I Usually Make Decisions Along the Way
Henry Gunderson, an 18 year old Bay Area native, has his first show starting July 23rd in San Francisco at Fecal Face Dot Gallery….look at this shit online, then imagine it live….or on a tshirt that I would wear everyday…..reminds me of WOWCH (www.wowch.com)….as much as Rumors loves some wowch, seems they’ve got real serious competition. eeve check out...
When You Got Nothing, You Got Nothing to Lose
Music Philosophy is a weekly typographic interpretation of song quotes that the designer Mico has also made available for free iphone wall paper download. http://www.musicphilosophy.co.uk
Moths, Flies & Dragonflies Encrusted with Nature's...
Although insects do not ‘sleep’ like humans do, they do enter a state of being immobile and insensitive to the world around them. Using a torch to guide his way, physiotherapist Miroslaw Swietek seeks out these motionless bugs around 3 am in Jaroszow, Poland and takes their pictures just millimetres away from their dew covered bodies. Read...
Inspired by the Weathered and the Blooming
I love the vintage detailing and flower impersonation in these photos of Katja Necher by Stefan Milev for March 2010 Zinc. http://sarahvanraden.blogspot.com
Hipsters: A Concise History of the Past Decade?
Just found an old spread from the November 2009 issue of Paste. Photographer Josh Meister, hair/makeup artist Lani Martz, tattoo artist Bryan Reynolds from Ink & Dagger, and models Michael Saba and Allie Tsavdarides aimed to display the stages of the hipster stereotype throughout the decade. You all think this evolution is valid? Not saying we do, I just thought this was a totally weird...
French label Delicious Freaks, commonly known for their cashmere goods, just released products inspired by Alice in Wonderland, just like everyone else…..however these square scarves have a definite creative twist that caught my eye… Via the French website http://www.jalougallery.com,
MOVIES THAT RULE: Festival Express Wednesday at...
This Wednesday at Strange Matter please come and check out Festival Express @ 8:30. If you are into cool shit you will be there. If you are not into cool shit you won’t be there. Festival Express is a 2003 rockumentary film about the 1970 train tour across Canada taken by some of the world’s biggest rock bands, including The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, The Band and Delaney &...
Strut in Wonderland: Richmond Virginia Fashion...
If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary-wise; what it is it wouldn’t be, and what it wouldn’t be, it would. You see? “What if I should fall right through the center of the earth… oh, and come out the other side, where people walk upside down.” I can’t...
SUPPORT WOMEN IN MUSIC AND AWESOMENESS
If you know whats fly and you know whats up you will be at the Triple tonight at 10 to see THE PACK AD (fly ass ladies), Diamond Center and Flying Eyes. The Pack A.D. have been touring non-stop this year, and their old-school approach of winning fans over one by one with their explosive live shows is paying off. www.myspace.com/thepackad DIAMOND CENTER: One of Richmond’s most Valuable...
Jim Marshall, legendary rock photographer, passes... →
Jim Marshall was an amazing photographer who took iconic photos of artists such as Bob Dylan, The Who, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and Ray Charles. He was also the only photographer granted backstage access for the Beatles’ final full concert at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park in 1966 and he also shot the Rolling Stones on their historic 1972 tour. Click here to see some of the photos...
Abandoned Places and Abandoned People
Sundays are spent breaking into lots, taking pictures, eating black sheep and interrupting peoples meals with my BRIGHT FLASH»»> Graffiti makes me happy Come on graffiti artist lets pick up our caps when were done breaking the law I call this color Bog of Eternal Stench Fuck Off! Saw you leaving Bitch!!!!! Number 1 boo. This Note piece is one of my favorite in...
STRANGE THINGS ARE HAPPENING IN RICHMOND
STRANGE MATTER: LOCATED AT 929 west grace. Video Games. Food and other shit.
Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars:...
Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars is a 1973 documentary and concert movie by D.A. Pennebaker. It features David Bowie and his backing group The spiders from Mars performing at the Hammersmith Odeon, July 3, 1973. The dvd release was later retitled Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars: The Motion Picture Pennebaker had been asked to come to London and film just a few songs but...
Etsy Pick of the Day
Tree and Kimball makes amazing crochet earrings and necklaces that are totally affordable, check out her shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop/treeandkimball
Photographed by Beau Grealy for Russh Australia Magazine, April 2010 Model: Bambi Northwood-Blyth via: http://fashioncopious.typepad.com/fashioncopious/2010/03/editorial-stoned.html
Jett's Booty Dance Party: EMPIRE: Last day of...
LOVING THE SUIT BROTHER!!!! real dancers in attendance The real heroes of the night::: sorry guys for breaking all that glass but girls gotta dance every once in a while. Old School days. This dude and I go way back. SHOT OUT TO DAVIN!!! Heather and I are starting a punk newsletter so we can make sure that shows are as packed as dance parties. hey cutie I...
IT'S FINALLY WARM AGAIN: street style
The sun makes the crazy come out of people. black leather on a brown haired girl ………………………………………………………………………………………………… Amanda likes to pretend shes normal but she seems...
James River Film Festival Starts Tonight
…and Marshe & I will be your bar tenders at Plant Zero. For a full schedule check out http://rvamag.com/articles/full/7355/james-river-film-festival-schedule-awesome
The Devil and Daniel Johnston Movie Screening at...
Come see this film at Strange Matter 929 W. Grace St tomorrow night at 9. It won Best Director at Sundance among other awards, and just looks rad in general. Oh, and IT’S FREE so no excuses. Here’s part of the description from the website: Daniel Johnston is a manic-depressive genius singer/songwriter/artist, revealed in this portrait of madness, creativity and love. The...
We Don't Need No Education
Haut kids, shot for Purple Magazine by Ryan Mcinley. http://www.ryanmcginley.com/
Shadows vs. Sunshine
Awesome play with shadows by Paolo Roversi, via http://www.dirtyflaws.com.
Apparently it’s a worldwide custom to lock padlocks to things? Looks awesome. ITALY KOREA RUSSIA CHINA via http://www.buzzfeed.com
Dimensions Beyond the Known
I just found this portfolio for Michael Willis because of his blog http://pantherclub.tumblr.com Check out his other work at http://otherscenes.com, and DEFINITELY check out his blog.
Inspired by Stress
Ruth Monroe and I might have a lot in common. http://www.ruthishbelmunro.co.uk
I Guess There's a Dark Side to It All
If you’ve been in Rumors lately, you’ may have noticed that we got some really cool & affordable printed notebooks that I found last time I was in NY. They were made by Alexis Anne Arbor, and I just looked at her personal site and found some of her artwork….i think these collages are amazing. http://www.alexisanne.com
Shoes Inspired by Relationships
With inspiration drawn from the conflict and resolve of human interactions, of course these shoes by Osborn Design would be amazing. These are my favorite, but their site is full of equally beautiful designs. To see more & purchase, visit http://www.osborndesign.com/
The March Issue of Vogue Italia is Amazing
Tim Walker photographed Guinevere van Seenus….I don’t know where the flowers came from or who styled it but PROPS. via http://fashioncopious.typepad.com
Awesome Beauty Feature in Italian Vogue, of...
Norwegian photographer Sølve Sundsbø photographed model Ginta Lapina for the monthly beauty supplement of Vogue Italia March styled by Cathy Kasterine. via http://fashiongonerogue.com/
Shop for a Reason Tomorrow: Benefiting ASK
I Love Love Love 80%20 Shoes
From their Spring lookbook….I know I blog about them all the time. These shoes last AND look great. I wear out all my shoes in no time, and I’ve managed to hold on to my 80%20 boots for like 10 months now, which is a record for me. http://www.8020nyc.com
Store Bought Nyquil vs. Homemade Knock Me Out...
I’ve been sick the past week, which means I’ve gone through 2 bottles of Nyquil to knock myself out. Next time I’m not feeling so great, I will be trying this recipe which I found on http://www.urbanhonking.com/hotknives 2 cups fresh mint leaves 1 cup water 1 cup agave nectar (sugar, honey work) 1 small ginger bulb 1 lemon 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbs. roasted...
They Might Be Giants vs. Strike Anywhere
Normally this would not be a hard choice in any regard, but I just heard They Might be Giants is playing their Flood album in its entirety at their show at the National tomorrow night. I’m down if anyone else is… Also, just read that this cover photo of a man rowing a boat made out of washbasins strung together was taken after the 1937 Ohio River flood. They Might Be Giants is...
Uffie for $5 in NYC!
MODEL CITIZENS: BEHIND THE SCENE
on a train to north carolina reading jack kerouac
TWO CRAZY NIGHTS IN NORTH CAROLINA
Mi Familia is so amazing
my stylish Aunt
First Fridays Richmond Virginia (MARCH)
four parties one camera a crazy night………………………………………………………
CHECK OUT THIS WEEK's BRICK MAGAZINE
Obviously our favorite issue ever. Now after 2 1/2 years, we’ve finally been featured in all of Richmond’s publications except for V for Women….weird. Lookin’ good Marshe!
Some 17 Year Olds Don't Waste Any Time
…like this one, a photographer, Mike Bailey Gates. Check out his site that is full of pictures equally as well lit & interesting as these. http://mikebaileygates.com/
These Local Celebrities Sold Clothes to Rumors...
Yes dudes, you are local celebrities. These 3 came in earlier when I was working, sorry if I missed any fine ladies after I got off…Needless to say, our guys section is fantastic right now. If you brave the rain, you win. Gilbert Crockett: Congrats on this months Skateboarder cover! And thanks for all the shoes. No NOFX reference intended, he seriously brought in a ton of perfect shoes. ...
March Street fashion on Harrison Street
Virginia Comicon: Where fairy tales come true
Whenever Comicon comes to town I throw on my flash costume and head to the other part of town for the convention. There are tons of comics marked down to a dollar and Velocity had a huge indie comic book section. I spent everything thing I had at there table. Mad luv guys. Ladies must be really impressed by this dudes collection. I am he had comics that were worth thousands of dollars.. He...
Fashion Show & Dance Party Saturday @ Gallery5!
Following Gallery5’s fashion focused First Friday, I am helping Gallery5 coordinate a runway fashion show for Saturday, March 6th: Model Citizen, sponsored by: RVA Magazine, CECO Studio & Rumors Doors 8PM, Fashion Show 9PM, Dance Party 10PM and on, $7 The show will display looks from Richmond’s best boutiques & will showcase some local designs as well. After the show, the night...