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Designer Hand Sanitizer

It is safe to say that we are all adjusting to a new normal. It is one that, for many of us, includes a hyper-awareness to our sanitization habits (particularly during brief moments in distanced public). Hand sanitizer has become both a hot commodity and a daily necessity. And, as many other things we are discovering amongst the weirdness, if you can make it routine, you can also “make it fashion”...


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The Kyoto Costume Institute

Calling all urbanites missing their fix of city culture. Calling the fashion nerds, history buffs, and museum geeks… There is a place in the digital universe where you can find loads of inspiration and access decades of expertly preserved and beautifully documented garments that tell the story of the western world. Japan’s Kyoto Costume Institute (KCI) prides itself on its ability to track the h...


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Marc Jacobs & Louis Vuitton

This 2007 French TV Documentary displays the beautiful and transitional journey of Louis Vuitton under Marc Jacobs. In the film, directed by Loïc Prigent, the viewer momentarily dives into the creative, glamorous universe of the designer’s rule at the fashion house. As the film opens on a shot of Jacobs dressed as a pigeon on his way to his New Years Eve party, we immediately get a sense of the de...

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Released in 2007


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Artists' Cookbook

This week, as we all find ourselves growing restless in our quarantines, turning to new fun and creative practices just might be our saving grace. Minnie Muse suggests MoMA’s Artists’ Cookbook as a way to indulge in history, creativity, and the comfort of food from your home. Published in 1977 by The Museum of Modern Art in collaboration with foodies, Madeleine Conway and Nancy Kirk, this beauti...

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Published in 1977


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UbuWeb

For most of us this week, the furthest we “must go” is on a deep internet surf, stumbling upon new, exciting finds in the digital universe… For just this kind of exciting, educational e-journey, we recommend a trip to UbuWeb. Once there, you will find endless avant-garde archrival material that you may not find anywhere else on the internet. UbuWeb was started by poet Kenneth Goldsmith in 1996 fo...

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Eileen Gray

The Bard Graduate Center prides itself on exploring uncharted fascets and ideas around the decorative arts, design, and material culture. Created in collaboration with Paris’ Centre Pompidou and curated by Cloé Pitot, their current exhibition dedicated to Eileen Gray does just that. Accompanied by a film inspired by an unreleased interview conducted with Gray from 1973, this show shines a light on...

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February 29th-July 12th, 2020

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The Bard Graduate Center Gallery, 38 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024

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