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PHOTOGRAPHY: DP Jolly MAKEUP: Tahira NAME: Shelly Samuel AKA Shoegal4ever AGE: 41 NEIGHBORHOOD: Kensington, Brooklyn There is something to be said about the power of playing dress up in your parent’s closet. For Kensington resident, Shelly Samuel, that power came in the form of a pair of red strap sandals her mother owned. “They were so pretty and sophisticated,” Shelly recalls while showing me the first two looks of our shoot. “I felt as though they were speaking to me.” Her mother...
On the cover of the latest Liars record, TFCF, Angus Andrew sits alone in a wedding dress, looking like he left himself at the altar, and just in the nick of time. The sort of silly, semi-sinister image makes fine thematic sense. It fronts the first record in the band’s 17-year art-pop career made without the help of founding member Aaron Hemphill, or anyone other than Angus. Wanderlust—sonic, geographic, personal—has come to define Andrew’s...
It’s common knowledge that you know a good thing when you see it. But would you know a Good Thing? The Greenpoint-based manufacturing studio spins designers’ visions into egalitarian products, taking ideas (and seeds of ideas) through development and fabrication then markets the final outcomes for purchase by consumers attracted to the quirky utilitarianism and attractive price-points. Good Thing was founded by Jamie Wolfond in 2014. Then a recent Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)...
“A dud article from Breitbart reaches more people than all the books we've talked about combined,” lamented LA Kauffman, gesturing to the dozens of pulp-and-spine texts recommended to the audience at the morning panel of Sunday's Brooklyn Book Festival. Kauffman unearthed the slinking undercurrent of the day: What do books matter in the age of fake news and impending fascism? It was hardly an auspicious opening to the festival's eleventh annual celebration of the vital...

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