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Still haven’t bought your winter coat for this year? Browse our top five coat trends of the moment, be inspired by your favourite street style stars on on how to style them and then take your pick… 1. Belted trench coats  Keep colours neutral and wear a red, brown or orange trench with beige silk and knitwear or pristine white trousers.   2. Classic checked coats  Either wear the classic checked coat as a suit

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The Voyageurs Wolf Project is a collaboration between the University of Minnesota and Voyageurs National Park which tracks and studies wolves throughout the warmer months. In 2018, the project studied six northern Minnesota packs, creating a map that showcases the intensely territorial way the animals behave, and how tightly they stick to their packs. The brightly colored line drawings were composed from 68,000 GPS locations of the six packs, with negligible crossover

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doug aitken is letting a place speak for him. this semi-permanent structure bends the landscape it’s named after. unveiled this coming weekend, february 1 – 3 2019, ELEVATION 1049: frequencies will show off contemporary art, performances, and one ‘mirage gstaad,’ by the guy who brought us underwater pavilions. doug aitken’s response to this year’s theme — frequencies — cuts and divides and bends light waves. every single surface is clad in mirrors apart from the floor. the exterior sometimes disappears. the interior is

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You can see a lot of weird stuff on Google Maps. If you’re taking a digital stroll around the world with the software’s Street View function, it’s not uncommon to see people intentionally trolling the Google car by making obscene or absurd gestures, or just chasing the 15-eyed, moving camera down the street. But if you zoom out a bit to the more peaceful satellite view, there are many other sights to

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Dressing in one color can seem aggressive. While intriguing in theory, the thought of running the risk of looking costume-y or like a cartoon character (sorry, Power Rangers) can be reason enough to just play it safe. But once you decide to take a dive off the fashion deep end and flex those sartorial muscles a bit, pulling off the same hue from head-to-toe becomes less intimidating. There's also a

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It’s festival season! Ok, no, it’s not even close to festival season, and depending on where you are right now you may be staring out the window at an icicle the size of a power forward. But that just means you have plenty of time to daydream about what you’ll do once the snowbound apocalypse is over. Some of the big festival organizers know this and have done us the

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“Tyger, tyger, burning bright, in the forests of the night.” So go the first lines of William Blake’s immortal 1794 poem about the powerful striped felines that were long hunted for their pelts. Today, however, though laws are in place to protect and preserve this endangered species, only about 3,900 Panthera tigris roam the wild, a dramatic drop in a population that, at the beginning of the 20th century, reportedly

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Throughout art history, hama wools have served as inspiration for emotions, conflict, environmental issues, personal experiences, and more. The desire to assign symbolism to animals sharing our world connects human cultures across time. From first cave drawings to later symbolical or allegorical representations, the portrayal of animals in visual arts reveals a lot about our times and the relationship between our two worlds colliding. Vertical Gallery is opening its 2019 exhibition season with a show bringing together six

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