August 2016
Culture Articles

Want To Be a Z-List Celebrity? Just Follow Justin Bieber’s Dog’s Lead

An Alexander McQueen and Isabella Blow Film is in the Works

Emma Stone Brightens Up the Venice Film Festival

The Legendary Designer Gaetano Pesce Wrings Feminism Out of Furniture

Gisele Bündchen Is Still the Highest-Paid Supermodel on the Planet

Rapper Kamaiyah Is Here Repping the Real Women

DJ Khaled and Goyard Are In a Twitter Fight Over a Jacket

The Ten Tennis Players to Follow Throughout the U.S. Open

Rihanna’s Version of Business Casual Involves a White Button-Down, No Pants

Get in the U.S. Open Mood With the Prettiest Tennis Courts From All Over

Mary-Kate Olsen Goes Steeplechasing with the Scions at the Hampton Classic Horse Show

23-Year Old Rapper Vince Staples Is a Late Bloomer, But a Fast Learner

Margaret Qualley Delivers a Mic Drop on Fragrance Ads, and Marc Jacobs Shakes Up NYFW (But Only Just a Bit)

Catching Up With a Pioneering Afropunk and Style Original

Gene Wilder Had Very Particular Thoughts About Willy Wonka’s Costume

Scenes from Agyness Deyn’s Tulle-Filled Wedding in Brooklyn

AfroPunk 2016: See Stunning Tintype Portraits of Janelle Monae, CeeLo Green, Earl Sweatshirt and More

MTV VMAs 2016: A Gif-by-Gif Breakdown of the Night’s Highlights

Blue Ivy Carter at Age Four Steals the 2016 MTV VMAs

A Glorious End to the Summer Art Season in Montauk

What Went Down While You Were Distracted by the VMAs

A Guide to Teyana Taylor, the Dancer in Kanye West’s “Fade” Video

MTV VMAs 2016: The Naked Dress Rules on the Red Carpet

MTV VMAs 2016: Beyoncé, Britney Spears, and All the Rest of the Red Carpet Looks

From Destiny’s Child to ‘Lemonade,’ a History of Beyoncé at the VMAs

Penelope Cruz, Alicia Vikander, and Lupita Nyong’o Star in the 2017 Pirelli Calendar

The VMAs Have Become The Wrestlemania of Pop Music

Jonathan Safran Foer Gets His Writing Done in a Red Corduroy Chair

Inside the Unveiling of Kanye West’s “Famous” Sculpture At Blum & Poe Gallery in Los Angeles

Inside the Unveiling of Kanye West’s “Famous” Sculpture With Kim Kardashian

Getting Lit With Jenny Holzer in Ibiza

Scenes From Madonna’s Glory Days on the 25th Anniversary of Her Cult Film, “Truth or Dare”

Vivienne Westwood Has Made Her Rap Debut

Richard Prince Is Being Sued. Again.

Rachel Weisz Is Entirely Seductive in Ladylike Altuzarra

Eat at Camille Becerra’s Rockaway Beach Pop-Up, The Castle

Angel Olsen Doesn’t Want to Be Your Forlorn Indie Rock Crush Anymore

Kanye West Has Got Four Minutes

Natalie Portman and Lily-Rose Depp Share a Cigarette in a Bathtub in the Planetarium Trailer

Barack Obama’s First Date With Michelle Is On Film

Meet Kelsey Lu, the Folk Artist Making the Cello Cool

Sonia Rykiel Tributes Pour In From Celebs and Designers on Social Media

Angel Olsen Doesn’t Want to Be Your Forlorn Indie Rock Crush Anymore

A Brief History of Sonia Rykiel’s Iconic Runway Moments

Remembering Sonia Rykiel’s Bold, Eccentric Personal Style

Fashion Designer Sonia Rykiel, the Queen of Knitwear, Dies at Age 86

What’s Going On in the Lingerie World Today

Survey Says: Everyone Hates Waiting to Wear Newly Purchased Clothes

The “Worst” Films From BBC’s List of The 100 Best Films of the Century

Margot Robbie Is a Master of Airport Style

Revisit the Heidelberg Project’s Colorful History in Detroit Before It Disappears

Exclusive Music Video Premiere: “Start a Party” With Rae Sremmurd

With Her New EP, Musician Charlotte Day Wilson Gets to Work

Meet Elizabeth Wood, Morgan Saylor and India Menuez, the White Girls Behind “White Girl”

The White Girls Behind the Film “White Girl”

Is San Francisco Ready to Become an Art World Capital?

Who’s Who of the San Francisco Art Scene

How J.Lo Gets Her Look, and How Le Labo Went Big-Time

It’s Time to Know Fan Bingbing and Deepika Padukone, Two of the World’s Highest Paid Actresses

Is “White Girl” the Next “Kids”?

Diamonds in the Rough: Cartier

How a Young Photographer Went From School to Shooting Kylie and Kendall Jenner

Frank Ocean’s “Blond” Redefines the Nightlife Album

After Gordon Parks: Mickalene Thomas, Carrie Mae Weems and More Celebrate 50 Years of Black Photographers

The Curious Incidents of Melania Trump’s Skincare Line and Ryan Lochte’s Endorsement Deals

Exclusive: Intimate Photographs of Model Paul Hameline Off Duty

10 Things You Should Know About Bronte Blampied, Justin Bieber’s New Girlfriend

Here are 6 Foolproof Business Tips From Tyra Banks, Stanford’s Newest Faculty Member

Dylan Jagger and Brandon Thomas Lee, Pamela Anderson’s Sons, Are More Than Just California Boys

Wigstock: The Cruise Sails Again, with Lady Bunny at the Helm

All Aboard! Drag Queens Take to the High Seas for Wigstock: The Cruise

Is Rio 2016 the Pettiest Olympics Ever?

After Winning 5 Olympic Medals, Simone Biles Is Ready To Be “Normal”

Britney Spears Is Living Her Best Life on Instagram

British Actor (and Burberry Model) Callum Turner is On the Rise

British Actor (and Burberry Model) Callum Turner is On the Rise

Frank Ocean Steals the Spotlight From the Final Days of the Olympics

An Homage to Britney Spears by Priyanka Chopra, Halle Berry and Jodie Foster

Jaden Smith Keeps It Fresh on the Streets and the Red Carpet

Joey Bada$$, Rapper and “Mr. Robot” Star, Goes to the Theater For Tupac

Here Are the 10 Most Popular Olympian Instagrams From Rio

A Guide to the Buzziest New Books of Fall

Seven Socialites of Brazil to Know Now

In Rio, the Most Instagrammed Olympians Aren’t Even Competing

Selfies through the Centuries, from the 1500’s to Warhol

Rustic Italian Eatery Casa Apicii Opens in the West Village

Casa Apicii

The Child Stars of Netflix Are Having a Better Summer Than You

A Guide to Everything Inside Kanye West’s Pablo Pop-Ups

For World Photo Day, a Few of the Most Memorable Pictures “W” Has to Offer

Frank Ocean Has Finally Unveiled His New Visual Album ‘Endless’ — and It’s Not Even the End of His Plans

Truman Capote’s Ashes Have Had Quite the Afterlife

CL’s New Single “Lifted” Is, In Fact, Lifted From the Wu-Tang Clan

Gabby Douglas, Allyson Felix, and More of Team USA Sing “We Are the Champions”

Kanye, Bieber and the Hadids Test The Economic Limits of Merch

The Gold Medal For Most Stylish Young Olympian Goes to Vashti Cunningham

Olympian Vashti Cunningham’s Coolest Looks

Meet Leopoldine Core, New Literary Cool Girl on the Scene

Natalie Portman on Directing Her First Film, Nearly 10 Years in the Making

Justin Bieber Quits Instagram in Grand Style, But Kanye West Isn’t Going Anywhere

By Deleting His Instagram Account, Justin Bieber May Become More Famous Than Ever

Everything We Know So Far About Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 4

Fall 2016 Looks Inspired by Gunne Sax

Instagram Stars’ Favorite Sunglasses Now For Sale Exclusively on Instagram, Natch

A British Invasion Is Taking Over the Fashion World

Adam Lippes Has an Eye for Interiors

Exclusive: Kylie Jenner Takes Her Friends On a Very Photogenic Birthday Trip to Turks and Caicos

Marina Abramovic Continues Unfortunate Trend of Performance Artists Stirring Up Social Media

Endless Sleep Gallery

Go Inside Madonna’s Three-Day Cuban Birthday Extravaganza with Steven Klein and Rosie O’Donnell

Exclusive Pictures: In the Mix With the A$AP Mob

You Can See A Bit of Burberry’s First “See Now, Buy Now” Collection Early

Inside the Private Rooms Where Spanish Kings Stashed Their Porn

From Marie Antoinette to the Brant Brothers: A Brief History of Spoiled Scions

Model and Muse Kate Bowman Is Getting Ready For Back-to-School

Gigi Hadid and Amber Rose Are Playing New Parts

Eva Longoria Experiments with ASMR–And Hopes It Is Soothing for Listeners

Inside 108, the Exciting New Restaurant from the Celebrated Noma Team

John Mellencamp’s Model Nephew Debuts His New EP

Intimate Photographs of Models Off Duty, Kiki Willems Edition

With a Little Help from Winona Ryder, “Stranger Things” Star Charlie Heaton Is Taking Off

Alec Baldwin Claims He Was Swindled By a Manhattan Art Dealer

Beyoncé May Have Joined Snapchat, and We Were None the Wiser

Enter the W Mag Model Search

Rio’s Neofuturistic Museum of Tomorrow Steals the Instagram Spotlight From Olympians

This Is How You Throw an Art Opening in Mykonos

What Will Become of Bill Cunningham’s $1 Million Photo Archive?

Gunner Stahl Gets Up Close and Personal With All the Hip-Hop Stars

Cara Delevingne’s Style Transformation, From Tomboy to Top Model to Movie Star

The Party Never Stops For Rae Sremmurd

Meet the Singing, Rapping, Breakdancing Young Stars of “The Get Down,” Netflix’s Hip-Hop Spectacular

Zayn Malik Has Found His Next Creative Pursuit — Post-Merch

Disorder Director Alice Winocour Turned Madonna’s Summer Villa Into a Home Invasion Thriller

Meet Becca Parrish, New York Chefs’ Favorite Gatekeeper

Gunner Stahl

Rae Sremmurd

Becca Parrish

Indie Musician Vérité Stands out in the Hamptons Crowd

Twiggy, Jimi Hendrix, a Young, Pre-Meltdown John Galliano: See Photographer Terence Donovan’s Most Famous Faces

Vivienne Westwood Shakes Up Company and Fashion Show Schedule

Conrad Hilton’s Release From Jail Is the Latest Update in a Wild Week of Rich Boy Legal Drama

Swizz Beatz Buys Basquiats, Gifts His Own Artwork to Jay Z

Do Youtube Stars Grow Up? And Other Pressing Questions

Hugh Grant Auditions for Joan Crawford’s Part in Mommie Dearest, and the Result Is Pretty Terrifying

Olympian Eugenie Bouchard’s Loss Blamed on Her Interest in Fashion

Diane Kruger and Squad Come Out For the New York Screening of Her New Thriller, ‘Disorder’

Meet Hugh Grosvenor: At 25, He Just Became a Billionaire and English Duke

Meet the Witches of Instagram

Diane Kruger, Alice Winocour, and More at the Premiere of ‘Disorder’

Did “Suicide Squad” Ripoff Rap Duo Die Antwoord’s Style?

Rio Olympics, Joanne the Scammer, and the Death of Merch

Meet Agnes Lloyd-Platt, the Winning Photographer of W‘s The Shot

We’re Calling It: Merch Is Dead

Drake Fan Looks for Concert Date on Tinder, Confirms Worst Fears of Modern Romance

Welcome to Instagram, Tom Hiddleston!

Trombone Shorty Doesn’t Want to be Hot – He Wants to Last

Trombone Shorty Doesn’t Want to be Hot – He Wants to Last

These Are The Hottest It Bags of The Moment, According to the Resale Market

Feast for the Eyes Slideshow

Even Artists Are Getting Into the Olympics

Kardashian Favorite Shamari Maurice Is the Epitome of a Social Media Star

Vanessa Beecroft Insults Beyoncé, Basic Concept of Race

Shamari Maurice

Leslie Jones Is Going to Rio. Snoop Dogg Heads to Martha Stewart’s Kitchen.

Contemporary Art Is Flourishing Everywhere in Berlin

Exclusive: Sang Woo Kim’s Intimate Photographs of Models Off Duty

Exclusive: Lou Doillon Stars in the New J Brand Campaign

Billionaire Scion Harry Brant Instagrams About His Arrest

How the Enamel Pin Craze Reached Kim Kardashian Levels

Twenty Five Minutes with Salvatore Ferragamo Model James Rousseau

Dispatches from the Olympics, and from the Back Seat of Kylie Jenner’s New Car

Seal and Lance Armstrong Get Artsy in Aspen

Sterling Ruby, Richard Prince, and More Go for a Ride at Venus Gallery

Inside the Plant Show Turning Brooklyn Green

You’ll Want to Follow Everyone In the New Adidas Campaign

Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy on Their New War Drama

The Best Street Style from New York’s First-Ever Pin and Patch Show

‘Anthropoid’ Premiere and After Party

Gwyneth Paltrow Adds a New Line to Her Resume

Vhernier, the Fine Italian Jewelry Brand that Counts J. Lo and Kerry Washington as Fans, Lands in New York

Supermodel-Approved Pilates Moves You Can Do Anywhere

Meet Rooms, the Stylish Tbilisi Design Duo Setting their Eyes on New York

Meet Rihanna’s Four Men of the Apocalypse on W‘s September Cover

Drake Is Back with More Merch, Britney Is Back with a New Record

Tama Janowitz is Bored with Glamour

Karlie Kloss’s Best Moments in W

Rihanna’s BFF Melissa Forde Has Excellent Style, Too


A Brief History of Rihanna in W Magazine

New Gigs for Raf Simons and Jimmy Fallon

How Rihanna Became Pop’s Many-Faced Goddess

Queen Rihanna Rules the World—And the Internet

Print and the Revolution: Stefano Tonchi on the September 2016 Issue

Raf Simons Is the New Calvin Klein

Terry Jones on His Vision for W‘s September 2016 Issue

In the Ring With Olympian Shakur Stevenson: America’s Boxing Champ Loves IHOP, Kiwis, and 50 Cent

Kanye West, Future Ikea Collaborator?

Edward Enninful on Turning Rihanna into a Futuristic Queen for September Cover

Rihanna: Baddest Bitch of the Post-Apocalypse in W’s September Cover

Rose Gilroy, Rene Russo’s Daughter, Is Giving Modeling a Go (Just Like Mom)

Rose Gilroy

Exclusive: Behind the Scenes of the “Nada” Music Video With Leaf and Lil Yachty

Is Kylie Jenner the Jay Leno of the Kardashians?

Rihanna Wishes Gotham Goodnight, From Paris