10 posts tagged "Jeff Halmos"
Tomorrow night, Shipley & Halmos’ Jeff Halmos and Sam Shipley will unveil a new book, Everyone Must Be Announced, by their longtime friend, the photographer Aaron Stern, at New York’s Milk Gallery. The idea for the the tome, produced under their S&H Publishers imprint, first came about roughly eight months ago when the designers, both avid music fans, came across Stern’s photo blog and noticed his unusual vantage point. The 100-page book, curated by Shipley, Halmos, and Stern, documents Sonic Youth, Beach House, and Grizzly Bear concerts, among others, but there are only a few images of actual performers and most are not entirely visible. Instead, the images depict the crowds, the trash left behind, and the emotion that comes with seeing a live show. “Everyone who goes to see live music takes something away,” Halmos told Style.com. “Whether it’s incredible lighting or the fans going crazy, not only the crowd feeds off it, but the band does as well. With this book, we wanted to put the focus on the experience of seeing live music rather than the band itself.” Added Stern: “When you hear a song or verse that has meaning, I think the stress of everyday life fades away for a few minutes.”
Everyone Must Be Announced, $50, is available on Shop.Shipley-Halmos.com. The corresponding exhibition and book signing is Wednesday at Milk Gallery, 450 W. 15th St., NYC, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Pats And Eddie Are Back For More, Angelina’s Up (Maybe) For Vuitton, Kim Gordon Gets Some Air, And More…
They’re back, darling! U.K. fashion mavens Patsy and Edina of Absolutely Fabulous return; Joanna Lumley, who played Patsy on the seminal Britcom, revealed that she and Saunders are recording three new episodes this summer for BBC1. Co-stars Jane Horrocks and Julia Sahwalla will return as well. [Hollywood Reporter]
Angelina Jolie: the new face of Louis Vuitton? [E via Racked]
Sonic Youth front woman Kim Gordon is working on painting these days—two of her pieces will hit the affordable-art site Exhibition A this Wednesday—but buried in Women’s Wear Daily‘s art-centric interview with Gordon is this little tidbit: She’s also working on a capsule collection of pieces for the French fashion label Surface to Air. [WWD]
And learn the rules of style from one of fashion’s nicest couples: Lisa Mayock (Vena Cava) and Jeff Halmos (Shipley & Halmos). Their tips? Men’s cologne for girls, Braun beard trimmers for boys, and lots of cheese in Saint-Tropez for everyone. [Details]
Shipley & Halmos are giving fans their 15 minutes. Readers of this blog may recall from back in August when Sam Shipley and Jeff Halmos chronicled the Texan leg of their “Fill In the Blank” tour for Style.com, the raffish duo spent the summer hopping from Barneys to Barneys across the country, shooting portraits of disciples (like those seen here) for a book, We’re an American _______. It’s now available at www.shipley-halmos.com and alongside the collection in select Barneys stores.