"I've always appreciated dressing beyond the expected and creating a look for the day that is inspired, not just thrown on," says Minneapolis-based fashion designer and curator Emma Berg. Born and raised in the small, rural town of Stacy, Berg's...
Fashion and Technology
Clothing defined by its connection to technology is the focus of "Fashion and Technology," a special exhibit at the Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology (MFIT) in NYC. An arrangement of over 100 objects from the museum's generous permanent...
Interview: Lucy Voller and Molly Martancik
Brought together by a mutual appreciation for design and exploration, Lucy Voller and Molly Martancik met in college and formed an indelible friendship that would soon birth a long distance collaborative they call There-There. With Martancik based...
While learning how to properly brine and prepare a Thanksgiving turkey during a cooking class at the new Prospect restaurant in Brooklyn we also had the pleasure of discovering Switchel, an "American heritage" beverage from Vermont. The restaurant...
Twiddle & Bard
In 2010, designer Will Coombs launched Twiddle & Bard with Robb McNeil and Nick Thompson as a response to what they felt had become a lack of proper emotion in digital communication. The Minneapolis-based stationery company has since built a solid...
Susan O'Brien founded snack company Hail Merry on the island of Maui, crediting yoga and meditation as the inspiration for creating healthy food. We sampled the line of raw, vegan and gluten-free macaroons and tarts at CH HQ and were pleasantly...
Africa Straight Up
No longer considered "Africa, the unknown," the continent is presented to the world through a pair of fresh eyes in Africa Straight Up," a documentary released in conjunction with the relaunch of Africa.com that seeks to counter the often tragic...
Street Museum of Art
With its inaugural public arts project, "In Plain Sight," the The Street Museum of Art (SMoA) is challenging the notion of sequestering street art to a museum by bringing the museum out to the streets. Featuring work from artists like Sweet Toot...
Bad for Me
"Bad for Me," a pop-up shop that seeks to explore the complexities of what is considered harmful, opens at the Shizaru Gallery in London's Mayfair this week. Curated by Grey Area, the shop presents objects without judgment to allow audiences to...
Leighton Brown Crisps
In 2009, Cara Leighton approached a couple of her restaurant-savvy friends to help create parsnip crisps with Manuka honey—a bold, flavorful syrup produced from New Zealand's Manuka trees. While Leighton started out doing prep-work and cooking...
With a polished collection of vintage clothing and accessories, MidNorth Mercantile—which debuted at last month's NorthernGRADE menswear market—proves that well-made clothing should improve with age. Mike Ader, better known to his followers...
Natalie Martin Spring 2013
Characterized by vibrant prints and delicate embroidery, LA-based designer Natalie Martin's Spring/Summer 2013 collection derives inspiration from the designer's travels to Bali. The line of dresses, tunics and caftans exudes a bohemian allure captured...