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Our 5 Current Obsessions: Lobster Ice Cream, Prince’s Rare ‘Black Album’ & New Pride Fashions Style & Stuff

Our 5 Current Obsessions: Lobster Ice Cream, Prince’s Rare ‘Black Album’ & New Pride Fashions

Written by Charles Thompson-Wang on June 09, 2018
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While most of our current obsessions are things we’re presently lusting after, sometimes we just can’t stop thinking about something because it’s … odd. In this case, that would be lobster ice cream. We’ve got some more traditional items to obsess over, too, including a rare Prince album and some great ways to spice up your Pride wardrobe.

1. Original copy of The Black Album by Prince

current obsessions prince black album

An authentic copy of The Black Album by the legendary Prince just surfaced. His 16th studio album, and at the time his most controversial, it was pulled from the market by the artist himself due to its dark content. The original Black Album became legendary; one of the last five copies sold for $42,000. This newly discovered copy from Canada will surely ignite another bidding war. Bidding starts at $25K, discogs.com 

2. Wren + Glory “Love Is Love” denim jacket

current obsessions wren glory love is love denim jacket

The denim jacket is a fashion staple, perfect for any season. This stylishly painted denim jacket by Wren + Glory, a design team from NYC who are also sisters, is just in time for Pride month. Each hand-painted jacket features hearts in rainbow colors with “Love” painted in black, block cursive on the lower back. Even better, 10% of all proceeds go directly to the Trevor Project. $395, wrenglory.com 

3. SpectraLite EyeCare Pro

current obsessions eye care pro

This eye mask from Dr. Dennis Gross is truly high-tech skincare. Featuring 72 LEDs, this mask uses therapeutic light to penetrate the dermis, which stimulates the production of collagen. Slow down the aging process with this do-it-yourself procedure, said to bring results in just two weeks. $159, mrporter.com 

4. Lobster Ice cream

current obsessions lobster ice cream

Who doesn’t love ice cream on a hot summer day? Ben and Bill’s, a family-owned ice cream business, offers 64 flavors of ice cream. But its strangest flavor is the buttery, creamy lobster ice cream. Chunks of cooked lobster meat give the ice cream a chewy texture. And believe it or not, it’s one of Ben and Bill’s best-selling flavors. $11–$30, benandbills.com  

5. Pride briefs from Charlie by MZ

current obsessions pride briefs

Celebrate Pride with Charlie by MZ, the luxe men’s underwear and swimwear brand. These Pride-edition briefs are available in three colors and feature a sexy low-rise cut. They’re a perfect way to celebrate Pride month. $145, charlesbymz.com 

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