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But Who’s the Common Enemy That Will Unite Us? Gluten? Putin?

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But Who’s the Common Enemy That Will Unite Us? Gluten? Putin?

Haute Couture Spring–Summer 2014

Yiqing Yin’s couture interpretations of the metamorphic phases of a moth’s four-stage lifecycle from egg to caterpillar to cocoon to adult form: Stitches of felt jersey and degradé silk patchwork sleeveless vest dress with sheer liquid organza bell skirt embroidered with white veins, a gray lurex jersey one shoulder side panel draped dress with circular fluffy wings attached to an off-white ribbon […]

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Now, Who Can Fall Dead Best?

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Now, Who Can Fall Dead Best?

Photographed by Charles Moriarty

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Émilie Voirin

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Émilie Voirin

I’ll Take My Vermicelli With a Side of Yahweh

Recently, Émilie Voirin has been talking to a priest about her art. The London-based artist and product designer considers the meetings—at a nearby church in South Kensington—to be research. Her work is empirical and curious; it neither brays angrily at religion nor restrains itself in fear of the church’s power. For Voirin, deconstruction is not a means to shatter beliefs […]

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Konstantina Kotzamani

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Konstantina Kotzamani

Though One Could Argue That Anything That Has To Do With The Heart Is Just A Game

“The giraffe is the animal with the biggest heart. The distance between its head and its heart is three meters and the heart is big enough to send the blood all the way up. When the giraffe is lying down, its heartbeat reaches the ground. It goes underground and all the animals are tuned to the heartbeat of the giraffe,” […]

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Holly Walker

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Holly Walker

You Know I Live For Your Letters

There’s muscle in the music of Holly Walker, delivered through controlled vocals accented by occasional falsettos; dignity and poise, broken by moments of uncontainable emotion made more evocative by their disparity. Piano chords, played by Walker and gliding one to the other, temper the emotion of this voice—in the style of ’30s jazz—while artful synths bring the drama. “During my […]

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Jeremy Irvine

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Jeremy Irvine

Love Him! Love Him! Love Him! Love Him!

The key to understanding contemporary British identity is to combine the three irrefutable tenants of its culture: Charles Dickens, a love of the stage, and deep, deep spirituality. So, the spirituality first: Walpola Rahula was a Buddhist monk and scholar who hypothesized that the origin of dukkha—commonly translated as “suffering,” “anxiety,” or “stress,”—is desire founded by ignorance. Theorists believe that […]

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CEO Sharks

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CEO Sharks

I Am Not a Demon. I Am a Lizard, a Shark, a Heat-Seeking Panther. I Want To Be Bob Denver on Acid Playing the Accordion.

JIN SOOK CHANG I grew up surfing in Oregon and there are lots of great white sharks there. I think I saw one, once, in the back of a wave. Imagine a great white shark. Its big teeth, its thunderous attitude, its electroreceptor organs that make hiding damn near impossible for its prey. Now imagine a great white shark personified, […]

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#DenimDay

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#DenimDay

GUESS Raises Awareness

The GUESS foundation and L.A.-based non-profit Peace Over Violence have rallied this year to create awareness for Denim Day 2014, with emphasis on prevention through education and awareness, and supporting survivors of sexual assault. Maya Jupiter and Aloe Blacc have teamed with the brand and organization to promote this through video and a performance that took place today at the […]

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ACID FLASHBACK: Mama Tried

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ACID FLASHBACK: Mama Tried

The Other Side of the Screen

  Curated by Jagoda Zaczynska

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