Monthly Archives: March 2009

Lauren Pierce

Lauren Pierce is the debut fashion collection designed by Lauren Bush (niece of former President Bush). Lauren is  a Princeton graduate, former model and an ambassador for the UN’s World Food Programme. She has taken courses at Parsonsand Central Saint Martins … Continue reading

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I.O.U.S.A.

My friend posted this video on Facebook and I thought I’d share it with you all. The documentary is called ‘I.O.U.S.A’ and it sheds light on the US economy and the accumulated debt and deficits. It is really shocking and sobering. … Continue reading

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The District: Ep. 7 & Ep. 8 – Making Compromises and Spring Breakdown

Deary me, I’ve been neglecting you and The District. So here are two episodes for the price of one. Bargain, right? Lucky for you The District is still as interesting and full of drama as ever. Between bailouts, unemployment, AIG … Continue reading

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Mary Kate Olson by Jason Nocito

Jason Nocito is an incredible portrait photographer. He took this great series with Mary Kate Olson. These are some of best pictures I’ve seen of Mary Kate and that’s saying a lot! Nocito’s work has a raw, gritty feel to … Continue reading

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Modern Art

Well… I guess that told them. Maame x

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Noir Illuminati II

Noir Illuminati II is a Danish luxury fashion label with a conscience. The brand is based on a forward-thinking and ethical business model. Peter Ingwersen, the head designer, founded Noir in 2005 and remains committed to upholding the human rights … Continue reading

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Today’s Style Inspiration – Lake Bell

I love the blazer that actress Lake Bell is wearing in the above pictures. I found these pictures on Hanneli Mustaparta’s great blog. Lake Bell’s jacket is very well tailored with an interesting shape, especially the coattails! Bell teams the … Continue reading

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World Water Day

Today is World Water Day and it’s a tragic fact that 1.1 billion people in the world do not have access to clean drinking water and sanitation. Did you know that 4500 children will die today because of it. But … Continue reading

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I’m Pushing Sixty, That’s Enough Exercise For Me

Graphic design duo Nan Na  Hvass and Sofie Hannibal recently did art work for the walls of a newly opened gym  called Butcher’s Lab (the gym used to be slaughter house). Judging by the quotes on the wall, it sounds … Continue reading

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Vilhelm Hammershøi

Vilhem Hammershøi (1864- 1916) was a Danish artist and painter. Hammershøi, the son of a well-to-do merchant, showed great promise as an artist from an early age. He was educated at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.  Hammershøi’s work … Continue reading

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