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The Life of a Christmas Ornament

Here’s an adorably cynical tale on the eve of Christmas. Nowness paints us a picture with this short story: ”Understandably grouchy after spending eleven months of the year in a darkened closet, a bauble offers his dry, sardonic, and dismissive verdict on traditional holiday decor.” Director Leigh Johnson takes us on the journey from a dusty box to the top of a tree.

(Video: Courtesy of Nowness. Text by Jauretsi) 

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The Chinese Anna Wintour

By Jauretsi

Anna Wintour and Angelica Cheung are both brilliant leaders and Editors of Vogue  Magazine in their region. Angelica heads Vogue China, launched in 2005, one of the most fascinating territories to explore through the lens of Fashion. Angelica herself agrees that ”not totally being into fashion gives you a more clear perspective”. The Editor who also studied to be a lawyer says that fashion ”is more than loving just some dresses”. Meet Angelica in this intimate short by French director Aurélie Saada filmed during the Paris couture shows last July. 

(Video: Nowness)

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Take a look at photographer Marissa Kaiser’s images of a real Pow-Wow gathering of Native Americans on Nowness. Beautiful fashion tradition is upheld in the most elegant manner. — Jauretsi

Take a look at photographer Marissa Kaiser’s images of a real Pow-Wow gathering of Native Americans on Nowness. Beautiful fashion tradition is upheld in the most elegant manner. — Jauretsi

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Burnout Never Looked So Lovely
By Jauretsi
Cars are important to us. It’s one of the items that aficionados tend to peruse eBay for.   Personally, my favorite are the sexy muscle cars found on the site. That’s why New Zealand-born photographer Simon Davidson’s latest series, Burnout, really struck a chord. The shots are peaceful in all its rage, sometimes even seeming as if the cars are floating in clouds.
Davidson photographed the self-built, heavily customized vehicles all over Australia during car competitions. The images were… [MORE] published Garagisme, a Paris-based Biennial dedicated to celebrate car culture within a gorgeous aesthetic. Creative Director Gilles Uzan tells Nowness that he chose this series for the “sheer beauty and poetry” of burnouts. To see more images from this series, visit Nowness’ Burning Rubber.
(Photo Credit: Simon Davidson via Nowness.com)

Burnout Never Looked So Lovely

By Jauretsi

Cars are important to us. It’s one of the items that aficionados tend to peruse eBay for.   Personally, my favorite are the sexy muscle cars found on the site. That’s why New Zealand-born photographer Simon Davidson’s latest series, Burnout, really struck a chord. The shots are peaceful in all its rage, sometimes even seeming as if the cars are floating in clouds.

Davidson photographed the self-built, heavily customized vehicles all over Australia during car competitions. The images were… [MORE] published Garagisme, a Paris-based Biennial dedicated to celebrate car culture within a gorgeous aesthetic. Creative Director Gilles Uzan tells Nowness that he chose this series for the “sheer beauty and poetry” of burnouts. To see more images from this series, visit Nowness’ Burning Rubber.

(Photo Credit: Simon Davidson via Nowness.com)