I don’t know how it is possible, but each picture I see of Naomi Sims is simply flawless. Designer Zac Posen posted some pictures of Naomi Sims today on Instagram, and this one was truly gorgeous. An original street style artist if there ever was one. Bonus: I am obsessed with capes but I live … Continue reading Artist a Day Challenge No. 12: Naomi Sims
I’m trying something new. Here’s my Friday round up of my absolute favorite posts from last week in Fashion, Music, Art, and Food. All posts are inspired by Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc. So let’s jump in! 1. Kara Walker-Indypendant Article The Kara Walker Domino Sugar Factory exhibit has closed, and I have to say I had mixed feelings about this particular … Continue reading Weekly Rewind Vol. 1
New Yorkers are turning their cell phones into Easter Baskets while collecting massive Easter Eggs during the Fabergé Big Egg Hunt this month. The event brings artists, charitable foundations, and other sponsors together for a virtual Easter Egg Hunt around the City. The Big Egg Hunt first started in London in 2012 and has since been held in Dublin and New … Continue reading Art Scramble: The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt
The power of a Hashtag. As I was looking through my Instagram feed this morning, stylist Elisa Nalin (who prolifically captures Fashion Week on Instagram), posts a rather blurry picture obscured by a fence with a hashtag that reads #NOTORACISM. I honestly ignore 99% of hashtags (while totally being guilty of overusing them myself), but … Continue reading Umit Benan Pays Homage to Jackie Robinson in Historic PFW Show
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”
In music, fashion, food and art there’s pop cultural phenomena so ubiquitous and so pervasive that I feel duty bound to write about them. Or hate on ’em.. Like roaches and bad heartburn these things just keep on returning eliciting both our collective ire and fascination. Really, they’re train wrecks and we can’t look away. … Continue reading The Sphinx and the Cronut: Why We Love Being Haters
I bought some lilacs that are now all over the house. While I wish I could find them year round, I love the delightful surprise to find them in bloom! They even inspired this Easter weekend smoothie (banana, blueberries, strawberries, yogurt, agave, Maca powder and ice). Happy Easter! Continue reading Happy Easter!