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My favorite television show is Arthur.
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Interning at Trend Hunter!
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All of our definitions of the word are varied so to me being cool is being yourself.
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No rituals and no routines, although sometimes I do write down the thoughts in my head because that's when your writing is the most real.
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Originality and innovation excites and inspires me. I find those two characteristics really enamoring. Whether it be pertaining to style, technology, art etc, being original and innovative are always very inspirational.
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Holograms!
Gaudy Fashion Spreads
Gaudy Fashion Spreads
Overt Glamor for Vogue Nippon October 2010
Fittingly titled 'Never Enough,' this editorial in Vogue Nippon pokes fun at overt glamor by decking out recurring editorial face Alessandra Ambrosio in colorful dresses, blouses, fur/feather coats, sunglasses… MORE
Monochrome Superhero Fashion
Monochrome Superhero Fashion
Bleach Blond Vixens Take the Spotlight for Interview Magazine
September 2010 has been a month of amazing editorial content from fashion magazines, and New York-based publication Interview is no exception. The September issue of Interview includes an editorial called… MORE
Classic Camel Coats
Classic Camel Coats
H&M Magazine Brings Back Brown for Fall
Massive fashion giant H&M has does it again, releasing images from their monthly magazine featuring many of the must-have autumn items, with brown for fall being an absolute necessity. The color is infused… MORE
Animal-Friendly Photography
Animal-Friendly Photography
Jacquelyn Jablonski for Pop Magazine's Fall/Winter 2010 Issue
British bi-annual fashion magazine POP sure knows how to deliver when it comes to unique concepts for photo shoots. For POP magazine's Fall/Winter 2010 issue, they enlisted model Jacquelyn Jablonski… MORE
Edgy Grungetography
Edgy Grungetography
Sasha Pivovarova Shines in the September Edition of Numero
Entitled "Sasha," Numero has decided to use the ever-loved and respected Sasha Pivovarova for a solo editorial in the September issue, their 116th. The photographs evoke the chameleon-like qualities which… MORE
Street Side Fashiontography
Street Side Fashiontography
A Slew of Models Vamp for Love Magazine's Fourth Issue
With only the magazine's fourth issue in print, Love is most definitely attempting to be credited among some of the greatest, with "Baby It's You" solidifying that they just may do so. Featuring models… MORE
Scruffy Menswear Shoots
Scruffy Menswear Shoots
Tony Ward Rocks Facial Hair for 10 Men Magazine
After a resounding 29 years in the industry, iconic model Tony Ward's still got it. 10 Men Magazine has used the 47-year-old model for an all Tony Ward issue, with almost every single page dedicated to… MORE
Non-Model Fashion Ads
Non-Model Fashion Ads
Benetton Uses Everyday People for its Fall/Winter Campaign
In an industry saturated by synonymy, it's refreshing to see a group of non-models chosen for a campaign. Photographed by Josh Olins, Italy-based fashion brand Benetton has decided to use street models… MORE
Sleek Leather iPad Cases
Sleek Leather iPad Cases
The JAVOedge Case Promises Better iPad Protection
Following the release of the ever-popular Apple iPad comes this JAVOedge iPad case. The JAVOedge Fiber Axis Case is completely black and has rubber props allowing you to view your iPad in a hands-free… MORE
Provocative Summer Pictorials
Provocative Summer Pictorials
V Magazine's 66th Spring/Summer Sexy Body Issue Heats it Up
Flirtacious, inviting, sexy -- so many words can be used to describe V Magazine's 66th Spring/Summer Sexy Body issue. Gushing with sex appeal, the provocative pictorial sees an array of models including… MORE
Existential Sculptures
Existential Sculptures
Antony Gormley Installation Takes to the Austrian Alps
Hikers in the Austrian Alps will be surprised to see 100 life-sized cast iron statues, thanks to renowned English sculptor Antony Gormley. The statues cover about 150 square kilometers of land, and when… MORE
Sleek Gamer Accessories
Sleek Gamer Accessories
New Logitech Gaming Devices Promise a Better Gaming Experience
The peripheral device maker for PC's has released new Logitech gaming devices for gaming: the Wireless Gaming headset G930, the Gaming Keyboard G510 and the Gaming Mouse G700. The headset has a new wireless… MORE
Sock-Hop Inspired Fashion Spreads
Sock-Hop Inspired Fashion Spreads
'Pretty Baby' by Max Doyle for Vogue Australia September 2010
Within this Vogue Australia September 2010 spread, the magazine generates a past-era inspired vibe with models Catherine McNeil and Codie Young. The spread features the models in sock-hop influenced… MORE
Ferocious Makeup
Ferocious Makeup
'The Kids Are Alright' Russh Magazine August 2010 Spread
The Russh Magazine August 2010 Spread entitled 'The Kids Are Alright,' was shot by photographer Benny Horne. The series of simple portrait-style photos include fashion models Abby England, Amanda Chamberlain,… MORE
Otherworldly Editorials
Otherworldly Editorials
'The Prophet' in Tatler Magazine May 2010 Features Sci-Fi Architecture
For its May 2010 issue, Tatler Magazine's Hong Kong edition released an editorial entitled 'The Prophet' photographed by Baldovino Barani. The shoot was done in an unknown location with the model wearing… MORE
Cabbage Pin-Ups (UPDATE)
Cabbage Pin-Ups (UPDATE)
Artist Ju Duoqi's Vegetable Masterpieces Are Too Beautiful to Eat
Artist Ju Duoqi has reinterpreted iconic photographs into edible art using nothing but cabbage. The pin-ups in the art pieces above are made solely of cabbage and are then inserted into a specific backdrop.… MORE
Volcanic Autumn Campaigns
Volcanic Autumn Campaigns
Balenciaga Fall 2010 Advertisements Add a Fiery Twist
Balenciaga has respectively offered their Fall/Winter 2010/2011 campaign featuring an assortment of models including Stella Tennant, Freja Beha Erichsen, Mirte Maas, Kirsi Pyrhönen, and Karen Elson. The… MORE
Masculine Leather Pants
Masculine Leather Pants
Luxe Leather Infuses Trouser Styles in Menswear
Once and still popular among young women, leather pants have successfully oozed their way into men's fashion, being seen in countless designer presentations at Milan and Paris fashion weeks. Until now,… MORE
Letterman Jacket Revivals
Letterman Jacket Revivals
High School Athlete Styles Get a Grown-Up Designer Makeover
The letterman jacket made a tenacious comeback to the fashion scene this past Fall/Winter season, with designers from every fashion capital revamping the high school outerwear staple. Letterman jackets… MORE
Sprinkled Frosting Fashion
Sprinkled Frosting Fashion
Tar Magazine Editorial by Cedric Buchet
Common words associated with fashion include 'avant garde,' 'unique' and an assorted amount of other terms. 'Fetish,' though, was the word that came up when scrolling through Tar Magazine's second issue… MORE
Pastel Eyebrows
Pastel Eyebrows
Pastel Brow Colors Emerge at Balenciaga Fall 2010
As if bleaching one's eyebrows wasn't enough, colored eyebrows in pastel hues of green, orange and blue seem to be the next big thing in fashion. The Balenciaga Fall 2010 show in Paris, France, took charge… MORE