Wear It With Pride

Though their most recent heyday was in the 80’s, pin badges (or buttons, or pins) have always had their place in certain street fashion sub cultures. They are making a come back, and now there’s a one stop shop for the neatest selection around. WEARITWITHPRIDE is a new website showcasing a unique collection of pin badges designed by some of the best Graphic Designers, Graffiti …

Reflecting Absence

‘Reflecting Absence’ by Michael Arad has been chosen as the memorial to those who lost their lives in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11th. The piece uses a pair of reflective pools to mark the location of the towers’ footprints. While many are criticizing the piece, I quite like it. The minimalism is appropriate and the experience promises to entice a mood most …

Curated Shopping

Stores like Colette, Moss, TKNY, Flight001 and many others offer a carefully selected and sometimes eclectic combination of products. These shops offer a refreshing change of scenery from the overly mallified global shopping landscape. Guy Trebay, for the New York Times, recently looked closer at how shopping is evolving and notes the increasing value of carefully edited selections. His argument is supported by references from …