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| Sunday, September 16, 2012 |
Lana Del Rey Debuts Lynchian H&M Commercial.
Lana Del Rey's creepy, low-lit ad for H&M hit the web this weekend and, naturally, everyone has been quick to point out its "Lynchian" qualities. The short clip's noir, discomfiting mood – and likeness to the filmmaker David Lynch's canon – is enhanced by Del Rey's doleful cover of Bobby Vinton's 1963 dewy-eyed prom song "Blue Velvet."
In the commercial, Del Rey appears chillingly mannequin-like as one of her favorite Americana personalities, a lounge singer. She croons the song while wearing a pink angora sweater and leggings in front of an audience of waxen people who dab their eyes with hankies. Nearby, three equally emotionless clones of Del Rey sit on a velvet sofa in matching sweater-and-skirt combos. The singer pouts her way through a hypnosis session and a mysterious phone booth call, surrounded by action but never reacting. She remains unfazed throughout the clip, ...
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| Monday, January 23, 2012 |
Kim Kardashian Divorce Doesn't Stop Her From Indulging Wild Side
Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' divorce may have put the reality TV show starlet on the defensive—even now she's still catching flak, being booed at basketball games and more. For that matter, her ex is also dealing with his own fair share of backlash. Nevertheless, the drama apparently hasn't tamed Kim Kardashian fashionable side, as she has rocked a plethora of look-at-me, statement-making ensembles of late, including her glam-fabulous black gown outing for the Golden Globe Awards after-party circuit. One of her most recent exits has been slightly less formal, but no less incredible: a SpiritHood, worn with an animal print blazer, naturally.
No stranger to self-exposure, Kim Kardashian tweeted a photo of herself in a Spirithood, which is a cozy and furry animalistic hood with ears and all! No matter that Los Angeles certainly isn't experiencing fri...