Remembering Manfred Thierry Mugler Through His Iconic George Michael Collaboration, “Too Funky”

Manfred Thierry Mugler, an iconic French fashion designer whose garments pushed boundaries and thrilled all those who wore them (or admired them from afar), has passed away at 73. A professional ballet dancer by 14 years old, he moved to Paris in his early 20s and worked as a freelance designer for various houses before launching his eponymous label in 1974. By the ’80s he …

Word of Mouth: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Places to eat, drink and sleep after an adventure-filled day

Between the base of the Grand Tetons and Snow King, the town of Jackson, Wyoming and the surrounding Jackson Hole valley provide a vibrant atmosphere amidst the quiet majesty of nature. The land of Native American Shoshoni and Crow people, it has become known as a snow sports hub (with plenty of upscale restaurants and hotels dotting Jackson and Teton Village) but it’s appealing year-round, …

Sevdaliza: High Alone

Experimental artist Sevdaliza releases “High Alone” today, a moody lament that captivates with beautiful darkness. The synth-driven song incorporates elements of psych-rock—a genre the Iranian-Dutch singer-songwriter hasn’t ventured into before. Sevdaliza’s vocals feel especially dejected, with an almost monotone, impassive delivery that conveys a lot of emotion. The track will appear on her new EP titled Raving Dahlia which is set for release on 25 February.