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We know we're not technically in a recession anymore, but it still feels like choosing between dinner at Fedora last weekend and dry cleaning those white summer jeans was a way harder decision than it ought to have been. While we don't have an office lottery pool, we're never averse to some extra pocket change. Enter Art Production Fund (APF) Director Casey Fremont, who's giving us a way chicer alternative to Donald Trump's Learning Annex seminars with her top 10 list of rising NYC art stars. The group includes video artists, sculptors, and painters—all under 40—who are dominating the young creative scene, which makes sense given AFP's unique role in nurturing new talent and helping them reach new audiences. We suggest beating Gagosian et al and setting up a studio visit, like, yesterday to score the next generation’s Damien Hirst. So much chicer than MegaMillions.
Click through to see 10 up-and-coming artists to buy now before they're famous, with captions from Casey!
It's no secret that we love the '90s. Nostalgic beauty, jewelry, and even physical activity: You name it, we've reminisced about it. But, the mother of all '90s trends will always be the plaid, flannel shirt. There's nothing quite as cozy on a chilly fall day.
However, plaid translates to so much more than flannel. read
There’s a reason that fashion girls love fall (and it has very little to do with seasonal beverages). It’s because in fall, you get to wear more clothes, without needing to cover up all your hard work with a coat. That's right, this time of year we get to really flex our creative-layering muscles. If you're at risk of read