@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.
AWAKE NY SPRING 2019 CAPSULE COLLECTION FEATURES A VIBRANT AMOUNT OF T-SHIRTS AND HOODIES,, IN YELLOW, HIGHLIGHTER GREEN, SALMON AND MIXED TIE-DYE. THEY USE AN EMBROIDERED LOGO GRAPHIC ALONGSIDE A TEE WITH A GRADUATION PORTRAIT OF THE PREVIOUS FIRST LADY, MICHELLE OBAMA, QUOTING HER FAMOUS COINED PHRASE, “WHEN THEY GO LOW, WE GO HIGH.”
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MERCEDES-BENZ FILED A LAWSUIT AGAINST STREET ARTISTS SURROUNDING ITS SOCIAL MEDIA ADVERTISEMENTS OF THE G 500 MODEL, OF WHICH CONTAIN IMAGERY OF DETROIT MURALS. THE CASE WILL BRING INTO QUESTION WETHER OR NOT STREET ART IS RECOGNIZED UNDER COPYRIGHT PROTECTIONS. THE MURALS WERE CREATED BY ARTISTS SUCH AS, DANIEL BOMBARDIER, MAXX GRAMAJO, JAMES “DABLS” LEWIS, AND JEFF SOTO.
IN SPRING 2018, H&M WAS IN A SIMILAR LEGAL DISPUTE WITH ARTIST JASON “REVOK” WILLIAMS, OVER THE COPYRIGHT USAGE OF HIS WORK IN THEIR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN. THE RULING ON CASES LIKE THESE, ARE FUNDAMENTALLY IMPORTANT FOR ANYONE WHO PLANS ON PRODUCING STREET ART IN THE PUBLIC EYE AND IS WONDERING WETHER OR NOT THEY WILL HAVE TO FORFEIT THEIR COPYRIGHTS IF THEY DO INDEED, CREATE STREET ART.
SHORTLY AFTER ARIANA GRANDE DROPPED A NEW TRACK “MONOPOLY” ALONGSIDE ONE OF HER LONG TIME PERSONAL FRIEND AND COLLABORATOR, VICTORIA MONÉT, PEOPLE ARE QUESTIONING GRANDES SEXUALITY AFTER REVEALING IN THE SONG LYRICS THAT SHE LIKES WOMEN AND MEN. “MONOPOLY” IS MORE ABOUT AUTHENTICITY OF SELF AND RECOGNIZED SUCCESS BY PERSEVERANCE, THAN IT IS ABOUT LABELS:
ACCORDING TO A RECENT VIDEO POSTED ON MAKE UP ARTIST JEFFREE STAR’S YOUTUBE CHANNEL, HE CLAIMS THAT ABOUT $2.5 MILLION IN MAKEUP WAS STOLEN FROM HIS WAREHOUSE DURING MID MARCH. HE BELIEVES THE JOB WAS DONE BY PROFESSIONALS, THAT WERE LIKELY TIPPED OFF BY SOMEBODY WHO HAD WORKED THERE AT SOME POINT, AS ONE OF THE ONE OF THE UNRELEASED PRODUCTS WAS IN A SEPARATE TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED AREA. THE STOLEN PRODUCTS INCLUDE: A NUMBER OF NORTHERN LIGHTS HIGHLIGHTER PALETTES, 5000 PLATINUM ICE HIGHLIGHTER PALETTES, LIPLINERS, AND AN ENTIRE SHADE OF THE CURRENTLY UNRELEASED MAGIC STAR CONCEALER.
KOURTNEY KARDASHIAN HAS LAUNCHED POOSH: A LIFESTYLE AND E-COMMERCE WEBSITE INSPIRED BY HER DAUGHTER PENELOPE. CONTENT WILL COME IN THE FORMS OF INTERVIEWS, TUTORIALS AND LESSONS FROM PROFESSIONALS AND WILL INCLUDE TOPICS SUCH AS: NON-TOXIC BEAUTY ALTERNATIVES, ADVICE FOR MOMS, HEALTHY RECIPES, AFFORDABLE HOME DECOR IDEAS, WORKOUT HACKS, STYLE TIPS AND MORE IN THE FORM OF INTERVIEWS, TUTORIALS AND LESSONS FROM EXPERTS. CHECK IT OUT, HERE.
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.