Karen Mabon’s SS16 Rosebud Collection

Panda baby showers and cat costume parties perfectly disguised in sophisticated silk scarves

Channeling the seductive stylings of Audrey Hepburn or Grace Kelly but with thoughtful, contemporary whimsy is UK illustrator Karen Mabon’s spring/summer 2016 Rosebud collection. The 2011 Royal College of Art graduate continues to combine elegance with amusement through artistically derived silk scarves, and her latest drop is perhaps her most fashionably flippant yet. Shot by Scottish photographer David N Anderson, the new collection is modeled …

Crystal: Rendez-Vous

Japanese synth-loving trio Crystal has created the most fitting soundtrack for the videogame that’s become our internet-centered lives. The perfect blend of artificial nostalgia, quirky sound effects and a good squeeze of Jean-Michel Jarre meets Donkey Kong allows Crystal to charm their way into your head. Then they reveal they’re more than just kitsch. Crystal’s track “Rendez-vous” is strong on its own as a carefree, …

How to Speak Cat

In its latest “Science of Us” webisode, New York Magazine decodes all your cat’s purring and meowing. No matter how indifferent they may seem on the surface, cats are actually highly complex communicators that use a combination of signals and noises to express themselves. While purring may seem like an expression of joy or comfort, it’s actually your kitty’s way of asking you to stay …