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Marcher avec vos Fantômes

The intensity of city life demands that you commit to it fully, embrace it wholly - its corners, its characters, its comedy - letting its life become yours and yours its, in a kind of noisy, concrete, stop-and-go symbiotic urban relationship. I...
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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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Smell Me a Story

  It’s easy to hate perfume when you’ve elevated the experience to create scents that “tell stories and capture exact experiences.” I Hate Perfume creates ready-to-wear perfumes such as At the Beach 1966, 7 Billion Hearts, Walking...
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Coral Uprising

Red coral necklaces are an important component to the traditional folk dress of this region. In many cultures, coral was a protective stone worn as a talisman to protect the wearer against evil spirits. ...
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The Nose of Hermès

When you think of your favorite perfume, you don't think of the person who created it. You may attach it to the brand, but not an individual artist. When I think of Hermès' Un Jardin sur le Toit, one of my favorite perfumes, memories of rooftop...
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Kufi

While searching for local honey from Gardez, Afghanistan, I was captivated by an original Square Kufic piece, created in 1978 prior to the Russian occupation of Afghanistan, by an artist from Herat, Afghanistan. ...
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