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27 Gifts Only People Who Love Art Will Appreciate

And they don't cost that much... Monet.

Sleeping Under the Stars: 6 Extraordinary Hotels With Open-Air Rooms

There’s something magical about sleeping outside, but we’re not talking about a sleeping bag on the ground in a tiny tent. Instead, how about resting your head at a hotel, not a campsite, in a plush bed with the comforts of any five-star suite. This is the ultimate dream. Located at various points …

27 Mind-Bending Photos from Austria's World Bodypainting Festival

Created in the south of Austria 1998, this is one of the most kaleidoscopically weird fests around – and has since helped redefine the genre of …

21 Moments That Defined 1990s Fashion

References to the '90s are everywhere, from slip dresses and logomania to mom jeans and an unexpected obsession with Helmut Lang. Here, 21 quintessential sartorial moments that defined a decade to always be cherished.

Wooden Rings with Magnificent Tiny Fantasy Landscapes

Le créateur canadien sous le nom de Secret Wood réussit à recréer l’atmosphère fantasmagorique de paysages fantastiques dans d’aussi petits objets …

Design

Trending: Dutch Designers, L.L. Bean, Savers Revolt Against Waste in Fashion Industry

Thrift store chain <b>Savers</b> staged an outdoor “clothing spill” installation on Seattle’s Alki Beach on Earth Day to remind people that “landfills …

Clothing

Enormous images of tiny insects, each made from around 8,000 individual photos

These incredibly detailed images of jewel-like insects reveal the beautiful, surprising, and often downright bizarre sculptural forms of some of the …

Imaginative Photographer Turns Mundane Reality into Wonderfully Surreal Adventures

Master photo manipulator Vincent Bourilhon is back with new images sharing his delightful world of wonder and imagination. Based in Paris, many of the artist's fantastical shots feature landmarks of his beloved city in the background. His surreal visuals shed light on the marvelous perspective …

Inventions

Inside the Stunning Renovation of One of Mexico’s Most Beautiful Private Homes

There is a certain enduring allure of a Spanish Colonial house—color-saturated tiles and dark wooden ceiling beams both contrasted with muted white stucco walls. Homes such as these, but within the Yucatán region of Mexico, and the town of Mérida in particular, are the focus of a new book out from …

This Is What Street Style in Kazakhstan Looks Like

Fashion in Kazakhstan? In case you missed the memo, the country has a bustling fashion industry, its own Fashion Week, and a head-turning street style scene, too. To kick off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Almaty, there was plenty of head-to-toe color and print, worn by some chic dressers and familiar …

Beyond the Purple: Prince’s Influence on the Fashion World

There’s no arguing with the royal purple legacy of Prince Rogers Nelson. The Minnesotan musician crafted some of the most unforgettable ensembles on and off the stage, challenging traditional notions of gender with his fearless sense of personal style. Perhaps the most iconic look in his repertoire …

Prince: A Life in Pictures

San Francisco Bay Area

The Best Documentaries to Watch at This Year’s Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival came under fire last month after announcing that it would host the world premiere of the anti-vaccination documentary <i>Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe</i>. The festival later pulled the doc and cofounder Robert De Niro took direct responsibility for the selection, …

The 16 Most Dramatic Celebrity Style Transformations

From Victoria Beckham to Rihanna, the stars who have undergone fashion makeovers.<p>Believe it or not, the style stars of today haven't always lived on the best dressed list. From Victoria Beckham to Rihanna, these are the A-Listers who have endured the most drastic fashion transformations in their …

Turn Your Entire Portfolio Into A Mobile Business Card With This Simple App

<b>Print and design company</b> MOO has come up with a way to showcase your work without the hassle of bringing your physical portfolio along with you …

Graphic Design

Is Ukraine the New Fashion Capital of Knitwear?

From left: Nadya Dzyak, Frolov<p>Photo: Aitor Rosas / Indigital.tv<p>There are several trends that have come out of Ukraine over the past year, including traditional pieces like the <i>vyshyvanka</i> and the <i>zhupan</i>. Now another motherland handicraft has taken the spotlight at Ukraine Fashion Week’s Fall 2016 …

A Colourful Collection of Images from The Holi Festival

Holi is a spring festival in India and Nepal, also known as the festival of colours or the festival of sharing love. It’s a wonderful festival for …

These Brave, Powerful, and All-Around Amazing Women Inspire Us Every Day

What better way to celebrate International Women’s Day than to reflect on the women who inspire us every day? To commemorate the event, we asked our staff to share their own female role model. The result is an impressive roster of international powerhouses that includes political leaders, daring …

Three Is a Trend: Fall 2016

It's downright airy.<p>We're keeping an eye on the emerging micro-trends on the runway under the die-hard rule of: when you see three, call it.

Die Hard

A Comprehensive Guide to the Fall 2016 Fashion Trends

From statement furs to velvet everything, this is what's trending for fall 2016.<p>From statement furs to velvet <i>everything</i>, this is what's trending for fall 2016. See the hottest fall 2017 fashion trends.

Remembered: The Game-Changing Martin Margiela Show of 1989

As talk turns towards a future of consumer-facing fashion shows, we look back on the 1989 Martin Margiela presentation, which set a new paradigm for …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Spring 2016 Trend Report

Artist Commemorates the History Behind Her Father’s Vintage Tools

Graphic designer Maki Yamamoto likes to begin every day with a photoshoot to help get her creative mind ready for work. Using her collection of vintage tools, tickets, stamps, and more, the artist designs arrangements, playing with color, size, shape, and texture. She'll often add various plants to …

Repairs

24 Princess-Worthy Dresses

See the Stunning Costumes for This New Ballet

Justin Peck is no stranger to high-profile collaborations — the resident choreographer of New York City Ballet has already worked with Sufjan …

This is the best time to book a flight to 10 destinations around the world

To help make it easier, KAYAK analyzed flight searches from the US and Canada between November 1, 2014 and October 31, 2015, determining the change in cost for 10 luxury cities when booking from a period of one month to six months before departure.<p>The data is part of KAYAK's 2016 Travel Hacker …

Flying

Style Lessons We Learned From Bohemian Birthday Girl Lisa Bonet

Of masks and musclemen: 50 years of west African studio shots – in pictures

In the 1960s, as many west African nations were gaining independence, photographers started setting up impromptu studios to show people in all their finery – plus some added extras, from boombox props to fake airport backdrops<p>• From Dahomey to Timbuktu is at Jack Bell Gallery, London, until 21 …

West Africa