5 Things To Know This AM



It turns out that we're not the only ones who have major girl crushes on Lena Dunham. Barnard College, the women-only leg of Columbia, will be honoring the writer-slash-director-slash-actor with the prestigious Medal of Distinction at its commencement ceremony this May. (Her Campus)

If you're looking for a mind-bending cultural experience, we've got just the ticket. This Saturday, artist Titus Kaphar will be holding a panel discussion on confabulation, a complex process of memory recall that has influenced his work. Head to 515 West 26th Street at 4 p.m. to learn more. (Friedman Brenda Gallery)

South by Southwest is finally upon us, so celebrate the festival's return by getting an inside look at the man behind the show. Roland Swanson, SXSW's founder, chats about how he made Austin cool, and how the festival has changed. (DuJour)

One of our favorite local brands just gave itself a brand-new online rehaul, and we couldn't be happier with the result. Head to Candela to check out the fancy-free pieces, and some other noteworthy local brands. (Candela)

Remember that infamous Zac Posen catfight that broke out at last year's NYFW? Luckily for the fashion world, the lawsuit has finally been settled. (WWD)

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Photo: Via Her Campus