Michael Pitt—actor, musician, sensitive brooder—couldn’t possibly have predicted the Sandy-torn mess his home base of New York would have looked like when he and Amelia Ohnimus started to make his latest film project,
For us, fall’s first signs usher in the daunting question: “What am I going to wear to fashion week?” But when that busy time is finally over, our attention shifts to the end-of-October holiday and we move on to, “What should I wear for Halloween?” Now that the cool winds are finally here to stay, we’ve decided to rewind from Spring 2013 and contemplate the current Fall 2012 collections for costume ideas.
THE MAKING OF A MALE SUPERMODEL: MODEL SEARCH WINNER JOSEPH DOLCE COVERS VMAN 28 PHOTOGRAPHED BY MARIO SORRENTI Back in April, VMAN and Ford launched the 6th annual VMAN FORD MODEL SEARCH , in the hope of discovering the next face of men’s fashion, and he came to us in the form of Joseph Dolce —known more simply as “Joe”—a 22-year-old dental salesman from Oceanside, New York.
VMAN NEWS Vinyl, booze, and tuxedos—it must be Winter PARAGONS: VMAN STYLE ICONS Time-honored innovators with impeccable style: Jean-Paul Goude, Nick Kamen, and Peter Murphy THE SECOND COMING OF JOHN KRASINSKI Gus Van Sant interviews the breakout star (and screenwriter) of the forthcoming film Promised Land, and helps reveal the real Krasinski PRIME TIMERS The movie theater is no longer the premier venue for checking out the industry’s top acting talent. Here are three of Fall television’s surest bets, from Downton to the Boardwalk AN ORAL HISTORY OF GRIZZLY BEAR Ed Droste, the leader of Brooklyn’s most beloved band, recounts their journey from playing cafeterias to Radio City Music Hall NOTORIOUS Rising hip-hop stars Kendrick Lamar and Chief Keef, products of violent neighborhoods and the magic of social media, forge divergent pathways to success BE HERE NOW While the record industry continues to feed one-hit wonders to the masses, these original artists are finding their audience and bringing back a whole new alternative THE SPORTING LIFE OF LADS IN LONDON BY BRUCE WEBER Off the field and out of the ring, meet the U.K.’s next champions of rugby, lacross, boxing, running, and more RISE ABOVE BY MARIO SORRENTI The finalists in the sixth annual VMAN & Ford Model Search have arrived
We can’t imagine anything that could make us happier on a Thursday morning than a new track released on Christopher Owens’s new website , announcing a solo album out January 15th. “Lysandre’s Theme” is a step further in the direction Owens’s now defunct band, Girls, was heading with their last album, Father, Son and Holy Ghost in terms of production, and every bit as sincere
Arca has steadily gained a large and loyal following in New York and on the internet this past year. Since their disturbing video for “Ass Swung Low” from their EP Stretch 1 hit YouTube, Arca has gone viral, and made good company for fellow Brooklyn electronic music performers Gatekeeper, Shams and Pictureplane
Swimsuit Armani Exchange Chasing Mavericks chronicles the true story of Jay Moriarity, teen surfing sensation and late-great surf icon. Curtis Hanson’s take, as his biopics tend to, tells a story both timeless and time-specific. In this case, we’re looking at a classic hero’s journey while listening to a specific 1990s soundtrack.
James Chutner (Models 1) wears sweater
A year ago, we introduced you to Nike’s adventurous collaboration with the Japanese brand Undercover. Over this past weekend, Nike X Undercover’s F/W ’12 collection hit select stores.
DAVID AGBODJI AGE: 26 MODELING SINCE: 2008 WEARS CLOTHING GIVENCHY BY RICCARDO TISCI Preview VMAN 28 Winter with this full story HERE . PHOTOGRAPHY SHARIF HAMZA FASHION TOM VAN DORPE Pre-order your issue below.