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Inside The Manipulative World Of Film Color Correction

Professional colorists reveal their secrets–and a neuroscientist explains why they work.<p>You don’t always consider it when you watch movies, but you are being manipulated by color. Think about Wes Anderson’s pastel films, or the vibrant tropical birds in nature documentaries. The real world …

Netflix is accidentally inventing a new art form — not quite TV and not quite film

As part of my preparation for Netflix's day at the 2015 Television Critics Association summer press tour, I watched the first episode of the streaming service's new true-crime saga <i>Narcos</i>, which launches August 28. I pretty much hated it.<p>It was an endless barrage of exposition about the rise of …

TV

Why Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Prada Are in Trouble

A new report by <i>The Washington Post</i> has provided an explanation for why the high-fashion bigwigs are in financial trouble. Gucci’s sales slumped 1.1% …

Louis Vuitton

How Ford Models Changed the Face of Beauty

The little-known story behind a pair of young newlyweds in post–World War II Manhattan who launched the era of the supermodel.<p>When Eileen Otte and Jerry Ford eloped to San Francisco in November 1944, in the midst of World War II, it was hardly surprising that Jerry should declare his profession as …

High Fashion

"Mad Max" Is A Feminist Playbook For Surviving Dystopia

What might happen if women's rights evaporate has been examined in nightmare detail. Mad Max: Fury Road offers a solution.<p>If you're going to bring feminist propaganda to the masses, there are worse ways than in a giant exploding truck covered with knives. In case you haven’t seen <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> …

The (almost) secret life of a K-pop star at Georgetown University

<b>On the day his worlds collided</b>, Roy Kim was sprinting across campus.<p>Georgetown was a blur as he bolted toward class, nearly late for his Chinese lecture again. Backpack over his shoulder, head down, he turned the corner — and that’s when he heard the screaming.<p>“Roy Kimmm! Roy Kimmmmm!!!”<p>A little …

Middle School

Tom Ford Gets Candid About His Years at Gucci

View Slideshow<p><i>There’s a new theme every day on It’s Vintage.</i> <i>Read more articles on today’s topic: Tom Ford at Gucci.</i><p>In October 1994, the publicist for …

Jeremy Irvine's Fan Club - Interview Magazine

JEREMY IRVINE IN LONDON, MARCH 2015. PHOTOS: MATT HOLYOAK. STYLING: NIC JOTTKANDT. GROOMING: ATHENA SKOUVAKIS AT FRANK AGENCY USING BUMBLE AND …

Steven Spielberg

Why the penis is having a moment in men's fashion

Fashion has found a new obsession: nude men, specifically men with their penises out. From Rick Owens to Fantastic Man magazine, what’s all the fuss about?<p>The phrase “emperor’s new clothes” is rolled out all too often in fashion – but this season it could be bang on the money. Because the hottest …

What It's Like to Be a Stunt Double on Game of Thrones and Avengers

Action movies base their success on two factors: big names and big stunts. But usually, the actors who pack in the crowds aren’t the ones leaping off …

Comics

Smart TVs Are Dumb. Every Last Stupid One Of Them

Oh how impressed I was when the first proper smart TVs swaggered into town.<p>This was 2008, a time when the internet’s influence on our living rooms – as opposed to our places of work – was still relatively low-key; more about shooting our friends in the face on Call Of Duty than it was about …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Wimbledon<p>What Will Poulter, Henrik Lundqvis and more are wearing to the best-dressed tennis tournament on Earth.<p>13 Photos2 days agoView More<p>Editors' …

Lifestyle

When binge-watching turns to purge-watching.

<i>This article originally appeared in</i> <b>Vulture</b>.<p>There’s a concept in poker known as being “pot committed”: basically, reaching a point at which you have …

TV

Yves Saint Laurent: Un Prodige

<b>On January 30, 1958, a series of trapezoidal dresses marched down a runway in Paris.</b> Narrow at the shoulders and flaring from the body, instead of …

Yves Saint-Laurent

The Thriller at Vuitton

A year after Nicolas Ghesquière’s reign ended at Balenciaga, the news that he would succeed Marc Jacobs as Louis Vuitton’s creative director touched off a rare hullabaloo in the fashion world: What daring! What a triumph! In his first interview since the announcement, the 42-year-old designer tells …

Slaves of the Red Carpet

Are the top Hollywood stylists cold-eyed deal-makers, or vulnerable freelancers, dependent on the whims of designers and stars? Either way, the likes of Leslie Fremar, Elizabeth Stewart, and Rachel Zoe are at the high-stakes intersection of fame and fashion—and the pressure is …

Why do actors become directors?

Mark Wahlberg’s namesake burger chain. Eddie Murphy’s Billboard-charting banger “Party All The Time”. Everything James Franco does. Actors’ vanity projects: they’re all one big eye-roll, right? Before taking that brash step and registering the copyright for ‘Wahlburgers’, the expected first baby …

Nine psychological reasons why we love lists

The internet is awash with information that’s been sliced and diced into bite-sized chunks. But why do we find it so appealing? Claudia Hammond explores the canny mind tricks behind the buzz.<p><b>1. We know exactly what we’re getting</b><p>Whether it’s the 10 ways your body is disgusting or the 100 greatest …

University of Washington

How Daredevil Became Marvel’s Biggest Triumph Yet

Netflix and Marvel promised that <i>Daredevil</i>, a new series based on the popular comic-book character, would be something different. But, after watching the 13 episodes that debuted over the weekend, it’s genuinely impressive how well they committed to that promise, and genuinely exciting how that …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Review<p>A deep dive on <i>Avengers</i> for those who've seen the movie.<p>By The Editors of GQ4 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair …

Why ‘Game of Thrones’ Loves Porn Stars

Some say the nudity in Game of Thrones is exploitation under the guise of ‘sexposition.’ Others, namely adult film stars, call it work.<p><i>Game of …

Happier, Less Stressed And Richer If You Take Daily Naps

Hey, sorry I can't hangout today anymore. I have decided to nap instead. Bye!<p>This seems to be a perfectly valid excuse to me, but it doesn't always …

Sleep

Top 10 Scandinavian Menswear Brands

Ten Of The Best Scandinavian Brands<p>It’s fair to say that Scandinavia’s contribution to modern menswear hasn’t gone unnoticed. Northern Europe’s …

Men's Fashion

how generation z will change the world

Born into a post-internet world, Generation Z are high-speed, mobile and digitally adept. Connected from our homes and our handsets, we’re the next generation, poised to change the world! If Generation Y were defined by a “me, me, me” attitude — think...<p>When it comes to social issues and politics, …

The Man of Tomorrow Will Wear Lipstick

“At one point, we were the only ageist and the only sexist magazine in the world,” says Jop van Bennekom, co-founder of the semi-annual men’s …

can fashion still have a political ambition?

In 2003, i-D asked two hundred fashion designers if fashion can have a political ambition. It was the Blair years and Katharine Hamnett sent models down the catwalk wearing T-shirts that read, ‘STOP WAR, BLAIR OUT’ in protest of the invasion of Iraq...<p>"Everything can be political. It doesn't matter …

The Apple Watch has a unique signalling ability that will ensure it is a massive success

People are balking at the price of the Apple Watch — up to £13,500! — and questioning whether there will be a real market for them. It doesn't work unless you also carry an iPhone. And they're expensive — they start at £299 ($349). A gold Apple Watch Edition may be technologically obsolete in a …

Our Fixation on TV Reboots and Adaptations Is Actually Enabling More Originality

<i>X-Files</i>, <i>Twin Peaks</i>, <i>Arrested Development</i>, <i>Full House</i> - with so many revivals being put into development on top of the already existing onslaught of adaptations and remakes, it’s easy to understand why many view the television industry as having fallen victim to the “what’s easy to sell” mentality …