Rachel Smith

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watch out, h&m: COS is here

the cult classic has landed<p>Ask anyone for not-super-expensive shopping recommendations in Europe, and you'll get the same response: COS. The retailer is beloved for its super chic, incredibly high quality ready-to-wear, and may be one of the reasons that Europeans always look so polished. And now, …

discuss: love, rosie trailer

lily collins, suki waterhouse, sam claflin, and one massive problem.<p>After watching a couple of sneak peeks of <i>Love, Rosie—</i> and getting a preview of Lily Collins' British accent— <i></i>another trailer for the new rom-com has arrived. And this time, we can get some context into what's really going on in this …

Visually Striking Minimalist Photos Represent an Abstract World

This visually striking series, by Budapest-based photographer Adrienn Balask, relies on reflections, symmetry, and natural light to produce elegant and abstract formations. The artist draws upon real life scenes–birds flying across a grassy field, lamp posts lined up in a row, a single boat …

Photography

Designer Transforms One Dollar Thrift Store Clothes Into Trendy Outfits

A few years ago, fashionista Jillian Owens decided that she wanted to change how the world approaches fashion. Finding herself both disheartened by the rise of fashion giants with unethical labor practices, plus a bit broke at the time, the South Carolina-based writer and designer began exploring …

Voyeuristic Bird’s Eye Views of People Inside Their Homes

When you are alone, do you behave differently compared to when you are out in public? French photographer Florian Beaudenon explores this idea in the series <i>Instant Life</i>. The project offers a voyeuristic peek into the homes and lives of different men, women, and families, and invites viewers to …

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Miss Anielas New Non-Photoshopped Images Feature Live Animals and Amazing Props

Miss Aniela knows no bounds! Recently, the fine art photographer was commissioned by Japanese advertising giant K&L to shoot a series of images for the release of the new Nikon D810. Shooting two big projects back to back, Miss Aniela and her team mixed fashion and fantasy to create surreal, …

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Interview: Le Dictateur's Federico Pepe

Federico Pepe is a slightly peculiar figure in Italy's arts and cultural landscape. Advertiser, artist, graphic designer, video-maker, typographer—over the years his hybrid interests have seen him collaborate with celebrated artists like Maurizio Cattelan, Pierpaolo Ferrari, Nico Vascellari and …

The Arts

Photographer Uses 130-Year-Old Camera to Capture Images of Modern England

In the age of Photoshop, cell phone snaps, and digital photography, British photographer Jonathan Keys stands out with his passion for the collodion (or wet plate) process, an early photographic process that was invented by Frederick Scott Archer in the 1850s. Armed with his 130-year-old wooden …

Photography

Moody Portraits of Exquisitely Fragmented Female Forms

Pittsburgh-based artist Mara Light paints intimate portraits of female figures whose faces and bodies are fragmented by the intervention of hazy shadows, textures, and colors. Featuring moody lighting and somber hues, the realistic forms of the women appear to be in the process of deterioration, …

Embroidered Patterns Overlayed on Images by Melissa Zexter

A new show starting today, May 29, and running till August 15, brings to light a growing trend, mixing photographs with embroidery. <i>The Embroidered Image</i> at Robert Mann Gallery in New York brings together the work of multiple artists, like Matthew Cox, Diane Meyer, Jessica Wohl, and Melissa Zexter, …

New York University

8 Summer Styles That Deserve #OOTD Status

There are but three letters standing in between you and amazing summer style: H-O-T. Sad but true, the weather has a way of becoming a major …

Upside Down Mountain

“I’m blessed with a heart that doesn’t stop,” Conor Oberst declares in a still-boyish voice in the aptly titled “Zigzagging Toward the Light.” At 34, …

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Bull's Eye: Altuzarra and Target Collaborate

On your marks...<p>It's going to be a very good Fall for fashion lovers looking for a deal. Target announced a partnership with Altuzarra on a limited-edition collection of women's ready-to-wear and accessories for fall—on the heels of H&M's Alexander Wang news.<p>Altuzarra for Target will be available …

Long-Lost Color Photos from 1939 Reveal Life in England on the Brink of WWII

After the death of his grandmother in February of this year, Barney Britton found an unexpected treasure while cleaning out her attic: a wooden box filled with dozens of 35mm slides documenting his grandparents' honeymoon trip in 1939. Although Britton's mother remembered seeing the photos as a …

World War II

Man Rediscovers 1970s Sydney Street Photos in Old Cupboard

Like Vivian Maier's photos, these fascinating street images could have never been found. A few years ago, Leon Gregory reignited his passion for photography when he rediscovered old negatives he had taken of Sydney four decades ago in his old, moldy cupboard. This is what everyday life looked like …

Central Europe

10 Artists Who Shatter Our Perceptions of Reality

While the Internet provides artists with a global platform to showcase their work, only a select few can capture the hearts and minds of viewers with their unique and compelling visions. These are the innovators who transcend language barriers: their works immediately grab you, making you believe – …

Photo Manipulation

song premiere: paperwhite

No offense to the Partridges, but family bands haven't exactly had the best reputation. But thanks to a new crew of seriously talented siblings like …

so slick

Want to know the secret to transforming your shower into a luxurious paradise? Two words: hair oils. If you have ever dreamt of luscious locks and …

discuss: wish i was here trailer

Look no further for your dose of Monday melancholy, because the full trailer for Zach Braff's <i>Wish I Was Here</i> is, well, here, and it's full of it.<p>The …

what’s your indie song of the summer?

OK, so summer doesn't officially begin until June 21. But considering the fact that Memorial Day is less than a week away, why wait? It's time to …

Photorealistic Pastel Drawings of the Maldives

Artist Zaria Forman, who we first got to know for her spectacular series on Greenland, continues to bring awareness to important environmental issues through her pastel drawings. Forman spent September 2013 in the beautiful Maldives, the lowest and flattest country in the world. She found …

Diggie Vitt’s Surreal 365 Project Comes to a Spectacular End

In the seven months that have passed since we last checked in on talented, young photographer Diggie Vitt, a lot has changed: he embarked on a long road trip across the United States in order to fuel inspiration for his photography; he moved from Jacksonville, Florida to Los Angeles; and he finally …

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