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What started out as a couple of over-caffeinated RISD design dudes looking for a place to lay their heads (two words: air bed), has completely changed the travel industry. And, when our city’s domestic darling Airbnb opened the doors to its new home in SoMa this summer, its enviable digs really upped the ante for anyone in search of an inspired 9 to 5.
A few teasers: The light-soaked sprawl is equipped with art installations, a Heath Ceramic stocked kitchen, meeting rooms that replicate the most badass global listings, and an open atrium, prime for a little afternoon window peeping.
Naturally, we spent a day documenting the office and got to know a few stylish staffers along the way, getting them to dish about their own Airbnb experiences. Take a peek after the jump — just be prepared to spruce up that resume and send it on to HR, stat.
Photographed by Michelle Drewes
Shoes. Let's get some shoes. No, seriously. We pretty much want everything we spotted on the streets of NYC during Fashion Week. Shoes can make or break an outfit. And, that's why, this season more than ever, showgoers brought their A game in the footwear department.
Normcore invaded the street style scene this year, read
Sporty, short shorts paired with puffy, white sneakers and thick, white ankle socks. Checkered button-down shirts tucked into loose chinos. Unbranded, curve-brim baseball caps. These looks exemplify the true "found-it-in-my-dad's-closet" nature of normcore. Allow us to point out that they're also the staples of Forrest read