Cher Horowitz and Dionne Davenport are like, totally the most popular girls at Bronson Alcott High School. Whether they're dishing on dudes or making over one of their clueless friends, they are always the best dressed people in the room (unless Christian is around, of course). Here's what we think these BFFs would be asking for this holiday, aside from Luke Perry and Murray with hair.
Garage Magazine and Dasha Zhukova have launched STOPS, a crowd-sourced street style site with some serious prizes. All you need to do is submit a picture, vote on your favorite outfits, and the looks with the most love will win some designer duds. So get on there and show us whatcha got!
NYU student Brian McGuffog is an up and coming photographer from the Midwest. Working as a photo assistant for Annie Leibovitz, he is learning the ropes and finding out what it take to become a household name. His work is dark but full of life, and feels extremely personal. We're excited to see where he goes in the next few years.
Bicycle tools are funny objects. Most are for extremely specific applications that can't exactly be used around the house to do other tasks, but they do the job they're meant for quite well. Check out this series of illustrations of 12 essential tools and why they're important over at Headset Press. -Bob
Photographer Conor O'Brien has sifted through his archive to put together his first major survey exhibition at ACP (257 Oxford St.). Photographs: 2003-2011 is a time capsule; it features over eight years of the artist's delicate, carefully captured moments in print. It opens on December 2, 6pm-8pm and runs until February 5, 2012. - Nadia
John Vogel's furniture would be perfect for a deck or a porch. We can just see ourselves laying on the Mantis Lounger in the sun, wearing sunglasses, and talking about how crazy the weekend was, while a friend relaxes in the Magnet Lounge Chair, drinks mimosas, and flips through magazines. It would be like a real life episode of The Hills (but without the drama).
Mondrian Sessions and The Museum of Contemporary Art are having a special screening of Harmony Korine's latest film CAPUT, featuring the one and only James Franco. It will be held this Thursday, December 1, from 9pm-2am at the Sunset Lounge at Mondrian South Beach (1100 West Avenue Miami Beach) along with cocktails and music. RSVP at email@example.com!
Above are ceramics by Los Angeles based artist Mattias Merkel Hess. His show Bucketry is currently on view at ACME (6150 Wilshire Blvd.) until December 21, so go see these beautiful buckets in person. -Bob
Australia has little-to-zero ozone, which means that the summer sun is a real bastard. Sunburn is never a good look (admittedly, neither is zinc), but with these bright umbrellas from Basil Bangs you don't need to worry about either. Stick one in the sand or pop one in the backyard to stay sun-safe and good-looking all summer long. - Nadia
Creator of Corter Leather, Eric Heins, makes leather products by hand out of his own apartment in Boston, causing each item to be a little different than the next. These leather Guitar Picks come in different levels of thickness and eventually mold to your grip, making them a treat for your fingers.
Bon Iver has release a short film in honor of the release of their deluxe edition of Bon Iver, Bon Iver, called "Hinnom, TX." If you've never taken a road trip, this video will have you craving a cross-country getaway. (Via Time)
We love the idea of this Minimergeny Kit by Ms. & Mrs. It's filled with 16 girl essentials that we might need in case of emergency. We want one for our car, bathroom, best friends house, work, and anywhere else it might come in handy.