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Beyond Closet 2015 Fall/Winter Collection

Taking to recent New York Fashion Week to showcase its latest collection, Seoul-based imprint<p>Taking to recent New York Fashion Week to showcase its …

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CLAE 2015 Spring/Summer "The Graduate" Collection

Hot on the heels of a premium monochromatic collection (seen here), Southern California footwear<p>Hot on the heels of a premium monochromatic collection (seen here), Southern California footwear purveyor CLAE has launched a lineup spring-apropos silhouettes dubbed “The Graduate.” Featuring two new …

Pyer Moss 2015 Fall/Winter Collection

New York City-based menswear label Pyer Moss revealed its 2015 fall/winter collection with strong<p>New York City-based menswear label Pyer Moss revealed its 2015 fall/winter collection with strong inspirations from the movies, <i>School Daze</i> and <i>Cruel Intentions</i>. Following from these themes, we are …

UPDATE: Artists Revok, Reyes and Steel are Suing Roberto Cavalli for Copyright Infringement

Italian fashion label Roberto Cavalli is being sued by artists Revok, Reyes and Steel for copyright<p>Italian fashion label Roberto Cavalli is being …

The best of the rest of 2014: Alien: Isolation is the boldest, best game of the year

<i>Every year the Polygon staff chooses 10 excellent games to award our Game of the Year honors, but that means some games we love don't quite make the cut. This year we've decided to run a series of opinion pieces by members of the Polygon staff explaining why certain games earned top marks from them</i> …

Sundays with Ronnie Fieg

The New York Times expands on its #SundayRoutine series this weekend with Ronnie Fieg. Known for<p><i>The New York Times</i> expands on its #SundayRoutine series this weekend with Ronnie Fieg. Known for his extensive footwear collaborations and as the founder of the KITH imprint, Fieg walks the <i>NYT</i> though his …

Rescued scientists bring back a warning from the Antarctic

Photograph: Unimedia/Barcroft Media<p>Passengers aboard Akademik Shokalskiy were successfully transferred by Chinese helicopter to the ice surface near Australian rescue ship Aurora Australis in …

Be a Maker with New Balance Custom Options

With sneaker culture rapidly growing, it’s hard to own a pair of shoes that no one else has. Luckily, thanks to <b>New Balance</b> custom options you can …

The Mecca of Streetwear: Dissecting Fairfax's Place in Street Culture

Fairfax Avenue has been an iconic street in Los Angeles for the better part of the last century.<p>Fairfax Avenue has been an iconic street in Los Angeles for the better part of the last century. The Fairfax Village area has historically been a neighborhood for Jewish immigrants, yet in recent years …

A New Climate? How A Utility, Germany, Elon Musk And Falling Oil Prices Are Conspiring To Fight CO2

In the most recent episode of HBO’s <i>Newsroom</i>, there’s a scene in which a high-level EPA administrator appears on television to discuss a report about carbon dioxide levels in Hawaii. The report was real, but fortunately, the apocalyptic proclamation by the fictionalized Richard Westbrook — “The last …

Larose Paris Zip Fedora

Larose Paris presents its new Zip Fedora hats for Fall/Winter 2014. Made from rabbit felt using traditional hat making techniques in the south of …

11 Economic Lessons to Make You a Smarter Shopper For Black Friday

When you hit the stores this weekend, remember three things: Shopping is a sport, this is its Super Bowl, and retailers are better at playing it than you.<p>The first and last rule of prices is that nobody knows what anything is worth. Shoppers are guided by shallow clues ("this is cheaper than that") …

Some of gaming's greatest heroes are mentally ill, and that's a great thing

(Trigger warning: this article deals with childhood abuse, sexual assault, and suicide)<p>The stereotype of the "hardcore" gamer and the stereotype of a mentally ill person sometimes merge into the same creature. Gamers are sometimes generalized as pasty, troubled and socially-isolated. We like to …

Review: Mary J. Blige Turns Dance Diva on The London Sessions

Artists who prove themselves adaptable or resilient become particularly beloved because they represent a suspension of mortality, creative or …

15 Most Stylish Movies of Modern Time

Fashion inspiration is everywhere, as long as you’re looking. Sometimes you don’t even have to look too hard, because it’s projected 30 feet high on …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee run across the globe.<p>10 Photos2 days agoView More<p>Best Stuff<p>We’ve got …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

New Arrivals<p><i>GQ</i>’s editors pick the freshest menswear, sneakers, watches and more worth your disposable income.<p>15 Photos2 days agoView …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Destiny: behind the scenes of the world's most expensive video game

On the wall are multiple LCD displays showing graphs, maps and streams of data; this small windowless box, hidden away in a cavernous converted multiplex in Washington, is crowded with serious-looking people hunched over keyboards, amid a mass of cables and high-spec PCs. It looks like a Nasa …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sales<p>Sweater season is coming.<p>18 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Drinking<p>Say goodbye to the stuffy speakeasy.<p>By The Editors of GQ2 days agoView …

Here's what the Alienware Alpha console can do — and what it can't [update]

<i>Updated on Aug. 19 at 1 p.m. with corrections to inaccuracies about what Steam games show up in a player’s library and the limitations of the Alpha’s console mode.</i><p>Alienware has created a monster.<p>The boutique gaming-PC maker is marketing its new box, the Alpha, as a console. It’s actually a strange …

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Guards Filmed Beating Protester During Africa Leaders Summit In DC

A witness says he believes the protester was allegedly beaten by security for the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo. "The whole thing lasted about 10 seconds before secret service intervened."<p>WASHINGTON — A video shot by a passerby appears to show the security detail of the president of …

Red Dead Redemption 2: All You Need To Know On The Release Date, Reports And Rumors Of The Long Awaited Next Series Of The Red Dead Video Game

<b>Red Dead Redemption 2: All You Need To Know On The Release Date, Reports And Rumors Of The Long Awaited Next Series Of The Red Dead Video Game</b><p>Since …