4th of July Looks

Show a little patriotism this Independence Day with subtle Americana

Between the recent Supreme Court ruling to make same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states and the continued, indomitable notion that with persistence anything is achievable, there’s plenty to be proud of in the USA. While it’s not a country without flaws, showing a little patriotism doesn’t hurt—especially when it’s done with a little class. We’re not advocating wearing the flag as a cape, but …

Wearable “Artist Statements”

Contemporary artists Jenny Holzer, Alec Soth and more collaborate on a T-shirt collection for Minneapolis Institute of Arts' 100th anniversary

Ohio-born contemporary artist Jenny Holzer started out in abstract painting but later moved into conceptual art—using words as her medium of choice. She finds her inspiration from past historical events and current political relations, which encourage her to formulate phrases and create her conceptual works that she believes send a clearer message to the public. Some of Holzer’s works are in the Minneapolis Institute of …

Father’s Day 2015 Gift Guide

From record players to aprons and hot sauce, some fun gift ideas for your hero

Whether buying for your own dad, your partner, a pal or a father figure, finding the perfect present can be tricky. While spending time with the special humans in your life is always the best gift, sometimes giving them something they’d never spend money on themselves can be a real treat. Here we have collected some gift ideas for all kinds of dads—whether they’re into …