“I always want there to be a feeling of beauty and sensuality to my designs,” says Joseph Altuzarra . “When I picture someone wearing the clothes, it’s a woman, never a girl.” His latest project—a new collaboration with retail giant Target, launching this September—will be sweet music to the ears of stylish women everywhere.
“In my opinion, aunties are the true style queens,” says Ruth Ossai. The 25-year-old photographer is referring to the well-dressed women of a certain age in Nsukka, a university town in Nigeria, though her words ring true for communities all over West Africa. In these parts, fashion choices only get more audacious with age. “There are so many stylish young people, but the elders carry themselves better because of their grace,” she says.
What if Disney princesses wore Comme des Garçons ? It’s a fantasy that feels almost tangible amid the bubblegum-pink wonderland of Nile Cmylo’s Chelsea Hotel studio, where Barbie dolls dressed in ball gowns line the walls and leopard-print tiles pave the floors. As the made-to-measure master behind much of Mariah Carey’s wardrobe, Cmylo is accustomed to outfitting mythical creatures for all sorts of high-profile events.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".