Poker Face

Above: Poker game c. 1950s Above: Card game c. 1915-1920 Above: Card game c. 1910 Above Left to Right: Poker game 1917, German Soldiers 1917 Above: Arrow Shirt Ad c. 1940s Above Left to Right: Nickolas Muray c. 1950, Fashion editorial c. 1952 Above: Card game 1959 Above: Vogue 1954 Above: Card game 1942 Above: Card game c. 1910-1915 Above: Card game c. 1910-1915 Above: High school class playing cards 1935
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I Love the 90s

With the the "aughts" safely behind us, many are turning towards that decade of minimalism, super models, plaid everything and television full of teen angst (we're looking at you, "My So-Called Life") for inspiration. London-based Selfridges is taking us back to the 90s with a special pop-up shop. Open from January 11 - 29, the special space will be curated ...
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Distressed & Embellished Denim

Embellishments are reaching new heights this spring as shown by this great editorial from L’Officiel Hommes China. Shot by Milan Vukmirovic for their latest "Denim Excess", where distressed, studded and sequin-embellished denim take center stage. The spread features a selection of designers including Givenchy, D&G, John Galliano and others.
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Olympic Hopeful Heat

Unquestionably, things are heating up in the halfpipe!  During round two of the 2010 Grand Prix Olympic Qualifiers circuit – held at Mammoth Mountain California – Danny Davis was able to edge out Shaun White for the number one podium spot. On the women’s front, Kelly Clark also came in first and secured the first official seat on the US ...
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big glasses

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Madison @ Soho Grand

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Shades Shape-Up

Above: Life Magazine 1967 Above Left to Right: Vogue 1939, Life Magazine 1967 Above Left to Right: Courréges 1965, Life Magazine 1967 Above: Diving Board Beauty c. 1950s Above: Marléne Jobert 1968 Above Left to Right: Obermeyer 1962, Courréges 1965 Above: Pierre Cardin 1971 Above Left to Right: Glamour Magazine 1967, Twiggy c. 1960s Above (Both): Pierre Cardin 1971
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Taylor

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Art Imitates Life

Clockwise from Top Left: The Ironworkers' Noontimes (1880), Thomas Anshutz; Gilded Age S/S 08; My Bunkie (1899), Charles Schreyvogel; Adam Kimmel S/S 10; Alexander McQueen F/W 09; War New from Mexico (1848), Richard Caton Woodville; Alexander McQueen F/W 09; Club Night (1907), George Bellows A lot happened in the United States between the American Revolution and World War I. Throughout this ...
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Feminine Denim S/S 10

Denim dresses continue to inspire for S/S 10. Guess Jeans will feature some interesting numbers, like a sophisticated tulip dress with zipper trim and bleached-out effects on shirt dresses. Taking the use of denim into new territory, Guess is also offering a denim bikini sun-suit and a denim-like, two-piece swimsuit with boy shorts.
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Leeloo

LeeLoo opened it's first store in 1999 with the goal of dressing confident, independent young women that are up with trends but enjoy wearing practical, beautiful, comfortable clothes. LeeLoo carries their own line of clothing, footwear and accessories in the brand's distinctive style, made with delicate materials and small details that give them their own special touch. The denim pieces
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Isabela Capeto

Recognized as one of Brazil's most important designers, Isabela Capeto is inspired by museums and books, not trends. Impeccable, one-of-a-kind, modern clothing and accessories make this boutique a local favorite. Her designs are about unique details: handmade, embroidered, dyed, plisse, sequins, tulle and fabric trims. Isabela's creativity has also become available to girls between ages four and ten, with "Isabela
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Adriana Barra

This charming 'boutique hotel" feels like a real hotel, from the architecture to the furniture and service. Adriana Barra's beautiful printed clothes hang on gold baggage carts, the kitchen features industrial appliances, and the dressing rooms are inspired by the common areas of hotels. Adriana also created an area called "Be My Guest", where artists and designers are invited to
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Balthazar

With shirts crafted from the finest Italian cotton, hand woven scarves made from Peruvian alpaca wool and sterling silver cufflinks from England, Balthazar puts the local dandy in touch with worldly traditions. Owner Fabián Venturino accents the store’s signature collections with sturdy weekend bags, sharp fedoras and handmade silk ties, all surrounded by a lavish mixture of masculine furnishings and
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