No longer just a craft fair, the Renegade girls have gone renegade, opening a storefront on Chicago's Division Street. Open every day from 11-7, it's almost as overwhelmingly awesome as the craft fair itself.
Because it's never too early to start Christmas shopping. Check out the City Paper's annual Crafty Bastards event, complete with bands, workshops and of course - tons of vendors.
Jonathan Wells (the founder of Resfest), unleashes Swerve Festival, a new annual event with a focus on West Coast creative culture and the art, film, and music communities. It runs Sept 28-30. Way too many scheduled events to list so definitely go here for more info.
Margie's Candies has been a Chicago institution since the early 20s, churning out milkshakes and sundaes into the wee small hours of the morning. Al Capone ate here, so did the Beatles after playing Comiskey Park. If a half-gallon clamshell of homemade ice cream is good enough for Ringo... (Image via Senor Codo.)
So we've mentioned Darth Vader and Kaws in earlier posts, and we're loath to repeat ourselves but...Darth Kaws?!?!
We told you about our collaboration with NYLON a few weeks back and we hinted at a range of artist-designed tees that would be coming down the pipe. Well, the time has come...get 'em here, or read more about the artists who designed the tees here.
Be warned: there is so much amazing stuff posted on Monica Canilao’s site you can totally lose an afternoon scrolling through her dreamlike autumn-y images.
Quit your job and go full-time with the glue gun, already - this book shows you how, from planning for "I quit!" to figuring out what's next.
Artist Kate Bingaman-Burt chronicles her everyday purchases through a series of almost-daily drawings. Check out some examples (and more neat stuff) here.