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Fashion Video Attempts To Sell Suicide As Sexy, Fails

Ryan McGinely directed this fashion video for the South Korean brand Lewitt in which model Abbey Lee Kershaw plays the part of a woman who kills herself by throwing herself off a building. Three times. In different outfits. So, you know, it’s like a suicidal fashion show. How … creative. Frockwriter depressingly reports, “it’s worth noting that South Korea has the highest female suicide rate in the OECD,” and adds, “The country’s most high profile modeling export, Daul Kim, committed suicide eight months ago (although not by jumping), part of an alarming new trend of model suicides – most of them by jumping.” Yeah, so, models and suicide. So glamorous. Or, you know, not glamorous at all. [Frockwriter] Keep reading »

Carolyn Murphy Makes Out With Dog, Is Hit With Bottle In New Ryan McGinley Video

Photographer Ryan McGinley has never been a fan of shying away from the controversial. A sizable portion of his images, after all, involve naked dudes and chicks running, jumping and chilling out. We’re down with that. In fact, we kind of like it. Less likable is McGinley’s new short film, which features model Carolyn Murphy making out with a dog and being hit in the head with beer bottles and fish bowls. The whole thing feels distinctly off in a way that’s more hot mess than art. You can only see it on Nowness, but maybe that’s a good thing. [Fashion Indie] Keep reading »

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