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Political Sartoria: Nanette Lepore for Kirsten Gillibrand

(2) Comments | Posted January 12, 2010 | 3:03 PM

Wearing one's patriotism may no longer be relegated to the limits of red, white and blue.

United States Senator for New York Kirsten Gillibrand (D) - perhaps emboldened in the era of Michelle Obama - has commissioned fashion designer Nanette Lepore to create limited edition campaign t-shirts.

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Rockstar Crafts: the new face of the DIY life.

(0) Comments | Posted June 21, 2009 | 5:44 PM

As illuminated earlier this year by the fascinating book and subsequent documentary, Handmade Nation, the world of DIY crafting is undergoing a timely revolution. It's a movement that's thrived in meccas like Brooklyn, San Francisco, Portland, OR and elsewhere for many years, but with thrift going mainstream,...

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Women dress for other women

(2) Comments | Posted June 21, 2009 | 4:43 PM

I was floored by Ali Larter's outfit the other night at the Whitney Museum's Young Contemporaries Auction benefit. Here is a bombshell blond, with scrubbed-clean, peaches-and-cream makeup, yet exuding the dark sophistication of New York's fashion elite - in a tiny, body hugger by Herve Leger and a decolletage draw...

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Lucky First Lady

(2) Comments | Posted May 11, 2009 | 9:57 PM

Just as the Michelle-a-Porter wardrobe watch approaches a fever pitch, Lucky Magazine throws some kindling on the fire with the new weekly online feature, Shop the Look: Michelle Obama.

Tempting enough that Mrs. O shops at the stores of the (quasi) common man like J. Crew, now...

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Skate Cayman brings Skateboarding from sub- to sun-culture.

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2009 | 1:41 PM

Whether your perception of skateboarding revolves around adherence to a die-hard subculture, vaguely dangerous rebellion or, I don't know, that heartbreakingly adorable idea of the skater boy, it's probably an incomplete notion of the sport.

With the number of kids skateboarding in the U.S. eclipsing the 12 million mark, skateboarding...

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Condoms Rising

(1) Comments | Posted March 24, 2009 | 11:50 PM

If only these had been around for your extremely sensitive, focused-on-the-perfect-moment college boyfriend, then everyone would have been happy.

LifeStyles is set to unveil its newest model this month- the latex-free, microscopically thin LifeStyles SKYN condom that, according to trial users (how does one get that gig, by...

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GenArt Film Festival

(0) Comments | Posted February 17, 2009 | 4:33 PM

Recently, I overheard two teenagers discussing film festivals after the topic of Sundance had come up.

Adolescent #1: "What do they even mean, film festival?"

Adolescent #2: "It's this thing where celebrities go skiing and have parties outside of Hollywood."

A1: "So why is it called a film festival?"

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Burton Tapped to Design Uniforms for the 2010 U.S. Snowboarding Team

(0) Comments | Posted February 2, 2009 | 2:48 PM

In the spirit of full disclosure, I can in no way claim to be a rider. Sure, I've gone snowboarding a number of times in my life, but I lacked the requirements of this enigmatic sport (in addition to actual skill): the inherent cool that mashes up laid-back prowess with...

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Martha Stewart's Cooking School

(0) Comments | Posted November 7, 2008 | 4:36 PM

Martha Stewart's Cooking School: Lessons and Recipes for the Home Cook dropped this week, providing a much-needed little pocket of fresh air. With her typically gentle, informative tone, Stewart draws on the inspiration of a beloved elementary school teacher to present to her loyal followers her first step-by-step how-to manual...

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