Kirk/Spock/Delft china pattern tote

This beautiful, reversible Kirk/Spock tote reminds me of Delft china patterns (see below): it's $22 from April in Sacramento. (via Geeky Merch)

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Where to get that “Bruce Lee as a DJ” t-shirt Tony Stark wore in “Avengers”

Robert Downey wore it well as Tony Stark in “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” and you will, too. Read the rest

100 Years of Beauty - Episode 10: Germany


Episode 10 of the "100 Years of Beauty" series looks at German hairstyles and make up from the 1910s to the 2010s.

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1950s fashion from the cover of Life Magazine, 1914

In 1914, nudity was easy to imagine, but not gentlemen in public without hats. Read the rest

Model Nykhor Paul calls out makeup artists for not being prepared to work with her skin tone

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South Sudanese model Nykhor Paul is tired of professional makeup artists being unprepared to work with darker skin tones. Read the rest

A walk through art history, told in a series of imaginative shoe designs

A series of designs with one goal in mind: “To create a shoe as a summation of an entire culture’s art.”

100 Years of Beauty - Episode 9: Italy


Episode 9 of the "100 Years of Beauty" series looks at Italian hairstyles and make up from the 1910s to the 2010s.

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Reading glasses by the 4-pack ($8)


Currently selling for $7.85 for a 4-pack on Amazon, these normcore reading spectacles are a great deal. Available in a wide range of strengths. Read the rest

Fabulous hats of San Quentin State Prison women inmates


That's Bertha Boronda in the lower left square. I'm not sure if her proud look reflects her satisfaction of having the biggest hat or successfully cut off her unfaithful husband's penis with a straight razor in 1908.

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Crazy and amazing unofficial Barbie fashions from the 1960s


Collectors Weekly's Ben Marks says, "Schiffer Publishing has just released 'Doll Junk: Collectible & Crazy Fashions from the ’70s & ’80s,' by Carmen Varricchio, who fills almost 200 pages with images of Barbie and Ken knockoffs and the campy fashions that manufacturers in the U.S. and Europe thought would appeal to little girls. Read the rest

Kickstarting custom cellular automata scarves

Noah writes, "Fabienne Serriere, a hacker and machine knitting enthusiast, is running a Kickstarter currently for provably unique mathematical scarves modeled off of cellular automaton and made of Merino wool.

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DIY Underlit LED Skirt


Imgur user SexyCyborg makes lots of cool fashion using open source hardware, like this underlit LED skirt. She published a very detailed HOWTO create your own based on her trial and error. Read the rest

Kids in the Hall Minecraft tees

Tavie sez, "There's a tee shirt from the Kids in the Hall's recent tour that shows 5 KITH characters as Minecraft avatars. The Chicken Lady one kills me." Read the rest

Short box pins

1" x 1", $6 at LA's Secret Headquarters, who note, "Anyone who gets it really gets it, ya know?" Read the rest

Changing the conversation around games with fashion and ballet

A high-style photo shoot pays tribute to fluid movement, with a line of gorgeous fashion scarves. Is this really 'video game marketing'? Yes, and more, Mare Sheppard explains.

100 Years of Beauty - Episode 8: Russia


Episode 8 of the "100 Years of Beauty" series looks at Russian hairstyles and make up from the 1910s to the 2010s.

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Tentacle shoes support your foot with eight other feet


Designer Kermit Tesoro released images of this custom-designed POLYPODIS 2015 shoe. Read the rest

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