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Winnie the Pooh, Japanese Style

Winnie the Pooh, Japanese Style

Since the 1920s, Winnie-the-Pooh has inspired everyone from Disney to Odd Job, a Japanese studio and agency that draws from anything ”kawaii,” including Pooh.



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The Most Offensive Street Gear Ever? [NSFW]

The Most Offensive Street Gear Ever? [NSFW]

In what could possibly be the most offensive street gear ever, to some people, Eshe Skateboard Co. has come out with their second series of Religion Is Garbage themed products. Taking the familiar Garbage Pail Kids theme and throwing in religion, the line is sure to at least turn some heads, to say the least.(…)



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Japanese Street-Style Fashionistas

Japanese Street-Style Fashionistas

When France first published Vladimir Nabokov’s now-infamous novel back in 1955, Lolita‘s author never would have guessed that almost 60 years later, his controversial story about an underage sex kitten would spawn a Japanese clothing style inspired by the book’s eponymous kinderwhore.



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Sole Survivors: Eight Worst Fonts — on Shoes

Sole Survivors: Eight Worst Fonts — on Shoes

FastCoDesign‘s list of the eight worst fonts in the world inspired artist Kyle Fletcher to “liberate them from that infinite criticism.” Using eight pairs of Nike Air Max 1s as canvases, Fletcher treats the fonts in a manner not unlike “rescuing a stray cat from an alley.”



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Peggy Moffitt’s Mod Modeling Career

Peggy Moffitt’s Mod Modeling Career

Peggy Moffitt was the definitive mod model, with a short mass of brunette hair carefully coiffed into a slick bowl cut and huge kohl-trimmed eyelids gazing out from beneath the fringe. Over the course of the past 50 years, photos of Peggy Moffitt have proven to be more than just vintage modeling shots; they are iconic images of an era.



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Die Antwoord’s Most Zef

Die Antwoord’s Most Zef

Die Antwoord’s TEN$ION follows their highly successful 2009 debut, $O$. The South African group is touring sold-out shows in support of their sophomore album, which they’ve issued through their indie label, Zef Recordz, after recently leaving Interscope. Meanwhile, Die Antwoord continue to incite and inspire a growing legion of fans who are members of their own ersatz army. Here are a few photos of our own favorite “Zeflings.”



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NYC Fashion in the ’70s

NYC Fashion in the ’70s

“The greatest fashion always originates with drag queens,” writes Gilles Larrain. “The outfit you’re wearing today was probably invented by a drag queen ten years ago.”



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Ties That Bind

Ties That Bind

These days, a decent tie is hard to find. Maybe you don’t care, and prefer whatever your father can lend you — or you just clip on the one you thought was so swell when you were nine. But some of us like a tie to reflect something about ourselves. Barring that, we just like ties that aren’t floral-patterned or covered in multicolored stripes, and the Cyberoptix Tie Lab has them. With style categories ranging from “audiophile” and “automotive” to spooky and subverted patterns, there’s bound to be something to catch your eye… and everyone else’s.



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Lun*na Menoh

Lun*na Menoh

Drawing on clothing design as inspiration, Japanese-born artist Lun*na Menoh’s playful creations subtly reveal sobering themes of alienation, loss, and decay.



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