Non-fungible art

Can non-fungible tokens boost the art world? In a previous post, I discussed how the art world is rigged. The price of fine art is manipulated. Galleries and auction houses drive up the price in all sorts of ways. The question remains if this will be different in the NFT art community. Looking around on …

#art #artist #bitcoin #blockchain #cryptocurrency #nft #nonfungibletoken

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Cybermasks

Once Cyberpunk predicted how fashion would evolve. They were inspired by metropolises, technology, and a dark future. Now that future doesn’t seem so far fetched as it used to. The big question now is, will face masks disappear again from the street scene?

#cyberpunk #facemask #fashion #fashiontrend #future #healthcare #mouthmask

Fine art is a scam

The world of fine art is manipulated financially. Galleries and auction houses drive up the price in all sorts of ways. It’s a small group of people who decide what is good and what is not. They also tend to choose who they will sell the art to. If they sell to prestigious buyers, the …

#art #artgallery #artist #collector #fineart #museum

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Laser-distressed Jeans

I hear lasers and jeans. And I’m all ears. Levi’s introduced a new way to distress their jeans. With kick-ass lasers. Levi Strauss introduced a new way to distress their jeans. Project FLX, or future-led execution, is a new process that will replace hand labor with robots. By digitizing denim finish design and development, they reduce …

#denim #fashion #jeans #lasers #robots #styling #sustainability

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I bought my first styling box

A few weeks ago I ordered my first styling subscription box for men. A box filled with clothes, hand-picked by a stylist just for you. Overall my experience was positive, and I even kept a few of the items that were selected for me. If you don’t like shopping or don’t find the time to …

#cloakroom #clothing #fashion #manbox #mensfashion #outfittery #suitcase #zalando #zalon

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James Bond, The Authentic Gentleman Man

I grew up with Bond movies. And I still have an appointment with my dad every time a new Bond movie comes out. James Bond is one of the greatest fictional gentleman in our history of storytelling. Everyone has his favorite actor to portray him, but it’s still the character that sparks our imagination. Bond …

#fashion #jacket #jamesbond #sunglasses

I’m getting bald, and I made peace with it

I’m writing this article on the eve of trimming my hair. I have this bald spot on the back of my head. And with every picture that is being taken from me, it seems to have grown. I can try to fight it. But this week I decided it is time to cut it. No more …

#balding #barber #beard #grooming #hair #hairstyle

You don’t need a wristwatch

Do you really need to wear a wristwatch nowadays? Is it just an accessory to your outfit? Or is it still useful? There is a good reason why watches have disappeared from our wrists. They really are dated and obsolete. In a world where almost everything is telling you what time it is. Do you …

#accessory #fashion #smartphone #wristwatch

Men’s Headwear: caps

Men still have one privilege in fashion, and that is headwear. You can easily find a suiting hat or cap for every occasion. Whether you go to the beach or a business meeting. You always have options. Of course, not every man can pull off every type of headwear. But on most occasions, you can …

#accessory #cap #fashion #hat #headwear

Meet the founders of Hobo and Sailor

Hobo and Sailor were featured here before. But it’s time to introduce the graphic designers behind the brand, Manar Shajri, and Sveta Shubina. Together they have a DOCK 57 and specialize in creating logotypes, corporate branding, and illustrations. The brand Hobo and Sailor was founded in 2011 and is dedicated to the history of the 20th century. …

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The Old-School Military History of a T-shirt

Probably every man has a T-shirt in their closet. And it seems impossible to think there was a time they didn’t exist. But the T-shirt has an interesting history. “The modern tee as we know it was issued as an undergarment by the US Navy around 1913, to keep soldiers’ sweat off of the more …

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