Today's Headlines


Yayoi Kusama unveiled her windows for Louis Vuitton yesterday, a trippy installation consisting of black polka dots plastered all over the outside of the store and red and white polka-dotted tentacles in the windows. No merchandise is being displayed in the windows, in an effort to downplay the commercialization of the art. Kusama's retrospective at the Whitney will take place tonight. [WWD]

Okay, we've seen the trailers, we were all over that 13-minute T.V. special, but now what? The Dark Knight Rises full album soundtrack has officially been released and is available for online streaming in its entirety. At this rate, we'll be able to piece together the entire film by the time the thing actually comes out on the 20th. [Hypebeast]

Lord Finesse is suing underground rapper turned mainstream star Mac Miller for $10 million over his original hit, "Kool Aid & Frozen Pizza". He's claiming that Mac Miller borrowed the beat from his 1995 single, "Hip 2 Da Game" and now he's out for blood. [Hypetrak]

A.P.C. and Nike are getting together for a co-branded line of athletic footwear dropping in the fall. In anticipation of the line's success, there are already plans to collaborate on golfwear, skiwear, and training apparel as well. [WWD]

For the fourth year in a row, ESPN has released their "Bodies We Want" feature inside their annual Body Issue. This time around, the spread features the athletic form of the U.S. Volleyball Team, Maya Gabeira, Candace Parker, and many more. [High Snobiety]

That brown paper lunch bag you're always bringing to work is so embarrassing. It's time for an upgrade, and Jil Sander has just the thing, a $630 Italian-crafted leather interpretation of the classic lunch bag. Start stealing other people's lunch money now and you may be able to afford it next year. [Acquire Mag]

Complex rounds up the 10 most hyped clothing items of the summer, including the Supreme Kate Moss t-shirt, Givenchy's shark sweater, and the Nike FuelBand. Check out the full list here. [Complex]