“I believe you should always be ready to meet someone, whether it is your favorite writer or the man of your life. I don’t mean just physically ready—you’ve read, you’ve listened to music. You see—realistic, but still romantic.”
I like the idea of an aesthetic and a style as not just something that applies to clothes, but something that’s consistent throughout all your choices. I don’t see the work of becoming a woman as cultivating something that’s not already there—it’s seeing what links everything that already exist in your realm.
Think of how many incompetent assholes are successful just because they are confident! Or of how many competent people hold themselves back! If you can master both competence AND confidence, young grasshopper, then you ought to be able to do anything you want. And as humiliating as it might feel to write the words “I AM MIGHTY” down in a Moleskine…who cares […]
13 in his In Almost Every Picture series, recording the oddities of found photography sourced at flea markets, old photo albums and online. It consists very simply of a collection of found photographs featuring the giant finger, and ranges from the hilarious to the downright malicious.
The site hosts 30 stories told by proprietors, bouncers, barflys and patrons and gathered from around the U.S. There will be more to add by April 30th, 2015, while the campaign’s promotional site is live.
Affiliate marketing companies like Commission Junction and Linkshare, which created these trackable links, were aimed at developers. A company called Skimlinks made them easier to implement, but it didn’t focus on the fashion market. Baxter, who had interned at a tech start-up in San Francisco, saw an opportunity. If they could make it easy for bloggers to i […]
It’s time to put a stop to nostalgia, or at least minimise its influence on present trends. You don’t have to trade in your indigos and varsity T-shirts for full-length pleather and a Google Glass, this isn’t the Matrix, but by educating ourselves and reading up on the obstacles that we are all faced with, we will begin to create work that is vital and neces […]
“At the moment, Nike is cool, very cool. If you ask a 20-year-old, they are not going to pick Adidas right now,” said Tammy Smulders, head of marketing consultancy SCB Partners. “It is not as easy as just writing a check. They need to be doing more of the viral, underground activities which brings out the cool factor of the brand.”