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Okay, so maybe athletes don't need extra attention but taking them off the field and putting their spectacular moves into everyday situations is a pretty killer idea for a photo series. Check 'em out, but... don't try it at home. Read more
A TV show clearing out its wardrobe and set design? This is the greatest garage sale of all time. Look for these in your area, looks like an amazing opportunity to score quality clothes and furniture at reasonable prices. Who said watching TV wouldn't pay off? Read more
Nobody really needs a reason to attend a fashion-filled weekend, but the Washingtonian comes up with some pretty good ones. Even if you're not in the area, it's great inspiration to get out and enjoy the fall season's fashion exhibits, especially supporting local arts and events. What would you add to the list? Read more
An art exhibit in San Antonio is helping visitors learn about costume design in film, and of course it's interactive. No, you can't wear Keira Knightly's dress, but you can do it "virtually". There's an app for that. Seriously. Read more
I never thought of a graffiti, as an art form , until I moved to a bigger city. Standing in front of a huge mural painted on a side of a building was a powerful experience for me. Painting at that scale was impressive, and somehow, it nicely blended into the building's surface and complemented its architectural elements.

Here are a few wall murals that exist in a complete harmony with the buildings that... Read more
It seems like Italy knows how to do everything the best: food, fashion, wine, cheese... the list goes on. Good thing the trends are moving to "flowing" looks - pass the pasta! Read more
Sharon Lee got her start studying the interior decorator for the White House, so I'm pretty sure I can't say much more about her... she's got friends in high places! And really, her East-meets-West designs are amazing. Check 'em out. Read more
It sounds impossible but it's true: video games are helping bring a dying art back to life. Specifically, Japanese woodprints.

There's a first time for everything! Read more
Could you use a Belle Ami? (a beautiful friend, that is) to help you expand your wardrobe. Its a jewellery accessory that will always be there for you when you need it.

At JaJeJems we have been working on developing just such a beautiful friend to add to our 2013 fall collection . We have been thinking about the concept for quite a while, trying to put together a product that would be pretty, practical... Read more
With a rebel yell, get your safety pins and black eyeliner ready, cause it's all punk, all the time, this fall. Read more



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