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Brown Shoes Don't Make It

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Beyond her marked self-confidence and the vintage Perry Ellis tweed she's bundled up in, it's the pop of those yellow shoes that do it for us.

Style For Miles

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If we could only airbrush that crowd out it'd be the perfect shot. But we'll take what we can get. Alan Gelfand, 1980, a non-signature frontside air, the camo Mad Rats and a mag in the front, all captured by the unflinching eye of Mr. Ted Terrebonne.

Echo Park...

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...has hills and telephone poles and great record labels. Teenage Teardrops (home to The Sads) and the Slabco sound system both get their inspiration from the nooks and crannies that surround.

Grumpy Tree

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Swedish duo Sandberg & Timonen handle art direction for a variety of mediums. Case in point: their twisted costumes for Robyn's "Konichiwa Bitches" video that destroyed our funny bone.

Young Elegance

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Magazine junkies are we. But more than the ritual of rifling through dozens of titles it's the photography within that keeps us hooked. One of our current raves is Elizabeth Young, who shoots for Nylon, i-D, Surface, and Theme, just mention a few.

Candy Coated - The Redux

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DQM and Trackstar update the GT Pro Performer of the mid-80s for the fixed set. Not a detail spared on this one. Via the pedal pushers at Trackosaurus Rex.

Art With a Cause = Good

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"Charity By Numbers", an art show hosted by the Corey Helford Gallery, pits 120 underground artists (think Mark Ryden, Camille Rose Garcia, co-curator Gary Baseman, Kinsey, Sam Flores, etc.) against traditional paint-by-numbers paintings. 100% of the proceeds go to The Alliance For Children's Rights and the art is available for sale on eBay February 10–February 17. Check out Coreyhelfordgallery.com for the link to the auction.

Custom Concern

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Take DIY to the next level and make this Chanel-style handbag - because crochet is the new couture.