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TBD at N/A, New York

Director: Emmanuel Solotareff. Looking for a voiceover artist. Must have excellent English diction and delivery. Must be able to hit the right intonations intuitively. Please email with at least TWO...

Dodo Titi at M.A.A.T., New York

Director: Huriyyah Muhammad. When a Caribbean nanny’s dedication to her cultural tradition – including the ritual of brewing bush tea – conflicts with her American bosses’...

Patriots & Providence at SBN, Louisiana

Director: Jonathan Simmons. Sonlife Broadcasting Network is having a Casting Call Wednesday April 22nd from 8am-5pm for all actors and actresses 18+. Please email SBN.Casting@JSM.org to request...

Once We Leave The Garden at Joretha Isby, Chicagoland Area

Director: Joretha Isby. Once We Leave the Garden is a psychological thriller/drama. It follows the life of Alexandria and Derek Svelti, a young, devoted couple, involved in a devious game driven by...

Alexander Reese at SCT productions, Brooklyn

Director: Renes. After his parents were murdered. Alexander Reese hunts down the organization that is responsible for his parents death and searches for their killer. We will let the actors have any...

News To Fashion

Blue Nile Taps Monica Rich Kosann for Exclusive Collection

Monica Rich Kosann has created a new collection exclusively for online jewelry retailer Blue Nile.

Gap’s Art Peck and Levi’s Chip Bergh Speak Out Against Discrimination

Art Peck, ceo of Gap, and Chip Bergh, president and ceo of Levi’s, joined others in the business community in opposition to Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Fall 2015 Trend: Spanish Class

Graceful translations of aristocratic proportions gave a regal elegance to a number of fall collections.

Lawsuit Against Estée Lauder to Proceed

A lawsuit seeking class-action status filed by Donna Tomasino against The Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. has been allowed to proceed.

Kirstie Clements Launching New Book

Kirstie Clements, former editor-in-chief of Vogue Australia, has a new book, “Impressive: How To Have A Stylish Career,” her fourth in three years.

Indie Film Castings

UPDATED Casting and Crew Call for Television Series “Shame” [Atlanta, GA] #casting #filmcrew

Posted March 31, 2015: reposted with updates PLOT SUMMARY: What if the person you trusted the most was the utmost liar you’d ever met? Bria Fallon is the most ambitious woman that people know. She’s got sex appeal, charisma, money and fame. She’s also a fanciful liar. Corey Mathew supports and aids her in the…

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Casting Call for Short Film “The Call” [Houston, TX] #casting

Posted March 31, 2015 PLOT SUMMARY: An answered unknown phone call takes a wrong turn. PRODUCTION TITLE: The Call TYPE: Student Film CATEGORY: Short Film UNION STATUS: Non-Union FORMAT: HD DISTRIBUTION: Film Festivals PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION DATE: TBA LOCATION: Houston, Texas SEEKING TALENT Quick witted, young, sarcastic COMPENSATION PAY: Non-paid OTHER: Film Credit, Snacks/Beverages…

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Casting Call for Short Film “The Maid” [Dubai, United Arab Emirates] #casting

Posted March 31, 2015 PLOT SUMMARY: Our main and only character is a house maid for a well-to-do family who she sees as her own. Each week in an empty house we see her as a perfectionist who takes pride in her work. However, when she starts to see changes in the messes left behind,…

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Casting and Crew Call for Short Film “First Day” [Round Rock, TX] #casting #filmcrew

Posted March 31, 2015 PLOT SUMMARY: A group of three paranormal investigators have to try and capture a poltergeist before it escapes and wreaks havoc. PRODUCTION TITLE: First Day TYPE: Independent Film CATEGORY: Short Film UNION STATUS: Non-Union FORMAT: HD DISTRIBUTION: Internet PRODUCTION COMPANY COMPANY: Brainwave Pictures KEY POSITIONS DIRECTOR: Johnathan Huslage WRITER: Johnathan Huslage…

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Location Call for Short Film “Trust” [Round Rock, TX] #filmlocation #casting

Posted March 31, 2015 PLOT SUMMARY: A young couple must come to a decision about a young woman the man has been seeing on the side. PRODUCTION TITLE: Trust TYPE: Independent Film CATEGORY: Short Film UNION STATUS: Non-Union FORMAT: HD DISTRIBUTION: Internet PRODUCTION COMPANY COMPANY: Brainwave Pictures KEY POSITIONS DIRECTOR: Johnathan Huslage WRITER: Johnathan Huslage…

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Vogue Magazine

6 Models Share Their Favorite Workouts—and Show Off the Results

More than ever, the models who walk the walk are punching, biking, jumping, swimming, and stretching their way there. Six of them told us their secrets.

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From Beyoncé and Pharrell to Cara and Kendall, the Best Instagrams from Chanel’s Paris-Salzburg Show in New York

No, your eyes are not deceiving you—that Chanel show that toured the Armory tonight was a reprisal of the house’s Metiers d’Arts collection, which bowed in Austria late last year. But who cares if we’ve already seen the clothes? We’re looking at the celebrities who were out in full dirndl- and lederhosen-loving force. From Cara Delevingne and Kendall Jenner to Beyoncé and Pharrell, here are the best Instagrams from tonight’s event—it’s even better than a front row seat.

The post From Beyoncé and Pharrell to Cara and Kendall, the Best Instagrams from Chanel’s Paris-Salzburg Show in New York appeared first on Vogue.

Vogue’s Guide to Passover Seder

There are many new ways to add pretty touches of spring to your Pesach table this spring. Taking inspiration from all aspects of the Passover tale, harrowing and hopeful, Vogue Home Market Editor Rebecca Stadlen offers fresh takes on the tradition, from a Seder plate–inspired hostess gift to a Ten Plagues place setting.

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Beyoncé Reigns Victorious in a Rainbow Frock Straight From the Fall Runway

It was only yesterday that Beyoncé joined her husband Jay Z at a Manhattan press conference to announce his new music streaming service, Tidal, which boasts a roster that includes Kanye West, Madonna, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Daft Punk, and Jack White, amongst others—so let’s just say the couple has something to celebrate. It’s no wonder, then, that the superstar took to the streets of Manhattan today in a shimmering rainbow frock and braided satin shoes straight off of Marco de Vincenzo’s Milan runway—the formfitting dress perfectly captures the whimsy of the eighties—a notably strong era for the music industry as well as a trend that took the fall runways by storm at Christopher Kane, J.W.Anderson, and Louis Vuitton. Clearly, Queen B is earning her title.

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Why the Right Shade of Blonde Is the Ultimate Makeunder

Recently, when we sat down to talk beauty with actress Clémence Poésy, she explained that when her hair is the perfect shade of blonde, it draws enough light to her face to let her get away with wearing no makeup. In person and on camera, it’s true that her color—the handiwork of Parisian whiz Rémy Faure—really does illuminate her complexion, warming it the way a bronzer might. And it seems that Poésy is not alone in this discovery. In shades ranging from arctic to honeyed, models, actresses, and musicians are proving that striking the right skin-tone-to-hair-color balance utterly defeats the necessity for too much foundation or blush. Known beauty maximalist Iggy Azalea has channeled an ethereal glow in creating a monochromatic continuity between her skin and her long waves, resulting in a newly pared-down beauty approach in Vogue’s April issue. For Miley Cyrus, an acid yellow pixie has allowed her to streamline her morning routine of moisturizer and lip balm. And Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Suki Waterhouse regularly embrace the natural contouring effects of their warm, sun-kissed highlights. Here, a look at eleven shades of blonde that will make you ditch your makeup bag and call your colorist. Watch what happens when we give Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid a selfie stick:

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On Location Info

Wednesday, April 1 Filming Locations for The Flash, NCIS:LA, Castle, Mysteries of Laura, Chicago PD, & more!

Here’s a look at what’s filming on location for Wednesday, April 1, 2015: If you have any scoop about where a movie or TV show is filming, let us know about it at olv@onlocationvacations.com or at Twitter.com/olv! We depend on your tips to keep the site going, all of our info comes from our amazing […]

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‘Vampire Diaries': Help save the Salvatore House from demolition

According to local reports, Glenridge Hall in Sandy Springs, GA is scheduled to be torn down later this year. The mansion has been used in several movies and TV shows, but is best known as the home of the Salvatore Brothers in The Vampire Diaries. Reportedly, a home building company, Ashton Woods, announced plans to […]

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Has ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2′ started filming in NYC?

Last week, a couple of our readers sent us tips about something called Half Shell was filming near Madison Square Garden. At the time we suspected, and have now confirmed, Half Shell, is the working title of the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sequel that is scheduled to begin filming in “late” April. Well some […]

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‘Vikings’ is looking for more than 8,000 extras in Ireland

As the History Channel’s hit series, Vikings, gears up to begin filming its fourth season, producers are looking for more than 8000 people to be extras on the show, which films in Ireland. They’ve already scheduled several open casting calls, the first one taking place today in Dublin. Here are the details: The first casting […]

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Emma Roberts and Dave Franco begin filming ‘Nerve’ in NYC on April 13

Emma Roberts and Dave Franco will soon be filming a new thriller on the streets of New York City. The movie, Nerve, which follows “a high school senior who finds herself immersed in an online game of truth of dare, where her every move starts to become manipulated by an anonymous community of “watchers”, is […]

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Running WIth Heels

RWH Magazine launches Summer 2014 Issue

  We are pumped to announce the launch of the Summer 2014 issue of RWH Magazine for iPad. In it, we interview threeread more

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Matt Bernson Sample Sale

THE king of downtown-flavored city booties and sandals will be holding his summertime sample sale towards the end of this month. From June 26thread more

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9 Till 5 Collection

There’s no business like shoe business” reads amidst by the 9 Till 5 collection, the newest from British label Charlotte Olympia. Pumps fromread more

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Stephanie Cox To Do A Ballet Tribute shoot in April

Posted by Stephanie Cox on March 26, 2015 at 3:09pm 0 Comments



It is Said that Model and short film actress Stephanie Cox. Will be featured in a ballet tribute photoshoot in April. She is a Model as well as short film actress in the State of Georgia. She has contributed articles on news, fashion as well as the title…

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CBS has officially announced casting is now open for Big Brother 17

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CBS has officially announced casting is now open for Big Brother 17

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Save The Date, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week - Berlin - January 19-22, 2015

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Save The Date, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week - Berlin - January 19-22, 2015.

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Casting Call: Female Fit Model Wanted January 9th or January 10, 2015 Outside Photo Shoot - West Hollywood

Posted by Hollywood A&M on January 8, 2015 at 7:28pm 0 Comments

Casting Call: Female Fit Model Wanted January 9th or January 10, 2015 Outside Photo Shoot - West Hollywood. We are looking for a fit model for a two hours maximum photoshoot. Hair and Makeup will be provided in West Hollywood. Photoshoot will be done in a park close by. Here is a similar job,…

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CBS's Survivor is now Casting! Super Fans, First Timers (and everyone in between) We will be taping sometime between April, 2015 and August, 2015

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Casting Call: Bravo is NOW LOOKING FOR COUPLES TO APPEAR ON BRAVO'S Untying The Knot!

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NOW LOOKING FOR COUPLES TO APPEAR ON BRAVO'S

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AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR CASTING CALL: SEASON 7

Posted by Hollywood A&M V.P. on January 4, 2015 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Think you have what it takes to conquer the courses and become the American Ninja Warrior? Season 7 is now casting! …

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NEW MUSIC VIDEO

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NEW MUSIC VIDEO!! Check out the Sexy, hansom, seductive, Leslie Deep in his NEW music video: NEW HOME.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgOsvyo91UI&list=UU5hxRiV_yTLUAm73_rw8_SQhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgOsvyo91UI&list=UU5hxRiV_yTLUAm73_rw8_SQ

Yaya DeCosta as Whitney Houston: See the First Pictures of the Actress In Lifetime's Upcoming Biopic

Posted by Hollywood A&M V.P. on July 16, 2014 at 2:22pm 0 Comments

Her life—and, more specifically, her relationship with Brown—is the subject of Lifetime's new biopic, set to be directed by the songstress' Waiting to Exhale costar Angela Bassett.



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MTV “Scream” TV Series Casting in LA

The Scream  TV series is filming in Baton Rouge. Central casting has issued a new casting call for extras. The show is looking for some specialty background actors to fill a few roles in upcoming scenes. The Scream TV series currently called “Hush” is seeking to cast some cheerleaders, basketball players, basketball coaches, referees and […]

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Speaking Roles in Discovery Channel Series “Taking Flight” – Dallas Area

Dallas Texas area casting call for speaking roles and extras in a segment for the Discovery show “Taking Flight“ On Location Casting is seeking Dallas area actors available to work between the 8th and 10th of next week. This will be a one day shoot but the actual date is still to be determined. DALLAS, […]

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Actors, ages 10 and up for “The Man Behind The Helmet” in Tampa FL

Open Auditions in Tampa for “The Man Behind The Helmet” Location: Tampa, FL Type: Theater Wanted: Diverse Actors, ages 10 and up. Saturday, April 11, 2015 5201 N. Armenia Ave. Florida 33603 Auditions 10 am to 4 pm Send “Request to Audition” to: mbhawp@gmail.com Submit Headshot and Resume and any questions A Character Description will […]

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TLC Makeover Show Casting Ladies Who Need Fashion Help in NY

Do you need some fashion help? A TLC show is looking for ladies who live in the New York / Tri-State area that are in need of some serious help. If your outfits are always mis-matched, you lack the time to make yourself pretty and you are between the ages of 18 and 40…. here […]

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Do you and your best friend ever get mistaken for a couple?

NETWORK CASTING FRIENDS Who Might be More Than “Just Friends” Location: Nationwide Type: Docu-series Compensation TBD Do you and your best friend ever get mistaken for a couple? Ever wonder if your “friend” might be something more than, “JUST A FRIEND?” A major television network and the Creators of “Catfish” are looking for two friends […]

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TMZ Celebrity Justice

Terrence Howard -- My Ex-Wife Blackmailed Me With Naked Pics and Videos

Terrence Howard is preparing to do battle with ex-wife Michelle ... trying to put a quick end to her spousal support because she allegedly blackmailed him with pics and videos he feared would ruin his career. Sources familiar with the case tell TMZ ...…

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'Heroes' Actress Brea Grant -- Can't Catch Me Creep ... Obsessed Fan Put In Check

Former "Heroes" actress Brea Grant channeled her super sonic character to evade the man who chased her down a street ... and a court has just granted her a restraining order. According to the docs ... Grant -- who played the speedy Daphne Millbrook --…

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Philippe Chow Restaurant -- We Love Black People, Including Mavado

Philippe Chow restaurant has finally responded to Reggae star Mavado's claim that he was treated like crap because he's black ... the restaurant's response ... they happily cater to lots of black people all the time. TMZ broke the story ... Mavado and…

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Disney Exec David Neuman Sues Sexual Accuser -- You Extorted Me with False Claims

David Neuman, the former Disney exec who was accused of being part of a Hollywood sex ring that preyed on an underage boy ... has filed suit against his accuser, claiming it was all an extortion plot to shake down rich, gay entertainment honchos. Michael…

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Selena ... Her Murder as Big as JFK Assassination

Selena's murder 20 years ago today was every bit as big as the death of John Lennon, Elvis Presley and the assassination of John F. Kennedy ... so claims the estate of the former Tejano music queen. Selena's estate claims in new legal docs her record…

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Tyler Perry ‘The Haves and The Have Nots’ Season 3 Casting Call for Cops in Atlanta

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Tyler Perry’s ‘The Haves and The Have Nots’ Season 3 Casting Call for extras in Atlanta, Georgia. Tyler Perry’s The Haves and The Have Nots The show focuses on the dynamics between the affluent Cryer family and the impoverished family of Hanna, the housekeeper. Both families have many obstacles and many secrets. Casting directors are looking for […]

Tyler Perry ‘The Haves and The Have Nots’ Season 3 Casting Call for Cops in Atlanta
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PBS New Series ‘Mercy Street’ Open Casting Call

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PBS is holding an open casting call for extras to work on the new TV series, ‘Mercy Street’ filming in Richmond, Virginia. According to the LA Times, PBS is ramping up production on the new series ‘Mercy Street’. The public broadcaster revealed Monday that it has ordered an untitled historical drama from executive producer Ridley […]

PBS New Series ‘Mercy Street’ Open Casting Call
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‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ Casting Call for New Talent

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‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ casting call for extras and new talent in Atlanta, Georgia. “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” was the Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction and a finalist for the National Book Award. The upcoming feature film is set in Texas during America’s war in Iraq and it explores […]

‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ Casting Call for New Talent
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‘In Dubious Battle’ Casting Call for Farmers and Cops in Atlanta

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James Franco’s ‘In Dubious Battle’ starring Selena Gomez and Bryan Cranston casting call in Atlanta, Georgia. ‘In Dubious Battle’ is set in a fictionalised valley in California, the story explores themes Steinbeck continued to develop: group behaviour, social injustice, man’s inhumanity to man. A labour conflict between migrant apple pickers and the local growers’ association […]

‘In Dubious Battle’ Casting Call for Farmers and Cops in Atlanta
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MTV ‘Scream’ TV Series Open Casting Call in New Orleans

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MTV ‘Scream’ TV series open casting call in New Orleans, Louisiana. Central Casting Louisiana is looking for actors, models, and talent to work on MTV’s new Scream TV series. “Hush” aka, Scream TV series, is looking for actors, models, and talent to play high school students, teachers and police. Filming will take place in Baton […]

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GQ Magazine

30 Ways to Get Dressed This Month

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It's April Fools' day. Which means we're at the start of the month, and we've got 30 different ways for you to get dressed. We're heading straight for the depths of spring now, so we can finally start pulling out some of our long-lost colors, lighter jackets, and maybe even a cotton suit or two.

Click here to see the slideshow.

Shirtless 79-Year-Old Male Model With Godly Mane Walks Runway, Is Glorious

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Wang Deshun isn't like other runway models. The 79-year-old rocked China Fashion Week in Beijing last Wednesday with a stride and intensity more like that of a man out to save humanity than one modeling clothes. And why shouldn't he be fiercer than the combined fierceness of every Olympian god and goddess? His glory was one of contrast. While the other models wore floral quilted head coverings reminiscent of cats and geishas. He wore a torso capable of ripping mountains from the earth. Watch a video of the full runway show here and see for yourself. Few models can pull off the straight-up wave to the audience. Fewer still enjoy careers into their eighth decade. This dude does both and we are speechless.

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GQ Style, Coming to a Small Screen Near You

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If you've been wondering how to get your hands on a paperless, touch-sensitive, digital version of GQ Style, we've got some news for you. Our bi-annual style guide is now available for download on the iPad, Nook, and Kindle. You're just a few clicks and swipes away from mastering the thirty trends you need to know for the season. We'll school you on the shirt women want you to wear, the art of the plaid suit, and the ultimate in black tie: white dinner jackets. There's also a look back at Tom Cruise (when he was cool), Tupac, and Michael Jordan to get you up to snuff on the season's influences.

Grab it in the app store now.

Wale's "The White Shoes" Is Equal Parts Uplifting and Seinfeld

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Wale's The Album About Nothing dropped today, a project he's been working on since 2013 alongside Jerry Seinfeld of all people. Along with today's album release, the D.C. native unveiled the video to his single "The White Shoes," which both alludes to sneaker culture in the inner city as well as Seinfeld's signature look. It's meant to be an uplifting song (complete with an '80s contemporary hook) about consumerism that questions the way fresh sneakers can make a person feel good while also causing violence and perpetuating poverty. That in mind, it should be noted that Wale sports $900 Saint Laurent kicks in the video. Unfortunately, Jerry and his dad jeans don't make a cameo, and he's relegated to voice-over duty.



How to Get a Monogram

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Monograms may have you thinking of your mother's "fancy" napkins, kickass royal crests, and other dated, preppy, and overly-precious items of the past, but it doesn't have to be that way. Traditional rules are out the door, and when you break the mold a little bit, your monogram can be pretty badass (see Mark McNairy Fall-Winter ‘14, which turned the whole thing on its head). It's all in how—and what—you stitch. And of course, where. A lot of places will give you the option to monogram (jcrew.com, for example), but if you’ve got something old you want to make new again, ask your tailor. Some will do it in the shop, but pretty much all will have some idea of where you can go in your area (we suggest doing it in person to give precise instructions), whether it’s a booth in the mall or a crazy dude in NYC’s garment district. But before you pull that trigger, here’s a quick crash course in making the most of your monogram.

 

1. You Can Put it Anywhere You Like: Traditionally, you'll see monograms on shirt cuffs and breast pockets. That's cool, but you should feel empowered to throw one on your coat lapels, the elbow of your shirt, or elsewhere. Dandy David Gandy has his on the back of his collar, so when he pops it up, everybody knows they’re staring at the back of the most handsome man in the world. You can try the back of your sweater up by the collar, or down by the waistband, or even on the hood of your coat (looks surprisingly good when you put the hood up). If you think it’s a weird spot, it may actually be the perfect one.

 

2. It Doesn't Have to Be Your Initials: Technically making it anything but your initials makes it not a monogram, but it's 2015 and you can do whatever you want. You get three letters, make them work for you. Love your girl? Then get her initials on your favorite T-Shirt (or boxers if you’re into that). Three letters can add up to a lot of different things, so make it count.

 

3. They Can Go On Anything: One advantage of monograms is that they make things unique, they make 'em yours. Sure, you can put them on your finest briefcase, your best shirts, and your Egyptian cotton pillowcases, but they also have a place on a plain sweatshirt, and old sweater, or even a T-shirt. Be equal opportunity.

 

4. Go Custom: If you really want to commit to your monogram (like really commit), opt to create a custom design. You’ve got a few options when it comes to this, though unfortunately none are as cheap or convenient as popping your initials in a website and ordering. Custom monograms often appear on stationery, and you can typically work with those craftsmen to get something 100 percent unique. Otherwise, you can work with designers who specialize in creating them (they exist) and then use that as a guide for whoever is going to embroider for you. Make sure you ask the designer to send you a vector image file—people will ask for it in the future, believe us. Those Louis Vuitton LVs? That was a custom job, and look where it got those guys. Figure out what works with your letters, your style, and own the shit out of it.


5. Don’t Go Overboard: If you’re really into this, that’s great! But the trick to doing it with style is keeping it subtle. Don’t throw your initials on everything you own. Save your monogram for a few things that might benefit from a slight upgrade—a coat that you’re getting tired of, a crewneck that’s looking a little boring, that sort of thing. Nobody wants to be the guy with the all-monogrammed everything. That makes it a joke, not a statement.

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