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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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Nadja State of Mind

André Breton, French Surrealist author and poet, in his 1928 novel Nadja begins,"Who am I? If this once I were to rely on a proverb, then perhaps everything would amount to knowing whom I 'haunt.'" ...
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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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Keep on Playing

Perhaps the last time you played games has not been since your last bad relationship. Hard to imagine sometimes, but mind games aren't the only game out there. ...
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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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