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First announcing that Penelope Cruz would be tapped to play Donatella Versace in Ryan Murphy’s upcoming season of American Crime Story back in March, we’re back this time to showcase an official first look at Cruz portraying the eccentric fashion designer. The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story narrates the tragic story of Gianni Versace’s untimely murder by Andrew Cunanan. As earlier posted by Entertainment Weekly, we see here the Vicky Cristina Barcelona star sporting a blonde hairdo and lavish pink gown while lapping it up in front of the Versace Miami mansion.
And in case you've missed it, check out White House photographer Pete Souza taking on Frank Underwood for House of Cards.Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com
One of Nike's most popular footwear colorways, "Pure Platinum" is hitting the PG1. Paul George's first signature shoe is touched with a standard mesh toe box, forefoot strap and lacing system. Aside from the regular features, this pair features a fishscale upper panel set off with a dark gray 3M reflective Swoosh. The shoe is set to release on June 1 in Japan and at Foot Lockers stateside on June 1, while a European release is scheduled for June 9. The shoe will retail for $110 USD.
Also be sure to check out Nike's Kyrie 3 and PG1 "EYBL" editions.Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com
Kinfolk and Kappa have united in the name of football to reveal a special collaborative jersey. Drawing creative influence from the Juventus Kappa heritage era, the activewear top sports a black base with complimentary hits of white landing on the frontside branding and side area panel strips.
When asked to comment on the project, Kinfolk creative director Jey Perie had this to say:
"Kappa is a very important brand for me since I grew up with it in Southern Europe watching football throughout the '90s. The jersey that I've designed for Kappa carries vintage and retro-inspired influences from the Juventus Kappa heritage era, since I've always admired the simplicity of the black & white pattern. This design matches Kinfolk's ethos perfectly and I'm stoked to have worked with Kappa on this collaborative piece.”Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com
Chance the Rapper is asking Chicago's public school students to direct the music video for Jamila Woods' "LSD," which features the Chicago rapper himself. Chance took to Twitter and wrote: "ATTENTION CPS STUDENT FILMMAKERS," posting the details below. All students are asked to submit their creations to email@example.com by June 2. The winner of the competition will get to shadow the directors and production crew on the set while runner-ups have the opportunity to assist different teams to gain experience. Check out Chance's post below.
ATTENTION CPS STUDENT FILMMAKERS pic.twitter.com/0u9fR0yX1W
— Lil Chano From 79th (@chancetherapper) May 23, 2017Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com
Uber admits a glitch in calculating commissions in its app led to drivers being underpaid for years.
Swatch has long been revered for pushing the boundaries of timepiece design with its latest collection proving just as eclectic as ever. The Swiss watch brand plans to portray different design themes for each quarter's release with the newest series taking on a super human "Action Heroes” motif. To help capture the vibrancy of the current spring/summer season, the lineup employs a diverse mix of colors, patterns and prints, while finding ways to intersect animated caricatures and urban art elements. The new Swatch "Action Heroes" series is available for purchase at select Swatch retailers.
In other Swatch-related news, check out its “A Traveler’s Dream” series released earlier this year.Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com
Kevin Spacey has received a great deal of acclaim and recognition for his portrayal of United States president Frank Underwood on the popular Netflix series House of Cards. Now, Barack Obama's official White House photographer Pete Souza is merging reality with fiction for a new presidential photoshoot featuring Spacey as his House of Cards character. For six new shots from Souza, the renowned photographer documents a "day in the life" of fictional POTUS Frank Underwood.
In the gallery of photos above, you can watch as House of Cards' "President of the United States" Frank Underwood meets with his staff, greets his fans and citizens and goes about his duties. For more House of Cards news, check out the recently-released trailer for season five of the series. You can also head on over to Pete Souza's Instagram to learn more and check out this photoshoot's captions.Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com
Continuing to build its brand beyond the confines of music, Fool's Gold Records has unveiled an artful lookbook for its 2017 spring/summer collection. Following last month's high-profile single release from the music arm of Fool's Gold, the NYC institution showcases some tastefully-branded summer items. For the Fool's Gold summer run, there's T-shirts, long-sleeves, hoodies, sweats and jackets. As usual, the brand looks to its talented artists to model the label's clothing line.
You can view the lookbook for Fool's Gold's 2017 spring/summer line above. For more, take a look inside the Fool's Gold Records flagship store in Brooklyn.Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com
Singapore-based Sea - known as Garena until earlier this month - is said to be considering listing early next year, or perhaps even sooner.
The Shoe Surgeon has enlisted the help of adidas Originals as the duo look to team up on a custom sneaker production class. Famed for his artistic spins on some of the game’s hottest kicks, the bespoke shoe artist will lead an intensive five day deconstruction/reconstruction session where participants will learn the ins and outs of the custom sneaker world. Priced at $3,000 USD, each student will not only receive first hand knowledge from a master craftsman, but also a pair of Stan Smiths, a full tool set, T-shirt, glossary term notebook, and an apron. As an added bonus, one student from each class will randomly be selected to take part in an internship at The Shoe Surgeon Studios in downtown Los Angeles. Class dates run from June 1 to June 5.
In the meantime, make sure to check out this week's sneaker releases you don't want to miss.Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com
The phrase "end of an era" is overused to the point of cliche. But when it comes to Sir Roger Moore, who died Tuesday in Switzerland at the age of 89, it actually applies.
Moore was the consummate British gentleman of a certain era, with all the good and the bad that implies.
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He dressed impeccably, preppy enough to make a J Crew designer weep. His hair seemed tailor-made for the Brylcreemed pompadour style of the 1950s and 1960s. His jawline could cut glass. Not for nothing did he make his debut as a knitwear model before he became an actor. Read more...More about James Bond, James Bond Film Series, Roger Moore, and Entertainment
President Trump has unveiled his first major budget proposal, allowing Americans to finally take a break from the nonstop political scandals and focus their attention on something far more familiar: human cruelty.
What a relief!
The president's budget proposes deep cuts to Medicaid, food stamps and pretty much every other program that helps humans not named Donald TrumpMick Mulvaney, Trump's budget director, justified the cuts by decrying the country's terrible budget deficit and insisting that not supplying struggling people with federal assistance is somehow compassionate. Still, there's a far easier way the administration could fill in the gaps: Read more...More about Watercooler, Donald Trump, and Watercooler