Best of the week: soundtracks, Snowden and queer fashion

From the best runway music to convos with Edward Snowden, here are our top stories

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SOUNDTRACKS OF WOMENSWEAR SS14

From Drake and Migos at Versace to M.I.A. and Britney at Prada, this season was a vintage year for show soundtracks. Find out which collections came top of the league for show-ready music. Read more

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WE FOUND EDWARD SNOWDEN

When net art pioneers Ubermorgen got a call from a friend at Vienna International Airport, telling them that Edward Snowden had just landed, what did they do? Hop in a cab and interview the renegade whistleblower, duh. Read more

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A QUEER HISTORY OF FASHION

The history of fashion is queer, gay, bi, trans and everything in between. Fashion theorist and curator Valerie Steele takes on the queer undercurrents and genderbending subcultures that have influenced fashion to present day. Read more

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Johann Bouche-Pillon

VOYEURISM IN VIRTUALITE

From eye-opening (and open-legged) Georgia O'Keefe tributes to tributes to Max Ernst, Johann Bouché-Pillon’s new magazine Virtualité is a visual dialogue on intimacy and voyeurism. He talks to Dazed about his print project, his inspirations and his philosophy of social media. Read more

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Prada SS14 set

SETS OF WOMENSWEAR SS14

Givenchy's smoking car-crash centrepiece, Prada's bright and beautiful handdrawn murals and Karl Lagerfeld's art gallery installations: SS14 proved that runway sets are works of art in themselves. Find out which collections boasted the best runway sets here. Read more

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Claudia Cardinale, the Italian Bardot

CLAUDIA CARDINALE

Italy's answer to Brigitte Bardot worked with everyone from Sergio Leone to Werner Herzog. The cinematic icon, now 75, looks back on a career spent with acting alongside John Wayne, Sean Connery and – of course – Bardot herself. Read more

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Still from Jesse Armstrong's No Kaddish in Carmarthen

FIVE SHORT FILM DIRECTORS TO LOOK OUT FOR

This year's Encounters Festival was a breeding ground for fresh perspectives and new short film and animation directors. We pick out the people who'll be producing the short and feature films that lead the way in cinema in the coming years. Read more

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NB (Napoleon Bonaparte) Vova Vorotniov

POOR BUT COOL

Achilles' running shoe pierced with an arrow, Napoleon with his New Balances and Chanel in the hands of the poor but cool – Kiev-based visual artist Vova Vorotniov will confuse you then tickle you with his smart, sideways take on branding. Read more

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Fabien Costeau underwater

FABIEN COSTEAU'S UNDERWATER APARTMENT

The grandson of Jacques Yves Cousteau has dedicated his life to taking his family’s underwater legacy to unheard-of new depths. His latest adventure, Mission 31, sees him pay tribute to Conshelf II, his famous grandfather's 30-day underwater stint in 1963, by outstripping that period by one full day. Read more

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Louis Vuitton SS14

TOP FIVE VIRAL MOMENTS OF WOMENSWEAR SS14

From Marc Jacobs' departure from Louis Vuitton to Rick Owen's floor-stomping step girls, SS14 was a month of surprises, shocks and thrills. Our top viral moments feature relays all of the best (and most unexpected) moments of SS14. Read more

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