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VERSUS spring/summer 2011

Posted in film by mafiahunt on October 19, 2010

My friends COSMETICS had one if their songs featured in Donatella Versace and Christopher Kane’s Versus – Spring Summer 2011 show. Way to go kids!

My own Private Idaho (1991)

Posted in fashion & style, film, Inspiration by mafiahunt on September 16, 2010

One of my current Fashion inspirations are the rent boys in Gus Van Sant’s my own Private Idaho. Some of my favorite looks from the film, displayed below:

Harmony Korine X Proenza Schouler

Posted in fashion & style, film by mafiahunt on September 2, 2010

Harmony Korine directed a short film for Proenza Schouler’s F/W 2010 line, called “Act Da Fool”. Watch it here.

Ashik Kerib (1988)

Posted in film, folklore, Inspiration by mafiahunt on September 1, 2010

Ashik Kerib (1988): Directed by Soviet-Armenian filmmaker Sergei Parajanov based on the short story of the same name by Mikhail Lermontov. Ashik Kerib is Truly a film of visual delights. Not to forget the costumes are amazing.

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NOTEBOOK ON CITIES AND CLOTHES 1989 (Wim Wenders)

Posted in film by mafiahunt on July 31, 2010

Notebook on Cities and Clothes is a documentary film about Yohji Yamamoto directed by Wim Wenders.

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Possum Trot: The Life and Work of Calvin Black, 1903-1972

Posted in film, media by mafiahunt on July 28, 2010

“Calvin Black was a folk artist who lived in California’s Mojave Desert and created more than 80 life-size female dolls, each with its own personality, function, and costume.
Possum Trot is part of the “Visions of Paradise” series on contemporary folk artists directed and produced by Irving Saraf and Allie Light.”

Filmed in 1977

watch it here


Wiley Wiggins-invitation to surf

Posted in film, media by mafiahunt on June 22, 2010

Tokyo Pop (1988)

Posted in film, media by mafiahunt on May 30, 2010

Tokyo Pop is one of my favorite movies of my teen hood. The story is about a new-wave-comme-punk  bleached blond Wendy, who moves to Tokyo to try to make it as a “rock star”. She then falls in love with a Japanese rocker boy and they become pop stars. There are some great fashions (Wendy’s outfits pretty much rule) and scenery of Tokyo, to top it off X-japan has a cameo. Overall its a fun movie and feeds my obsession with 1980s Japan.

I can’t find a DVD copy of this movie or a torrent. If you have any information how to get a hold, please pass it along. I’d even love a VHS copy. Thus, is why there are no screen shots in this post.

Mark Leckey Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore (1999)

Posted in film, media by mafiahunt on April 18, 2010

Images from Hausu (1977)

Posted in film by mafiahunt on April 18, 2010

Here are some great images from Hausu :


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