I know I look like a wanker. I enjoy looking like a wanker. Looking like a wanker is a basic human right and a huge part of having a signature style. I have always looked like a wanker. I looked like a wanker when I wore plaid bondage outfits in 1978. I looked like a wanker when I dressed like a pirate during the early-’80s New Romantic era. I am sure I will die looking like a wanker. I never subscribed to the idea of good taste: It’s a subjective concept promoted by fashion scribes to oppress the rest of us. Dressing age-inappropriately is, so they say, in poor taste, and it’s vulgar. This is exactly why I celebrate it.
The comScore video rankings are out for October, and the surprise this time is that Vimeo and Maker Studios edged onto the content video top ten list… Just as eye-opening are the properties they displaced: CBS Interactive and Viacom Digital fell off the list.
From the curators: The stiletto heel—named after the slender Italian dagger of the Renaissance—first appeared in the 1930s. The inventor of this long, often steel-spiked, thin heel remains in dispute, but today many attribute its rise in fame to Roger Vivier’s work for Christian Dior in the early 1950s. The stiletto has woven its way in and out of fashion history, but remains a highly charged symbol of sexuality, aggressiveness, and fetishism.
Well, Rockstar Games, no one can say you don’t know how to build a unique iOS tie-in app, that’s for sure. Nothing makes me want to play Grand Theft Auto V quite like being told my in-game dog took a shit via push notification.