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If life is an extension of high school, then Madeline Follin, frontwoman for NYC-based band Cults, is the mysterious, pretty girl who smokes behind the bleachers, wears bright-red lipstick, and carries a marble-covered notebook filled with poetry. She’s effortlessly cool and can rock an A-line dress like nobody’s business. We had the opportunity to observe Madeline’s sweet sophistication in Los Angeles during her 10-month world tour (aka, her second home). She stole away from the soundcheck before a gig so we could take a peek into her suitcase and find out how she makes such haunting melodies. This photo set will make you wish this lovely homebody were your best friend!
Photos by David Black; Styled by Ashley Avignone
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We've all known that girl who can somehow make bargain-bin finds look like Barneys splurges. The secret to such a cultivated style isn't magic: It's knowing how to spot the design details that make clothes seem cheap — and the ones that make 'em look way more expensive than they are.
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