I only recently discovered Ada Kokosar, and it's a damn shame! Brought up on the countryside of Milan, this half-italian half-slovenian beauty is one of the most sought-after stylists of the moment. Known for styling celebrities like Chloe Sevigny as well as editorial shoots for Vogue, Italian Glamour, and W Magazine, Kokosar is who I would describe as the Yoda of layering and color coordination.
She studied fashion design at the Fashion Institute in Milan, all the while working for Italian MTV as the cast's stylist. I'm going to be honest here and admit I had no idea who she was until yesterday, while going through the street style pictures from New York Fashion Week on Vogue. Ada's look (seen right below) was so striking I had to look her up, and that led to a whole can of beans. By can of beans I mean negligence of my homework due to google images stalking. Anyway, Kokosar's style is worth sharing, which is why I've compiled a few of the best street style pictures of her out there.
In an interview with Lifestyle Mirror, Kokosar said the following about her own style icons: "There are so many. Actresses like Natassja Kinski in Cat People and Maria’s Lovers, Romy Schneider in L’Enfer and La Piscine, Monica Vitti in L’Avventura and Ursula Andress in La Decima Vittima. Peggy Guggenheim is so extravagant and cultivated; Francesca Woodman for her sense of beauty, Madonna, Coco Chanel, and Yves Saint Laurent."
In an interview with Vogue, when asked what inspired her style: "What’s happening in the world, countries I’ve visited, people I’ve met, diversity, my grandmother who was so elegant but revolutionary for her time." And when asked what she believes to be her staple outfit? "I don’t have one", she said. "I like to dress up according to my mood."
Are you head-over-heels in love yet? Her style is so versatile that she looks like a new person every day, and I'm such a sucker for people who love to play dress up. She messes around with lots of different textures and her layering is always on point. Not to mention how ballsy she is for wearing seven shades of the same colour in one outfit and pulling it off. If you're not yet convinced, open your eyes and keep on scrolling to see more of her amazing looks. Click here to view her website.
You can now let the waves wash over you as you watch the visuals for Fantasy - the effortless tune off of Urban Flora from Alina Baraz & Galimatias. The most popular track of the eight is laid back and majestic while Alina's sultry heavenly voice flutters around you. It starts with a better looking version of Robert Pattinson melting into the milk floor. When the dreamy palm tree instrumentals kick in, he finds himself on some of kind of golden shore. Even the girl is now...
- Jun 29, 2015 @ 10:57
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Summer is officially here, and the hot and humid days are before us. I'm not particularly a fan of summer clothing, but I'm loving the trends I'm noticing this year. So if you're like me and you don't own a lot of summer clothing, here are five trends you can't seem to miss : Rompers/ Jumpsuits Ladies, this summer you just might be able to get away with not shaving your legs if you choose to wear a long romper or jumpsuit. Rompers and Jumpsuits range from casual to dressy. For the most...
- Jun 29, 2015 @ 10:55
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Ukraine based Anna Mo, who works as a computer designer, is also the mastermind behind these fantastic chunky knits: The wool she uses is also extra chunky. I don't know about you, but me personally, I'll sell my soul to roll around in this fluffy stuff. Mo uses 100% Australian merino wool: Aren't these guys cute? This is where merino wool comes from, by the way - Merino sheep. Merino wool is soft and fine, which makes it very snuggly. In case you wonder how...
- Jun 29, 2015 @ 09:53
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Triple threat in the making? Ty Dolla Sign, Future and Rae Sremmurd team up for a new track titled "Blasé". Not sure if they actually know what the word actually means, but they sure know how to rhyme it with every possible it word of the moment. Stream right here: Download - iTunes: smarturl.it/BlaseBlaseStream - Spotify: smarturl.it/BlaseSP Produced by DJ Spinz // #FreeMyHomieFridayDebut Album "Free TC" Coming Soon!
- Jun 28, 2015 @ 23:37
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Recently, we had the pleasure of sitting down with local artist, Brendan Philip of Fake Art Records, and got to pry the galaxy of innovation that is his mind. We talked about the fusing of genres in this day-and-age, we talked about his upcoming Brendan Philip Project and E.P., and most importantly we talked about the significance of cultural quilting and his creative processes. IX: Mr. Brendan Philip, introduce yourself. BP: I'm Brendan Philip, i’m with the FARøUT geo gang. We got Keita...
- Jun 28, 2015 @ 18:12
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"Romantic Boulevard" is the name of the sex and romance themed park that is being currently built in Taiwan. The park is to be about 30 square kilometers and will feature anything from erotic sculptures, "informative videos", sex shops, love hotels, and a glass church. The "mastermind" behind this genius and sticky creation is Shih Chao-hui, the deputy director of Taiwan's Southwest Coast National Scenic Area Office: “We want people to fall in love with Taiwan as well as fall in love...
- Jun 28, 2015 @ 11:35
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Last month, Toronto based producer Deebs and LA based singer Jarell Perry dropped the Shift EP. With both artists on the same wavelength and ready to embrace whatever came their way, Shift was formed via email exchanges. The end result being an experimental R&B exercise with hazy and spacious trip hop elements accompanied by Jarell Perry's soulful voice. The pair recently unveiled the animated video for Driving...
- Jun 27, 2015 @ 16:51
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You may recall VBND via our feature of Exhume Music's About You Pt.2 Compilation and his Tell Me Why track. This time around VBND (Exhume Music), a Saskatoon, Saskatchewan native delicately produces easier with time, a five track mini Ep available for download here. VBND starts the Ep off with an upbeat danceable rock the boat flip, which includes his signature twist, a synthed out drop, snare kicks and sudden pauses. Keeping the pace upbeat, honoured by your company...
- Jun 26, 2015 @ 10:44
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If you're on our fan page tip, you've probably come across what has been deemed as Quebec's very own Rebecca Black who shot a music video for her own rendition of Jason Derulo's "Other Side". If you haven't watched it, click here. The video has now racked up to 2,823,372 Views and still going. The thing is, we receive all types of submissions, usually through the form really bad music, fashion and videos. One of our editors happened to have caught this one by chance and decided to...
- Jun 23, 2015 @ 11:13
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Society is a very ugly monster. It will lash out at the slightest of provocations. It excels at setting impossible standards, and its hobbies include shamming and criticizing (not necessarily in that order). Speaking of the impossibly high standards, it's enough to watch one of the recent Hollywood made actions flicks to understand what I'm getting at: It's very tough out there, and let's face it: most of us do not look like Megan Fox. It's not just the action packed movies aimed...
- Jun 25, 2015 @ 10:31
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Our homegirls are back with a new release. Heartstreets are following up their last release titled "Under My Skin" with a brand new video and single. Watch the latest visuals for "Bubble of Joy" above, directed by Zoé Pelchat-Ouellet. Ouellet, a 25 year old music video director, is known for showcasing human imperfections, sexual tensions and offbeat humour. The track was produced by our On The Radar producer PSTV, which we premiered his track "Into Deep" not too long ago. The duo...
- Jun 23, 2015 @ 11:43
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