Of a Kind: What Ellen Listens to While she Works →
ofakind: It’s equal parts indie and educational. Though Ellen van Dusen creates the kind of loud, high-energy pieces that immediately put you in a good mood—and frequents the kind of Brooklyn venues whose shows aren’t advertised—she spends as much of her workday listening to what could be… The Moth “It’s a podcast of stories told live without notes. There was a really awesome...
Oh Wait Tech
Julie Fredrickson: http://blogs.wsj.com/independentstreet/2008/05/08/why-venture-capitalists-dont-want-you-to-have-a-sex-life/tab/article/
ohh so this is why we don't date
Phil Leif: hawsh
Julie Fredrickson: change the ratio!
Phil Leif: also, kind of creepy misogynist
OH WAIT TECH
Of a Kind: Here's $25. Enjoy. →
ofakind: We love the concept of Cyber Monday as much as the next online shopper. But here’s the thing: We were pre-teens when AOL first started mailing out CDs and making 250 hours of free internet readily available to anyone with a dial-up modem. Back then, the internet meant chat rooms and instant…
Revisiting This With My Co-Founder Today →
I want the world You want the pussy I want the pearl I want the life I want...– So, think of it more in the Girl Talk ALLDAY bit at 31:30 than this one but you know this is my current mindset.
Both Umberto Eco and Jean Baudrillard refer to Disneyland as an exemplar of...– Hyperreality - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This the best reasoning I have seen around why Sarah Palin might be the next President of the USA. (via gross) I recommend reading Neal Stephenson’s In The Beginning There Was The Commend Line (you can read the novella in full at that...
That survey found that 30 percent of adult Americans in the “overweight” class believed they were actually normal size, while 70 percent of those classified as obese felt they were simply overweight. Among the heaviest group, the morbidly obese, 39 percent considered themselves merely overweight. a sizable minority (16 percent) of women at normal body weight actually fret that...
Fortune Favors The Bold: artyucko replied to your... →
brianvan: artyucko replied to your post: Why do mentions of Art Basel make me roll my eyes? Dan Colen should have one of his interns make a fuckin’ painting of this Vangelization. Really, someone should paint the words “Art Basel Makes Me Sick” on a canvas in impeccable Neue Helvetica, and then… Hyde and/Orell can one of you get on this? I will ship it down and we can put it up at the...
We suspect it won’t be too long before smart fashion brands see Tumblr as an...– The Fashionable Rise of Tumblr My wife, Susan, previously Men’s Fashion Editor at Esquire Mag, is quite pleased about this ;/ (via john) Some of us already are at smart brands doing this, Ahem Ann Taylor. Not only is our regular blog on Tumblr but ArtSheSaid is a arts program inspired by Tumblr.
So guys, I went a little overboard at the ol’ company sample sale this week. Everything went down to a buck and it all benefited St. Judes! I couldn’t help it! But my closet is bursting. I have an incredible wardrobe but because I’m not as good a stylist as I am a fashion marketer I don’t do it any justice. So, who is interested in organizing a little clothing swap? Help me...
Tumblr Planning Something Special For Creative... →
Another new hire is Rich Tong, a co-founder of Weardrobe, which sold to Like.com in late 2009. Tong is Tumblr’s first specialized community director, leading the fashion community. This is a key area of focus for Tumblr going forward as this community makes up a full 16 percent of Tumblr’s most popular sites, Karp says. He notes that in the next few months, a huge focus for Tumblr will be how...
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I love my good Brian Van emails!
The tragic life of fashion's original daredevil.
thenewrepublic: The Book: Isabel Schwab reviews Isabella Blow: A Life in Fashion by Lauren Goldstein Crowe. Lauren is my girl. BUY THIS BOOK. Not the “other” book that won’t be named. Lauren is a real journalist that does her homework. It is a STELLAR read. A must for everyone in fashion.
From Me To You: Of A Kind Co-Founders Apartments... →
fromme-toyou: This is a special double feature! A look at two women together launching the first Tumblr based store Of A Kind and how they live on and off the island… all while doing so in 4 inch heels. The Dumbo, Brooklyn home of Erica Cerula and her pet Bunny Ernie aka stealer of my heart: Love my girls!