The world we currently live in loves the old world we used to live in. Kind of. Everyone gets lovesick with nostalgia and pines for the good ol' days but no one will ever really go back in time because it means like our iPhones will be older and Facebook won't load as fast. So in that yearning for yesterday, we decide to purposely make totally brand new furniture look older and more weathered and distressed and so stylistically vintage — to remind of us of the character of the past we now lack (and have to fake).
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With some directors, you can immediately tell you're watching a movie they directed just by looking at a still frame without any context. There's a visual style they stamp on their films, a certain special effect they like, a narrative preference they utilise, basically, a trademark they have. WatchMojo came up with a list of the 10 most famous movie director trademarks in the video below.
There's nothing worse than having to stuff your packed wallet into your fancy suit pants of an evening. It produces an unsightly bulge on the pocket you select, and it lets down the whole outfit. Thankfully, Australian tailor M.J. Bale is here, with a new suit that has a PayWave tag built into the cuff.
Mum, you look ridiculous. Son, what the hell are you wearing? These type of conversations go on in every household everywhere. In a generational tug of war between style and comfort it seems like parents and children are on opposite sides. But what if they changed places? What if parents wore the outfits of their children and children wore the clothes their parents wore?
Bitcoin is good for buying many things, including illicit drugs for some reason. Instead of buying some illegal internet weed, why not use those hard-earned Bitcoins to go and buy some geeky cufflinks from a local vendor?
These days, any mobile you pick up can do the basics with aplomb — whether you're an Android afficionado, Apple fanboy or Windows Phone 7 fanatic. And for many, style is just as much an important consideration as the platform itself. So which phones do you think win on style points alone? Here are five of our favourites to start the conversation.
Want in on the smartphone revolution but you're too tres chic to get something that actually looks like hardware? Peep this Android handset from Prada and LG. If you're a fashionista, you'd probably let Meryl Streep humiliate you for one.