P.E Nation’s Retro-Inspired Activewear

Workout gear that's made to be worn inside and outside the gym

In a saturated market of activewear—or athleisure—Australia’s P.E Nation (officially launching today in the US) had a mean feat ahead of them: to actually stand out. With their bright colors, retro vibes and some non-traditional fabrics and cuts, the super-comfy apparel doesn’t blend into the existing sea of tights and tanks. Founded by fashion industry veterans Pip Edwards (formerly sass & bide) and Claire Tregoning …

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New songs by Braids and High Water, powerful nostalgia from Garbage and more in this week's music

Braids: Joni Montreal-based three-piece Braids is making some of the most intricate electronic pop we’ve heard: take “Joni” where Raphaelle Standell-Preston’s voice snaps and stretches, yelps and exhales—setting the pace for the ricochets of synth and drum hits. Braids releases a slower-paced music video to match, where Standell-Preston figures things out with a fictional partner while telling herself: “We don’t know where we are going …

D.R.A.M.: Don’t Let D.R.A.M. Be A Hot Boy (Missy Elliott Remix)

Proving once again Missy Elliott’s brand of music has literally no sell-by date, Virginia artist D.R.A.M. (aka Shelley Massenburg-Smith) has remixed her sublimely perfect Timbaland-produced “Hot Boyz” (from her 1998 album Da Real World) and taken the slick, seductive and effortless sample to create “Don’t Let D.R.A.M. Be A Hot Boy.” The track pays just enough homage to Elliott, while still creating something brand new—complete …