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Lustful Luxury Lace Pictorials
Lustful Luxury Lace Pictorials
The Alyssa Miller Amica March Shoot Turns up the Heat
An abandoned mansion becomes the backdrop for a passionate and romantic photoshoot in the Alyssa Miller Amica March 2012 issue. Shot by photography duo Driu and Tiago for the Italian magazine, the story… MORE
Emotional Urban Explorer Photos
Emotional Urban Explorer Photos
Berthold Rothas Plays a Lonely Drifter for The Fashionisto
Berthold Rothas takes to the streets of New York City in a captivating editorial for The Fashionisto. Tanya Kechichian gets behind the lens for the photoset, which follows the model through the urban landscape,… MORE
Biker Beauty Editorials
Biker Beauty Editorials
The Abby Brothers for Mirage Magazine #3 Shots are Wild
Photographer Jason Lee Parry's latest editorial, featuring Abby Brothers for Mirage Magazine #3, delivers all the edge and rawness fans have come to expect from his work. Bearing the title, 'Snake Eyes.… MORE
Staged Supermodel Paparazzi Portraits
Staged Supermodel Paparazzi Portraits
Lara Stone in Vogue Paris March Shows Faux Candids
Readers of tabloid magazines around the world are accustomed to seeing candid paparazzi captures of their favorite celebs attempting to go incognito while out on the town, but it isn't often one finds… MORE
Retro Rockstar Revival Fashion
Retro Rockstar Revival Fashion
Sterling Clairmont Turns up the Heat for Fashion Gone Rogue
The wardrobes of rock legends like Joan Jett, Pat Benatar and Tina Turner get a contemporary update for the last of Fashion Gone Rogue’s winter editorials, starring Sterling Clairmont. Captured by Kinya,… MORE
Costly Educational Upgrade Stats
Costly Educational Upgrade Stats
The 'iPads vs. Textbooks' Infographic Analyzes Apple's Plan
On January 19, 2012 Apple released iBooks 2, allowing high school textbooks to be used and read on an iPad -- but as the 'iPads vs. Textbooks' infographic shows, the current cost of switching from paper… MORE
Eerie Artificial Family Photos
Eerie Artificial Family Photos
'Happy Inside' by Amy Lombard Captures Personal Moments at IKEA
The showrooms of the Swedish home furnishings store IKEA are home to a frenzy of activity, with families trying out sofas and beds, and every room so perfectly decorated that it's easy to forget you're… MORE
Distressed Teen Damsel Portraits
Distressed Teen Damsel Portraits
Jessica Smith for Touchpuppet Captures Cabin Fever
The phrase "all dressed up and nowhere to go" makes for a captivating theme in the latest photoseries of Jessica Smith for Touchpuppet. Shot by Lavenda Memory, the editorial tells the tale of a very stylish… MORE
Ominous Otherworldly Fashion Shoots
Ominous Otherworldly Fashion Shoots
Fernando Cabral Heats Up the Pages of Open Lab #6
Apocalyptic imagery and science fiction fashion become one in the latest Fernando Cabral editorial for Open Lab #6, 'The Minimalist Issue.' Captured by Warren Bryce, the model dons futuristic looks from… MORE
Personality-Promoting Campaigns
Personality-Promoting Campaigns
The H&M 'It's All About You' Lookbook Focuses on Expression
Self-expression and pop-infused looks are the focus of the latest H&M 'It's All About You' lookbook, showcasing the brightest and boldest pieces from the retailer's 'Divided' spring line. This season's… MORE
Steamy Cabana Couple Campaigns
Steamy Cabana Couple Campaigns
The Guess Spring/Summer 2012 Shots Star Amber Heard and Silviu Tolu
The Guess Spring/Summer 2012 campaign shows just how much fun you can have under the sun, turning up the heat with actress Amber Heard and Guess regular Silviu Tolu. Shot by Ellen von Unwerth, the photos… MORE
Wild Western Outlaw Lookbooks
Wild Western Outlaw Lookbooks
Takeshy Kurosawa Spring/Summer 2012 is Cowboy-Chic
Gunslinging cowboys of the wild west trade in pistols for hairdryers in the Takeshy Kurosawa Spring/Summer 2012 campaign shots. Captured by Italian photographer Simon, the lookbook stars Lewis Grant as… MORE
Cultural Crossover Fashion
Cultural Crossover Fashion
Dean Isidro for Out Magazine Captures Bold Prints
A diversity in prints, colors and cultural influence is the focus of the latest fashion editorial by Dean Isidro for Out Magazine. Starring model Armando Cabral, the photo set makes use of stylist and… MORE
Birds of Paradise Editorials
Birds of Paradise Editorials
Thomas Lohr for Achtung Magazine Embraces Bold Prints
Exotic floral patterns and extravagant retro prints dominate the latest photoset by Thomas Lohr for Achtung Magazine. The German photographer captures models Jakob Wiech­mann and Peter Bruder in this high-fashion… MORE
Post-Breakup Makeover Guides
Post-Breakup Makeover Guides
'The Rules of Cutting Off Your Hair' Brings Laughs to the Loveless
I'd be lying if I said I didn't know any girl who, upon ending a relationship, decided to undergo an extreme hair transformation, as depicted in Christie Young's 'The Rules of Cutting Off Your Hair.' The… MORE
Viral Virtual Pinboard Stats
Viral Virtual Pinboard Stats
'Have an Interest in Pinterest' Analyzes the Site's Success
Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter created new ways for brands and public figures to market themselves to web users, but no site has captured the attention of the online community quite… MORE
Illustrated Apocalypse Predictions
Illustrated Apocalypse Predictions
'The End of the World' Infographic Forecasts the Earth's Fate
Nobody can be sure if December 21, 2012 will mark the end of human existence, as the Mayan calendar seems to indicate, but seeing as it's nearly ten months until the potential apocalypse, now seems like… MORE
Deal-Breaker Dating Infographics
Deal-Breaker Dating Infographics
This 'Valentine's Day Gift' Guide Analyzes Your Relationship
With February 14 behind you for one more year, now is the perfect time to think about (and potentially overanalyze) whatever "romantic" gifts and surprises you may have received from your beau this year,… MORE
Historical Game Hero Infographics
Historical Game Hero Infographics
'30 Years of Super Mario' Follows the Journey from 8-Bit to 3D
The world's most famous pixelated plumber has been tearing up the video game world for over three decades, and as the '30 Years of Super Mario' infographic explains, the gaming hero underwent several transformations… MORE
Doomed Millennial Infographics
Doomed Millennial Infographics
'Generation Screwed' Outlines Ominous Unemployment Rates
North Americans currently live in an age where education and job qualification unfortunately doesn't mean immediate employment, as the 'Generation Screwed: It's Not Easy Being a Millennial' infographic… MORE
Informative Inked Portraits
Informative Inked Portraits
'Tattoo Infographics' by Paul Marcinkowski is a Graphic Design Dream
Infographics and flowcharts have taken over the web in recent years, pairing clever graphic design with stats and facts to share info on a variety of subjects, from social media to Kim Kardashian's divorce… MORE
Mini Formal Wear Manicures
Mini Formal Wear Manicures
These Tuxedo Nails are Snazzy and Sassy
Awards season is in full swing, and while not every girl can afford to sport the latest couture gown to an Oscar viewing party, this 'Tuxedo Nails' manicure is a sure way to add glam to any ensemble. Created… MORE
Twitter Statistic Graphs
Twitter Statistic Graphs
'Top Trending on Twitter in 2011' Rounds up the Year
Social media sites like Twitter and Facebook allow for users to document not only their lives, but the world's major events, and as the 'Top Trending on Twitter in 2011' infographic shows, they even serve… MORE
Multi-Cultural Menswear Shoots
Multi-Cultural Menswear Shoots
Andrea Bellisario Rocks it in Rocket Magazine Issue 07
Styling from around the globe is the main feature of Rocket Magazine Issue 07's 'Namaste' editorial, starring menswear model Andrea Bellisario. Italian photographer Omar Macchiavelli gets behind the lens… MORE
Teen Time Capsule Couture
Teen Time Capsule Couture
The Acne Pre-Fall 2012 Collection Uses Elements of the Past
The awkwardness and angst of adolescence is captured in high fashion form in the Acne Pre-Fall 2012 Collection. Pulling inspiration from what designer Jonny Johansson calls the "TV Generation," the line… MORE
Aggressive Motivational Calendars
Aggressive Motivational Calendars
Nathaniel Russell's 'Get It Together' Offers Yearly Stimulus
Holding on to those New Year's resolutions might be feasible if you've got Nathaniel Russell's 'Get It Together' calendar by your side. The Indianapolis, Indiana native created this handy date-keeper which… MORE
High-Priced Gadget Stats
High-Priced Gadget Stats
'The Cost of Technology Over the Decades' Infographic is Reassuring
Cellphones, computers, gaming systems and other technological gadgets often seem to bear a hefty price tag, but as 'The Cost of Technology Over the Decades' shows, what you pay now might just be a portion… MORE
Pastel Springtime Portraits
Pastel Springtime Portraits
Laura Wood Lights up in Michelle Dylan Huynh's Portraits
Gorgeous hues of salmon, peach and tangerine are the focus of photographer Michelle Dylan Huynh's latest series of portraits, starring model Laura Wood, of Chadwick Models. A fresh face on the fashion… MORE
Feminist Popstar Parody Blogs
Feminist Popstar Parody Blogs
The 'Hey Girl, It's Rih' Tumblr Imagines an Outspoken Rihanna
Popstar Rihanna is not only an incredible singer and performer, but a sex symbol for both men and women around the world, so it was only a matter of time before a blog like 'Hey Girl, It's Rih' appeared.… MORE
Woeful Web Blackouts
Woeful Web Blackouts
'A World Without Wikipedia' Examines the SOPA Protest
The Internet is an incredibly popular source of information for scholars and the general public, which is why a potential permanent blackout of one of the world's largest free online encyclopedias bares… MORE
Talkative Terrestrial Infographics
Talkative Terrestrial Infographics
'The World of Mobile Phones' Examines Usage Around the Globe
The relationship between a cell phone and its owner is not to be taken lightly, and as 'The World of Mobile Phones' indicates, more and more people around the globe are relying on their mobile devices… MORE
Hooded Hipster Photography
Hooded Hipster Photography
John Ciamillo's Portraits of Neele Hoeper are Gorgeously Grunge
The gritty grunge look has made a comeback since its heyday in the early 90s, and John Ciamillo's captures of fresh face Neele Hoeper is a prime example of how this dark and edgy look makes for a fabulous… MORE
Tranquil Lakeside Looks
Tranquil Lakeside Looks
Alex K Explores Nature for the Foam Magazine February/March 2012 Issue
Revisit your days of youth spent at the lake with the latest Alex K shoot for Foam Magazine's February/March 2012 issue. Captured by Alexander Wagner, the outdoorsy editorial features an array of casual… MORE
Enchanted Imagination Photography
Enchanted Imagination Photography
Amalia Chimera's 'Living in a Dreamworld' is Magical
The world that exists between sleep and waking is captured beautifully in 'Living in a Dreamworld,' a series by Amalia Chimera (or, as she is known outside of the Internet, Amalia Sieber). Recognized… MORE
Magical Mouse Manicures
Magical Mouse Manicures
This 'Disney Babies' Nail Design is Bright and Bejewelled
The world's most famous mouse gets a fashion tribute in this adorable 'Disney Babies' nail design by Beautylish user Amanda S. While the DIY design isn't endorsed by Disney, it serves as a spectacular… MORE
Posh-Meets-Rocker Fashion
Posh-Meets-Rocker Fashion
Claudia Petersen Dons a Chanel Wardrobe for BELANE
The lines between posh princess and glam rock queen are blurred in the aptly named 'Pure Couture' Claudia Petersen editorial for BELANE Magazine Winter Edition. Captured by Krystina Woldanowski with refined… MORE

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Vulnerable Military Portraits
Vulnerable Military Portraits
Jason Hanasik's Defenseless 'I Slowly Watched Him Disappear' Series
The transformation from boy to soldier is documented in Jason Hanasik's moving photo series, 'I Slowly Watched Him Disappear.' The ongoing collection follows a young man, Sharrod, as he chases his dream… MORE
90s Cartoon Doppelganger Tributes
90s Cartoon Doppelganger Tributes
Sheridan College's 'Recess Opening Scene Remake' is Tons of Fun
As a kid growing up in the 90s, an embarrassing amount of Saturday morning cartoon theme songs have been ingrained in my memory, so you can imagine the feelings of nostalgia I felt while watching Sheridan… MORE
Leading Lady Comeback Covers
Leading Lady Comeback Covers
The Kirsten Dunst Flare November Shots Show a Matured Starlet
The shift from teen movie star to Hollywood leading lady isn’t an easily achieved feat, but the Kirsten Dunst Flare November 2011 photos prove that the ‘Bring It On’ star isn’t going to back down. Photographer… MORE
Mini Formal Wear Manicures
Mini Formal Wear Manicures
These Tuxedo Nails are Snazzy and Sassy
Awards season is in full swing, and while not every girl can afford to sport the latest couture gown to an Oscar viewing party, this 'Tuxedo Nails' manicure is a sure way to add glam to any ensemble. Created… MORE
Clever Chocolate Milk Charts
Clever Chocolate Milk Charts
The Flavored Milk: The Facts Infographic Dissects Delicious Dairy
As the back-to-school season approaches for many North American students and the question of whether or not to remove chocolate milk from schools remains, the Flavored Milk: The Facts infographic shines… MORE
Feminine Feline Fashions
Feminine Feline Fashions
The Classy Angela Lindvall Georges Rech Fall 2011 Shoot
Sassy and classy are the perfect words to describe the Angela Lindvall Georges Rech Fall 2011 campaign photoshoot. The gorgeous black and white shots showcase the fabulous ready-to-wear looks by the French… MORE
Manipulated Andro-Hipster Portraits
Manipulated Andro-Hipster Portraits
The Kate Moennig Work Magazine Shoot is Grunge-Chic
From grunge-hipster to futuristic fashionista, the Kate Moennig Work Magazine photoshoot by Lindsey Byrnes explores all sides of the actress. Known for her androgynous looks and slim physique, Moennig… MORE
Festive Fallen Leaf Manicures
Festive Fallen Leaf Manicures
These Thanksgiving Nails by Robin Moses are Glittery and Fun
As American Thanksgiving quickly approaches, along with the colder weather for many North Americans, there's no better way to get in to the festive fall spirit than with Robin Moses's Thanksgiving Nails.… MORE
Frightening Folklore Photography
Frightening Folklore Photography
The Rankin Gallery 'Myths, Monsters and Legends' Series is Wild
Traditional tales of fantasy and fright are adapted for the modern world by artists Damien Hirst and Rankin for the 'Myths, Monsters and Legends' exhibition at Rankin Gallery in Los Angeles, California.… MORE
Money-Making Markers
Money-Making Markers
The 'Salary Science' Infographic Measures Your Wages
If you aren't exactly "raising the roof" with your current income, then check out the 'Salary Science' infographic for some helpful tips and tidbits on how to fix certain money woes. Created by Shaun… MORE
Curated Digital Confessions
Curated Digital Confessions
The 'Just Tell the Truth' Project Reveals Hopes and Secrets
World-renowned film director Mike Figgis combines online anonymity, digital imagery and art therapy in the 'Just Tell the Truth' project. The online secret-revealing series is part of the Deloitte Ignite… MORE
Rugged Americana Photography
Rugged Americana Photography
The Jenna Upton Touchpuppet Shoot is Gorgeously Gritty
Hot hipster gear meets patriotic Americana fashion in this daring and dusty desert Jenna Upton Touchpuppet shoot. Lensed by fashion photographer Gavin Kleinschmidt and shot exclusively for the online… MORE
Ethereal Ecological Photography
Ethereal Ecological Photography
'At Night' by Troy Moth Captures a Secret World
The vast and magical forests of Canada's west coast take the spotlight in photographer Troy Moth's latest work, 'At Night.' Born deep within the forests of British Columbia in a tree-planting camp, this… MORE
Borrowed Ex-Boyfriend Couture
Borrowed Ex-Boyfriend Couture
The Ira Zvidrina Men's Shirt Dress Recycles Abandoned Apparel
If you've ever had to deal with finding that abandoned or forgotten oversized shirt from an ex-boyfriend weeks after the breakup, you'll absolutely love these completely creative and chic men's shirt dress… MORE