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South Africa "Mzansi Style Guide" Episode 2 - Cape Town Sneakers

A look at how sneaker culture infiltrated the South African city.<p>The second most populous city after Johannesburg, Cape Town’s sneaker scene goes head-to-head with that of The City of Gold. The trend began in the ’90s after apartheid was abolished and the city started receiving an influx of foreign …

Is your favorite TV show canceled? A guide to what’s renewed and what’s in trouble.

Next week marks the 2016 broadcast upfronts, where executives from NBC, Fox, ABC, CBS and the CW will officially unveil their primetime schedules for the fall and announce which pilots they have ordered to series. This means that some current shows must die to make room for new ones.<p><i>[NBC’s new fall</i> …

TV

23 Morning Routines of the Most Extraordinarily Successful People

Walking their dogs, making coffee, scanning their phones in the bathroom--here are the sometimes surprising morning routines of highly successful people.<p>Hey there. How's your morning?<p>Some of the world's most successful people have routines that they try to stick to every day--and more often than …

Success

Inside the Creative Process of a Comedic Genius

The hardest thing is actually starting.<p><i>What is your writing routine? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by David Cross, performer, writer, and producer; w/ Bob and David, Mr. Show, Arrested</b> …

Creativity

Can You Really 'Have It All'? How to Increase Your Odds

Some say you can, some say you can't. It's really up to you.<p>You have likely encountered the question <i>"Can you really have it all?"</i> as well as the answers that come with it: <i>"Yes, you can," "Yes, but not all at once," "Not a chance," "Not unless you're Beyonce,"</i> or <i>"Not if you want to be happy and have</i> …

Work-life Balance

Postscript: David Bowie, 1947-2016

This was not supposed to happen. Ever. Because he had been so many people over the course of his grand and immense career, it was inconceivable that he wouldn’t continue to be many people—a myriad of folks in a beautiful body who would reflect times to come, times none of us could imagine but that …

David Bowie

How SoulCycle's cofounders built a boutique indoor cycling empire worth $112 million

Fast forward five months and they opened their first SoulCycle location.<p>"There is really something about putting people in the dark, letting their endorphins flow, playing loud music — we call it the perfect storm," Rice tells The New York Times.<p>Today there are almost 50 SoulCycle locations across …

Cannes Lions Festival Creates a Stand-Alone Category for Digital Craft in 2016

The Cannes Lions festival announced today that it's making a few adjustments to its award categories for 2016 in an attempt to keep up with changing …

Ad of the Day: Hungry Folks Get Even Stupider in Ads for Snickers Crisper

"Hunger keeps inventing new problems" is the first part of the tagline for Snickers Crisper, a new product extension from the Mars brand. But it's …

Advertising

The Sea Nomads of Southeast Asia

For hundreds of years, nomadic groups known as Badjao have lived on boats in the waters of Southeast Asia, heading to shore only to trade or to take shelter from threatening weather. They are free-diving fishers by tradition, swimming many metres underwater, without equipment, to harvest seafood …

South-east Asia

​why you'll soon be seeing diesel ads on grindr, tinder, pornhub and youporn

Whilst exploring our obsession with social media, the cast of Joe Jonas, Kiko Mizuhara, Stav Strashko and co will touch you in unexpected places. We spoke with Nicola Formichetti about why Diesel’s spring/summer 16 campaign is set to appear where you...<p>"I wanted to dissect the idea of digital …

Digital Culture

Okayama Denim x Japan Blue 16.5 oz Distressed Selvedge Denim

16.5 ounces of pure Japanese traditional denim.<p>Denim retailer Okayama Denim collaborated recently with Japan Blue on a very special pair of distressed jeans. Weighing 16.5 oz, the deep indigo-colored bottom is treated and produced in Kojima, Okayama prefecture, an area synonymous with a long …

How LSD Helped Shape California’s Ecstatic Design Legacy

From drugs to the women’s movement, Californian counterculture has generated some of the most vibrant pieces of American graphic design.<p>From Deborah Sussman’s candy-colored “supergraphics” to R. Crumb’s drug-fueled comics and album art, some of the most vibrant pieces of American graphic design …

Graphic Design

An Oral History of Laurel Canyon, the 60s and 70s Music Mecca

They made music together, took drugs together, formed bands together, slept together. But none of the legends of the Laurel Canyon scene that flowered in L.A. in the late 60s and early 70s—Joni Mitchell, David Crosby, Linda Ronstadt, and others—remember it quite the same way.<p><i>When I first came out</i> …

Alden CXL Indy Boot & Chukka for Leffot 2015

Leffot teams up with Alden again for two gentlemanly footwear options — the natural CXL Indy Boot and the unlined natural CXL Chukka — both currently …

Men's Fashion

Givenchy 2015 Pre-Fall Lookbook

Givenchy becomes the latest to highlight its offerings for the latter part of this year, showcasing<p>Givenchy becomes the latest to highlight its offerings for the latter part of this year, showcasing its lookbook for Pre-Fall 2015. Meant as a distinctly lighter range than the forthcoming seasonal …

Self Edge 2015 Winter "Between The Lines" Lookbook featuring Comedians Bobby Lee, Nick Youssef, Kevin Christy & Dean Delray

Menswear label Self Edge presents its 2015 winter lookbook entitled “Between The Lines” featuring<p>Menswear label Self Edge presents its 2015 winter lookbook entitled “Between The Lines” featuring comedic actors Bobby Lee, Nick Youssef, Dean Delray and Kevin Christy. Set in the legendary comedy house …

Larsson & Jennings Introduces the LJX Bronze

With its uncompromising focus on quality and design, Larsson & Jennings has launched LJX, a<p>With its uncompromising focus on quality and design, Larsson & Jennings has launched LJX, a concept that releases exclusive and unique designs in pre-defined product runs. The first to be introduced is the …

wings+horns x Viberg 10th Anniversary Service Boot

wings+horns’ 10th anniversary has brought us a tidy sum of collaborative efforts created to<p>wings+horns‘ 10th anniversary has brought us a tidy sum of collaborative efforts created to celebrate its decade-long stint as one of Canada’s best menswear brands. The final addition to the Ten Year project …

Meet The Scientists Who May Have Found The Cure For Drug Addiction

Researchers are closer than ever before to finding a cure for dependence on stimulants like methamphetamine and cocaine. But will big pharma and the FDA stand in the way?

Your brand is software, not a person: A new metaphor for changed times

This is your brain on money: Why America’s rich think differently than the rest of us

<b>(Universal/Battrick via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Nobody’s perfect. But only the rich get away with thinking that their luck and their flaws are actually strengths<p>Sean McElwee<p>October 11, 2014 6:30pm (UTC)<p>Consider the following recent headlines:<p>“What The Middle Class Doesn't Understand About Rich People”<br>• “9 …

Converse 2014 Fall Chuck Taylor "Rubber" Collection

Fresh from the Converse camp comes a weatherproofed version of its anchoring silhouette for Fall<p>Fresh from the Converse camp comes a weatherproofed version of its anchoring silhouette for Fall 2014. Here the brand outfits the Chuck Taylor All Star with a rubber upper for the new season, offering …

Midual Type 1 Motorcycle

It's not every day you get a chance to own the very first model of a new motorcycle, but that's exactly what you'll find in the Midual Type 1 …

Aluminum

ETQ Amsterdam 2014 Fall/Winter Collection

This season, ETQ Amsterdam continues to venture into new territory with its latest range of modern,<p>This season, ETQ Amsterdam continues to venture into new territory with its latest range of modern, minimal footwear for Fall/Winter 2014. The new collection consists of six styles — including new …

Play Cloths '77 Mid & Goldie Loafer

Through its efforts – the highlights of which include lavish presentations in grand<p>Through its efforts – the highlights of which include lavish presentations in grand renaissance-style halls – Play Cloths has done well to transcend being written off as ‘just another streetwear brand.’ Riding the …

Nike Air Wildwood LE Khaki/Pink-Olive

Nike has revived the Air Wildwood silhouette and the retro-looking model receives a new color<p>Nike has revived the Air Wildwood silhouette and the retro-looking model receives a new color makeover. The upper incorporates a khaki tumbled leather with a splash of pink for the Swoosh and then a brown …

Mr. Hare for MR PORTER Cunningham Leather Low-Top

With its meticulous attention to detail and distinct taste for the dapper, Mr. Hare rests prettily<p>With its meticulous attention to detail and distinct taste for the dapper, Mr. Hare rests prettily on the digital shelves of MR PORTER‘s well-curated site. The two brands have elevated their …