Name: KrisAnne Madaus Occupation: Print and Digital Production at Vanity Fair Age: 26 Neighborhood: East Williamsburg On Look One:  Shania Twain tee under a white Dries Van Noten men’s button down, AG denim, Calvin Klein booties, and unbranded red leather gloves. The tee is a hand-me-down from a friend. Why anyone would give it up is beyond me. It’s a treasure. Now that I think of it, the thrifted button down could be an homage to her “Man! I Feel...
Photos by Jesse Dittmar Styled by Anthony Clayburn Grooming by Jessica Smalls Shot at Sunday In Brooklyn Freehold, Brooklyn: Hardwick walks with the ease of a man who has nothing to hide. He’s wearing a light denim shirt with unbuttoned cuffs with a red t-shirt peeking from underneath. As he eases himself to sit on the slightly overgrown grass, he doesn’t seem to care about staining his crisp white jeans. Instead, he leans back with a smile. His essence...
Another day, another new series to binge or film to see. As Netflix, Amazon and HBO re-define how we watch TV and MoviePass upends the film industry, it’s clear we’re looking for more and more stories: from summer blockbusters to updated beloved classics to expansive mini-series to powerful documentaries and biopics. To understand why we’re so drawn to film, we asked a few of Brooklyn-based filmmakers for their thoughts on the power of storytelling...
PHOTOGRAPHY: Kenya Bravo SUBJECT: Feifan Wang NEIGHBORHOOD: Crown Heights OCCUPATION: Entrepreneur & Photographer Lived in Residence: 1 year Number of Rooms: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms Roommates: I live alone Feifan Wang wanted an apartment to fit his personal aesthetic: equal parts clean and modern, with some industrial accents thrown into the equation. Creating a space that felt uniquely his was something Feifan was not sure he could do with the help of a friend, but in his case, an outsider's perspective truly paid off. Feifan enlisted the...
I have long followed the work of Chen & Kai, the unstoppable design studio based out of Brooklyn. From designing paperweights for the Whitney Museum to ready-made art ashtrays for Bushwick’s Fisher Parrish gallery, Chen & Kai are well-beloved in the design world. But what interested me most over the years is their consistent and under-explored obsession of incorporating food into their work. Inherently, designing for the home has a distinct relationship with food....
Photos by DP Jolly A few coworkers and I were sitting in my office discussing passion projects and things that we do outside of work. As I was talking about people I interviewed for Brooklyn Magazine, one of my coworkers said, “You should meet my friend Thi.” “We went to USC together, and he has this sparkling coffee company called Keepers that he started in Brooklyn,” she added. My coworker Devin was born in ’92,...