@ITEM.HEADLINES IS A DAILY REFLECTION TIMELINE OF THE MOST VIRAL TOPICS HAPPENING IN THIS EXACT MOMENT; WHICH COVERS THE SCOPE OF FASHION, ART, MUSIC, CULTURE AND LIFESTYLE.
BRIGHT-RED WAS THE DOMINATING COLOR OF CHOICE FOR STREET FASHION DURING PARIS COUTURE FASHION WEEK: READ ABOUT IT HERE.
SCREENSHOT COURTESY OF THE MET MUSEUM
THE SECRET LIFE OF TEXTILES: THE MILTON SONDAY ARCHIVE, EXHIBITION IS RUNNING AT THE MET MUSEUM IN NYC THROUGH MAY 5, 2019. TEXTILE CREATOR MILTON SONDAY, “IS ONE OF THE WORLD'S FOREMOST AUTHORITIES ON THE STRUCTURES OF HANDMADE FABRICS, PARTICULARLY WOVEN TEXTILES AND LACE." SAID THE MET. THE INSTALLATION CARRIES A LOOK INTO THE DEEP HISTORY OF TEXTILES, INCLUDING SONDAY'S STUDIES OF SUCH: LACE STRUCTURES AND COUCHED EMBROIDERY, THE LOOM MODELS FOR PATTERNED WEAVES, AND THE ART DIAGRAMS MADE FROM CLASSIC HANDWOVEN TEXTILES.
RNB ARTIST, SUMMER WALKER RELEASED A FOUR SONG LIVE RECORDING EP BY THE NAME OF “CLEAR”, AT MIDNIGHT FRIDAY, JANUARY 25TH. THE FIRST TRACK, “RIOT”, STANDS OUT TO BE OUR PERSONAL FAVORITE ARRANGEMENT, SINCE HER DEBUT OF "LAST DAY OF SUMMER". ALSO WATCH THE NEWLY RELEASED, ACCOMPANIED LIVE RECORDING VIDEO OF "CLEAR", BELOW:
BUZZFEED ANNOUNCED ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, THAT IT WOULD LAYOFF 15% OF ITS EMPLOYEES AND VERSION ALSO ANNOUNCED IT WOULD CUT 7% OF THE WORKFORCE FROM ITS SUBSIDIARY BRANDS LIKE HUFFINGTON POST, AOL AND YAHOO NEWS. AMONG THE BUZZFEED AND HUFFINGTON POST LAYOFFS, MANY JOURNALISTS ARE EXPRESSING THEIR JOB LOSS OVER THE TWITTER TIMELINE. MANY SEGMENTS OF THE BRAND'S HAVE CLOSED OUT COMPLETELY, INCLUDING THE BUZZFEED NATIONAL NEWS DESK, AS WELL AS HUFFPOST’S OPINIONS AND HEALTHCARE SECTIONS.
A COHESIVE GLANCE INTO THE CONCEPT OF STREETWEAR AND THE IMPACTS IT HAS MADE WITHIN THE FASHION WORLD; THIS SPRING 2017 POST, IS PACKED WITH A NOTABLE AMOUNT OF RESEARCH BY THE GUARDIAN. THIS STREETWEAR ARTICLE, IS DEVOTED TO THE INFLUENCES FROM WHICH THE GROWING FASHION CATEGORY HAS DERIVED FROM AND ALSO HELPS GIVES ENTHUSIASTS GAIN A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE CULTURAL FOUNDATIONS SURROUNDING IT. READ IT HERE.
Tyler J. Drinnen, is the Founder and Editor in Chief of iTEM MAGAZINE,
a poet and freelance fashion writer, photographer and abstract visual content producer.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies from Sonoma State University, where he wrote a weekly Opinion Column For
The Star, dabbled with his own radio podcast format, titled Saturday Nite Scandal, and helped to create one of the first of 25 Professional Student Lead PR Firms in the USA.
From there on, he continued his work by interning with Sonoma Discoveries Magazine and then shortly after wrote and interned for Fashion School Daily, where he solidified his love for feature writing and working with emerging talents from around the world.
In December of 2016, he received an Honorary Master of Arts in Fashion Journalism from the Academy of Art University. And what an achievement that was, to be the first in his program to have graduated a full semester early. Bringing him to four degrees in a short five and a half years, nothing will stop him from bringing art to the eyes of many.
He has worked in the fashion industry for nearly a decade, from commercial retail management to corporate level ghost writing. Now - he the poet - T.J.D. takes his life public with the independent launch of the urban California lifestyle based fashion-art movement, iTEM MAGAZINE: A Platform For Rising Artists.