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Just my type: how fashion became all about the font

The writing’s off the wall and on your clothes: it’s time to brush up on Helvetica, Arial, blackletter, egyptian and more<p>Whatever insiders are allowed to geek out about at any given moment tells you a lot about where fashion is at. Five years ago, when minimalism ruled, it was highly prized to have …

Typography

This Man Might Be the Kanye West of Seoul Fashion Week

“Is G-Dragon here yet?”<p>The South Korean rapper with nearly 11 million followers was the subject of contagious whispers on Tuesday evening at Seoul Fashion Week's first major off-the-calendar show of the season. A crowd of editors, celebrities, and even Demna Gvasalia's brother, Guram was lured in …

South Korea

Military-Inspired Is the Outerwear Trend of the Season

Take a tip from the street style stars of Moscow Fashion Week and invest in a military jacket this season. Romantic yet structured, the utilitarian look was also seen on runways from Balmain to Burberry. Here are 10 to add to your wardrobe now.

Jackets

Every H&M Fashion Collaboration, Ranked

Like clockwork, H&M has released one or two fashion designer collaborations a year since 2004. Karl Lagerfeld was the first, with design greats like Rei Kawakubo and Alber Elbaz following in his footsteps, finding new ways to reimagine their haute aesthetics for the high street. And like clockwork, …

DEA agent explains what it's like to infiltrate Mexican and Colombian drug cartels

But here's a rare inside look, offered by a veteran of the drug war. Mike Vigil, the Drug Enforcement Administration's former chief of international operations, served more than three decades in the agency, including 18 years abroad, and more time than any other DEA agent in Mexico.<p>Now an …

New Mexico

Have Scientists Cracked the Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle?

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/CC BY 2.0<p>The Bermuda Triangle, so named in a 1964 story in America's first pulp magazine, the infamous Argosy, has long been controversial. Its existence as a center for sunken ships and downed airplanes has never gained official traction: the U.S. …

Paranormal

Mexico's police corruption crisis is spiraling out of control

"We really thought we were going to be killed," said the mother of two, who requested her real name not be published for fear of reprisals. "Before we were led to the truck, a guy stood over us and kept asking: 'How do you want to go?'"<p>As legislators debate a major reform of the Mexican law …

Mexico

This One Town Became An Oasis Amid Mexico's Violence

In the middle of one of Mexico's most violent states, this town took its security into its own hands. BuzzFeed News' Karla Zabludovsky reports from Cherán, Mexico.<p>CHERÁN, Mexico — For many in Mexico, the word “Michoacán” evokes heart-pounding fear.<p>For years, it has been known as one of the most …

The Staggering Death Toll of Mexico's Drug War

Over the course of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the number of civilian deaths has been staggering. In Afghanistan, more than 26,000 civilians …

Latin America

How The People In A Small Town In Mexico Destroyed A Brutal Mexican Cartel

The La Familia cartel had plundered their sacred forest in broad daylight; they sold the wood to transnational corporations. The plight facing the …

The City of Guadalajara Is the Money Laundering Capital of Mexico | VICE News

There was nothing unusual about the <i>fresas</i>, or preppy rich kids, who used to order liquor by the bottle and dance to electronic beats behind the stone and glass façade of Guadalajara's trendy Lucrecia nightclub. But the first indication that something untoward was happening at the club came in March …

Mexico

New Witness Account Undermines Mexican Government Narrative Of Missing Students

At the end of the night of Sept. 26, 2014, in the Mexican city of Iguala, it rained. The lifeless bodies of Daniel Solís and Julio César Ramírez, two students from a rural teachers college in the nearby town of Tixtla, lay drenched on the asphalt. No one had been able to help them. Their …

Mexico

Mexico's drug war is getting even worse

Despite eight years of violence spanning two Mexican presidential administrations, the country's drug war has continued with few signs that Mexico's …

Mexico

Mexican government raids farm labor camps in crackdown on abuses

The Mexican government has raided at least three squalid, makeshift farm labor camps in recent weeks, rescuing about 250 adults and children and posting videos of the operations — rare enforcement actions that suggest a more aggressive tack by federal labor authorities.<p>The first raids occurred …

The brattiest pack in Mexico

A generation of spoiled, entitled children of the ruling elite is running wild. Meet Mexico’s future leaders.<p>Mexican soccer fan Jorge Alberto López …

Mexico

Nobody, Especially The Government, Knows How Many Mass Graves Have Been Found In Mexico

Hundreds of mass graves have been discovered across Mexico, but the government isn’t keeping tabs. How many clandestinely buried bodies are rotting under the country’s surface? You can also read this report in Spanish.<p>MEXICO CITY — Flies swarmed atop the hills around Iguala, a small city in …

Mexican singer shot six times in latest attack on drug trafficking glorifiers

Javier Rosas, known for his narcocorridos in praise of Mexico’s violent drug wars, was ambushed in a car chase that ended in two dead and Rosas in critical care<p>A Mexican singer, who found fame with a song in praise of a high-heeled female drug trafficker, is in intensive care after being shot six …

Mexico

The Big-Money Scandal Rocking Mexico

The sacking of journalist Carmen Aristegui raises serious questions about President Peña Nieto’s commitment to press freedom—after she raised serious …

America’s ISIS next door: Mexico, billion-dollar cartels and the colossal failure of the war on drugs

They behead people by the hundreds. And like ISIL, Mexican gangs are flourishing as a result of failed U.S. policy<p>They behead people by the hundreds. They heap headless, handless bodies along roadsides as warnings to those who would resist their power. They have penetrated the local, state, and …

Mexico
Mexico

Mexican town where 43 students disappeared is opium hotbed

IGUALA, Mexico (AP) — The rattletrap sedan cruised the streets of Iguala, its roof crowned by a loudspeaker blaring headlines from the day's newspaper: "Another killed! Another killed!"<p>To the residents of Iguala, however, this hardly seemed like news. Bloodshed was part of life in Iguala before …

Mexican Vigilante Justice Hits $7 Billion Gold Mine

When members of a regional mafia kidnapped laborers and fishermen, locals pleaded for government help. When they shut down a billion-dollar gold …

Mexico

Latest World News, Videos & Photos

Investigation continues after the mysterious deaths of an American family in Mexico<p>Deadly 3-stage attack leaves the French countryside …