Happiness is to be found when in pursuit of it, in the soothed expectation, on the way, not only upon the arrival. Accepting detours, just going the way, which is anyhow not this obvious to anyone.
Happiness is just a hairflip away.
"The way the system works now, you see the clothes, within an hour or so they're online, the world sees them. They don't get to a store for six months. The next week, young celebrity girls are wearing them on red carpets. They're in every magazine. The customer is bored with those clothes by the time they get to the store. They're overexposed, you're tired of them, they've lost their freshness".
Amsterdam-based menswear label Daily Paper presents an editorial highlighting items from its SS16 collection. The team traveled to the Middle East to capture the nomadic influences that served as an inspiration for this season. The colorful set of pictures features Abu Hussein, Ashton Gohil and Jourdan Copeland styled by Jean Paul Paula and shot by Sharon Jane D.
You discovered him on Morphosis some years ago with his début song (here). Then you could see all his videos in this journal. And after "Sex and candy" last year (there), American artist Garek is back with a brand new single entitled "Goddamm dizzy kids" and a promo video where he doesn't mind jamming plushies and socks in his undies. As a queer gone rogue, he steps out from behind the money-making machine and gives the middle finger to commercialized music and the corporations behind it. For this track, "I used the formulas I was privy to as a ghostwriter -big, bouncy choruses, bright, catchy hooks and contemptible, chantey nonsense- but used it in a way that allowed me to spread my message", he explained. "I refuse to settle for the sea of mediocrity that has become the standard for this generation’s music", he added.
After "Underdog", "Unbreakable" and "Young and restless" (click on titles to be redirected), Finnish popstar Benjamin Peltonen, now 19, is back with a fourth single video entitled "Body" written by Joonas Angeria, Halvor Folstad, Sarin & Dag Holtan-Hartwig and taken from his long-anticipated yet recently-released début 16-track album, "Fingerprints". Also starring Janette Mirjamo as Benjamin's latest crush, the accompanying video was directed by Hannes Honkanen.
"Terra firme " is the title of this cover story by Paulo Martinez featuring Jou Bellini groomed by Helder Rodrigues and photographed by Gustavo Zylbersztajn for the newest issue of L'Officiel Hommes Brasil.