Mike D X Clare V

My love for handbags and hip hop have been mutually exclusive up until this moment, but now these two worlds have collided in a collaboration that I had to shine a spotlight on.  As part of the release of their next issue, the Australian lifestyle magazine Monster Children has enlisted the editorial styling of Mike Diamond of the Beastie Boys. … Continue reading Mike D X Clare V

2013 “Rewind”

Whew!  Before I look forward to 2014 (and I must say, it cannot come soon enough), I thought I’d take a quick look back on my digital footprints and share my favorite CultureShockArt moments of 2013.  So I picked 5 posts from Twitter, Instagram, WordPress and Pinterest that were either popular, or made me squeal, “Eep … Continue reading 2013 “Rewind”

Idée Fixe-January

An “idée fixe” sounds so much better than an obsession, right?  You can pretty much make any horrible thing sound glamorous if you say it in French!  Here are my January obsessions, (or what I just can’t get enough of THIS WEEK…)  Since this little blog of mine focuses on Art, Food, Handbags and Music, … Continue reading Idée Fixe-January

Tuesday Inspiration- Tokyo: As Seen Through a Handbag

Not just any handbag…  The Lady Dior. Background:  Hands down, my favorite fashion blogger is Garance Doré.  Not only is she an accomplished photographer and blogger, she is an incredible story-teller with a keen eye for fabulous handbags.  She was recently given the opportunity to take an iconic “Lady Dior” and put her own spin … Continue reading Tuesday Inspiration- Tokyo: As Seen Through a Handbag