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It’s been said that where there’s smoke, there’s fire. In the winter months, that adage and the sentiment it carries can turn an average cocktail into a warmer, fuller libation and offer a toasty fireside nostalgia. Some spirits, such as mezcal and scotch,…
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Iconic French fashion house Louis Vuitton unveiled their Fall/Winter 2014 collection today at Paris Fashion Week, their home and the location of their headquarters. They debuted a collection which was typically luxurious, with rich colors such as burgundy, navy and purple. Unusual fabrics and textures added depth and interest to some classic silhouettes, while aspects of the collection nodded to ski-wear, with ski-style apparel referenced throughout the outerwear, accessories and footwear.
Calendart is a calendar illustrated by 13 illustrators from all over Europe. Calendart is a project by Pieter Frank de Jong and Luca Boscardin, screenprinted at Kapitaal workspace in Utrecht (NL) during December 2013. Illustrations by: Sue Doeksen, Elena Xausa, Ricardo Leite, Menze Kwint, Luca Boscardin, Geertje Aalders, Mario Belem, Valentina Raffaelli, Aron Vellekoop León, Paula Bonet, Pieter Frank de Jong, Marta Veludo, Pierluca Galvan.
elements have been reduced to the bare essentials, while accentuated characteristics aim to evoke a futuristic conception of time and design.
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Amongst the many films we’ve championed this year, a number have been recognized with the recent announcement of the nominees for the 86th Academy Awards. Notable selections include The Wolf of Wall Street and American Hustle being nominated for Best Picture, performance by an actor in both a leading and supporting role, and for the direction by Martin Scorsese and David O. Russell. Additional favorites like Her nabbed Best Picture credentials as well as Best Screenplay, and jack-of-all-trades Pharrell Williams was honored for Original Song for “Happy” from Despicable Me 2.
As is the case with most ceremonies, there were notable snubs like Fruitvale Station being shut out and Inside Llewyn Davis from the Coen Brothers only receiving recognition for cinematography and sound editing. Read a full list of the nominees here.
BEST MOTION PICTURE OF THE YEAR
Dallas Buyers Club
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Christian Bale in American Hustle
Bruce Dern in Nebraska
Leonardo DiCaprio in The Wolf of Wall Street
Chiwetel Ejiofor in 12 Years a Slave
Matthew McConaughey Dallas Buyers Club
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Barkhad Abdi in Captain Phillips
Bradley Cooper in American Hustle
Michael Fassbender in 12 Years a Slave
Jonah Hill in The Wolf of Wall Street
Jared Leto in Dallas Buyers Club
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Amy Adams in American Hustle
Cate Blanchett in Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock in Gravity
Judi Dench in Philomena
Meryl Streep in August: Osage County
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Sally Hawkins in Blue Jasmine
Jennifer Lawrence in American Hustle
Lupita Nyong’o in 12 Years a Slave
Julia Roberts in August: Osage County
June Squibb in Nebraska
ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTING
David O. Russell for American Hustle
Alfonso Cuarón for Gravity
Alexander Payne for Nebraska
Steve McQueen for 12 Years a Slave
Martin Scorsese for The Wolf of Wall Street
Check Out the Nominees for the 86th Academy Awards is a post by Alec Banks on Highsnobiety.