Snoop Dogg, Martha Stewart to Host TV Show

VH1 has a new cooking show with two very interesting hosts. “Martha and Snoop’s Dinner Party” will feature lifestyle connoisseur Martha Stewart and rapper Snoop Dogg entertaining celebrity guests with food and conversation in a dinner party-style format. The eponymous show will air this fall. “My homegirl Martha and I have a special bond that […]

The Connotation of Colors in Politics

Although we finally have our first female presidential nominee, politics is still a male-dominated field where the attire is composed of suits and ties. The choices of colors that a politician makes for various events can make a subtle statement about the appearance they are attempting to convey. Currently, red and blue are the two […]

Good Design: Adidas Harvests Ocean Plastic and Prints a Shoe

You love seafood. Did you know that our oceans are overfished to such an extent that we will soon by running out of seafood. Scientists estimate that by 2048 all commercial fisheries will collapse. You enjoy discovering the oceans of the world on cruise ships? It is estimated that by 2025 all of the coral […]

Hoodies Fashion a Future for Homeless Youth

According to statistics from the Coalition for the Homeless, more than 23,000 homeless youth sleep in shelters in New York City each night. That number makes up more than a third of the city’s total homeless population. Hoodies for the Homeless was begun in 2015 to help bring awareness about homeless youth to the general […]

Mystery and Benevolence: Masonic and Odd Fellows Folk Art

Everyone loves a story about hidden codes and secret symbols. They’re part of the enduring mainstream appeal of groups like the Freemasons and the Odd Fellows, two fraternities with habits of cloaking their intellectual property and activities in complicated imagery and ritual. Mystery and Benevolence: Masonic and Odd Fellows Folk Art is an exhibition at […]

De Young Museum Holds Oscar de la Renta Retrospective

San Francisco’s de Young Museum will hold a retrospective featuring the works of fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, whose iconic looks dominated the industry for so many decades. The exhibit will provide insights into de la Renta’s beginning in the fashion industry and his lasting influence on it. The tribute will include an exhibit […]

An excerpt from the beauty and fashion photography satire SPOOF.

Why Don’t Beauty Ads Reflect Real People?

A lot of the time, it feels like beauty advertisements are made by beautiful women for average women, as if an average woman can be nothing but a consumer. French stylist and photographer Nathalie Croquet recently put herself in front of a camera to spoof 11 advertisements from high-end beauty companies from Givenchy to Lancôme. […]