A Brooke Candy Crush

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Last night was Brooke Candy’s ‘Opulence‘ themed video premiere, sponsored by Diesel. The ‘freaky princess’ looked ravishing as she sat front row at the screening of her Steven Klein-directed short film, styled by Nicola Formichetti. Held in the basement of the Tribeca Grand, fashion legends mingled with the Susane Bartsch crew to create a surreal party spectacle… it was like a live-action video with the stars themselves! The pictures speak on their own behalf.

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Klein Sandwich: Steven Klein, Brooke Candy, Calvin Klein 

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Carlos Santolalla and BlackBook’s Jacob Brown

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Watch Opulence here.

RuPaul Comes Out For Kelis

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I was very lucky to attend an intimate Kelis performance at the McKittrick Hotel where she performed soulful/glamourous versions of all our favorite hits. Kelis told the crowd she had been at the hotel hours prior cooking up dishes for everyone to enjoy as she belted out some toned down renditions of some of her best songs including ‘Milkshake’ and ‘Acapella’, as well as some newer songs from her most recent album, Food. Kelis has always been ahead of the trends and she might have just started #FoodPop, the pairing of a performer’s own food with their music. I was also very lucky to catch RuPaul enjoying the show by himself. Here are some pics.

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Boy George Wants You

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Boy George

Boy George’s performance led to an afterparty at Boom Boom Room in the Standard Hotel. It was a private affair with many of Boy’s NYC friends in attendance and a rumored performance by David Bowie himself that never really happened. Here’re some pics of the night.

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Besties Danielle Levitt and Ladyfag

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Sandstorm Coachella Massacre

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Sandy Kim in a sandstorm outfit.

Sometimes during Coachella you really have to take time to rejuvenate at one of the many oasis spots that pop up for the weekend across Palm Desert.

Especially if a sandstorm is threatening to potentially ruin your life. Which is exactly what happened. The gritty winds devoured my camera, and these are the last photos I got before Coachella finally got to me.

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Niki Takesh at the Stylebop party

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Dev Hynes from Blood Orange

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Pool at the Guess hotel party

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Shanina Shaik

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Karley Sciortino from Slutever

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Sandy Kim and boyfriend Colby from DIIV walking in a sandstorm

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Doin’ Angel Haze’s Coachella Hair + 91,000 Other Things

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Angel Haze doing her hair in our house before performing with Bastille

This weekend ninety-one thousand people made the pilgrimage to the desert for Coachella. It’s almost too much to handle. On Thursday and Friday we hit every party we could, starting with Tillys x Dickies desert lounge at the Ace Hotel, then headed to the This Is A Love Song house for an after hours, woke up and chilled at HAIM’s house to meet up with our friend Angel Haze while she got ready for her debut Coachella performance with Bastille, saw emo favs AFI before going to soho house for the Elle party with Ireland Baldwin, then came back to see The Knife’s freaky performance art and Outkast’s return performance.  But whether you’re at a chic event, chilling at a pool, or seeing your fav bands, it’s all about who you’re with and who you love.

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Extreme selfie with the designers of This is a Love Song & Sydney Reising

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I’m Lost, Where’s Coachella?

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Last week our intrepid photo diarist Carlos Santolalla flew to Los Angeles. That was the easy part. Finding his way to Coachella proved more difficult. But it’s all good when you’re with your friends.

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A Won’t Stop Night With Miley Cyrus At Her NYC Afterparty

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Saturday night at the Electric Room in New York, Miley Cyrus brought her entourage and partied late with a fashion, music and nightlife who’s who. And as always, Carlos Santolalla (follow him on Instagram) was on the scene.

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L.A. It girl and stylist Niki Takesh

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Sky Ferreira, her stylist Ian Bradley, and model Marc Sebastian

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