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What's your favorite accomplishment?
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Spicy Problem Skin Solutions
Spicy Problem Skin Solutions
Veto Uses Pepper as Part of its Bump Fighting Recipe
The only thing perhaps more taxing than worrying about a physical flaw is figuring out how to deal with it without the use of a plastic surgeon. Veto, a product that is designed to get rid of bumps... MORE
Fatified Cartoon Characters
Fatified Cartoon Characters
Artist ANPH's Playful Melon-Head Art Series
The Melon-Head art series by Anph is a fun set of images that gives an animated makeover to a bunch of very well-known characters. The twist of this art is that the famous cartoon characters now have a… MORE
Rugged Mountain Man Lookbooks
Rugged Mountain Man Lookbooks
The PRPS 2011 Collection Embraces the Rough Side of Fashion
The model in the PRPS 2011 collection looks like he has spent some time up in the mountains or maybe he is just really jazzed about Movember. Either way, the mountain man look totally complements the… MORE
Pensive Clown Art
Pensive Clown Art
Stefan Milev's Zink Magazine Takes on Shakespeare
This Stefan Milev Zink Magazine pictorial re-imagines Shakespeare’s 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream' with an eerie twist. With pensive, forlorn clowns, Milev's images deliver a very depressing and creepy… MORE
Fashionista Femme Fatales
Fashionista Femme Fatales
Derek Wood Focuses his Lens on the Depth of Feminine Beauty
Photographer Derek Wood is charged with the enviable task of photographing beautiful women, with most of his shoots taking place in great outdoor locations. However, the photography of Derek Wood does… MORE
Laser-Etched Hoop Shoes
Laser-Etched Hoop Shoes
The Intricate Design of the Air Jordan Force IVs
It may have may been a couple of years since Michael Jordan has graced a basketball court with his presence, but the shoes bearing his name still continue to drive sneaker fanatics crazy. No doubt, the… MORE
Rebellious Hipster Tees
Rebellious Hipster Tees
The Married to the Mob Holiday 2010 Collection
With tees that read "Good girls bend at the knees, Bad girls bend at the waist," the Married to the Mob Holiday 2010 collection is far from innocent. The Married to the Mob Holiday 2010 line is banking… MORE
Human Hood Ornaments
Human Hood Ornaments
These Shots of Natasa Vojnovic by Dusan Reljin will get Your Engines Revving
These shots of Natasa Vojnovic by Dusan Reljin look like they document a pretty wild night out. The photographer mixes things up with full color, black & white and intentionally blurred images to tell… MORE
Tomboy Fashion Shoots
Tomboy Fashion Shoots
Simon Burstall Snaps Boyish Shots of Keke Lindgard for Elle Magazine
Nothing is as hot as a regular girl who can pull off boyish looks and still maintain her femininity. These shots of Keke Lindgard for Elle Magazine are proof of that. Photographer Simon Burstall captures… MORE
Body-Framed Photography
Body-Framed Photography
The Unconventional Imagery of Tasya Van Ree
Creativity is definitely at the heart of these black & white images by photographer Tasya Van Ree. The props used in the photos and the angles from which they are taken really give this set of work an… MORE
Tree-Cut Sound Docks
Tree-Cut Sound Docks
The Koostik Wood iPhone Speaker System Pumps Natural Noise
I've seen plenty of original sound docks, but I've never seen one that has its origins in a forest. The Koostik wood iPhone speaker system is a funky combination of wood from maple and walnut trees. You… MORE
Underwater Hipster Snapshots
Underwater Hipster Snapshots
The Submerged Photography of Kassia Meinholdt
The photography of Kassia Meinholdt focuses on young, fresh-faced females with a definite hipster vibe to them. The single subject photography features bright backdrops and often employs natural light.… MORE
Modern Minimalist Prayer Palaces
Modern Minimalist Prayer Palaces
Alfonso Architects Tampa Covenant Church
Fans of church architecture are usually impressed by the structure's old world charm and historical significances. However, if new dynamic buildings like the Alfonso Architects Tampa Covenant Church keep… MORE
Off-Duty Princess Art
Off-Duty Princess Art
The Zenescope Takes a Look at Cartoons Behind the Scenes
Trend Hunter is no stranger to bringing you re-imagined versions of childhood fairytales, but this look at cartoon characters behind the scenes is unlike anything you’ve seen before. This look at the… MORE
Romantic Retro Marketing
Romantic Retro Marketing
The Sizzling Guess Fall/Winter 2010 Campaign
After debuting earlier this summer, the Guess Fall/Winter 2010 campaign has added some more shots. The new images will make you feel like you just jumped out of a fashion forward time machine. Denim,… MORE
Hooded Bird Dresses
Hooded Bird Dresses
The Damon Baker 'Polly Brown' Brave New Girl Editorial
The Damon Baker 'Polly Brown' spread in 'Brave New Girl features a smoking hot model rocking a wide array of killer fashions and wild hairdos. The looks on display in this Damon Baker 'Polly Brown' photo… MORE
Patterned Hipster Knitwear
Patterned Hipster Knitwear
The Journal Standard 2010 Fall Lookbook
With the changed leafs on the ground in many a city street, it's time to thrown on your autumn fashions on. If you are looking for some new fall threads, you may want to check out the new Journal Standard… MORE
Haute Asylum Spreads
Haute Asylum Spreads
The Insanely Sizzling Model Andrej Pejic for Tush Winter 2010
This spread featuring Andrej Pejic for Tush Magazine takes the model inside the walls of an all-white padded room. Fortunately, this femme fatale is not actually insane. These pictures of Andrej Pejic… MORE
Raging Riot Photography
Raging Riot Photography
Boston.com Captures Piercing Protest Pictures
The 'Big Picture' section of website Boston.com is always guaranteed to have some mind-blowing images on display. True to form, this set of protest photography is absolutely stunning and evokes some honest… MORE
Midnight Hour Fashiontography
Midnight Hour Fashiontography
Marcelina Sowa & Sessilee Lopez Pose for L'Officiel
This photo shoot for L’Officiel Magazine featuring models Sedent, Marcelina Sowa & Sessilee Lopez is called 'Noirologie' and is inspired by all things dark. From the styling to the dark lighting, this… MORE
Timeless Beauty Pictorials
Timeless Beauty Pictorials
The V Magazine Age Issue Features Classic Starlets
The V Magazine Age Issue features 3 covers, each starring one of Hollywood's most beautiful and famous leading ladies. Susan Sarandon, Jane Fonda and Sigourney Weaver each grace their own cover of the… MORE
Vintage Varsity Shoots
Vintage Varsity Shoots
'An Education' by DAVEYiPhoto for Creem Magazine is Awesomely Academic
'An Education' by DAVEYiPhoto for Creem Magazine is an achingly chic shoot featuring prep school-inspired clothing. With the models in crested blazers, plaid skirts and shirts with rep ties, there is… MORE
Peek-A-Boo Avian Fashions
Peek-A-Boo Avian Fashions
Karolina Kurkova for El Pais Semanal Magazine
Bird-like fashions take center stage in this editorial featuring Karolina Kurkova for El País Semanal Magazine. The fashions on display clearly draw inspiration from the animal kingdom. The fashions… MORE
Steamy Flapper Spreads
Steamy Flapper Spreads
Georgina Stojiljkovic by Greg Lotus for Vogue Italia
Just a warning, these steamy shots of Diego Miguel and Georgina Stojiljkovic by Greg Lotus for Vogue Italia may fog up your monitor. The title of this editorial is 'Suggestions,' and it definitely fits,… MORE
Haute Punk Fashion Spreads
Haute Punk Fashion Spreads
The 'Dark Knights' Editorial by Christian Rios for Runway Magazine
The 'Dark Knights' editorial by Christian Rios for Runway Magazine mixes haute fashions with punk influences and achieves great results. The shoot features models Rina, Kyle Ledeboer and Nick Lacey in… MORE
Flipped Facial Shoots
Flipped Facial Shoots
The Thorsten Schmidtkord "Head on Top" Photo Series
At first glance the Thorsten Schmidtkord "Head on Top" photo series kind of freaked me out. but once my eyes adjusted to what was going on, it was pure enjoyment. The Thorsten Schmidtkord "Head on Top"… MORE
Surreal Faceless Photography
Surreal Faceless Photography
The Peculiar World of Maia Flore
Some photographers have a knack for being able to take you right out of this world plop you into and into theirs. Maia Flore is one of those photographers. Whether it's images of women suspended in mid… MORE
Disheveled Purple 'Dos
Disheveled Purple 'Dos
The Mario Testino Shoots Sasha Pivovarova for V Magazine
These wild shots of uber hot model Sasha Pivovarova for V Magazine turn what would usually be considered a “bad hair day” by most into a badass pictorial. The shots consist of both indoor and outdoor… MORE
Carousel Couture Fashiontography
Carousel Couture Fashiontography
Vogue Italia 'Acrobats' Featuring Karen Elson by Steven Meisel
The Vogue Italia 'Acrobats' editorial featuring Karen Elson by Steven Meisel is a fun-filled shoot, chronicling a day in the life of a circus performer. While the clowns and other performers are decked… MORE
Ultraviolet Boudoir Pictorials
Ultraviolet Boudoir Pictorials
Sultry Vanessa Paradis by Mikael Jansson for Interview Magazine
These shots of Vanessa Paradis by Mikael Jansson for Interview Magazine are second to none. With a very cool dramatic effect achieved by the use of lighting, the photos almost have sci-fi feel to them.… MORE
Zombified Blockbuster Art
Zombified Blockbuster Art
The Matt Busch 'Hollywood is Dead' Poster Series
When Matt Busch says “Hollywood is dead,” he is not referring to slumping box office numbers or talentless cookie-cutter actors on screen. 'Hollywood is dead' is actually the title of his art series,… MORE
See-Through Luxury Marquees
See-Through Luxury Marquees
The Transparent Bubble Tent by Pierre Stephane Dumas
Are you one of those people for whom the term "roughing it" while camping means bringing as many domestic luxuries with you as possible? If so, then this transparent Bubble Tent by designer Pierre Stephane… MORE
Pink Denim Menswear
Pink Denim Menswear
The Colorful 'Deluxe' Spring/Summer 2011 Collection
Japanese clothing company 'Deluxe' has always been known for pushing fashion boundaries while still maintaining a very wearable feel. The 'Deluxe' Spring/Summer 2011 collection upholds this reputation… MORE
Welcome Back Pictorials
Welcome Back Pictorials
The Tom Ford Vogue 'Mr. Ford Returns' Editorial is Awesome
The Tom Ford Vogue Magazine editorial celebrates the designer's return to women's apparel. Fashion-conscious men of the world will probably be disappointed; however, at least the editorial sends this menswear… MORE
Wild Warrior Pictorials
Wild Warrior Pictorials
Koichiro Doi Shoots the Tokyo Tribe VMAN Editorial
The Tokyo Tribe VMAN magazine editorial is one that will grab your attention from the very first glance. Shot by photographer Koichiro Doi, this spread maintains artistic value while displaying some of… MORE
Haute iPad Carriers
Haute iPad Carriers
The Palmer & Sons Leather iPad Hip Bag No. 19 is Super Sleek
The Palmer & Sons Leather iPad Hip Bag No. 19 may be the first iPad bag to rival the Apple tablet's good looks. With a heavy emphasis on design, this luxury carrier is in a league on it's own. Not only… MORE

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Stylized Sunglasses Sites
Stylized Sunglasses Sites
Louis Vuitton & Artist Andre Team Up for 2010 Eyewear
Louis Vuitton returns to its eyewear roots with a stylized sunglasses mini site that displays its Spring/Summer 2010 sunglasses via retro Polaroid-style images shot by Parisian artist Andre. The fun and… MORE
Faux-Retro Movie Trailers
Faux-Retro Movie Trailers
Absolut Vodka Presents 'Lemon Drop,' Starring Ali Larter
Forget the summer blockbusters fighting for supremacy at the box office this season, I'm most excited to see Absolut Vodka Presents 'Lemon Drop' starring Ali Larter. The hilarious faux-retro movie trailer… MORE
Exotic Naturetecture
Exotic Naturetecture
Alila Cha Am Hotel Fuses Luxury & Surroundings in Architectural Triumph
For those in the know, the name Alila is synonymous with luxury hotels and resorts. They have done it again with a luxurious project in Cha Am, Thailand. This fusing of luxury and nature for the Alila… MORE
Paparazzi-Faking Photoshoots
Paparazzi-Faking Photoshoots
Jonathan Wolpert Shoots Arthur Sales And Kamila Hansen as Socialites
Photographer Jonathan Wolpert shoots Arthur Sales and Kamila Hansen in this mock paparazzi photoshoot, and the couple looks as if they want nothing to do with the camera. Playing the role of a young Hollywood… MORE
Studded '80s Chokers
Studded '80s Chokers
The Michal Greg Dilemmas Magazine Shoot Has an '80s Edge
Michal Greg is keeping step with the ongoing quest to pay homage to '80s style. The Michal Greg Dilemmas magazine photoshoot features model Patrycja Pawlowska in styling reminiscent of the days when Michael… MORE
High Fashion Reflectography
High Fashion Reflectography
Txema Yeste's 'Under Pressure' Wallpaper Editorial
Don't you hate it when you take a photo near glass or a window and the picture comes out looking like trash because of a reflection in the background? Well, photographer Txema Yeste uses reflections to… MORE
Menacing Masked Menswear
Menacing Masked Menswear
The Givenchy 2011 Spring/Summer Men's Collection Show
The Givenchy 2011 Spring/Summer menswear show looked kind of like an audition for Phantom of the Runway. As if the design of the clothing was not abstract enough, some of the models also wore some quite… MORE
Hipster Hangout Shoe Ads
Hipster Hangout Shoe Ads
The SWEAR 2010 Fall/Winter Collection is Frisky
Have you given any thought to what you are going to wear on your feet when it's time to put the flip-flops away? Well the SWEAR 2010 Fall/Winter campaign may have the answers to that question. The super… MORE
Abstract Extraterrestrial Fashion
Abstract Extraterrestrial Fashion
Hairo Rojas' Wild Style Pictorial Breaks Avant-Garde Boundaries
These stunning photographs by Hairo Rojas are usually the type of images we see in our dreams or a drug-fueled haze. The hair, the makeup, the clothing, and even the accessories are all out of this world.… MORE
Scruffy Hipster Lookbooks
Scruffy Hipster Lookbooks
Bedwin & The Heartbreakers Fall/Winter 2010 Collection
Despite featuring a scruffy model with a very laissez-faire attitude towards grooming, the Bedwin & the Heartbreakers Fall/Winter 2010 collection still boasts some pretty clean styles. Looking to dominate… MORE
Militarized Hipster Fashion
Militarized Hipster Fashion
The Rugged Balmain Spring/Summer 2011 Collection
The trend of well-fitting menswear looks to be continuing into next year. The Balmain Spring/Summer 2011 collection goes for a very militarized and slim cut look for its upcoming offering. The line… MORE
Fist-Pumping Pictorials
Fist-Pumping Pictorials
Terry Richardson's 'Jersey Shore Season 2' Photoshoot
The Terry Richardson 'Jersey Shore Season 2' photoshoot features everyone's favorite self-proclaimed guidos and guidettes in full fist-pumping form. The Terry Richardson 'Jersey Shore Season 2' photoshoot… MORE
Dark Bride Editorials
Dark Bride Editorials
Camilla Akrans Shoots Anna Jagodzinska for Vogue Nippon
Most grooms would love to lift up their bride-to-be's veil and find Anna Jagodzinska underneath. However, shot by Camilla Akrans, Anna Jagodzinska is transformed into a bride you many not want to mess… MORE
Eastern Hipster Fashion
Eastern Hipster Fashion
The FAD Three 2010 Fall/Winter Collection
The FAD Three Fall/Winter 2010 lookbook is a really cool outdoor photoshoot that captures the label's rugged yet stylish looks, which are due out later this year. The FAD Three Fall/Winter 2010 collection… MORE