Subculture

A culture of radical saving shows how powerful it is to spend less – and invest

It’s hard to save right now. The best you can say about most cash savings options is that if you choose carefully you will lose money at a slower rate than if you stash it under your mattress.<p>Prices keep rising, and this week Moneyfacts found 99pc of the standard savings market is offering interest …

Interest Rates

Escape from Milan

In a world turning darker by the day, Etro, Sportmax, Marco de Vincenzo and Massimo Giorgetti all turned to forms of escapism — surfing, childhood …

Dolce & Gabbana

Becca Lewis

Becca Lewis researches online political subcultures and grassroots media movements, with a focus on influence-building, media manipulation, and …

Digital Media

6 reasons you can't miss the 2018 ny art book fair

From hand-dyed shirts and anarchist manifestos to all the zines in between, here's your guide to getting literary in Queens this weekend.<p>Back at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City is Printed Matter’s annual New York Art Book Fair, replete with 365 artists, international booksellers and publishers, and an …

Manhattan

A Local Expert Gives Us the Lowdown on Cape Town’s Streetwear Scene

As cities around the world meld into multinational corporate-dominated metropolises, everywhere starts to resemble the same big shopping mall. But …

Cape Town

The Hair Makeup And Skin Care Products Editors Love

<i>Beauty</i> <i>with</i> <i>Mi, hosted by Refinery29's beauty writer</i> <i>Mi-Anne Chan, explores the coolest new trends, treatments, products, and subcultures in the</i> <i>beauty</i></i> …

Skin Care

Are emos, goths and rockers at increased risk of self-harm and suicide?

Every year three quarters of a million people take their own lives, and suicide is the leading cause of death in adolescents. Non-lethal self-harm is …

Depression

How S.A. makers share the love of the Coyote, Big Red, tacos

Fiesta medals aren’t the only artsy pins out of San Antonio.<p>The Alamo City also has its own subculture of collectible pin artists, who design all …

San Antonio

Unpopular Opinion: I Still Don't Like The Big Bang Theory

After 12 seasons, 68 awards, and 224 nominations, CBS' <i>The Big Bang Theory</i> is finally coming to an end in 2019. I say "finally" because, since the …

Geek

M.I.A.’s Friends and Collaborators on her Pop Culture Impact

According to Carri Munden, <b>M.I.A.</b> is “basically a human version of the internet”. The fashion stylist and new-rave architect had a hand in many of the …

Sri Lanka

5 highlights from London Fashion Week SS2019

London Fashion Week has come to an end. The biannual event solidified trends from New York as London fashion brands presented their visions for …

Lifestyle (South Africa)

Battle of the Sneakerhead Startups | Inc.com

<i>StockX, GOAT, and Stadium Goods compete for sneaker vertical. What factors will determine who wins the largest market share, and what can other specialty retailers learn from the fight of the sneakerheads?</i><p>For the past decade, specialty eCommerce marketplaces have grown. As I've discussed before, …

Startups

CNN’s ‘This is Life With Lisa Ling’ season 5 tackles MS13, screen addiction, gender identity, “furries”

<b>Originally posted Friday, September 20, 2018 by RODNEY HO/rho@ajc.com on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog</b><p><b>Lisa Ling</b> has a dream job for any curious, …

Ling

How to add the biggest ‘80s trends to your wardrobe today

Amidst the proselytising around what constitutes good taste (and doesn’t), the most important point of the existence of fashion gets …

Fashion (India)

Goths for Trump

Inside the unholy alliance of goth culture and radical right politics.<p>For anyone who has been involved in the goth subculture — referring here to the …

Goth

Welcome to Broadly: Identity by VICE

\u003Cp\u003EBroadly centers the lives of women and non-binary and LGBTQ people in order to provide a space for us to understand, express, and navigate our identities. \u003C\u002Fp\u003E\u003Cp\u003EOur coverage focuses on sex, love, relationships, astrology, mythology, history, politics, LGBTQ …

Non-binary

There is no quick fix for the Catholic Church

Regarding The Post’s Sept. 13 editorial “A moment of reckoning”:<p>The Post called on the Catholic Church to stop pedophile priests by dropping efforts to block legislation that extends the statute of limitations on sex-abuse offenses, and removing bishops who have not done their duty to stop …

Opinion

How Vampire: The Masquerade Revolutionised Gaming

Until the nineties, roleplaying games were largely the domain of epic fantasy quest or cataclysmic wars across the stars, but 17 years after the …

Gaming (UK)

‘Aggretsuko’ roars into Season 2, boosts American metal scene

I found <i>Aggretsuko</i> at the age of 24. Thirty seconds into the first Netflix Original episode, I shared it with my 64-year-old mother who knows …

Netflix Original

Piers Morgan’s campaign for men is straight out of the MRA and incel playbooks

When these beliefs about feminism, men and women are normalised in mainstream entertainment, it legitimises toxic beliefs.<p>Lads lads lads, watch out. …

Opinion (UK)

Queercore: behind a documentary reliving the gay punk movement

Director Yony Leyser calls queercore “a farce that became real”, while film-maker Bruce LaBruce labels it a respite for “the fringe of the fringe”.<p>LaBruce is uniquely qualified to make his claim. Thirty years ago, he and fellow Toronto artist GB Jones started what later became known as queercore, a …

Film (UK)

Online shopping and China’s underground

AD<p>Mu He is clad in a baby doll-like dress as she poses for photos, her attire a mix of gothic, French rococo, Victorian children’s wear, and Japanese …

China

How Russia’s Skate Culture Found Its Own Unique Sense of Style

Though they were initially influenced by America, skaters from Moscow and beyond now present a truly local take on fashion.<p><i>Some people will tell you that the internet killed style subcultures—or a least turned them into a global, universally accessible phenomenon. We say that’s bullshit. Even as</i> …

Men's Fashion

10 Non-Touristy Things to Do in Mexico City

Mexico City is a paradise for everyone – from the active traveller who loves nothing more than exploring from sunup to sundown to the lazy traveller …

Mexico City

Biennials Have Been Accused of Being Too Unwieldy. So the Busan Biennial Hired an Editor Instead of a Curator

Exhibitions<p>Jörg Heiser sprang to the defense of beleaguered curators. Now, the critic is in hot seat as his debut biennial opens in South Korea.<p>,<p>A …

Busan

California’s 1990s Chicano rave revolution as told through archived photos

The word Chicano can’t be uttered without conjuring images of powerful and politically charged youth. Everything from the subculture’s aesthetic, to its art and its history is a resistance against succumbing to the two sides of Chicano identity, instead, creating their own world somewhere between …

Guadalupe

Hayley Williams Is The 21st Century's Pop-Punk Prophet

<i>It's not enough to make list after list. The Turning the Tables project seeks to suggest alternatives to the traditional popular music canon, and to do more than that, too: to stimulate conversation about how hierarchies emerge and endure. This year, Turning the Tables considers how women and</i> …

Music

Larry Fink's black and white boxing photography – in pictures

In examining the tough and unsentimental subculture of boxing, Larry Fink’s photographs capture everything from rowdy rings to overheated locker rooms and all of the characters that inhabit them. His work is currently on show at the Philadelphia Museum of Art until 1 January 2019

Art Galleries

these nostalgic still lifes capture the crushed sporting dreams of teen girls

Alice Hutchison and Ilona Savchenko's 'Trophy Girl' explores the underrepresentation of women in sport and the aspirations of teenage girls that fall by the wayside.<p>The 90s are back but Australian image makers Alice Hutchison and Ilona Savchenko are here to remind us that the decade wasn’t just …

Subculture

Michael Clark, the British Dancer Who Brought Punk to Classical Ballet, Will Perform at the Gucci Hub in Milan

Michael Clark and Gucci are joining forces, in a way, when the British dancer and choreographer performs at the Italian house’s hub, its cultural epicenter imagined as a place for all sorts of happenings and shenanigans. Except, this season at least, not the showing of Alessandro Michele’s Spring …

Fashion Shows