The Velvet Underground’s ‘The Gift’ Goes Visual, Courtesy Christina Brucato

The Velvet Underground’s ‘The Gift’ Goes Visual, Courtesy Christina Brucato

You could go anywhere in the mails… That’s how it began. Waldo would go postal (service, that is) from Pennsylvania to Wisconsin and meet his [...]

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Designer Laura Vela Defines Free-Spirited Sophistication

Designer Laura Vela Defines Free-Spirited Sophistication

Reporting by Roberto Garcia Spanish-born designer Laura Vela’s namesake handbag brand is on the quick-rise worldwide. But rewind just a few years, and Vela was [...]

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Jamie xx – Girl

Jamie xx – Girl

About a month ago, Jamie xx announced his first solo project since 2011 would come in the form of two new singles. First he graced [...]

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Wish I Was Here Teaser Trailer

Wish I Was Here Teaser Trailer

Zach Braff’s long awaited follow-up to his indie darling Garden State was a surprise hit at the Sundance film festival.  Here’s a look at the [...]

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The Renaissance of Street Photography, Courtesy Vivian Maier

The Renaissance of Street Photography, Courtesy Vivian Maier

[Welcome to the renaissance of Street Photography, courtesy Vivian Dorothea Maier.] 2007: In a seemingly endless quest to find 220 vintage photos of Chicago’s northwest [...]

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Blackberry Fig Perfume Oil By Belladonna

Blackberry Fig Perfume Oil By Belladonna

According to it’s maker, “Belladonna perfume oil foreshadows danger and begins with notes of violet, lilac, and jasmine, followed by hints of blackberry and fig, [...]

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Sarah Ruba’s Creative Bender

Sarah Ruba’s Creative Bender

Despite its obvious drawbacks, modeling is the perfect job to have while pursuing a career in the arts, says Sarah Ruba. They’re mutually beneficial. As [...]

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Downtowner by Neil Francis Dawson & Lisa Nguyen

Downtowner by Neil Francis Dawson & Lisa Nguyen

Photographer: Neil Francis Dawson Stylist: Lisa Nguyen Makeup: Jen Myles Hair: Nicole Blais Model: Lydia  (Next) Equipment provided ROOT STUDIOS

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Purrfectly Pretty Kitty Wear

Purrfectly Pretty Kitty Wear

Seriously. Meow, k? Snatch these pretty kitty rings from The Rogue and The Wolf for a purr-fectly reasonable price point. For just $34.50, glam up [...]

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CONTRA tv presents Create + Influence Episode 12 – FIVESTORY

CONTRA tv presents Create + Influence Episode 12 – FIVESTORY

Living in Paris and not sure of what to do or how to feel, a young Claire Distenfeld sought out therapy in retail stores. The [...]

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Nifty Thrifty Bucket Bag

Nifty Thrifty Bucket Bag

Although the brand’s moniker sounds a little like something your mom might have come up with (who says nifty anymore, I mean…) we can definitely dig [...]

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The xx – Sunset (Jamie xx Edit)

The xx – Sunset (Jamie xx Edit)

We love the nostalgic images in this video from The XX for “Sunset.” We also like the idea of mixing a new song onto old [...]

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Downtowner by Neil Francis Dawson & Lisa Nguyen

Downtowner by Neil Francis Dawson & Lisa Nguyen

Photographer: Neil Francis Dawson Stylist: Lisa Nguyen Makeup: Jen Myles Hair: Nicole Blais Model: Lydia  (Next) Equipment provided ROOT STUDIOS
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