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International Politics Expert Warns the U.S. Is Sliding Into Fascism

An international politics expert who studies authoritarian regimes said President Donald Trump was already taking steps to gather tyrannical power — …

Donald Trump

Nearly 100 Years of High-Heel History: See How They’ve Evolved Through the Years

Over the past nine decades, high heels have drastically evolved — but some styles continue to reemerge through the years.<p>In the 1920s and 1930s, …


'I'm Not Racist' is the brutal race conversation nobody wants to have

<b>(CNN) —</b> It opens with a white man in a "Make America Great Again" hat ticking off racist trope after racist trope:<p>How African Americans are lazy, aimless, shiftless. How there's a double standard when it comes to using the N-word.<p>The scene is from rapper Joyner Lucas' music video for "I'm Not …

Black Lives Matter

Intimate Portraits Capture Women in Moments of Solitude

Inspired by paintings by Vermeer, Maria Marrone explores beauty through portraits of everyday muses.<p>A young woman lays in repose on a sateen draped sofa in her Bronx living room, unaware of photographer and filmmaker Maria Marrone exploring her relaxed composition. Marrone desires to photograph …


Watch a Jazz-Club Fashion Shoot Inspired by Sade

For a new video spotlighting African designers, the online fashion retailer Oxosi channeled the legendary ‘80s singer Sade and staged a fashion shoot …

Fashion Photography

Léa Nielsen Mixed Media Fashion Photography

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Fashion Photography

Fashion photographer. Two and half years with SONY A7R By Ivan Tsupka

Fashion photographer. Two and half years with SONY A7R. By Ivan Tsupka Introduction Over the past two and a half years, I’ve shot more than a hundred …

Fashion Photography

A Former Nun Finds Her Voice in Fashion Photography

Enter the divine world of Colombian photographer Bita Cuartas.<p>Hot pink lipstick, designer sweaters, and breathtaking models are just the medium of Colombian fashion photographer Bita Cuartas's photos—not the message. For that, she looks to popular culture, drawing inspiration from well-known …

Japanese Street Fashion

13 Must-Haves That Prove There's More to Spring Fashion than Floral Dresses

There are some obvious spring trends that come back every season: floral dresses! Ruffled tops! Pastels! But that's not all that was on the Spring 2017 runways this season. “Spring may be synonymous with floral prints and flowy dresses, but I still find myself gravitating to structured suits and …

Spring Fashion

Solange performed in a museum, and it was appropriately artsy

No matter where Solange Knowles performs, we’re BIG fans. Now, Solange performed in a museum, reported <i>Teen Vogue</i>, and it was appropriately artsy. …

Solange Knowles

The Most Beautiful Hats & Heels at Pippa Middleton’s Wedding

Pippa Middleton’s Wedding Guest Style: Hats & Heels<p>Guests make their way to Pippa Middleton and James Matthews’ wedding ceremony in whimsical hats …

Human Rights

Colorful Watercolor Paintings Immortalize Tokyo’s Historical Storefronts

After moving from Kobe to Tokyo three years ago, Polish animator Mateusz Urbanowicz was struck by the number of historical buildings that survive in Japan’s capital. So, he did what any real artist would, and set out to capture Tokyo’s storefronts in beautiful watercolor paintings.<p>While …

The World's Largest Contemporary African Art Fair Returns to Brooklyn

1:54 New York has both a social- and market-driven mission.<p>This Frieze week, the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair is back. 1:54 launched in 2013 in London by Touria El Glaoui, having made its debut New York last year, and features both works by established and emerging artists. The galleries …