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The wait is over, Teen Wolf fam. After three long months of hiatus, we've finally entered season four and another run of supernatural drama from the Beacon Hills crew. We've been treated to new characters, along with the unexpected return of familiar faces, and of COURSE, the new season also means a shiny new wardrobe!

We stopped by the TW set while they were shooting season four and were lucky enough to chat with costume designer Barbara Vazquez, who gave us a TON of deets on the characters' wares this cycle, including/especially how they get Tyler Posey's arms to look ~sooooooo good~.

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World Cup

WE LOVE YOU TEDDY!
Photo: ESPN

If you’ve paid attention to a minute of U.S. soccer this World Cup, or even scrolled through mentions of it in your social feeds, chances are you’re familiar with “Teddy Goalsevelt,” the stan-turned-meme Chicagoan Mike D’Amico who’s attended each game dressed up as Teddy Roosevelt. Over the course of the tournament, he’s practically become the face of American soccer. As you might expect, his backstory is just as good as his costume. After being laid off in September, D’Amico started freelancing and surprisingly found himself with more disposable income. Then in November, he received an unexpected email from the American Outlaws—the biggest U.S. Supporter group—offering him a coveted spot in their vacation package. He hadn’t even planned on attending the World Cup but, with some extra cash socked away, he jumped at the opportunity.

Coincidentally, the agency D’Amico now works for is called Cavalry, a name Teddy Roosevelt definitely would have approved of. “I hadn’t even pieced that together but their logos are trumpets and swords,” he says via Skype from a hotel room in Recife, fresh off of giving a pep talk alongside Will Ferrell at a supporter pre-party for today’s game against Germany. The list of chance events that brought him to this moment—and to putting together his Teddy Roosevelt costume—runs long. “We could do this interview for hours and I still wouldn’t be able to go through all of the bizarre serendipitous events,” he says. We at least got through a handful of them in our talk. Here, D’Amico explains the inspiration behind his costume, how it’s holding up in the heat, and counting Will Ferrell as one of his fans.

World Cup

Two buds chilling at the World Cup, NBD.
Photo: U.S. Soccer

MTV STYLE: How was the pre-party for the U.S. vs. Germany game?

No big deal. I just got to hang out with Will Ferrell. Just another Wednesday.

Was he familiar with your Teddy Roosevelt costume?

Yeah, I’m just finding that out from the other U.S. soccer guys. They were in a van with him on the way over and told him I’d be there and he was like, “The guy from TV? That’s the guy I was just talking about!” He was excited and he was so nice. He went out of his way to involve me in everything. We went out on stage at the U.S. soccer party and gave a little pump-up speech to the guys there. It was a blast.

Tell me about the origins of this costume. Did it start out as a Halloween costume?

[Laughs] No, not even. It’s made its debut at the World Cup. I travel a lot for U.S. soccer, at least domestically—this is my first international soccer trip—and there’s always guys at the games that are dressed a little more interestingly than everyone else. There’s always the colonial soldier, the guy in the WWI outfit with the aviators and pilot helmet, and everyone always eats that stuff up. So I thought, If I’m traveling halfway around the world spending all of this money and time, this is probably the time for me to step up my game. As soon as I decided I was going to Brazil, I decided I would do something different. I started thinking about different cultural icons and was also thinking about the fact that I had nine months of beard growth—it was gigantic—so I knew I could dye or carve it into something. One day, Teddy Roosevelt just kind of hit me. I thought it was perfect because I was going to Brazil and was going to be in the jungle. It’s everything that Teddy Roosevelt would have been interested in. If you want someone leading your team and fans into battle in the jungle, it’s Teddy Roosevelt.

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Photo: Netflix

I’ve been crushing on Jenn Rogien for years. As the costume designer for HBO’s Girls and Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black, it was love at first sight (of Lena Dunham in a mesh shirt, that is). And as a costume designer myself, I can’t help admiring someone who seems both effortlessly glamorous and hilariously down-to-earth—particularly since I know firsthand that the job is often more about waiting in line at dusty thrift stores than wearing designer shoes to red carpet events. So when I was presented with the opportunity to chat with her about the second season of OITNB (just released on Netflix), I jumped at it.

Spoiler alert: Jenn Rogien is awesome. About halfway through the interview, I started fangirling, garbling my words, and blurted, “I’m sorry, I’m just really nervous right now.” She made a joke about it, laughed, and then apologized for the periodic squawking noises from her phone—as she was standing in a Burlington Coat Factory mid-interview, shopping for season three, being interrupted by store loudspeaker announcements asking for additional cashiers to come to the register.

She has one of the coolest jobs on the planet and a terrific sense of humor about an awkward moment. Crush complete. Let’s meet Jenn Rogien.

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Over the years, Kelis has brought all the boys to the yard with her song "Milkshake," welcomed us to the 22nd century on her album Flesh Tone, and is now serving up a piping hot helping of soul with her album Food, her first in four years. The singer/saucier (girlfriend attended the Le Cordon Bleu culinary school) appears tonight (June 13) at Webster Hall, but if you didn't score tickets (or just have some time to kill before the show), you're in luck! We talked to Kelis about Food, that time Pharrell credited her with introducing him to high fashion, and more.

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Ladypockets

Fashion faceoff: Joan Didion vs. Harper Lee.
Photo: Ladypockets.com

Ladypockets is a brilliant new blog that can only be described as a cross between Instyle and C-Span. Sounds funny, right? It totally is! But it'll make you think big thoughts, like why do we care so much what Hillary Clinton wears when she's doing so much important work? And where did Ruth Bader Ginsburg find that perfect double-breasted blazer (but seriously, I would wear/want to own ASAP)?

There's an old saying that goes, "Behind every great blog is a great woman." (That's how it goes, right?) So Katherine Fritz, the writer/genius behind Ladypockets, took a break from photoshopping magazine spreads and tracking down Sandra Day O'Connor's turquoise blazer to fill us on how the whole project started.

MTV STYLE: Where and when did the idea for Ladypockets first pop into your head?

KATHERINE FRITZ: Ladypockets was an idea I had after reading an article—I think maybe on Buzzfeed—that compared Jennifer Lawrence's Oscar dress to a tampon. I had just seen American Hustle and thought her performance was great, and I had this moment of incredible frustration that I had clicked through, like, sixteen articles mocking her Oscar dress, none of which were saying anything along the lines of "Just a reminder: This woman won two Academy Awards by the age of twenty-two," or "Hey, this is the top-grossing female action movie hero of all time; remember when a female action star both shattered box office records and passed the Bechdel test?"

I hope that in some small way, this project can make us step back from our magazines and computer screens and say, "Wow, yeah, the way we talk about women's bodies and women's clothing choices instead of their accomplishments is really dumb."

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Grand Prospect Hall

The Halkias make your dreams come true.
Photo: MTV/Wendy Heisler

Have you heard? Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are getting married! They're generally a pretty private pair and go out of their way to keep their lives and whereabouts under wraps, so you probably didn't even realize that was happening, but it IS. The biggest rumor for the Kardashian-West nuptials was that they might take place at the Palace of Versailles, or that the couple at least attempted to book their ceremony and/or reception at France's most opulent royal chateau and were perhaps shut down.

Versailles couldn't grant Kimye's (rumored) wedding wishes, but we know one New York couple who would've done their darnedest to make the future Mr. and Mrs. West happy: Michael and Alice Halkias, owners of Brooklyn's famous Grand Prospect Hall. (From New York but it's not ringing a bell yet? Watch this.) Naturally, we called them up to chat about what makes weddings at Grand Prospect Hall so special and how they'd make Kim and Kanye's dreams come true.

MTV STYLE: Grand Prospect Hall is a kind of New York staple, but some people outside of the city might not have heard about it. How would you describe Grand Prospect Hall to someone unfamiliar with the venue?

MICHAEL HALKIAS: Well, Grand Prospect Hall is a music hall and theater, multi-purpose facility, many different ballrooms with the grand ballroom being the major space, where we do very, very large events. It was built originally in 1892 and then went through a full new construction in steel in 1900. We are still a music hall with balconies and a full stage, and we have been socially the Mecca of any social and corporate event and weddings, bar mitzvahs, bat mitzvahs, and it's also for divorces!

ALICE HALKIAS: That's my husband's joke.

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Ritabots, rejoice! The Rita Ora x Adidas Originals collaboration has an official release date! Well, a few actually: August 21 for the 'Black' line; September 4 for the 'Pastel' and 'Colorblock Packs' lines, and November 1 for the 'Spray' and 'Roses' lines, according to WWD. We've been saving our pennies and refreshing our browsers feverishly for updates on when exactly to expect this great collision of minds since long before Adidas Originals' announcement of the collab in January, and finally sat her down to chat about what's to come.

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Mean Girls

All Photos: Paramount Pictures/All GIFs: MTV/Jenny Shafei

Happy Mean Girls Day! It's been a whirlwind of celebrating the 10th anniversary of the early-aughts teen classic—serendipitously on a Wednesday—but before you tuck the Plastics and Cady away, presumably until October 3 (if not earlier), we caught up with the film's costume designer Mary Jane Fort to discuss the wardrobe that launched a thousand (or more) flippy plaid miniskirts. We chat about pulling inspiration for the fashion-heavy film, collaborating with Tina Fey, and what a 10-year high school reunion might look like for Cady and company.

MTV STYLE: Well, first of all, I'm just super excited to be talking to you. This movie's wardrobe is responsible for 100% of the skirts I bought in my teens. How did you go about researching for this project?

MARY JANE FORT: Well, for Mean Girls, we started with—and I always start with—what is real. And then you take it to wherever it needs to go. We started with real high school students, real schools, real yearbooks, going to a couple of high schools and seeing what people really look like.

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Miley Cyrus, Bangerz Tour

Miley Cyrus on her Bangerz Tour.
Photo: Getty Images

Ride-or-die Smilers already know, but if you aren't up in Twitter search, looking for the latest update on Miley Cyrus' Bangerz Tour every week, you're missing out on an always changing and growing and constantly entertaining pop show. Along with a grip of glittering new designer togs cycling in week after week, Miles changes up her acoustic set almost every show to keep the variety. With less than a month left of the U.S. leg of her tour, it seems there are still a few surprises up Miley's sleeve. We were lucky enough to catch up with Diane Martel, the tour's creative director and the "We Can't Stop" music director, to get the inside scoop on the weird and wonderful world of Bangerz.

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memes on clothes

MEMES ON CLOTHES. BRILLIANT.
Photos: The M.O.C. Brand

Memes: You know 'em, you love 'em, and now, thanks to the M.O.C. Brand, you can wear a bunch of them on your chest (or head, if you so choose). The Memes on Clothes Brand has a straightforward proposition—put memes on clothes—but they execute it in such a simple, beautiful way. Also, they operate with lightning quickness, much like the speed of internet memes themselves. We cover these dudes' work a ton, but finally sat them down to chat about their brand's origin story and try and put more of a face to the dudes behind the GENIUS Drake Yolo Polo. Peep the conversation after the jump!

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I love these two as a couple. What a festive way to celebrate two important events in their life. Mariah looks like a dream.

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