YourSassyGrandma on Etsy is selling the Sexy Ugly Christmas Sweater for $50.
Salehe Bembury, Versace's vice-president of men's footwear, was stopped and searched for "jaywalking" near the Italian fashion brand's branch in Beverly Hills. Footage of the encounter shows a cop checking out the sneakers he's got—sneakers he designed. Bembury believes he was racially profiled. [via BBS] "What's unfortunate is I literally designed the shoes that are… READ THE REST
The BBC posted a fantastic gallery of sapeurs, the snappy Congolese dressers who brighten Brazzaville and Kinshasa. The photos are by Tariq Zaidi (insta), who has a book out in October titled Sapeurs: Ladies & Gentlemen of the Congo [Amazon]. The image above is from another set of Zaidi's photos published in The Guardian last… READ THE REST
Fred Perry's polo shirts are the best polo shirts, a classic English design to be found in countless variations and colors. But the company, founded by a Socialist MP's working-class son and a Jewish friend, has seen its most famous cut — the black and double yellow twin-tipped shirt — adopted as a uniform by… READ THE REST
Unless you're an essential worker, there's a good chance your work from home, stay at home lifestyle will be continuing, at least through the winter months. That's more than a little depressing, but it doesn't have to mean you've just given up. Instead of just surfing the web or watching TV, maybe you can even… READ THE REST
Shopify got started by a trio of Canadians back in 2004 when they got frustrated trying to sell snowboarding equipment online. More than 15 years later, Shopify is one of the biggest names in e-commerce, the engine behind nearly 1 million different digital storefronts that have generated nearly $1 billion in sales worldwide. Shopify's power… READ THE REST
Back in the early 1800's, Russian physicist Emil Lenz noted an interesting phenomenon. When he dropped a magnet through a pipe, the magnet's magnetic field created counter-rotating currents in the copper or aluminum pipe. To the naked eye, that dropped magnetic ball falls a whole lot slower when it's inside the pipe than outside. It… READ THE REST