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In just 30 years, Guess has accomplished what most American brands only dream of: iconic supermodel-filled campaigns that define the
gold black-and-white standard and a logo that elicits a heavy dose of nostalgia. While many see the winning brand formula as an "if-it-ain't-broke-don't-fix-it" approach, we've learned that there's more than meets the eye. Each and every image, design, and window display pays homage to the American Dream that the Marciano brothers chased back in '81 — talk about winning tenacity!
So, visiting the fashion empire's DTLA HQ, we weren't surprised to discover some of the most passionate and stylish employees under the SoCal sun. Click through to meet them — and tour the enviable, art-filled campus.
Photographed by Molly Cranna
All hail the mighty zoom lens! While we got a view of Olivia Palermo's engagement ring back in January, this week marks the first time we're able to admire its details close-up. Shocker: The bauble is gorgeous and just as perfect as you'd expect. Palermo's left ring finger is adorned with a sizable yellow diamond, two read
In his play Back to Methuselah, George Bernard Shaw wrote, "Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable."
That's precisely why humans have been making art for 40,000 years, and writing about it at least since Pliny the Elder sat down to describe the beauty of Greek sculpture in his Natural read