Miranda Okker

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Review: Ibeyi, 'Ibeyi'

I fell hard for the 20-year-old twin sisters of Ibeyi last summer, when they released the entrancing, unsettling video for their single "River." The way that Lisa-Kainde and Naomi Diaz mixed deep soul with Afro-Cuban tradition and electronic textures resulted in one of the best new cuts I'd heard …

Percussion

Review: THEESatisfaction, 'EarthEE'

THEESatisfaction opens its second album, <i>EarthEE</i>, with the lines, "Said the bird to the water: May I take a sip? May I dip my toes in it?" Whether the introduction is meant as an avian parable or, more likely, a declaration of intent, it effectively functions as a disclaimer identical to the one …

Review: Future Brown, 'Future Brown'

Future Brown is a post-human, post-geographical electronic music collective that is both decidedly human and highly geographical. The four main members hail from far afield (Los Angeles, New York, Kuwait) but live most fully in the drifting state that artists can inhabit when they work the global …

3 Moves That Are Secretly Amazing for Your Abs

Bored with planks and all crunched out? Try these little known core exercises<p>When it comes to sculpting strong, tight abs, there's a lot more you can do other than planks, sit-ups, and crunches. Personal trainer Rachel Cosgrove, the genius creator of the <i>Women's Health</i> Spartacus 4.0 Workout in the</i> …

Getty Gives Bloggers Free Access To 35 Million Images

Aware that its pictures are being widely used without payment, Getty Images has taken the unusual step of making millions of them free for non-commercial use.<p>Using a new embed tool, users can from today drop an image into their blog or social media feed, where it appears with a footer crediting …

18-Year-Old Photographer’s Spectacular Conceptual Self-Portraits

Eighteen-year-old Laura Williams joins the ranks of fellow young, extremely talented photographers such as Alex Stoddard and Kyle Thompson in creating spectacularly surreal and expressive self-portraits. The Cambridge, England native's photograph entitled <i>Invisible</i> recently went viral, with over …

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Daft Punk win best international group at 2014 Brits

The robots that conquered the world have conquered Britain, too. Fresh from winning big at the Grammys – where they took both the album of the year and record of the year trophies – the French duo picked up the International group award at the Brits.<p>No helmets were removed, no faces were revealed – …

Lorde wins international female solo artist award at 2014 Brits

Lorde, the singer-songwriter responsible for 2013's late-summer breakthrough hit Royals, has won her first Brit award for best international female solo artist at London's O2 Arena. She won't be able to celebrate with a pint, however: the precocious New Zealander, born Ella Yelich-O'Connor, is 17 …

The Best Spring Fashion Essentials Under $250

Shedding the steep price tags is just as awesome as shedding the winter layers.<p>Shedding the steep price tags is just as awesome as shedding the winter layers.

Clothing

Back to Basics: 11 Shoes Every Woman Should Own

Click through for the classic shoes every fashionable woman should have in her closet.<p>Aside from diamonds, we're pretty sure shoes are a woman's best friend. With seemingly endless options each season, it's hard not to amass a collection of pumps in a rainbow of colors, or more than 10 pairs of …

Mulberry Debuts the Cara Delevingne Collection at LFW

First came the Alexa, then the Del Rey, and now, finally, the Cara.<p>First came the Alexa, then the Del Rey, and now, finally, the Cara. At its London Fashion Week presentation today, Mulberry officially announced the Cara Delevingne collection, a handbag line the brand teased with a short trailer …

Gucci in demure, muted, mood for autumn/winter 2014 Milan show

On the first day of Milan fashion week, Gucci confounded expectations of high glamour with a collection for autumn/winter 2014 that was low key, covered up and cute.<p>The footwear said it all. In previous seasons the Gucci girl would surely not have stepped out in anything less than a 15cm heel.<p>This …

Beautiful Games: frozen waterfall climbing

These remarkable photos of professional ice-climbers tackling huge frozen waterfalls and icefalls in Eidfjord, Norway, were created by photographer Thomas Senf. He used spotlights and flares to illuminate the spectacular landscapes at night-time, achieving results which look other-worldly. It took …

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Top 5 Blog Posts of the Week:Super Bowl-Inspired Decor, Affordable Rugs, and More

From Super Bowl-inspired decor finds to affordable rugs in neutral colors, here's our weekly roundup of the shelter blogosphere.<p><b>This week's favorite links:</b><p>Decor Finds in Your Favorite Super Bowl Team's Colors. POPSUGAR Home<p>A Tour of Victorian-Era Destinations in London. A Bloomsbury Life<p>Thoughts on …