“It’s very radical for the indie-rock scene to be wearing preppy clothes right now, although hip-hop has been doing it for a while,” von Furth told a interviewer in 1994.
“I recently styled a Sonic Youth shoot with [photographer] Corinne Day, and she thought all the bright, preppy stuff was really queer. We’re sick of flannel and skinny black jeans and that whole East Village rocker look.” Instead, she and Gordon favored a fitted, mod, Euro-prep aesthetic.
In moving fashion beyond the general grunge aesthetic at the time, X-Girl created a chic, preppy-esque look that has become so prevalent in the nearly 20 years since.
We were also interested in the community of creative people who were involved in X-Girl, many of whom went on to become super-famous, including filmmakers Mike Mills and Sofia Coppola, actress ChloeÌ Sevigny and designers Wendy Mullin of Built by Wendy and Susan Cianciolo.
Telekinesis, the power to move objects with your mind, has been a mainstay of the X-Women for decades.Thus, with a heavy heart, I admit a difficultly arrived at conclusion: who are equalized with their male counterparts.Now, I can already hear the seething outrage: What about Storm: the first black woman on a team, leader of the X-Men, Queen of Wakanda who was worshipped as a goddess?Then the troublemaker tries to become a model student, in order to win the guy over.[Hook: Gerald Alston] I've been waiting all day With you on my mind I can't wait to get next to you Cuz now I know, I know I know That there was something I missed Cuz girl, you're one of a kind Uh-huh, girl I know (4x) [Verse 1: Tuan X] I spoke to “Rose” the other day Said, “I knew her in a past life Or is it déjà vu?
" I don’t know ‘bout you But when I see ya I get caught up in ya glass eyes Bisque & all baby, you’ze a doll baby “Rosey” told me there’ll be thorns in the bush Seeds in the kush And a breeze for the push We rode it And made it to the slow dance Good lovin’, romance, true love & no plans We just livin’ [Hook] [Verse 2: Tuan X] I'm lovin' this monotony You're the only routine I'm cool wit' "Hydrangea" I know, I'm talking all this botany And even though our colors change w/ the seasons We've learned to stay true to our neoteny And word to me You always think I'm only rappin' bout sex w/ you It's only half the truth - lol Cuz whether it's in the streets or the nest You gon' have me screamin' out "Girl you the best!