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We're all for reusing and recycling whenever possible, but this is one instance that really makes us stop and think—sunglasses made of hair. Two graduates, Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves, of the UK's Royal College of Art are using the world's "abundant" supply of human hair to make 100% biodegradable frames. This isn't the only hairy trend we've spotted of late: Necklaces made of human hair take a disgusting (yet somehow very, very pretty) spin on this raw material (warning: cannot be unseen). The glasses are definitely a more viable option. You'd never know from looking at 'em—a more than passable tortoiseshell effect is achieved by weaving black, blonde, and brown strands together in an intricate pattern. There's even a pair in the spirit of Harry (or should we say Hairy?!!?) Potter. They look cute, but sort of make our hair stand on end... What do you think? (Dezeen)
Contrary to what Hallmark will have you believe, red and pink aren’t the only colors one can or should wear on Valentine’s Day — nor are hearts the only print. Please. It's not that we don't dig the holiday's romanticism; it's just that dressing for it doesn't need to be so one-note. In fact, we're in favor of read
Weekend brunch options abound in New York City, but the cold winter months make the sport of staking out a primo table less appealing. In a city where you can get anything and everything delivered to your apartment at (nearly) all hours of the day, why not add devouring a hearty plate of pancakes and bacon to the list read