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Who is Gia Ventola‏ / @IAMgiaventola

WHISPERED BEAUTY 2015 COLLECTION
"It's the balance between shadows and harmonic unexpected shapes that sets the aura of tones that create an effortless, forever, elegance."







Gia Marina Ventola dresses some of the most elite celebrities: Beyonce, Nicole Kidman, Pink, Elisabeth Moss, Sheryl Crow and among many others.  http://giaventola.com/thespotlight/



Gia Ventola's Whispered Beauty 2015 Collection from gia ventola on Vimeo.

@RVCA_WOMENS - Babes In Montauk / #BABESinMTK

The women of RVCA: artist Kylea Borges, artist Michelle Blade, model Ashley Smith, model Mahina Alexander, photographer Ashley Barker, and artist Nina Long
RVCA BABES IN MONTAUK from RVCA WOMENS on Vimeo.
 RVCA Babes in Montauk

RVCA brought the female members of the their Advocate & ANP* programs to the East Coast for a seven day stint in Montauk. See what the women of RVCA got up to in this new film documenting the trip.

The assembly of RVCA Women's Advocates who were flown in from across the globe included photographer Ashley Barker, model Mahina Alexadner, artist Michelle Blade, artist Kylea Borges, model Ashley Smith, and artist Nina Long.

The roster of fine artists (Blade, Borges, Long ), models (Smith, Alexander), and photographer (Barker) bunkered down in Montauk for a week of creativity and collaboration amongst the inspiring women who each play a role within the RVCA family.

"The sole purpose of the trip," according to RVCA founder PM Tenore, "was to bri…

@PLAYCLOTHS FALL 2014 DELIVERY 2 LOOKBOOK‏

PLAY CLOTHS RELEASES 2nd DELIVERY FOR FALL 2014

On Tuesday September 2nd, Play Cloths will release the 2nd delivery for the Fall 2014 season. Comprised of four unique capsules; Recess, Motocross, Wise Words and O.G. Killer Clowns, Fall 2 offers a diverse range of casual basics and athletic staples, along with signature cut and sew pieces that have come to define the brand’s elevated approach to progressive streetwear.
Fall 2 Features:
Recess continues tobe the capsule that stays truest to the Play Cloths brand aesthetic. Featuring a selection of popular essentials for the Fall season, the capsule includes hockey jerseys, cut & sew plaid flannel shirts and knit baseball jerseys.Motocross capsule is inspired by the world of Freestyle and Off-road racing and is comprised of sportswear pieces not only crafted for sport but style as well. Motocross will be released to media as a seperate highlighted capsule.Wise Words is the smallest capsule in the Fall 2 collection, and includ…

Back-to-School with Over the Rainbow‏ // @RainbowJeans416 #Contest #Toronto

SHOOT.SHARE.WIN. Head Back to School with Over the Rainbow!
We’re in the last week of August and you know what that means: back-to-school. Going back to school usually means two things to the student population: saying goodbye to summer, and saying hello to a new fall wardrobe.
For those heading back to the books (whether it’s yourself or your readers), Over the Rainbow, a quintessential denim destination in Yorkville is offering an incentive to shop. Starting today until September 21st, customers are encouraged to head in to Over the Rainbow for a chance to win one of three amazing prizes to gear up for the school year! Entering is as easy as 1-2-3. (1)SHOOT: take a selfie in-store with a pair of new denim (2)SHARE: post the photo onto Instagram with the hashtag #OTRDENIMSELFIE (3)WIN: win one of three fabulous prizes!
We’d love for you to participate in this contest and share it with your readers. Winning a great prize at the price of a selfie? Totally worth it! wrainbowjeans.comt@rainbo…

@popmontreal - 2014: GET READY, IT'S ON. TICKETS ON SALE NOW! / #Montreal

POP MONTREAL 2014:
GET READY, IT'S ON.


TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
Festival International de Musique : 17-21 sept, 2014. 5 jours plus de 400 groupes /5 days 400 bands. Our collective musings.. Montréal, Canada · popmontreal.com 
Who's ready for the #MEGAPARTY! ? That's right kids!POP Montrealis back and more fun than EVER. We're going to celebrate our 13th birthday in full on, coming-of-age, DRAKE style Bar Mitzvah mode and YOU ARE INVITED!

Headliners previously announced include The Unicorns, Ronnie Spector, Hailu Mergia, Suzanne Vega and Ty Segall. We added lots more to that, 400 + bands, local discoveries and next big things in waiting like Pierre Kwenders, Look Vibrant, Black Atlass, L.A Foster, Country and Doomsquad.

NEW announcements include Win Butler'sPOP vs JOCK III charity basketball event, which will feature the Butler brothers of The Arcade Fire playing alongside Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), Nicolai Fraiture

John Legend x @daMFmastermind - All Of Me (Trap Mix) #MF

BRAND NEW MIX
John Legend x daMFmastermind "All Of Me" [Trap Mix] TRENDING via Audiomack.com
download available !!

@TuneCore: Hip-hop artists stay independent & find success

Hip-hop is arguably the most independent of all music genres. Emerging from neighborhoods like the South Bronx, the movement was born as a way for often isolated and disenfranchised youth to have their voices heard. From the very beginning, hip-hop was far more than just music. It was a unique culture that encompassed fashion, art, dance and politics. Hip-hop is also unique in that its growth was mostly organic. Unlike other types of music, it wasn’t immediately commercialized. Instead, it was shared among like-minded individuals and passed along via mix tape.
Even though we’ve seen more interest in hip-hop from major labels and even marketers, there remains an incredibly vibrant independent scene that digital distribution and publishing administration company TuneCore is proud to be a part of.  In fact, hip-hop is the #1 genre on the platform, and TuneCore has released an infographic showing that, without selling out, without needing a record label, without giving up …

@InterstateSnake @DOEBOYdaDEACON_ - I'M Cookin

Fresh off of his "Year Of The Snake" Mix tape Interstate Snake is back again with his latest visual "I'm Cookin". This visual gives you a look into Interstate Snakes lifestyle and what he is all about. Hailing from Virginia he is making his way around the whole DMV music scene. There is alot more to come from Interstate Snake and his camp. Stay tuned and keep watching what he is doing he has alot more music ahead.


Canada-based Artist @ThePimpton Releases New Music Video‏ / All Men Are Mortal

“Sounding like some sort of lost, slower-paced Bone Thugs member, Pimpton’s rapping is unhinged in the best way.” - Pigeons and Planes


Canada-based rapper Kyriel “Pimpton” Roberts just released his new video for "All Men Are Mortal" off his upcoming album Killa Call Me Killa, Vol.2.

Comparable to artists such as Outkast, The Fugees, and Wu-Tang Clan, Pimpton is known for his old-school hip-hop influences, experimental production and thought provoking lyrics which combined create a truly distinctive sound in hip-hop. Pimpton has worked with notable music artist such as Andre Nickatina and Future and has landed features on Pigeons and Planes, HipHop DX and more.

Rose McGowan Reaches for Oscar With Short Film Directorial Debut

ROSE MCGOWAN'S DIRECTORIAL DEBUT DAWN TO HAVE OSCAR © QUALIFYING RUN IN LOS ANGELES "Best be described as Douglas Sirk-meets-David Lynch" - Chris O'Falt, THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER "Provocative...slowly seductive" - Betsy Sharkey, LA TIMES
Read The Hollywood Reporter ExclusiveHERE! RSA/Black Dog Films announced today that after the critically acclaimed world premiere at Sundance Film Festival, the taut directorial debut from Rose McGowan, DAWN, will have an Oscar © qualifying run in Los Angeles at the Downtown Independent startingSeptember 19th.  As mentioned in The Hollywood Reporter, which you can see here, throughout the week the short film will be accompanied by seven features, one per night, curated by McGowan at the first annual "Dawn Festival". "I'm curating a festival of directors that have given their lead women a strong voice.  These stories could have been told with men in the title characters, but these directors showed us what h…

CMJ Music Marathon 2014

CMJ ANNOUNCES INITIAL LINEUP OF ARTISTS FOR CMJ MUSIC MARATHON 2014
CMJ is thrilled to announce the first round of performing artists for the 2014 CMJ Music Marathon. Taking place in New York City on October 21-25, this year's exciting lineup includes over one thousand buzzworthy new acts and emerging talent. The vast array of performers will no doubt make next year's headlines.
This year's lineup includes:
The Kills, Slowdive, Bombay Bicycle Club, Gerard Way, Cold War Kids, Courtney Barnett, RAC, San Fermin, The Horrors, Dusky, Matthew Dear, Moon Duo, Twin Peaks, Reigning Sound, Pro Era, White Fence, Sam Roberts Band, D.D Dumbo, Luluc, Protomartyr, MONEY, Tom Vek, Kate Boy, Cathedrals, The Wytches, Bear's Den
Attendees this year will also share in the triumphant return of many past CMJ performers. A year after making her US debut at CMJ 2013, Melbourne's Courtney Barnett will return to the CMJ stage. This year's docket include The Horrors, who first playe…

@ZOLAJESUS - PREMIERES VIDEO FOR "DANGEROUS DAYS"

DIRECTED BY TIM SACCENTI


NORTH AMERICAN TOUR STARTS OCTOBER 8TH

"TAIGA" OUT OCTOBER 7TH, 2014


“Nika Danilova’s voice is an elemental, powerful thing.” (Best New Music) – Pitchfork

“Zola Jesus’ most profound, accessible release to date.” – BILLBOARD Magazine

“A beautiful electro-pop gem, and the only thing dangerous about it is how freaking addictive it is.” – NYLON

“Elegant synth-pop banger” – SPIN Magazine

“Danilova has a full-on anthem on her hands with this one.” – Flavorwire

NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
10/8 – San Francisco, CA – Bimbo’s
10/9 – Los Angeles, CA – El Rey
10/16 – Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall
10/17 – Washington, DC – Hirshhorn Museum
10/19 – New York, NY – Webster Hall
Tickets available at www.zolajesus.com

Zola Jesus today unleashed her new video for “Dangerous Days” directed by contemporary visionary artist Tim Saccenti who has created an awe-inspiring backdrop for this anthemic song. Saccenti explains, “The song is a pure emotional plea, a future primitive call to…