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Bob Dylan posts new interactive video online

Bob Dylan has posted online this brilliant new interactive video of his 1965 breakthrough song Like a Rolling Stone. You can change channels as you watch the video and it switches to someone else singing the lyrics, including some familiar … Continue reading

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Lou Reed: his last photo & Laurie Anderson’s farewell to Lou

This was the last photo taken of Lou Reed before he died last Sunday. (He was 71.) It was shot by Jean Baptiste Mondino for an intended ad. Tom Sarig explains: Just a couple of weeks ago Lou did a … Continue reading

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You’ve seen pressed flowers, but pressed Fiat 500s?

Earlier, I wrote about London artist, architect & industrial designer Ron Arad, whom I met through friends in London. I mentioned him after learning that Vancouver rock star/photographer Bryan Adams had taken this photo of Ron in a Fiat 500 … Continue reading

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Fall is in the air, and we have the Desigual fall look for 2013

We’ve had a fabulous summer in Vancouver. It seemed like the hot weather and sunshine would continue forever. But last night’s thunderstorm and downpour has certainly made it feel like fall is just around the corner. So here’s the new … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Robert Bateman

I like this video that friends and family unveiled at the recent 83rd birthday party for Canadian artist Robert Bateman (Bob to his friends). His wife Birgit Bateman has been a dear friend of mine since we attended high school … Continue reading

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Angel now carries Smash! clothing line from Spain

We’ve just added another line of women’s clothing from Spain called Smash!, which is similar to Desigual in that it’s bright and colourful but a bit less expensive. So far we only have small sizes for the Smash autumn-winter 2013 … Continue reading

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The Art of Tyrus Wong: A Retrospective at age 102

In an earlier post about Disney creating Mickey Mouse, I mentioned that I went to Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles, where Walt Disney was a patron. One of my fellow students was Kim Wong, whose father, Tyrus Wong, worked … Continue reading

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Video preview of Desigual for spring-summer 2014

Here we are in the middle of summer and Desigual unveiled Tuesday its new line for spring-summer of 2014 in Barcelona. This 26-minute video shows next year’s styles: The video features Brazilian supermodel Adriana Lima (left). Angel Vancouver still has … Continue reading

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What they are wearing on the streets of Milan

Men are wearing lots of hats on the streets of Milan this year, some traditional, some not. White pants with a jacket always looks snappy, as does a white jacket with a dark blue shirt. Men wearing suits and shoes … Continue reading

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An amazing murmuration (with video)

A flock of starlings is called a murmuration. When threatened by a predator such as a hawk or falcon, the flock seems to move as one to fend off an attack, which is truly a sight to behold, as these … Continue reading

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