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The New STREET FASHION: 2
Street Fashionistas & Publishing

Elena Alhimovich
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FROM PART I of this story – Fashion influence has made its way from the runway to the streets thanks to savvy bloggers and street fashion photographers. Fashion photographers on the street like Sartorialist, Garance Dore, Street Peeper, Ivan Rodic, Facehunter, and Jak and Jil went on the street, armed with only a digital camera, […]

The New STREET FASHION: 1
Street Fashionistas & Publishing

Sartorialist book
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Street style has officially made a mark in the fashion industry, with veterans Amanda Brooks, Taylor Tomasi Hill, Shala Monroque, Sarah Rutson, and more, giving fashionistas innovative fashions to aspire to. Fashion influence has made its way from the runway to the streets thanks to savvy bloggers and street fashion photographers. Fashion photographers on the […]

Language as a Window into Human Nature

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[screenshot from video below] The video below by RSA Animate, and based on Prof. Steven Pinker’s many books, demonstrates Language as a Window into Human Nature       The renowned linguist and experimental psychologist Steven Pinker – a Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University – explains how the mind turns the finite building blocks of language […]

LEE JEFFRIES
– The Eyes and Hands of Despair

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With their eyes looking ever so slightly up to meet the camera’s lens, Lee Jeffries’ subjects elicit an emotional response from those of us who come across their portraits. The furrows in their brows, the folds of their eye-lids, the dirt beneath their nails, the way their hair hangs about their faces, their gazes and hands […]

WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM by Steven Johnson + 2 Videos

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Steven Johnson explains on his website… “On Friday, I got the galley copies of my new book, to be published in early October. It’s calledWhere Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History Of Innovation. I’ve been working on this one for almost five years now, though in some ways the idea for it is almost […]

The Four Agreements by
DON MIGUEL RUIZ
– Simple WISDOM that works

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Sit at the foot of a native elder and listen as great wisdom of days long past is passed down. In The Four Agreements shamanic teacher and healer Don Miguel Ruiz exposes self-limiting beliefs and presents a simple yet effective code of personal conduct learned from his Toltec ancestors. Full of grace and simple truth, this handsomely […]

STEVE McCURRY – A life documenting the faces of the human condition

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It is hard to break with traditions and favoured habits, but the old cliche that a picture says a thousand words is particularly true when it comes to photojournalist Steve McCurry‘s 1984 photograph of Sharbat Gula. Oh, you’ve never heard of either of them? But surely you have seen the image below , “Afghan Girl”.   […]