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Scott Kraynak Discusses Photography Book, ‘Unconquerable Desires’

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Two things you wouldn’t think of pairing together: the female body and war. That’s what artist Scott Kraynak has done with his beautiful photography book, Unconquerable Desires. The book is uniquely done, placing plastic toy soldiers enacting scenes from war on the naked female body. The images are all done in black and white and are coupled with quotes about both war and the female form.

Gucci: A Family’s Legacy

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Gucci. We all know the name and the iconic logo, but we do not know the story behind the prestigious Italian family and the history of their business. As every family goes through hardships during their own “storm,” the Guccis put each other through deceitful and devious challenges that led to major consequences for both the family and business. As told from the granddaughter of the brand’s founder Guccio Gucci, Patricia Gucci takes us through the beginning stages of her family’s brand and how it led to the rollercoaster love story of her parents in her first memoir, In The Name of Gucci.

Go Set a Watchman Review

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I just finished reading Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman, which was released on Tuesday, and I will admit that it will never compare to To Kill a Mockingbird. But here’s the thing, I don’t think people should compare the two novels. If we are to believe Lee’s agents and lawyers, which some people do and ...

Chic-tionary Review

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You know that saying “when words fail, music speaks”? Well, I think when words fail, you should just make up your own. And although Gretchen Weiners tried to make fetch happen and failed, fashion editor and author Stephanie Simons takes a stab at it in her new book, Chic-tionary. This “little book of fashion faux-cabulary” is ...

Five Books To Read This Fall

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There is no better time of year to curl up with a hot cup of coffee and your favorite book than Fall and sometimes, getting suggestions for a good book can be tough.  Here are some must-reads that will have to get your hands on for the chilly seasons ahead.    Girls in White Dresses – Jennifer ...