Battered, tattooed, poorly groomed: the hirsute rocker of the Wanton Bishops, rescued from grunge, is sublime. Check out the band’s tracks on Sound Cloud and stay in touch with their updates via their facebook page.
The long awaited Bertrand Lavier retrospective showcases around fifty of his major pieces. The French artist has been working with industrialized objects since the late 60's, deviated from their initial purpose to be damaged, juxtaposed, stacked.
Luggage experts Tumi and Monster have created a new set of headphones, perfect for frequent travelers. The leather and metal headphones offer customizable headbands in various materials. They are sold with a travel case and additional cables.
She’s wearing a Moschino dress, Moschino shoes and Dsquared necklace. Her clutch is by miu miu. Left: She’s wearing Viktor & Rolf dress, Moschino shoes and Tory Burch earring. Right: She’s wearing a Genny dress and Marni earings. She’s wearing Roberto Cavalli shoes and a Gucci necklace. Her dress, cape and bag are all by...
Lebanon’s foremost leather accessories designer Johnny Farah has joined forces with Lebanese artist and designer Ranya Sarakbi to create the Serpent collection. This limited edition line includes three jewelry pieces in leather and metal. Johnny Farah, Said Akl St., Saifi Village, +961 1 974 808, www.johnnyfarah.com
British architect David Adjaye, who was in Beirut last September, is not happy with the gentrification of urban spaces. Due to Adjaye’s ethical ethos he is becoming known as a “Robin Hood” architect and is one of the world’s most sought-after designers of his generation. Currently, Adjaye is overseeing the building of the $500 million Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington DC. “It’s pretty heavy, very emotional and celebratory,” he says of the project. “It’s about 200 years of history and not just about slavery, but about how African-Americans confronted the United States to modernize; how civil liberties changed the world to face up to discrimination.”
What can you live without music or films? Which one has more carbs? What’s playing on your i-pod? Yoko Ono. Mykki Blanco. Portishead. Who do you admire? Everyone, given the right circumstances. What was your last purchase? A pair of earrings from Orient 499. Current reading material? Sigmund Freud – Deviant Love. Favorite film? For...