The new novel, "10:04" by poet-turned-novelist, Ben Lerner is a dry, scathingly elegant elegy to New York City. Here's an excerpt
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Do you notice how emotional fashion people have been this season? The ennui that made an emotional vacuum of the anti-spectacle of the Marc Jacobs. Tears at the Prada. Awe at the Dior. And then there was Phoebe Philo's honest and (gasp) heartfelt expression of uncertainty..or what Philo described to style.com as "being aware of the connection between creativity and risk".
As fashion has blurred faster and faster, moving now, almost at the speed of light, or at least fiber optic cables, it has felt as if it had also gotten more cynical. What used to be a tight little hermetic circle of taste and cool has been blown open to something of a mob scene with a lot of carelessness and crassness to go with it. But the true talent that anchor this industry had always held themselves to principles of both passion and excellence.
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All the cool young curators like Tim Goessens tell us that Sao Paulo's art scene is throbbing hot. Here's proof plenty in the form of a remarkably well thought out show that destabilized the idea of geographic codification as well as introducing the culturally rich idea of nodal/global inter-action. I've always loved the transculturalism of the new generation of Brazilian design innovators like the U-Mag contingent. This show codified the implications of the work of this brave new post-Deleuzian generation
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À l’occasion de l’exposition « Yves Saint Laurent et le Maroc », présentée pour la première fois au jardin Majorelle à Marrakech, Pierre Bergé se souvient. Il tire les fils du passé et accompagne ses propos de photographies, dont beaucoup sont inédites, de dessins et d’aquarelles de Lawrence Mynott.
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'I don't want to make women look pretty and harmless. Women are sexy, desirable and complex. I want to give them weapons'
You've spotted Annelise's exquisitely wrought work featured in Vogue, Vogue Paris,The Cut, W, The NY Times and style.com, which is why Michelson's Spring line is an essential see during this Paris Fashion Week. As you well know a woman in her jewelry is an impeccable force.
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Eagerly Anticipating: IAN SCHRAGER 'S 215 CHRYSTIE PROJECT IN NEW YORK CITY : DESIGNED BY HERZOG & DE MEURONSubmitted by Wayne on Wed, 2014-09-24 21:12.
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