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Last year, editor Stefano Tonchi made waves with the annual art issue of W Magazine by having reality-TV maven Kim Kardashian pose nude for the cover. This year, the glossy has once again featured a pop culture phenom -- this time opting for the eccentric rapper Nicki Minaj.

October 14 2011 12:55 PM

To help promote the Gay Men's Health Crisis's annual Fashion Forward event -- which raises money for the foundation -- they've made a video feature a wild cast of exciting, sexy characters. Andrej Pejic, Jenny Shimizu, and a bevy of sexy models dance and shimmy in hopes of coercing you to buy a ticket. 

The event, which will be hosted by Brad Goreski, will take place on November 17th, and you can buy tickets here

October 13 2011 8:06 AM

Opulence and extravagance are still prevailing, but in radically different ways. Despite a lethargic economy, increased focus on ecommerce, and a generally uninspired consumer, retailers are still focusing on the store experience to generate excitement. But flashiness can come in two different ways. Take for example the monstrous beast that is the Fifth Avenue Uniqlo global flagship that we visited just yesterday. It was the perfect example of unrestrained excess.

October 13 2011 7:15 AM

In a recent profile in The Independent, designer Jean Paul Gaultier candidly discusses his life, and the many divas with whom he's worked -- Madonna and Lady Gaga among them -- but he has some choice words for the Vogue editrix (and Out obsession) Anna Wintour

October 12 2011 9:52 AM

While the world mourns digital visionary and cultural game-changer Steve Jobs, the media's fascination with the former CEO of Apple has yet to wane. 

October 12 2011 9:07 AM

As a follow up to this year's immensely popular exhibit featuring the works of the deceased Alexander McQueen, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute has chosen Miuccia Prada (right) and Elsa Schiaparelli as the subjects of next spring's show.

October 12 2011 8:41 AM

It used to be if you wanted to feel Euro on a budget you might pick up a classic H&M look. Then, the Swedish megaretailer got serious with its mission to bring fashion to the masses by teaming up with major designers, the latest being Versace. The Versace-H&M pairing may seem like a bizarre match. But this philosophical yin and yang has created a killer combo. "Darling, odd pairings make the most beautiful relationships," says Donatella Versace, the creative director who is almost as iconic as her family business.

October 11 2011 10:42 AM

If you've ever stepped into the Uniqlo store in Manhattan's Soho district, you're probably familiar with the the brand's offerings of colorful basics at unbelievably low prices displayed in stacks and stacks (and stacks and stacks...) of meticulously folded columns. The Soho location is a monster of a retail operation -- always packed to the brim with hungry customers satiating their longing for affordable cashmere, and slim-cut denim.

October 11 2011 10:17 AM

As fall approaches, so does Oscar season. For the publishing industry, this means we can expect a slew of Academy Award-hopefuls gracing the covers of upcoming issues of every women's monthly. Any celebrity in a film with even the slightest Oscar-buzz is about to kick their press presence into high gear. Yet there is one notable, elusive woman that remains the ultimate get. Looming over any Hollywood heavyweights, Princess Katherine is the ultimate prize right now in the magazine business.

October 10 2011 9:53 AM