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It looks like bondage is one of the fashion trends making it to our fall/winter 2019 wardrobes. Adam Rippon certainly made a statement on the Oscars red carpet back in March with his fetish-inspired Moschino tux by Jeremy Scott, and most recently Timothée Chalamet had a huge Internet moment when he wore a custom-made Virgil Abloh "hand-embroidered mid-layer garment" to the Golden Globes. Now, Versace debuts their own interpretation of

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Sketchbook by David Morales Hernandez Dina Brodsky (previously) started keeping a sketchbook at the age of 18, when most of her content was a collection of scattered thoughts and scribbles. Today, the artist and curator has transformed this practice into wildly detailed pages that combine architectural watercolors with notes written in an organized script. As curator-in-residence at Sugarlift in Long Island City, New York, Brodsky has organized an investigation into other

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Yellowstone National Park, all images courtesy of Scott Reinhard Scott Reinhard combines contemporary land elevations with historic maps to create three-dimensional environments of a specific region, city, or state. To produce the digital maps, he pulls elevation data from the United States Geological Survey, which he then embeds with location information and merges with the original design of the old maps. Producing these hybrids allows the Brooklyn-based graphic designer to gain a better sense

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Get Alexa Chung, Lucy Hale, and Jessica Biel's cold weather outfits, on a budget. Every week, I scour the web to find inspiring outfits on your favorite celebs and help you recreate their looks! This week, I was inspired by Alexa Chung, Lucy Hale, and Jessica Biel. Read on to see how you can get their looks for yourself. Celebrity Look #1: Alexa Chung's Chic Plaid Style star Alexa Chung roamed the NYC

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Most of us are so used to reading that we forget each letter is a shape and each word its own composition. There’s a significant aesthetic dimension to the writing we read daily—in emails and books, on packaging and signs—and so it makes sense that visual artists have co-opted graphic design and typography strategies for their own philosophical ends. Using language, artists transform a basic communication tool—the alphabet—into unique provocations. Language

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A new mural by Pascal Boyart in Paris. Photo courtesy Pascal Boyart. Though Bitcoin has only entered the public consciousness over the past few years, its Genesis block is 10 years old, and to celebrate the anniversary, Paris-based artist Pascal Boyart has created a street mural with a puzzle containing 0.26 BTC ($1,003). The exact location of the work is unknown, though it is somewhere in central Paris. Boyart, a “crypto-inspired artist,”

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Shutterstock Budgeting is HARD. Working while you’re in school and still feeling broke is even harder. While significant others are undoubtedly some of the best people in our lives, we all know it can get expensive to go out on dates all the time and keep the fun times rollin’. Don’t worry, you’ve got a seasoned broke college student at your service. 1. Cook something neither of you has ever attempted before. Shutterstock Cooking

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Entrepreneur Oliver Luckett is well-known for founding companies that have helped shape the digital landscape. In addition to being a tech visionary, he’s a passionate art collector and supporter who, along with his husband Scott Guinn, has amassed an amazing array of contemporary art. The couple’s Reykjavík home serves as their own personal gallery that boasts many Icelandic artists and American street artists. Both are a nod to Luckett’s trajectory. He first

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A ROUTER THAT’S also a speaker. A mirror that’s also a lamp. A picture frame that charges your smartphone. Welcome to the hybrid gadget revolution! It’s a little bit Swiss Army knife, a little bit Island of Doctor Moreau. Convergences have long been a staple of progress, from multitools to kitchen implements to every other As Seen on TV striver. Surely some medieval archer fashioned a backscratcher out of a bow.

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