Posts tagged "world"
Dimepiece Designs: The Drug & the Dream

Dimepiece Designs: The Drug & the Dream

Dimepiece Designs presented their Spring 2012 collection at a unique installation titled The Drug & the Dream last month, which explores the concept of escapism through psychedelic imagery, colorful designs, and the brand's signature tongue-in-cheek graphics and slogans.
Photo of the Week: 12.27.11

Photo of the Week: 12.27.11

This photo resonates from Stephen Shore's most well known book Uncommon Places (first published in 1982) where he documented uncommon places in America.
Photo of the Week 12.19.11

Photo of the Week 12.19.11

So every year it is mandatory that I delve into the National Geographic Photo Contest, and 2011's selections didn't disappoint. I particularly liked Piotr Kakol's photo from a pigeon's vantage point on the observation deck of the Empire State Building.
Throwback Thursday: Kurtis Blow - If I Ruled The World

Throwback Thursday: Kurtis Blow – If I Ruled The World

Taking it back to the pre-iTunes era, Throwback Thursday is here to quench your vintage video thirst!
Around the World in 60 Seconds

Around the World in 60 Seconds

Don't have time or money for jetsetting? Don't worry. Thanks to a visionary trio of pals, you can peek at international scenery, check out cultural elements, and indulge in food porn -- all in the span of 60 seconds.
Obey Fall 2011 Lookbook

Obey Fall 2011 Lookbook

While I love a summer spent sunning myself on the beach, my favorite time of the year for fashion is most definitely autumn. I love to layer knits and mix and match texture, and in a season with shorter days and chillier temperatures, the world is my sartorial oyster! Check out Obey's Fall...
In Girl World, Halloween is the one night a year when girls can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it

In Girl World, Halloween is the one night a year when girls can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it

So true.  By the way, remember Mean Girls? Remember how awesome Lindsay Lohan used to be, pre-perscription drug dependency?  Oh how the mighty have fallen. But I digress… Having spent the last 7 or 8 years basing all of my costumes around the above sentiment, I have a feeling it’s time to put aside the...
New Brand: Stylestalker

New Brand: Stylestalker

Fashion News Flash: Karmaloop is now carrying ultra-hip brand, stylestalker!  Spotted on A-list celebs like Sienna Miller, Kim Kardashian, and Katy Perry, stylestalker features chic and sexy body-con dresses for days. According to the brand, “stylestalker is the lovechild of Sue-Ann San and Rachel Zeilic. We were drawn together by our mutual addiction to ‘stylestalking’;...
Plastic Island Fall '10

Plastic Island Fall ’10

If you’ve watched our latest Buyer Wire, you are well aware that Plastic Island has just dropped on Karmaloop! Plastic Island is a fairly new brand in the world of fashion, born in 2007. As the brand describes, “each Plastic Island collection fuses a playful sense of ease and purpose for the woman with inherant...
What's New: Insight

What’s New: Insight

Here at the Kloop headquarters, we are really feeling the new fall line from Australian brand, Insight.  In case you haven’t already heard all about ‘em, here’s a bit of history: Insight Clothing emerged from humble beginnings from Sydney’s Northern Beaches in the late 90′s as a complimentary line to the already established Insight Surfboards....
M.I.S.S. Presents “A Woman’s Work”

M.I.S.S. Presents “A Woman’s Work”

Rosie the Riveter is a symbol of a woman’s role in the workforce during World War II.  She epitomizes the dichotomy of a woman torn between asserting herself in the workplace and remaining beautiful and feminine at the same time.  Clearly this wasn’t just an issue for women in the 1940’s.  Modern girls are told...
Before Angels and Ashton…

Before Angels and Ashton…

Throw back to the 1980’s–a time of big hair, leg warmers, and “Brat Pack” movies.  St. Elmo’s Fire one of the more popular ones, with its storyline tracking the lives of six bff’s after they graduate from Georgetown and take on the real world.  One of the six-pack is Jules, played by a young Demi...
Global Journal: How Seth Was Grounded

Global Journal: How Seth Was Grounded

Globaloop talks with Seth Stevenson about his new book: Grounded, A Down To Earth Journey Around The World (hint: around the world-no aircraft!).

Shepart Fairey “May Day” Show

One hell of a way to go out – Deitch Projects will host MAY DAY within it’s hallowed walls as the gallery’s final project, featuring entirely new work from Obey‘s Shepard Fairey. Referencing the familiar distress call used by police and firefighters in emergency situations, May 1st – May Day – is furthermore observed throughout...
Look But Don't Touch

Look But Don’t Touch

A new exhibit recently opened at the MoMA intended as a re-enactment of “Imponderabilia,” a well-known piece originally performed by Maria Abramovic and a partner in the 1970s. The exhibit features a man and a woman, both naked, standing in the gallery entrance with a narrow space in between for viewers to pass through. And...