@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.
ARIANA GRANDE WORE CUSTOM VERSACE FOR THE OPENING NIGHT OF HER SWEETER TOUR:
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LACOSTE USES THE LATE ARTIST, KEITH HARRING’S ARTWORK IN A WIDE RANGE OF APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES. RANGING FROM $55 TO $275, THE CAPSULE COLLECTION IS LAUNCHING ON MARCH 27. HARING’S POP ARTWORK WAS WIDELY RECOGNIZED AFTER IT SPROUTED OUT OF THE NEW YORK CITY STREET CULTURE, IN THE EIGHTIES.
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LIZZO IS THE COVER STAR OF THE NEW PLAYBOY ISSUE:
TOM FORD IS MAKING HEADLINES FOR A STATEMENT ABOUT THE CURRENT FIRST LADY, THAT HE NEVER MADE. THE UNSUBSTANTIATED QUOTE READS, “I HAVE NO INTEREST IN DRESSING A GLORIFIED ESCORT WHO STEALS SPEECHES AND HAS BAD TASTE IN MEN.”
THOUGH THE STATEMENT IS INACCURATE, SOMETHING TO CONSIDER; TODAY WAS ALSO THE SAME DAY THAT FORD WAS TO BE (AND NOW HAS BEEN) CONFIRMED TO REPLACES DVF AS THE CFDA CHAIRMEN. LISTEN TO A CLIP FROM THE INTERVIEW BROUGHT INTO QUESTION, THAT TOOK PLACE BETWEEN FORD AND THE VIEW, FOR FURTHER CLARIFICATION ON WHAT WAS ACTUALLY SAID:
FOLLOWING SUIT OF SAN FRANCISCO AND LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK CITY MIGHT JUST BE ON ITS WAY TO BANNING THE SALE OF FUR, AS WELL. ACCORDING TO A BILL BROUGHT FORTH BY ASSEMBLYWOMAN LINDA ROSENTHAL (WHO HAS PROPOSED TO BAN), IF PASSED, IT WOULD OUTLAW THE SALE OF FUR STATEWIDE BY THE YEAR 2021.
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.