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Dezeen on Architect, Zaha Hadid, Passing Away [Reblog]

[Apocalypse scenario #117: The Death of an Idol] Zaha Hadid passed away from a heart attack today. If you don't know who she is, it's cool. Dozen wrote a brief on her. To me she was a legend, a transformative force in the male-dominated field of architecture, and a lover of futuristic alien space ship buildings and shoes, which makes her pretty amazing in my book. It's a sad day for architecture. Read the Dezeen Article here.

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Top 5 Brands That Give Back, and You Might Not Know the Names!

Giving back is part of our ethos. We give a portion of sales to the Women's Refugee Commission. Yep, 10% of every purchase goes to women refugees who need your support now more than ever before.   Toms and Warby Parker are known for being charitable businesses, but check out these other amazing brands that give back too! They're on my holiday list this year! <br/> 1. Stone & Cloth Coming off of an impressive Kickstarter, Stone a& Cloth is a backpack brand that is locally made and sourced with the individual in mind. Every purchase assures 25 hours of learning in Africa.  2. Sevenly Every week, Sevenly promotes a new cause or charity and designs custom tees to go with...

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8 Ways to Make This the Best Black Friday Ever

Whether you decided to get up early for Black Friday Deals or sleep on a full stomach, there is still a good rest of the day left! We believe in taking on the world every single day so we've come up with some non-shopping related activities to do today. We also don't like following the crowd (or being in one) so all these activities are pretty much off-the-beaten-path. We've even included some fun indoor ideas for those who like that kind of thing. Enjoy your day however you choose to celebrate! 1. Run through the city! You might be visiting a new city or hanging in a city that's newish to you. Do you want to spend it on long lines...

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Phoenix Fashion Week 2015: Introduction

In awesome news, I'm 1 of the 13 emerging designers competing for the Designer of the Year award at Phoenix Fashion Week 2015! If you know my work, then you know it's fitting of all those empowered Strange Birds out there. If you don't know my work, then welcome! You've probably landed here from some exotic world adventure and perched your Strange Bird talons on my page.  CMH Fashion Week, image by @kdbeckett I'll be documenting my process, and here's why! Creating a fashion line is a lot of work with lots of moving parts. For myself, this documentation will help me keep it all straight. For all you aspiring designers, it will be a great resource of things to consider, to do, not to do. For all...

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World's Most Eccentric Fashion Icon Lives in the Big Lebowski House [Apocalypse Scenario #012]

(L) James Goldstein, (R) The Sheats Goldstein Residence You probably don't know his name, but you've seen him front row at Fashion Week's most prestigious shows and court side at every major basketball game. His name is James Goldstein, and he is the world's most eccentric fashion icon. He also happens to live in the world's most eccentrically baller house. If you think he style is over the top, wait until you see his insane pad! James is a vision! in cream alligator standing court side. James sits at the intersection of architecture and fashion, living in a couture house designed by John Lautner and rocking couture duds designed by John Galliano. Slideshow images from Tamthien Tran The Beverly Hills 1960s concrete, wood, and glass triangulated home skillfully displays James'...

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