15 Textile Designers Customize An Iconic Chair for Charity.

I love it when artists do this. In addition to the over 80 posts we’ve written about artists who create work for charitable auctions, we previously brought you two others about chairs: the 31 incarnations of the Vernor Panton Chair created for charity and 20 Artist Decorated Eames Chairs for charity. Now … [Read More...]

Couturier Guo Pei Wows With Her Alternate Universe Collection

Couturier Guo Pei unveiled her Alternate Universe Couture Collection for Fall Winter 2019/20, marking the finale of the Haute Couture shows for Paris Fashion Week. If memorable was the way they wanted to close the event, they chose the right collection. Surreal and sumptuous, simultaneously dark and light, the impressively crafted … [Read More...]

Iris Van Herpen’s Spring 2019 Collection Should Be In A Museum

This original post is from if it’s hip, it’s here Sculptural, sensual and simply breathtaking, the  Iris van Herpen Spring 2019 collection of haute couture takes wearable art to a new level. Inspired by early examples of celestial cartography and its representations of mythological and astrological chimera, the collection of womenswear … [Read More...]

First Class Fashion: USPS x Forever 21 Collection

This original post is from if it’s hip, it’s here Here’s a fun clothing collaboration between trendy teen brand Forever 21 and our US Postal Service that combines the irreverence of Moschino with Virgil Abloh’s self-referential lettering trend all wrapped up in an affordable collection of tees, hoodies, … [Read More...]

An American Mexican Border Wall Made of Cheese

This original post is from if it’s hip, it’s here That’s right, a quarter mile long wall constructed of chunks of hard cheese is being built and installed along The US- Mexican Border by artist Cosimo Cavallaro and supported by public art foundation, Art Above Ground. The Cheese Wall … [Read More...]

Vans Goes 80s Ugly With Bowie Collection

This original post is from if it’s hip, it’s here The 80s fashion trends continue with the soon to be released Vans Bowie collection. More Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane than the Thin White Duke, the four pairs of collaborative kicks are colorful, quirky and well, downright ugly. But that … [Read More...]

The Drake and The Draper: High Design Homes on Wheels

This original post is from if it’s hip, it’s here Land Ark RVs The Drake and The Draper are the embodiment of Sartorial Wanderlust. Well-tailored travel for those desiring freedom without sacrificing style, the sophisticated recreational vehicles from Brian and Joni Buzarde are high end designer homes on wheels. … [Read More...]

A Close Look At Norway’s New Submerged Restaurant Under

This original post is from if it’s hip, it’s here A new half-submerged restaurant off the coast of Norway by Snøhetta architects has caught the eye of every design publication this week. Under is contained within a 34-meter monolith that leans one end on the shoreline and the other 5 … [Read More...]

This Autonomous Tent in Big Sur Provides Glamping With A View

This original post is from if it’s hip, it’s here Tucked away in Big Sur lies the Treebones Resort, an Eco Resort offering an unparalleled romantic setting with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. On the grounds they have 16 yurts, multiple campsites, a massage studio, pool, spa, sushi bar and … [Read More...]

Johnnie Walker Blue Label Year of the Pig Edition

This original post is from if it’s hip, it’s here This special edition pays homage to Chinese New Year and specifically the Year of the Pig. Not only a beautiful bottle, but what’s in it – Johnnie Walker Blue Label – was awarded 97 points by Whisky Advocate and described … [Read More...]

Hollywood Signs In Places Other Than Hollywood.

This original post is from if it’s hip, it’s here These are not digital art. We didn’t just cut and paste the Hollywood sign into other locations (although there are lots of those out there). Nor are these homages where other cities have erected the names of their own … [Read More...]

The Mighty Elvis by Seymour Chwast

This original post is from if it’s hip, it’s here Legendary designer and illustrator Seymour Chwast has a new book coming out, The Mighty Elvis, commemorating one of the most important cultural figures of the second half of the 20th century, the one and only Elvis Presley. The Mighty Elvis … [Read More...]

Indlovu, A Premiuim Gin Made From Elephant Dung.

This original post is from if it’s hip, it’s here A new gin, created by Les and Paula Ansley, is made with botanicals sourced from elephant dung. Launched in South Africa under the brand Ibhu and founded in the spirit of innovation, “Indlovu” means elephant in several African languages. Gin … [Read More...]