Raf Simons’s signature two-strap high-top trainer is pared right back for AW14, and reimagined with bold, multi-textured uppers. The clever mash-up of metallic, crosshatch and lizard-effect leather results in one his most statement offerings yet, and is complemented by an oversized front strap and high-rising tongue.
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Long sleeve grained leather shearling biker jacket in black. Notched lapel collar. Two-way zip closure at front. Epaulet shoulders. Zippered welt pockets throughout front panel. Pin-buckle cinch belts at side hem.
Balmain releases a stylish biker jacket for $6,325.
Located near the omiya station in saitama, the ‘S house’ by japanese practice yuusuke karasawa architects represents the simultaneous diversity and order that is ever present in our cyber lives. a central datum of vertical circulation splits opposing 50 m2 platforms that intertwine in the center. what seems like a simple stacking of planes reveals itself to be a rather complex network of diagonal surfaces terminating into one another resulting in an intricate path of circulation from the basement level to the rooftop deck.
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She is impossibly beautiful. When she walks into a room, men start walking into furniture. Up close, however, she becomes almost hard to look at, like staring into the most unflattering mirror. When we meet strangers, we begin scanning their faces for their strengths and vulnerabilities, for the lights and scars that will tell us something about who they are and the life they have lived. Cruz has no physical flaws, the bent noses and crooked teeth we would normally use as signifiers. Her face contains no secrets, at least not about her. But her face tells you and the room plenty about you. If you want to feel like the world’s most judged man, sit down at a table in a restaurant with the Sexiest Woman Alive.
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Channeling Audrey Hepburn in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”, Olivia Palermo is sixties chic for the latest cover story from The Edit. The style blogger wears 1960s inspired looks from the fall collections of Gucci, Valentino and more. “I have my hands full at the moment. I would love to start my own [fashion] house but it’s not the right time,” the tells The Edit. “I feel like I can do it in stages and when the timing is right to do it, then I will.”