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Arcadia, The Chinese Beverly Hills

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For the ancient Greeks, the province of Arcadia represented a sort of “heaven on earth,” God-like perfection brought to this world. The Californian city of Arcadia (named after the ancient location), on the other hand, has become a “perfect” destination  for Chinese wanting to invest abroad. But why was this sleepy, upper middle-class suburb 50km to […]

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San Diego: America’s Finest City

San Diego: America’s Finest City by Jessica DeFino The light was blindingly bright as I inched closer and closer to San Diego on the 1-5, as if I were driving directly into the sun. Traffic from Los Angeles to San Diego- normally just a two and a half hour drive- was slow-moving; not so much […]

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Fashion Week Fall / Winter 2015 Street Style- Editors

At fashion week Fall/Winter 2015, the show is as much off the runway as it is onstage.  Before the show, after the show, backstage, on the streets – world famous fashion editors, models, celebrities, and stylists show off amazing clothes with major panache.  Our photographer Tim Regas follows them around the major Fashion Week Cities.  (More […]

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Fashion Week Fall / Winter 2015 Street Style- Models

At fashion week Fall/Winter 2015, the show is as much off the runway as it is onstage. Before the show, after the show, backstage, on the streets – world famous fashion editors, models, celebrities, and stylists show off amazing clothes with major panache.  Our photographer Tim Regas follows them around the major Fashion Week Cities.  (More […]

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South Africa Wines: Where Biodiversity is King

Cape Town:  the Mother City,  a member of the prestigious Great Wine Capitals of the World network alongside Bilbao in Spain, Bordeaux in France, Christchurch in New Zealand, Florence in Italy, Mainz in Germany, Mendoza in Argentina, Porto in Portugal, San Francisco in the US and Valparaiso in Chile.   Regularly voted one of the […]

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Stephen Quake: Redefining Biomedical Engineering

  It’s been over 20 years since Jurassic Park introduced the concept of biomedical engineering to the public.  Scientists in the Michael Crichton novel-turned-film manipulated amber-preserved dinosaur DNA– more specifically, dinosaur genomes– to repopulate the planet with animals millions of years old, essentially reversing extinction. Today, Professor Stephen Quake has made sci-fi fantasies a reality […]

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Collecting and Connecting: Collectors & Their Prized Possessions

    The phrase “Less is More” has recently caught fire, spawning a minimalist lifestyle trend the world over.  While many are paring down possessions with the hope of de-cluttering their lives both physically and spiritually, there are those for whom material possessions are much more than the sum of their parts.  For two collectors, the meaning behind […]

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The Top 10 Editors at Fashion Month

  During Fashion Month streetwear trends often get as much, if not more, attention than the latest runway looks. As editors make their way from show to show, their impeccable street style- an inspiring mix of current-season favorites and fresh-of-the-runway creations- sets the trends for the season to come. Cool Hunt snapped the latest looks from Leandra Medine (Man […]