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Billions of Images

Lyrics evoke memories, reflection, and images. When you hear a line, you think “of that time,” feel a particular way, or a picture forms in your mind. Music and memory are linked in our brain; music helps us recall things and can help surface...
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All Those Wasted Hours

Remember high school? The now-outdated hair styles, crispy 90s bangs or garish Y2K highlights, strolling through the hallways, flanked by boys in pleated khakis. The ring of the bell and slam of lockers. That constant confusion that seemed to hang...
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Sit With Me

“What I liked was chunks of time all together, every real moment… I only wanted to find great people and let them be themselves… and I’d film them for a certain length of time and that would be the movie.” — Andy...
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Give Me Fiction

Small and fat with a tiny, bendable key that unlocked your thoughts, a bright fabric-covered lined notebook, or a more grown-up black Moleskine with its heavy vanilla pages: I think at one point everyone has kept a diary. Or at least started one. I...
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Inside Out

There are lots of yous inside of you that no one will ever see. Layers of self between the frosting of experiences and thoughts, all covered with a pretty, flawless ganache. You’re not batter, sugar, eggs, you are instead just a simple...
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Fuller Skirts

In 2002, my favorite skirt was a Vivienne Westwood dove grey accordion-pleated skirt scored at a resale shop. I wore it with my own cut T-shirt creations and sometimes with white little boy’s Hanes sleeveless undershirts. Exactly 110 years...
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The Cult of the Machine

Italian Futurism, Fascism, post-war, post-war expats, metalworks, earthworks, workers – Industrial Italy Inspiration in fashion, literature, art, and travel. Guided by the Manifesto words of the founder of the Futurist movement, Filippo Tommaso...
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Brush it Off

Brush your teeth, brush your hair, brush it off… Brush your skin? Yup. Every morning, before coffee. I promise, you’ll become addicted. Dry skin brushing is practiced in Ayurvedic healing as well as Japanese, Korean, American Indian, and...
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Rainbows, Tornadoes, and an Angel

Picture a sepia-toned Judy Garland leaning on a tractor, dust blowing, looking dreamily out into out the distance, with her 1930s trill balancing on rainbow. If instead she is wearing a flannel with heavy straight bangs, rather than blue-and-white...
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A Fabled Face

When was the last time you heard a fable? Childhood? Not even? However, the idea that a story is the best way to share a message is pervasive, even without a fable. ...
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