Category Archives: *IBC

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Everyday Lingerie

As much as I love clothing, I am equally enamored with undergarments. The right underpinnings add polish to a look, are classic and “ladylike,” and can provide an unparalleled sense of confidence. I love the ritual of getting dressed and

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Everyday Lingerie

As much as I love clothing, I am equally enamored with undergarments. The right underpinnings add polish to a look, are classic and “ladylike,” and can provide an unparalleled sense of confidence. I love the ritual of getting dressed and

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Here They Come! IBC’s Newest Bloggers

Introducing your new fashion and style think tank… Shawna Elizabeth Girl in black. Aesthetically obsessed. I’m a queer feminist literary scholar originally from Canada. My fashion inspirations range from the authentically eccentric (Isabella Blow, Marchesa Casati, Little Edie), to the

enthusiasm
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Here They Come! IBC’s Newest Bloggers

Introducing your new fashion and style think tank… Shawna Elizabeth Girl in black. Aesthetically obsessed. I’m a queer feminist literary scholar originally from Canada. My fashion inspirations range from the authentically eccentric (Isabella Blow, Marchesa Casati, Little Edie), to the

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The Higher the Heel, the Greater the Bubble: Shoes as Economic Theory

Ironing Board Collective occasionally features the voice of a special guest writing a single post. This one’s courtesy of Samuael Topiary. Samuael Topiary is an interdisciplinary media artist, performer, filmmaker and writer based in Brooklyn, NY. Her videos, performances, collaborations and installations

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The Higher the Heel, the Greater the Bubble: Shoes as Economic Theory

Ironing Board Collective occasionally features the voice of a special guest writing a single post. This one’s courtesy of Samuael Topiary. Samuael Topiary is an interdisciplinary media artist, performer, filmmaker and writer based in Brooklyn, NY. Her videos, performances, collaborations and installations

Style
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Announcing Your Favorite Style Pundits for March and April

WEDNESDAYS Kiki Jai Raj is an Aspen, CO-based art dealer ski-bum who likes to lovingly stroke the stylistic Venn diagram of ladylike and post-apocalyptic. She spends disproportionate amounts on borderline-unnecessary tools and gear, and still mourns Helmut Lang’s retirement. THURSDAYS

Style
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Announcing Your Favorite Style Pundits for March and April

WEDNESDAYS Kiki Jai Raj is an Aspen, CO-based art dealer ski-bum who likes to lovingly stroke the stylistic Venn diagram of ladylike and post-apocalyptic. She spends disproportionate amounts on borderline-unnecessary tools and gear, and still mourns Helmut Lang’s retirement. THURSDAYS

taken during the making of You as You Were music video for Shearwater.

Dispatches from a Shearwater Video Shoot: Alix Lambert (the Director!) Interviews Brilliant Costume Designer Nicholas Kahn

The week between Christmas and New Year’s I had the pleasure of directing a music video for the band Shearwater.  I had the added pleasure of meeting and working with Nicholas Kahn, one half of the artistic team Kahn and

taken during the making of You as You Were music video for Shearwater.

Dispatches from a Shearwater Video Shoot: Alix Lambert (the Director!) Interviews Brilliant Costume Designer Nicholas Kahn

The week between Christmas and New Year’s I had the pleasure of directing a music video for the band Shearwater.  I had the added pleasure of meeting and working with Nicholas Kahn, one half of the artistic team Kahn and

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Gay for Gosling: Learning to be a Gentleman from the Crush That Dare Not Speak its Name

Gay for Gosling: it should be a shirt. I’d wear it. And so would you, straight guy. Folks not-so-into-dudes-that-way (though my sister would argue that we’re all probably innately bisexual, so chew on that) are dropping like dominoes over here

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Gay for Gosling: Learning to be a Gentleman from the Crush That Dare Not Speak its Name

Gay for Gosling: it should be a shirt. I’d wear it. And so would you, straight guy. Folks not-so-into-dudes-that-way (though my sister would argue that we’re all probably innately bisexual, so chew on that) are dropping like dominoes over here

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You Can Always Go…Downton: Costumes and Class in the Best Soap on Television

Last week, Slate published a thought-provoking article by Katie Roiphe that addressed what she sees as our current obsession with class, as evidenced by the rampant popularity of the WWI-era PBS drama/soap opera Downton Abbey. In it, she argued that our cultural

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You Can Always Go…Downton: Costumes and Class in the Best Soap on Television

Last week, Slate published a thought-provoking article by Katie Roiphe that addressed what she sees as our current obsession with class, as evidenced by the rampant popularity of the WWI-era PBS drama/soap opera Downton Abbey. In it, she argued that our cultural