With her highly succesful major label debut now nearly two years old, songstress Lana Del Rey unveiled her latest project last night in California: the short film Tropico -- directed by Anthony Mandler. Kicking off in the Garden of Eden before ultimately hitting a strip club, convenient store, bachelor party and, finally, the countryside, the 27-minute piece – first teased back in November – includes “cameos” by everyone from Jesus to Marilyn Monroe, Elvis, John Wayne and more. Set to tunes from 2012′s Paradise EP, Tropico is sure to keep fans satisfied until the release of 2014′s Born to Die follow-up, Ultraviolence. Enjoy.
It seems like everywhere you look, someone is sporting some sort of Beats device — whether it's a pair of headphones, earbuds, or portable speakers — but none of them look quite like the Beats by Alexander Wang Collection ($150-$450 USD). This very limited edition takes three of these devices and coats them in matte black with pale gold accents, making them truly stand out. They include the Beats Pill portable speakers, Ur Beats ear buds, and Beats Studio headphones, and each comes in an Alexander Wang embossed glossy stingray case with a zipper and clip. Each one is available in limited amounts in a pre-sale event, but won't be for long.
As the release date approaches, here’s the official trailer for the much-anticipated sequel to 300, 300: Rise of an Empire. Aside from revealing more about the role of Artemisia (played by Eva Green), who allies with Xerxes during his second invasion of Greece, this latest trailer sheds more light on the involvement of Queen Gorgo (Lena Headey) taking revenge for her husband Leonidas, who was killed in the first movie. 300: Rise of an Empire is set to release next year on March 7th with Belgium getting an advance release two days earlier. Enjoy.
Christmas is coming soon, and if your hands are still unprotected while navigating your smartphone in the frigid elements, you can still snap up a pair of Glove.ly Touchscreen Gloves ($19 USD) from these New York innovators (so they know a thing or two about extreme cold weather). Designed to act as a second skin that still insulates, the gloves still harness the conductive elements of your skin, thanks to a clever silver-coated nylon knit throughout the glove. Glove.ly's are warm and soft, but gets out of your way so that you can answer calls, snapchat, take selfies, and send a quick message without taking your gloves off. The gloves also include maglove™, small but strong hidden magnets inside the logo of each glove to always keep your gloves together. Checkout more photos after the jump and look for Glove.ly in our upcoming print issue. [See More]
Sienna Miller stars in an advertising campaign for the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang ($24,000 USD). This is the first time the classic car is available in Europe in its 50 years of production. The actress says “Every time I am in America I’ve always rented a Mustang to drive so I’m very excited it’s coming to Europe. It’s a completely iconic car and it’s beautiful in real life.” Photographer Rankin, who created the imagery and film to unveil the new car in Europe, adds “The Ford Mustang is the ultimate boys car, growing up my dream was to get one. Now it’s in Europe I may have to make that a reality.” Enjoy.
Starbucks and Gilt teamed up to make life a bit easier for caffeine addicts and struggling gift-givers alike, creating a limited edition gift card for Starbucks goers. Exclusively releasing on Gilt, the rose gold-plated gift card takes morning red-eye routines to the next level, offering certified My Starbucks Rewards™ Gold-level status, which means on-the-house birthday beverages, free refills on brewed coffee and tea, and free items with every 12 purchases. The card also comes pre-loaded with $400, which should last even the most hardcore of coffee drinkers beyond the holiday season. Limited to just 1,000 cards, look for this item to launch on Gilt on December 6th for $450 USD.
Due out next summer is the highly anticipated sequel to 2012′s reboot of the Spider-Man franchise, The Amazing Spider-Man. Once again starring Andrew Garfield in the title role as Emma Stone returns as Gwen Stacy, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 pits Spidey against Jamie Foxx’s Electro, as well as old friend Harry Osborn – who eventually becomes the infamous Green Goblin. As Peter Parker begins to understand that being Spider-Man comes at a price, he also comes to the realization that all of his enemies have a single commonality: OsCorp. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is set to hit theaters on May 2, 2014. Enjoy.
Woolworths is a renowned chain of food and clothing stores based in Australia. The South African division of the label taps the native Candice Swanepoel for its latest lookbook showing off the latest clothing and accessories designs. The blonde model, known for her association with Victoria's Secret, wears the grunge and edgy inspired youthful designs of denim jeans and shorts, cropped tops, studded jackets, sequinned and printed designs, casual tops, and formal bandage dresses. The lookbook also gives a peak at stacked bracelets in beaded and vintage style, and suede boots. [See More]
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The Keeping Up with the Kardashians season 9 “Superteaser” has debuted, giving viewers a first-hand look at the events that have dominated the headlines for months. From Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom’s marriage troubles to Kris and Bruce Jenner’s separation, the new batch of episodes will be a no-holds-barred look at the family’s recent tumult. But it’s not all depressing drama — Kanye West’s proposal to Kim Kardashian. Enjoy.
Actor Paul Walker, known for his roles in the Fast and the Furious movies, died on Saturday in a car crash in Southern California, his publicist said. "Sadly, I must confirm that Paul did pass away this afternoon in a car accident," Ame Van Iden, Walker's publicist, said in an email. A message linked to Walker's Twitter account, "@RealPaulWalker," said Walker, 40, died as a passenger in a friend's car while attending an event for a charity organization.“All of us at Universal are heartbroken,” the studio said in a statement. “Paul was truly one of the most beloved and respected members of our studio family for 14 years, and this loss is devastating to us, to everyone involved with the ‘Fast and Furious’ films, and to countless fans. We send our deepest and most sincere condolences to Paul’s family.” [Read More]