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Rihanna and Melissa Forde Launched M$$xWT Bucket Hats at Opening Ceremony

Rihanna and Melissa Forde Launched M$$xWT Bucket Hats at Opening Ceremony
Rihanna's #1 ride-or-die and photographer Melissa Forde has a new collection of bucket hats which launched last night at Opening Ceremony's SoHo store. Forde's collection, M$$xWT, is in collaboration with former Paper cover star Wale's hat company, Wrking Title, and...… Read Full Story

Emoji Prayer Hands: Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley Are Launching Their Own Line

When Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley were announced as the designers of the Marc by Marc Jacobs line back in May 2013 there was a moment of rejoicing among fans of both women who were nostalgic for the effortless ethos... Read Full Story

10 Trans Models Changing the Face of Fashion Today

In honor of International Transgender Day of Visibility, we're saluting ten trans models rocking the fashion world today. From a Givenchy muse to a 2015 PAPER Beautiful Person, meet ten individuals breaking barriers for trans women and men in... Read Full Story

Kid Ink and DeJ Loaf's "Get Real" Video Is All Kinds of Creepy

Continuing the religious themes that keep popping up in videos lately, Kid Ink and DeJ Loaf's new video for wannabe-slaying track "Be Real" is set in a church. Kid Ink mostly smokes and watches himself on a bunch of... Read Full Story

See Azealia Banks As Medusa In Her "Ice Princess" Video

Azealia Banks' fierce Broke With Expensive Taste track, "Ice Princess," sees the rapper transformed into a blue medusa commanding a cyborg army in a land of ice. It's the perfect hodgepodge of Greek mythology, Frozen and Robocop that you... Read Full Story

David Duchovny Has a Solo Album Coming Out

Everything's coming up X-Files lately, and we're totally on board. Following last week's announcement that the beloved sci-fi FBI drama is returning to TV this summer with new episodes, today David Duchovny announced that he's releasing his debut solo album.... Read Full Story

Listen to Joywave's Cathartic New Track, "Destruction"

(Photo by David O'Donahue)Opening with what sounds like a '60s-era egghead scientist (who, it turns out, as actually a voice in the Disney classic, Fantasia) imploring the band to "kindly produce a sound. Go on. Don't be nervous. Go ahead.... Read Full Story

Watch Martha Stewart Shut It Down at the Justin Bieber Roast

Martha Stewart roasted Justin Bieber last night on Comedy Central and unexpectedly used her time at the mic to more or less decapitate everyone in the room. No one was safe and Stewart, who delivered jaw-dropping joke after joke in... Read Full Story

Why Some People Are Already Unhappy With Jay Z's TIDAL

If you watched HBO's Going Clear documentary about Scientology last night then, like myself, you are paranoid about everything in the entire world right now and trust no one. So when I saw my favorite celebrities including Rihanna, Kanye West,... Read Full Story

Help Kim K and Paper Break the Internet Again!

After being the most-voted-for cover in the American Society of Magazine Editors' Readers' Choice Contest for the best entertainment and celebrity magazine covers of 2014 -- beating out worthy competitors like W's Miley Cyrus nude cover and Out's Beyoncé... Read Full Story