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Vintage-inspired looks will never go out of style. But even though vintage clothing like leggings and sparkly flapper dresses are popular now, there are so many more styles from the past that we’ve forgotten about. Lockets were very popular in the Victorian era and are still ubiquitous today, but why have we forgotten about cameos, another popular style of Victorian jewelry? Here are five kinds of vintage jewelry we need to bring back. You can find these pieces at thrift/vintage stores, flea markets, yard sales,...
On December 21st, Sarah Palin finally countered Tina Fey’s Saturday Night Live impression of her by doing an impression of Liz Lemon. Palin released a video parody of 30 Rock called 31 Rock, in which she plays “Lynn Melon.” The video premiered on the YouTube channel of the Independent Journal Review, the BuzzFeed of right-wing media. Palin’s Liz Lemon impression is pretty awful. Also, Tina Fey’s famous impression was from 2008, so Palin is very two thousand and late with her comeback. Were they writing...
Laugh in the face of winter with these cheery goodies! Be punny with a hand-stenciled sweatshirt. PINK FLOYD SWEATSHIRT, $59, TWOSTRINGJANE.ETSY.COM   Fair trade and fashionable, for those bad-hair months. SIMONE RIBBED BEANIE, $135, SHOP.BLUMAPROJECT.COM   Fun fur—the vegan kind—for your feet. BOOTS, $50, GOLDENPONIES.NET   Welcome the new year with a bold and bright wall calendar. CALENDAR, $22, RIFLEPAPERCO.COM Send your holiday thank-yous with a modern twist. CARD SET, $18, ALEXISMATTOXDESIGN.COM   Beat the winter blues with a hot cup of joe. MUG, $15.48, HOWKAPOW.COM   Button up against the wind with socially responsible style from N.Y.C. designer Carrie Parry. SHIRT, $175, CARRIEPARRY.COM Keep your...
We've compiled our 18 favorite album releases of 2015—in alphabetical order, because ranking them is impossible. Treat your ears to powerful female vocals and mesmerizing instrumentals as you drift from blues to rock and dream pop to hip hop.  Alabama Shakes Sound & Color (ATO Records) Sound & Color is Alabama Shakes’ follow-up to their tremendously successful debut, Boys & Girls, and it’s anything but a sophomore slump. The blues-rock band from Athens, GA, once again proves that the most resonant music comes from raw emotion—and there isn’t one uncomplicated love...
They don’t call ’em starving artists for nothing. So how can you actually make a living with an art degree? I’m doing it as a New York-based scenic artist. Here are my tips for making bank while still playing with paint.   MAKING “ART” It’s great if you can paint and draw, but the notion of graduating from art school and selling paintings to make a living isn’t realistic anymore. Even major artists sell more than art—whether they start street-wear companies or do design collaborations. Successful artists (à...
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