPIDER-VERSE UNLIMITED INFINITY COMIC #15

Writer: J. Holtham 

Artist: Nathan Stockman

Colorist: Pete Pantazis

Editor: Ellie Pyle

Miles Morales was excited to attend Einstein College’s program for gifted high schoolers. But now his new friends have glowing eyes and are hunting him like prey, and his old friend Ms. Marvel has become his enemy. Can this day get any worse? 

Marvel Unlimited is a one-stop destination for over 30,000 comics spanning the entire Marvel Universe. The app is available for iPhone®, iPad®, Android devices™ and on web. For more information on Marvel Unlimited comics, please visit: www.marvel.com/unlimited.

Max Drazen releases new song Caffeine which was announced via 360 MAGAZINE

Max Drazen – Caffeine

“Max Drazen is the kind of musician you want to keep on repeat.” – PEOPLE 

“’Caffeine’ [is] a sonic paradise of easygoing sentiments alongside touches of witty wordplay…a refreshing take on traditional pop.” – EUPHORIA. Magazine

“Max Drazen is already proving himself as a promising songwriter with sky-high limits… his voice is sultry, but with just a touch of reminiscence and nostalgic innocence that would with no doubt reminds you of simple fun.” – Earmilk 

Max Drazen plays a sleepy, carefree bachelor who becomes putty in the hands of a new love who’s determined to “fix” him in the official video for “Caffeine.” Directed by Mike Dones and shot in Los Angeles, the vibrant visual matches the sly humor of Drazen’s self-penned lyrics and provides a tongue-in-cheek reminder that love can be a life-changing, motivating force for even the most unwilling participants. View “Caffeine” HERE.

“This was my first music video and I loved every minute of it – from coming up with the concept, to the phone calls, to finding the location, etc.,” says Max Drazen. “The video is meant to have a light, fun vibe so on set we were messing around and having as much fun as possible. I hope the fun we had while filming is reflected in the video itself.”

Naming Drazen as one of the summer’s notable emerging artists, PEOPLE said, “Max Drazen is the kind of musician you want to keep on repeat.” The New Nine noted, “Max Drazen’s pop songs are catchy and the perfect soundtrack for your car ride.” Hailing Drazen as “a promising songwriter with sky-high limits,” EARMILK said, “his voice is sultry, but with just a touch of reminiscence and nostalgic innocence that would with no doubt reminds you of simple fun.” 

Praising “Caffeine” as “a sonic paradise,” EUPHORIA. Magazine observed, “Already demonstrating his skills as a lyrical tycoon with a sound that surpasses the singular categories of a typical genre, Drazen is in the ideal space to mold himself into the pop star he’s meant to be.” Released last month by Field Trip Recordings / Capitol Records, “Caffeine” was highlighted in Entertainment Tonight’s new music releases and appeared on Ones To Watch’ “Now Watching” Spotify playlist. Check out the retro-styled lyric video for “Caffeine,” which features Drazen, HERE. Anticipation for the track, which he wrote and recorded with producer Dave Villa (FLETCHER, Daughtry), has been building since July 2021, when Drazen teased it in a TikTok video and amassed a million views in the first 24 hours. 

Born and raised in Connecticut, Drazen’s first influences came from his parents’ record collection – Elton John and Billy Joel. As he got older, he fell in love with artists like Smino, Justin Timberlake, Jon Bellion and Two Door Cinema Club. The pieces would connect during his junior year of high school when Drazen went over to a friend’s house and wrote his first song. Although recruited to play soccer at Middlebury College, he found his focus shifting to songwriting. He developed a sinewy, genre-agnostic voice and centered his authentic perspective as a kid from the ‘burbs, adeptly swinging between R&B, pop and rap. Drazen claimed a spot on Billboard’s list of “10 Cool New Pop Songs to Get You Through The Week” with his very first single, “Let Me Down Slow,” which was released in May 2022.

Kid Cudi's Entergalactic Netflix presentation announced by 360 Magazine

KID CUDI – Entergalactic

GRAMMY Award-winning multiplatinum sonic visionary, artist, producer, actor and director Kid Cudi has announced a pre-save for his anxiously awaited tenth full-length album and one of the most anticipated projects of 2022, Entergalactic. In addition to the pre-save, Cudi and NETFLIX also revealed the official trailer for the project. The show and the album will be released on September 30.

Watch the trailer HERE
 Pre-save Entergalactic HERE
 Key art HERE and new images HERE

Cudi commented, Entergalactic is everything I’ve always wanted to do, create a long-form visual companion to an album. It all started with the music which helped bring this storyline and these characters to life. Entergalactic is unlike anything I’ve ever done, certainly my most ambitious project to date; I can’t wait for you to finally experience it.

He initially set the stage for the album with “Do What I Want.” Right out of the gate, it amassed 11.7 million Spotify streams and counting. Beyond plugs from HYPEBEASTXXLNME, and more, Stereogum proclaimed, ‘Do What I Want’ is a chilled-out track with an even, skittering beat with Cudi rolling through lyrics about feeling settled and creatively powerful.

Cudi also serves as an EP on Entergalactic alongside Kenya Barris, through their respective production companies Mad Solar and Khalabo Ink Society.

Kid Cudi is about to complete the North American leg of his To the Moon – 2022 World Tour. He closes it out with a bang, performing a hometown gig in Cleveland, OH for his own Moon Man’s Landing Festival. In the Fall, “To The Moon” travels to the Toyosu PIT in Japan and all over Europe, including The O2 in London, Verti Music Hall in Berlin, AFAS Live in Amsterdam, Palais 12 in Brussels, and the Zenith in Paris, with Milan closing out the tour at Fabrique on November 22. The full confirmed itinerary below.

“To The Moon” Tour 2022 (remaining dates)

About Entergalactic:

Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi and Kenya Barris join forces to present the television event Entergalactic, an original, immersive, animated story about a young artist named Jabari — voiced by Mescudi — as he attempts to balance love and success.  Finding the latter brings Jabari a step closer to the former, when moving into his dream apartment introduces him to his new neighbor, photographer it-girl, Meadow — voiced by Jessica Williams.  An explosion of art, music, and fashion, Entergalactic takes place in the only city that can handle all three: New York.  Alongside Mescudi and Williams, Entergalactic boasts an all-star cast including Timothée Chalamet, Ty Dolla $ign, Laura Harrier, Vanessa Hudgens, Christopher Abbott, 070 Shake, Jaden Smith, Keith David, Teyana Taylor, Arturo Castro and Macaulay Culkin.

Joy Corrigan at Img glam slam during nyfw via 360 MAGAZINE

NYFW SS23

Featured Image – Joy Corrigan the NYFW: The Shows, presented by Afterpay.

For NYFW SS23, 360 MAGAZINE decided to emphasize emerging brands which showcase innovation. Many of which are owned and operated by marginalized and/or disadvantaged enterprisers.

GLAM SLAM

This year IMG curated an informative yet immersive activation, GLAM SLAM. It’s intended to offer invited Chase Sapphire card members, VIPs and special guests a curated conversation about fashion in sports, phygital sectors and diversity in the industry. Thus far, it’s been the most insightful engagement for a myriad of reasons. One, it’s an opportunity for you to gain an intimate interaction from relevant professionals while sipping on crafted cocktails. Two, you’re being introduced to viable entities across various sectors. Three, it’s the inaugural program so there’s a ton of surprises.

Vaughn Lowery attends IMG’S GLAM SLAM during NYFW reported by 360 MAGAZINE
Vaughn Lowery, President of 360 MAGAZINE, attends IMG’s GLAM SLAM in Versace signature shades and 53045 shoes.

Over the weekend, GLAM SLAM continued with Session 5 featuring a Sweat Session with Venus Williams and Kira Stokes, a #CoachVenus Q&A, plus an Eleven by Venus Williams Pop-up.

Venus Williams at IMG GLAM SLAM during NYFW SS23 via 360 MAGAZINE
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 11: GLAM SLAM Presented by NYFW: The Shows and Chase Sapphire Session 5: #COACHVENUS Q&A with Venus Williams on September 11, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for IMG Fashion)

Rosario Dawson stopped by La Bodega Baque – a curated bodega experience that celebrates the unstoppable spirit of the Latinx community and entrepreneurs with a curated collection by one of streetwear’s most significant voices and philanthropist, Angelo Baque and presented by UPS and AWAKE NY.

Today at ‘Glam Slam’ – a fashion and tennis experience, presented by IMG and Spring Studios, Serena Williams joined Nikki Ogunnaike for an exclusive 20- minute Q&A followed by an fashion showcase and fall fashion collection preview of curated looks from her S by Serena brand. The GOAT discussed being a mom; retirement and her new found “freedom,” learning from her sister Venus; and finding a work / life balance. Following the show, guests were able to shop the S by Serena retail pop-up.

Taking place during two of New York’s biggest tentpole franchises, the US Open and New York Fashion Week, Glam Slam was created to celebrate the intersection of tennis and style through a series of tennis match screenings, fashion panels, culinary offerings and DJ sets on the Rooftop Terrace of Spring Studios in Tribeca. IMG and Spring Studios partnered with Chase Sapphire for the inaugural event to develop unique program spanning fashion and sports, combining the best of both worlds and powered by On Location.

Venus Williams at IMG NYFW SS23 GLAM SLAM via 360 Magazine

Photo: Getty Images/Bryan Bedder

For additional information visit HERE.

FASHION BOMB DAILY

This FBD presentation, hosted by Eva Pigford, was helmed by Harvard graduate and famous blogger Claire Sulmers. It offers a sneak peek into who’s next up in all things beauty and style while being surrounded by a small crowd of culture curators (Kevin E. Taylor, Vaughn Lowery) celebrities (Vivica A. Fox, Iyanla Vanzant) and design purveyors (Draya Michele).

BruceGlen was the crowd favorite. Their psychedelic colorways intertwined with geometric shapes will forever stain our brain like the popular Saturday morning cartoon, Scooby-Doo.

America's Next Top Model Eva Pigford hosts fashion bomb daily runway show announced by 360 MAGAZINE
Armon Hayes dressed in Terry Singh, mvmt shades, Reebok's Allen Iverson high tops at Fashion Bomb Daily designer showcase via 360 MAGAZINE

TERRY SINGH

Parsons graduate, Terry Singh, has a big buzz surrounding his avant designs. If you’re into pushing the envelope and bending gender rules, check out Singh on our latest 360 MAG podcast HERE.

Terry Singh presentation at NYFW FW23 in Manhattan at Daylight Studio featuring new face Jay Jordan of One Management announced via 360 MAGAZINE

SPRAYGROUND

David BenDavid executed a hip pop up in Times Square with one of the most talked-about runway shows. Female Rapper/Actress Remi Ma raised the bar as her newly introduced signature walk went viral on TikTok.

Remy ma was for sprayground during nyfw via 360 MAGAZINE
David BenDavid runway nyfw via 360 magazine
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 10: (L-R) Juan Martin del Potro and Vicente Munoz speak at GLAM SLAM Presented by NYFW: The Shows and Chase Sapphire Session 4: Back to Sport, with a Gonnie Garko DJ set programmed by Maison Kitsune at Spring Studios on September 10, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for IMG) via 360 MAGAZINE

GLAM SLAM DAY THREE

Day three of GLAM SLAM Presented by NYFW: The Shows and Chase Sapphire continued with Session 3 featuring a Back to Sport themed Q&A with Juan Martin Del Potro & Vicente Munoz, plus a Gonnie Garko DJ set programmed by Maison Kitsune

Joy CorriganJess Xu and other influencers stopped by the NYFW: The Shows lobby in Spring Studios posing with various sponsor activations including a BIFC x Mailchimp Capsule Collection featuring pieces from Black in Fashion Council designers IZAYLA, Kwame Adusei, Atelier NDigo, Muehleder and Sammy B, the Bluestone Lane Café, and the Cash by Cash App collection.

Joy Corrigan at Img glam slam during nyfw via 360 MAGAZINE
Joy Corrigan the NYFW: The Shows, presented by Afterpay.

Images for IMG by Getty

IMG GLAM SLAM VIA 360 MAGAZINE

IMG UNVEILS NYFW PROGRAM

IMG, the official organizer and operator of New York Fashion Week’s central event, New York Fashion Week (NYFW): The Shows presented by Afterpay, today announced its slate of programming and events for the September 2022 season. NYFW: The Shows is produced by IMG FOCUS. and will take place Friday, September 9 – Wednesday, September 14, 2022, live at Spring Studios and virtually at NYFW.com.

For the fifth season in collaboration with IMG, The Black in Fashion Council Discovery Showrooms returns with a new line-up including Ajovang, Atelier NDigo, HARBISON, IZAYLA, Jessica Rich, Kwame Adusei, Madame Adassa, Muehleder, Sammy B and VAVVOUNE. Additionally,BIFC Designers, IZAYLA, Kwame Adusei, Atelier NDigo, Muehleder and Sammy B will create a capsule collection and pop-up shop in collaboration with Mailchimp, which will be available at Spring Studios and online.

Afterpay, the leader in “Buy Now Pay Later” (BNPL) payments, unveiled limited edition NFTs The Keys to New York Fashion Week – which gives consumer access to limited edition NFTs from ALTU by Joseph Altuzarra, anOnlyChild, Jonathan Simkhai, Kim Shui, and The Blonds only at Keys.NYFW.com. Each designer’s unique NFT serves as a digital collectable and also unlocks real world product drops and exclusive experiences during NYFW: The Shows. All proceeds from the sales of the designer NFT Keys will be donated to Free Arts NYC, bringing art and mentoring programs to children in underserved communities in New York City. Afterpay will also partner with Area and Kim Shui to unlock consumer access to their runway shows.

NYFW: The Talks, IMG’s series of conversations beyond the shows at New York Fashion Week, will feature industry thought leaders discussing compelling topics in fashion this season including:

 

  • Navigating the New Phygital Age of Fashion and Artpresented by Afterpay: Natalie McGrath, VP of Marketing at Afterpay; Elise Swopes, NFT Artist; and Michelle Reeves, Co-founder and CEO of MAVEON world, will discuss decentralizing fashion in the phygital age.
  • Cultivating the Future for Latinx Creatorspresented by UPS: Moderator Karla Martinez de Salas, EIC of Vogue Mexico; will talk with AWAKE NY Clothing Designer Angelo Baque; Gil “Thermal” Tavernas, Designer, Cofounder of Whensmokeclears; and Carlos Cueto, UPS Senior Manager Digital Commerce & Experience, on Latinx diversity and inclusion in today’s world, as well as the importance of corporate efforts including UPS’s Proudly Unstoppable campaign.
  • Mindfulness in Fashionpresented by ALO: Model Hilary Rhoda; Singer, Songwriter Bianca Quiñones; Wellness Professional Christa Janine; and Contemplative Guide & Therapist-In-Training Kirat Randhawa with moderator Chrissy Rutherford, Brand Consultant & Founder of FWD Joy, will discuss how mindfulness plays a role in your mental health when you work in the fashion industry.
  • New Faces of Indonesian Fashionpresented by Erigo X Tokopedia: Pasoari Widiastuti, Brand Executive of Erigo X; will share how varied creative practices and rich cultures inform approaches to fashion.
  • The Long-Term Luxury of Sustainabilitypresented by Lovesac: Abrima Erwiah, Co-founder, Studio One Eighty Nine & Director of Gromek Institute for Fashion Business at Parsons School of Design; IMG Model Olivia Ponton; Laura Hodges, Founder and Principal of Laura Hodges Studio; Shawn Nelson, Lovesac Founder & CEO; with moderator Kerry Pieri will discuss Lovesac’s ‘Designed For Life’ philosophy and the importance of eco-consciousness in home + design.
  • Ten Years of Costuming the New York City Ballet Fall Fashion Gala: Ahead of NYCB’s decade anniversary of its iconic Fall Fashion Gala, a collection of the events’ key collaborators, Designer Zac Posen; Designer Humberto Leon; Marc Happel, New York City Ballet Director of Costumes; and Choreographer Gianna Reisen, reflect on designing for dance with moderator Donya Archer Bommer, Board of Directors, New York City Ballet.

This season, there are a variety of ways guests of NYFW: The Shows and consumers can participate and experience the excitement and creativity of some of their favorite fashion brands. Guests of NYFW: The Shows can stop by the Alo Yoga Wellness Sanctuary to receive complimentary wellness treatments during the busy fashion week in celebration of the debut of its Aspen Collection, the brand’s first premium collection. Keds, will be unveiling it second exclusive capsule collection on the runway. UPS, returning to NYFW for its second season, will collaborate with Awake NY designer Angelo Baque to celebrate the creative pursuits of exceptional designer talent with a connection to the Latinx community. Additionally, throughout Manhattan fashion fans should be on the lookout for the Lovesac and alice + olivia co-branded Mobile ConciergeLovesac also enlisted alice + olivia to reveal their limited-edition Sac Cover collaboration at the alice + olivia NYFW presentation.

As the official partner of NYFW: The Shows, On Location, IMG’s premium experience provider, will offer fans access to once-in-a-lifetime moments that only take place at NYFW. Fans can now purchase tickets to shows including Badgley Mischka, The BlondsDur Doux, among others, at https://onlocationexp.com/new-york-fashion-week-tickets.

Afterpay is the presenting sponsor for NYFW: The Shows. This multi-year partnership, which kicked off in September 2021, champions American fashion designers, supports the U.S. retail industry, and unlocks access for more consumers to the brands and experiences they love.

NYFW: The Shows is presented by Afterpay with official partners Alo YogaCash AppGrand MarnierLovesacMailchimpKedsPerrierTRESemmé, logistics partner UPS, innovation partner Yahoo!, and media partner E!.

Through NYFW: The Shows, IMG supports designers in various capacities, including runway and fashion presentations, content, programming and premium experiential hospitality through NYFW: The Experience. The official expanded programming schedule for NYFW: The Shows September 2022, which features more than 140 designer activations is now live on NYFW.com/schedule.

The digital destination of NYFW: The Shows is NYFW.com, the go-to destination for exclusive designer content, livestreamed fashion shows, cultural programming, and commerce surrounding New York Fashion Week. Shows and presentations will also be presented on Runway360, CFDA’s centralized digital hub. Followers can also get a front row seat to Fashion Week by following @NYFW across TikTok, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

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Joseph Lee GR gallery exhibition via 360 magazine

Joseph Lee Exhibit

GR gallery is pleased to present ‘Passive. Aggression,’ an exhibition of new paintings by self-taught artist Joseph Lee.

This marks the first solo show of Lee with the gallery after former collaborations, and chiefly the artist’s first public presentation in nearly 3 years. A total of 19 artworks, in various dimensions, executed with his signature technique, will be exhibited for the first time, recording Lee’s fundamental production over last few years in an essentially anthological exhibition.

His highly unique style exposes abstracted portraits that disclose impressions of anatomic details hidden between extra textured layers of paint that contrast with a flat and mostly monochromatic background. 

Opening reception:

Thursday September 8th, 6:00pm – 8:30pm ET (Exhibition Dates: September 09 – October 1st , 2022). Members of the press can contact GR gallery in advance to schedule a private viewing and/or an interview with the artist before the exhibition is officially open.
Joseph Lee will attend the opening event. Visitors who want to attend the opening can RSVP by contacting the gallery. 

GR Gallery, 255 Bowery (between Houston & Stanton) New York, NY 10002 |  info@gr-gallery.com | tel: +1 212 273 2900

‘Passive. Aggression’ documents Lee’s time during 2020 – 2022. As his daily distractions dissipated under lockdown, he was forced to examine gaps, namely his liminality and inability to verbally communicate emotions, which made him unrecognizable to himself and others around him. Lee is both Korean and American, husband and son, actor and painter, passive and aggressive. Lee’s subject matters grapple with the way his liminality and thus, lack of a solid identity, began to impact the world he inhabited. The artist’s first instinct under duress was to isolate and paint.  During these years, the process of creating the works showcased in ‘Passive. Aggression’ was a salve. To finish a painting was not the intent. These works capture moments in Lee’s life where he deflected to his studio in fear and uncertainty. At the time of inception, these paintings were the best representations of what words escaped him, to convey – in composition – what he was unable to articulate. They are a line of expression uninterrupted. ‘Passive. Aggression’ is a collection of the artist’s self-reflections, love letters, & apologies translated onto canvas.

Joseph Lee is an artist who has spent years studying faces and the emotion that inhabits them. The beauty in Lee’s work stems from the manipulation of common everyday forms, such as faces or objects, into an array of energetic and forceful expressions. Each segmented brush stroke and application of color converge into a balanced whole.

His work focuses on the parallel between external reality and internal process. Each painting expresses a sense of physical harmony by layering of palette and brush strokes to create a complete and powerful gestural composition. This emphasis on the physicality of paint and stroke, color and volume, creates a unique tension within Lee’s dynamic paintings. The surface presence and confidence in each painterly stroke creates a uniquely uncompromising seductive experience for the viewer through the use of paint. In the age of swiping through social media images, these portraits force viewers to stop, inspect the physical craftsmanship and raw nature of these paintings. 

Today, Lee continues creating work to examine the psychology of beings behind their “societal masks.” His portraits channel various observations ranging from pop culture references to the daily people he encounters on the street. In addition to various gallery exhibitions all over the world, Lee has been commissioned by brands such as NIKE & Floyd Mayweather’s TMT for various projects. He has exhibited and sold to major art dealers and collectors in numerous art fairs. 

Joseph Lee GR gallery exhibition via 360 magazine