Mignonne Gavigan’s Beaded Shark Scarves

The New York designer's penchant for the finned creature isn't understated

You’ve probably spotted Mignonne Gavigan’s work under another moniker, as she was head footwear designer at Rachel Roy as well as the senior shoe designer for Loeffler Randall. But under her eponymous label, she’s able to pull out all the stops. Mignonne Gavigan scarf necklaces aren’t for the faint of heart—they stop traffic with their size, materials and bold colors, and further reward the careful …

Ladyshark Week

Vivianne Lapointe's group show of shark-themed art

“Sharknado” may be the most recent example of America’s infatuation with the deep sea predator, but the Discovery Channel’s annual celebratory tribute—a phenomenon known as Shark Week—has actually been hitting airwaves since 1987. And now, in the wake of both, “Ladyshark Week,” a shark-inspired gallery showing in Los Angeles, rides the tide of culture’s finned obsession, all in the name of charity. The group show …

Shark Toof

The graffiti artist talks about diving with, painting and saving his beloved predator

by Vivianne Lapointe LA-based artist Shark Toof has made quite a name for himself for his dangerously bold depictions of the world’s most popular and misunderstood apex predator on street corners across the US. When asked about the genesis of his style and the reasoning behind his shark fetish, he says, “I feel like a lot of murals are wonderful to look at, but you …