@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.
FASHIONISTA’S NEW SURVEY HINTS THAT THE FASHION INDUSTRY MAY STILL BE FACING PROBLEMS OF INSIDER BULLYING AND MISTREATMENT OF EMPLOYEES. READ ABOUT THE STATISTICS THEY GATHERED, HERE.
YOU CAN SEE THE "DIOR: FROM PARIS TO THE WORLD" EXHIBITION AT THE DENVER ART MUSEUM THROUGH MARCH 17, 2019 (AND COULD POTENTIALLY BE THE FIRST OF A TRAVELING SHOW IN THE USA). THE SHOWCASE COVERS 70 PLUS YEARS OF THE DIOR LEGACY AND INFLUENCE ON THE FASHION WORLD, AS THE COLLECTIVE FEATURES 150 HAUTE COUTURE DRESSES, ACCESSORIES, AND ARCHIVAL RUNWAY FOOTAGE, ALL OF WHICH HAVE RARELY BEEN SEEN BY THE PUBLIC OUTSIDE OF EUROPE. FIND OUT MORE, HERE.
RIHANNA CELEBRATED THREE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE ANTI RECORD:
ACCORDING TO THE CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT: STAR OF THE MUSIC BASED SERIES, EMPIRE, JUSSIE SMOLLETT WAS ALLEGEDLY ATTACKED IN A SUSPECTED HATE CRIME FASHION: SMOLLETT WAS HARASSED WITH HOMOPHOBIC AND RACIAL SLURS, AND THEN ASSAULTED BY THE MEN, AS THEY TIED A NOOSE AROUND HIS NECK AND POURED AN UNKNOWN CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE OVER HIM. HE HAS SINCE BEEN REPORTED TO BE RECOVERING IN THE HOSPITAL
A COLLECTION OF 248 SUPREME SKATEBOARDS HAS BEEN SOLD FOR 800K AT A SOTHEBY’S AUCTION AND SETS A NEW RECORD FOR SKATEBOARD SALES. IT WAS ORIGINALLY COMPILED BY LOS ANGELES COLLECTOR RYAN FULLER, WHO BEGAN HIS SOURCING BACK IN 2005. THE COLLECTION WAS PURCHASED BY CANADIAN, CARSON GUO, WHO COLLECTS WORKS FROM ICONIC ARTISTS LIKE PABLO PICASSO AND CLAUDE MONET. THE ESTIMATED VALUE OF THE ENTIRE SUPREME COLLECTION IS SET AT $1.2 MILLION, ACCORDING TO SOTHEBY.
IMAGE COURTESY OF SOTHEBY
Tyler J. Drinnen, is the Founder and Editor in Chief of iTEM MAGAZINE. His primary goal as a Fashion Creative, is to document fashion history in the streetwear and art sector.
From the lens of an 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 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 design oriented degrees in a short five and a half years, nothing will stop him from bringing art of the few, to the eyes of many.
He has worked in the fashion industry for just over a decade, from commercial retail visual management to corporate level ghost writing and consulting. Now, in this exact moment, T.J.D. takes his life public with the independent urban California lifestyle based fashion movement, iTEM MAGAZINE: A Platform For Rising Artists.