Hermès Orion Suitcase

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Selectism spies Hermès’ Orion Suitcase designed by Gabriele Pezzini, with its handsomely modern contrasts of brushed aluminum (reinforced with carbon and Kevlar) accented by trademark Hermès tan leather.

Anthony Bourdain Honors Comic Great Harvey Pekar

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Anthony Bourdain of the Travel Channel pays respects to the late Harvey Pekar on his site. Pekar, who won acclaim and fame with his autobiographical comic book series, “American Splendor,” passed away 12 July at age 70.

The Weirdest Shoes, Ever

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From Pokémoon platforms to flipper heels, Refinery29 highlights a collection of 20 of the most out-there shoes they’ve come across. While it’s hard to imagine anyone other than Bette Midler or a Japanese girl wearing the bizarre footwear, the slideshow isn’t a bad way to spend a few minutes of a conference call.