Yes, it's one of those historical watershed moments where everything that comes after is fundamentally different from what came before. This week, the number-one song on Billboard's Rap charts is "Thrift Shop" by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz. Indeed, not only is it leading that category, but it's number five on the vaunted Hot 100, right behind heavy hitters like Rihanna, Taylor Swift, and Bruno Mars.
Finally, music about and dedicated to Refinery29's favorite leisure activity has come into its own — even if that genre is only one song deep. It's like all these years of work we've put into the site — promoting our love for vintage — have been worth it. Honestly, guys, tears. Oh, and POPPIN' TAGS.
There's a certain stigma in Hollywood surrounding models who want to make the notoriously tricky transition into acting. While A-listers like Halle Berry, Penélope Cruz, and Cameron Diaz all started out as models, none of them walked the runways to global superstardom. They emerged as stars only after their acting careers read
Money, success, fame, glamour. On May 5, Michael Alig, the original Club Kid, will turn in his prison uniform for civilian garb. (BlackBook)
Speaking of clothing, this interactive article uncovers the true human cost of cheap clothes. (The Guardian)
Your Social Security card might soon include your photo. Smile! (The read