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For every American Apparel tee in our wardrobe, there's an international label in there that we randomly stumbled upon somewhere, somehow. And, by international, we don't just mean brands that have crossed oceans like COS or Uniqlo. Case in point: a Shanghai-based label called Front Row Shop that focuses on — what else? — incredibly wearable items inspired by the runway. And, best of all, prices aren't even close to a fraction of what you'd expect from pieces that look this good.
No, seriously, we guarantee you probably never imagined needing the picks ahead — but that's about to change. A gray-and-white vest that might take the place of your go-to black one? Yep, got it. A quilted moto jacket that rings in at just a bit above a hundred-dollar bill? We'll take two. Oh, and did we mention that if you register to become a VIP, you'll get additional discounts across the board? Cha-ching!
With all this inclement weather, we know what you're thinking: "How the heck is my makeup going to stay put with hail, sleet, and snow thrashing at my face?" Add the fact that it's prime Netflix-binging season — with all the crying sessions that entails — and the answer becomes simple: waterproof makeup.
In Western cultures, we tend to avoid death at all costs. We avoid thinking about it and talking about it, and when faced with it, we often go to extraordinary measures to delay it. Photographer Cathrine Ertmann decided to confront death head-on. Her project "About Dying" is a "photo essay from the morgue" that "works as read