Topic: american flag

Gallery: Ke$ha Juggalizes The American Flag In V Magazine

Gallery: Ke$ha Juggalizes The American Flag In V Magazine

As the self-proclaimed queen of garbage chic, Ke$ha is not the first person you’d expect to see on the cover of a high fashion glossy like V. Nonetheless, she’s the cover story of the summer 2012 “Americana” issue, which I enjoyed reading as I actually think Ke$ha’s pretty okay. I’m not a huge fan of her music, but she seems to have a sense of humor about herself and an impish impulse to undercut the traditional “sexy pop star” archetype at every turn, which seems vaguely subversive in a way that’s age appropriate for her teen fans. As such, she (and her makeup artist) managed to take the majestic flag of our great nation and transmogrify it into something vaguely crass, kitschy and Juggalo-esque, demonstrating the ultimate hollowness of the American dream, or something. More »

Friday Style Icon: Courtney Stodden

Friday Style Icon: Courtney Stodden

17-year-old child bride Courtney Stodden is in the news today for telling reporters that she spent her wedding “aroused for 24 hours straight,” and no, there isn’t a soap that exists for cleansing away this feeling. Anyway, we were reminiscing over Stodden’s childhood (back when she was just 16 and made the music video for her single “Don’t Put It On Me”) and thought to ourselves, “Wow, that monokini is really… really… bright.” And then we knew it: Courtney Stodden would be today’s Style Icon. More »

Red, White And Beautiful: 4th of July-Inspired Fashion For The Holiday Weekend

Red, White And Beautiful: 4th of July-Inspired Fashion For The Holiday Weekend

Obviously: don’t take the holiday literally by draping yourself in a red and white striped shirt paired with blue, starred cut-offs, because that would be terrible (you don’t want to be terrible!). But if you want to show a little spirit over the weekend, here’s our picks for good 4th of July-inspired fashions that won’t look costume-y. Good patriotic (or just vaguely patriotic) stuff from Soludos, J Brand, Marc by Marc, Converse, Fendi and many more. More »