Prym® X Dr.Paco Cao

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Artist and psychological mixologist Dr. Paco Cao presents a new process of making cocktails. This method transforms the way we usually consume cocktails. Instead of selecting drinks from a predetermined menu, the client fills out a questionnaire and, according to their answers, Dr. Cao creates a personalized recipe for each client.

Paco Cao is unfaithful to any particular medium. Employing a wide range of disciplines and materials, his work establishes a strong relationship between art, audience, and context as it challenges the boundaries between high and low culture. His work has been shown at and/or made in collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, El Museo del Barrio, Creative Time, and the New Museum in New York City, as well as El Prado Museum (Madrid, Spain), MART (Rovereto, Italy), BOZAR (Brusells, Belgium), MUSAC (León, Spain), and MNCARS (Madrid, Spain). Cao holds a PhD in art history from the University of Oviedo, Spain.

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Louie and Chan
303 Broome Street
New York City 10002
Tel: 212-837-2816
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Music : "Last Gasp" by Apache Tomcat
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Prym® Rum Standard — The Light Rum with dark Taste
Refining and redefining rum, Prym™ is filled with character and sophistication. A subtle rum that is light on the eyes but dark in spirit. By coupling advanced innovation with time-honored traditions we capture an unexpected smoothness and clarity found only in Local Choice TerrePURE Spirits. We take an aggressive approach to the “dark” side WITH A RUM YOU CAN SIP—maintaining the taste but eliminating the chaos — nothing is proper…
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Table Manners : Rule No. 2

Videography by : Cheeks DeNiro : http://cheeksdeniro.com

Photography by :
— Chris Faust : http://www.chrisfaust.net
— Andres LaTorre : http://shotbyandres.com
— Jelaine
— Dezirae B : http://www.deziraeb.com

Event Hosted by :
— The Vanilla Party : http://dmaeventsnyc.wordpress.com
— FotoBomb : http://wearefotobomb.tumblr.com

Performers :
— Defacto Obsolete : https://www.facebook.com/defactoobsolete
— Rogizoid Shatterz : http://instagram.com/rogizoid
— Shelly Scarlet : http://shellyscarlet.com

Music By :
Percy Wenrich "The Smiler"
Click Click Click "Crowd Pleaser"
Apache Tomcat "When I'm Gone"


PRYM® Table Manners : Rule No.1

Don't Feed the Models. Let Them Feed You...

A Performance-Art Experience at Sons Of Essex in NYC

Prym is the first spirits brand to embrace fringe cultures and question the unquestioned. Prym goes against the grain and empowers the underground voices that give rise to the future. The Table Manners Sessions promise to provide an intimate alternative dining experience crafted to open both your mouth and your mind. Prym invites guests to engage in a round table experience with experts that relate to the evening's topic. The inaugural event on March 4th, 2014 is — Don't Feed The Models. Let Them Feed You...

"While this may sound a bit obvious we guarantee it will be quite a unique evening. We only do things that we ourselves would like to attend. It's about embracing the alternative cultures that we represent and embodying the 'Not Proper' ethos. Our whole team is super excited about this collaboration with Sons of Essex— we just want be guests at the table!" says Damian.

Seductresses courtesy of THE VANILLA PARTY... must see to believe.

March 4th, 2014
6PM TO 9PM

SONS OF ESSEX
133 Essex Street
New York, New York
http://sonsofessexnyc.com


Old School Hip Hop Brunch

LET’S TAKE IT BACK TO THE OLD SCHOOL
Join us at Colonie to experience old school flava’ and new flavours— oh yes we went there f-l-a-v-a! You know we keep it fresh and crispy.

Dress for success— grab your velour track suit out of the dryer (you know you still rock it), take a toothbrush to your shell toes or kick it Pete Nice style with a mock neck— it’s all love.

MARCH 15, 2014 : 11AM to 4PM

COLONIE
127 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York
(718) 855-7500
http://colonienyc.com


Pia Coronel

"Finding and creating identity is an important part of growth in life. In my work, I explore what it means to search for oneself in places where structure and chaos collide. I strive to explore the feelings and challenges one faces in the struggle to claim a place in society. My work deals with our constant search for “it” as I believe that there will always be a battle within us to create that perfect identity. Cultures, societies, tribes, all have different expectations of how people should be. My work explores these feelings that come about when we are trying to figure out who we are and why we are here."— Pia Coronel

SEE MORE OF PIA’S WORK

www.piacoronel.com
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Art of the Automobile in NYC: An exhibition and auction celebrating some of the rarest and finest motorcars in design history

Art of the Automobile in NYC


Though a global front-runner in all matters of design and culture, New York City has missed out on a lot of America's heavy car culture history and is regrettably unfit for...

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Air Jordan 1 Retro ’95 ‘Cool Grey’


The classic Air Jordan 1 becomes the Retro ’95 ten years later and is presented in a solid new colorway for Holiday 2013. The patent leather toe box reminds of the Air Jordan 11 and nicely mixes with a soft grey synthetic grey nubuck upper and carbon fibre details on the ankle Wings logo placement. The crisp white mid-sole brings back a nice balance to the sneaker, which releases in limited numbers on November 9.

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Globe-Trotter for Maison Martin Margiela Luggage Collection


When it comes to collaborations, Maison Martin Margiela stays more busy than ever before these days. After having previously worked with G-Shock and Converse, the fashion brand announces this week a Japan exclusive luggage collection with Globe-Trotter, as reported by Selectism. Once again Margiela applies its signature “emblematic trompe-l’œil (French for “deceive the eye”) concept print” that has also been placed on the Converse sneakers. The outcome is a range of suitcases inspired by Globe-Trotter pieces from the 1920′s to 1950′s with a distinct used vintage look. The collection releases this December at Margiela’s Isetan Shinjuku store in Tokyo.

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Marni Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

Marni Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

Italian brand Marni presents their new Fall/Winter 2013 Collection during Milan Fashion Week. Ever since their recent collaboration with H&M and in general a much stronger product offering, Marni has certainly gotten a lot more attention in the press and slowly starts showing up at a lot more retailers around the globe. It seems like especially internationally Marni has now a much stronger position.

The color palette, materials and silhouettes are once again great in the new collection. Overall the line feels a little more muted than previous ones though, so do not expect as many strong colors anymore.

Check out the full Marni Fall/Winter 2013 Collection in the above gallery.

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Nicholas Kirkwood Launches Luxury Men’s Shoe Line

Nicholas Kirkwood Launches Luxury Mens Shoe Line

British footwear designer Nicholas Kirkwood introduces Nicholas Kirkwood Men’s as part of London Collections: Man. Kirkwood  who studied at Central St. Martins and Cordwainers College originally started his shoe design career hand making men’s shoes for himself as well as special orders for clients. The now 32-year-old British designer Kirkwood who launched his eponymous luxury women’s footwear label in spring 2005 extends his offering of architecturally inspired pieces to men. Craftsmanship plays an integral role in Kirkwood’s men’s collection highlighted by the use of geometric forms, as well as a considered attention to line, proportion, and intricate detailing. All of Nicholas Kirkwood shoes are 100% handcrafted in Italy and made of the highest-grade materials available, often utilizing innovative techniques to develop custom-made leathers and fabrics. The new collection comprises of 6 main styles, released in 21 variations.

The collection will be available at Nicholas Kirkwood Boutiques in London and New York and select retailers worldwide as well as online from July 2013.  The collection will range from $520 to $950.

Click through the 1st collection of the recently named accessories designer of the year at the British Fashion Awards 2012.

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Music: Frank Ocean ft. OutKast – Pink Matter (Remix)

Music: Frank Ocean ft. OutKast   Pink Matter (Remix)

The long-awaited contribution from Big Boi has finally arrived, Rap Radar’s Elliott Wilson had the honor of premiering the record during his #KeepItThoro mixshow Saturday night. The addition really completes this track for me, it’s always nice to hear some new OutKast. Hopefully this marks the beginning of what will be another OutKast era, stay tuned.

Listen to “Pink Matter” (Remix) right here, below.

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Dior Homme 2012 Fall/Winter "City Heights" Editorial

Dior Homme provides yet another look at its Fall/Winter 2012 collection - still in the limelight for the cold weather of January 2013 - this time via a new editorial for Bullett Magazine. Entitled "City Heights," the stylized photography captures model Bastian Thiery in mid-air in a surrounding cityscape as he dons suits, outerwear, caps and more from creative director Kris Van Assche's military-inspired "A Soldier on My Own" look. Photographed by Stas Komarovski, the editorial boasts styling by Melissa Rubini and features the likes of double-breasted jackets, bombers, blousons, trenches, mirrored aviator sunglasses and wool headwear. The entirety of the editorial is now available for viewing via Bullet's website.

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Ai WeiWei's "Stacked" Installation Features 760 Bikes

Much maligned by the Chinese government, controversial artist Ai WeiWei presents "Stacked," an installation of 760 bicycles displayed at GALLERIA CONTINUA. A continuation of 2008's "Very Yao," "Stacked" draws upon the favored mode of transportation for millions of Chinese and is an exploration of mass manufacturing in his native country. Each of the bikes featured in the exhibition is produced by Forever -- the most ubiquitous brand of two-wheelers in China -- and systematically arranged, form the skeleton for an abstract representation of the country's workforce. "Stacked" will be displayed at GALLERIA CONTINUA's San Gimignano Gallery space until February 16.

Source: designboom

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DAVID BOWIE – “Where Are We Now?”

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After ten years of near silence and discretion, David Bowie, on the day of his 66th birthday (08/01/2013), announces the coming of his 30th (!!) studio album by releasing its first hors d’oeuvre entitled “Where Are We Now?”.(...) Read More about DAVID BOWIE – “Where Are We Now?” (225 words)

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Buxxxer: Personable personal vibrators from Kokoro

Buxxxer

The anatomically correct offerings from Italian company Kokoro balance sex, sophistication and humor in a series of colorful pleasure toys. Designed by Madeindreams, the Buxxxer line offers an approachable alternative to market offerings, which typically range from the frighteningly utilitarian to the overly sophisticated. The three models are the...

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Interview: Jona: The InAisce visionary on travel, texture and the nature of artistic collaboration

Interview: Jona

Invoking an anthropological spirit and aesthetic, New York-based designer Jona transcends the landscape of couture through his avant-garde label, InAisce. Imbued in signature hues of nuanced greys and arctic neutrals, InAisce aims to illustrate the ephemeral flux of nature and self in collections infused with a folkloric blend of...

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Bamford Watch Department's Limited Edition Rolex Sky-Dweller: A customized Rolex leaves little to aspire to

Bamford Watch Department's Limited Edition Rolex Sky-Dweller

Generally held on a horological pedestal, Rolex is often associated with being the best of the best. But what happens when your Roley just isn't unique enough and you're not ready to experiment with an MB&F? You turn to Bamford Watch Department, customizer of fine time pieces. Their latest...

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Studio Visit: Shantell Martin: Wide awake within the illustrated walls of an English artist's Brooklyn abode

Studio Visit: Shantell Martin

"All it cost me were pens and time," says Shantell Martin of her Brooklyn home and studio. From the baseboards to the ceiling, the space crawls with a hand-drawn mural of Martin's own design. The artist explains that she rents from a couple who support Martin's scribbling habit so...

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First Look: Samsung NX300 and 45mm 2D/3D Lens: Hands-on with Samsung's mirrorless wonder

First Look: Samsung NX300 and 45mm 2D/3D Lens

We got a first look at the just-announced Samsung NX300 today, a high-end consumer camera that, when paired with Samsung's new 45mm f1.8 2D/3D lens, becomes the company's first 3D-capable mirrorless "smart" camera. Building on the success of the NX series, the NX300 incorporates Wi-Fi connectivity for instant sharing...

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