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The Curious Case of Michael Cera.

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ichael Cera, known mostly as an actor and all around indie cutie, is soaking his hands in some folksy roots. While many of us fell for his charm and scrawny awkwardness in the short-lived and highly praised television series Arrested Development, and even comic book turned film, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, we were also blind to his musical deftness. …

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Rita Rolling with the Pack.

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ita Ora came to the US from the UK with eye-popping fashion and hit songs. She has swiftly taken over red carpets from L.A. to New York with her signature honey blonde locks and transformative style, making her a certified muse in magazines and fashion blogs. The recent release of the Kill Bill themed music video “Black Widow” with Aussie …

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Charlie May. | A/W2014.

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The 25-year-old designer and blogger Charlie May has released an Autumn/ Winter collection of monochromatic proportions for London’s Fashion Week. May first received recognition via her blog Girl a la Mode, which she started in 2008 while attending the University of the West of England for Fashion Design, and is repeatedly named one of the top bloggers in the UK. …

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Kenzo is Living the Life Aquatic.

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Kenzo is diving deep into aquamarine with their new advertisement for the spring/summer 2014 collection. Creative directors, Humberto Leon and Carol Lim are tanks of style and design, and in addition to that, have spread their reach to the environment. This marine themed collection will include sweatshirts with the slogan, ” No Fish, No Nothing”. A portion of the proceeds …

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A Dash of Pepper.

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Quiet Lunch first crossed paths with the East London based boutique, The White Pepper, less than a year ago and we instantly fell for their cozy and chic style. Since then, The White Pepper has established itself as an independent entity. The success of their boutique at ASOS Marketplace has given them the opportunity to set up shop at their …

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The Perfect Imperfections of Ms. Jacci Stallone.

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A few years ago, when I called New Brunswick, New Jersey my home, and the infamous Route 1 provided a daily dose of rage as I travelled to Princeton for work, I fell in love with fashion blogs. By following bloggers like wunderkind Tavi Gevinson of Style Rookie, Susie Bubble of Style Bubble, Sherrin of Miss Riot, and Jacci Stallone …

Hello, 2013!

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The New Year is quickly approaching, and the procrastinators among us are scrambling to rally the troops, pick the perfect party, and the perfect dress. Whether you plan on huddling together in Times Square, profusely sweating on the dance floor at a Brooklyn warehouse party, or sharing laughs and conversation at a friend’s apartment, I’m here to assist you in …

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Neo-Grunge.

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   Model: Carolyn Murphy Magazine: Vogue Germany December 2012 Photographer: Daniele & Iango Editorial Curated by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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Fly Me to the Moon.

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  Magazine: The Meta Magazine Model: Monika Sawicka Photographer: Marton Perlaki Stylist: Angela Esteban Source Editorial Curated by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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I Left You in Italy.

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Magazine: Marie Claire  España December 2012 Model: Denisa Dvorakova Photographer: Elina Kechicheva   Editorial Curated by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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Boys Say.

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Magazine: Arise Models: DJ James, Mikhael Ayoub, and O’Shea Robertson Photographer: Dave Goldman Stylist: Dan Blake Source Editorial Curated by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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Going Over the Details.

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Chaz Bundwick is serving us another dose of R&B flavored electronic tunes for the new year. His third studio album, Anything In Return, will be released by Carpark January 22, 2013. Fortunately, he has released the single “So Many Details” to hold us over until January and help us with our presidential election blues. Written by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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A Poetic Encounter in Union Square Park.

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One Saturday in July, when temperatures exceeded 90 degrees and my forehead permanently layered with sweat, I conquered the New Jersey Transit system to arrive in Manhattan. Ascending from the pervasive heat of the subway station I realized I had gone from one oven to another. But the heat became secondary at the first sight of the farmers market at …

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Project Unbreakable.

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Sexual assault doesn’t necessarily end once the vile act has been completed, but continues to follow the victim throughout their lives. It’s an invisible burden that has been placed upon their shoulders and is powerful enough to silence the victim. In doing so, further emotional complications may occur prompting feelings of guilt, shame, fear, and anxiety; leading them to remain …

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Classicism.

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Model: Anja Rubik Photographer: Camilla Akrins Magazine: Numero   Source: Oracle Fox  Editorial Curated by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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Marc By Marc Jacobs x Juergen Teller.

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Marc Jacobs’ diffusion line, Marc by Marc Jacobs, has offered an affordable alternative to his high end line Marc to his loyal fans since 2001. Continuing on his decade long professional relationship with Jacobs, photographer Juergen Teller Marc Jacobs has taken up his newest campaign. To look further into one of the longest creative collaborations in fashion, you can check …

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London’s Week in Fashion: Vivenne Westwood Red Label x Topshop Unique x Christopher Raeburn.

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Here at Quiet Lunch we’re playing a game of catch up, doing what we can to give you the best of Spring 2013 Ready-to-Wear fashion. New York Fashion Week flew by in a flurry of shades, harnesses, and sartorial quips. In London, Fashion Week started off on the 14th with Australian based Creative Director, Kit Willow, and ended on the …

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Boys Just Wanna Have Fun.

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Models: Mikhael Ayoub, Nick Madrid, Matt Waters, Thatcher Dodge, Sam Saffman, Louis Mayhew, Jonathan Sampaio, Kevin Sampaio , Misha Lukianov , Brennen Steines, Issac Weber, Brendon Beck Photographer: Branislav Jankic Magazine: Bullet   Editorial Curated by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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Take the Good with the Bad: Emmys Red Carpet Breakdown.

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The Emmys have come and gone; now it’s time for Quiet Lunch to switch it up and play fashion police. The stars were lacking luster that night with only a hand full of actresses standing out- whether they wanted to or not.  So we’ve compiled a brief list of the good and downright horrible. Let’s take a look. The Good. …

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New York’s Week in Fashion: Vera Wang x Oscar de la Renta x Honor.

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  Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week has once again landed in New York covering the streets with models, designers, press, and fashion maniacs. Designers are showcasing their Spring 2012 ready- to- wear collections after months of preparation. Here at Quiet Lunch we’ll be sharing our favorite collections from this season from well known designers like Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs, Philip Lim and …

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New York’s Week in Fashion: Calvin Klein x Anna Sui x DKNY X Marc by Marc Jacobs.

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 Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week has once again landed in New York covering the streets with models, designers, press, and fashion maniacs. Designers are showcasing their Spring 2012 ready- to- wear collections after months of preparation. Here at Quiet Lunch we’ll be sharing our favorite collections from this season from well known designers like Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs, Philip Lim and lesser- …

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New York’s Week in Fashion: Marc Jacobs x Thom Browne X Victoria Beckham.

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Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week has once again landed in New York covering the streets with models, designers, press, and fashion maniacs. Designers are showcasing their Spring 2012 ready- to- wear collections after months of preparation. Here at Quiet Lunch we’ll be sharing our favorite collections from this season from well known designers like Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs, Philip Lim and lesser- …

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Still Life.

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 Model: Irina Nikolaeva Photographer: Natalia Alaverdian Magazine: Harper’s Bazaar Russia May 2012 Source         Fashion Editorial Curated by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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New York’s Week in Fashion: Alexander Wang x Suno x Zero + Maria Cornejo.

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Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week has once again landed in New York covering the streets with models, designers, press, and fashion maniacs. Designers are showcasing their Spring 2012 ready- to- wear collections after months of preparation. Here at Quiet Lunch we’ll be sharing our favorite collections from this season from well known designers like Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs, Philip Lim and lesser- …

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New York’s Week in Fashion: Jason Wu x Antonio Azzuolo x Chadwick Bell.

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Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week has once again landed in New York covering the streets with models, designers, press, and fashion maniacs. Designers are showcasing their Spring 2012 ready- to- wear collections after months of preparation. Here at Quiet Lunch we’ll be sharing our favorite collections from this season from well known designers like Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs, Philip Lim and lesser- …

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New York’s Week in Fashion: 3.1 Phillip x Timo Weiland x Duro Olowu.

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Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week has once again landed in New York covering the streets with models, designers, press, and fashion maniacs. Designers are showcasing their Spring 2012 ready- to- wear collections after months of preparation. Here at Quiet Lunch we’ll be sharing our favorite collections from this season from well known designers like Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs, Philip Lim and lesser- …

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Birds.

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Model: Amber Valletta Magazine: Vogue US March 2011 Photographer: Steven Klein  Stylist: Camilla Nickerson           Editorial Curated by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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Too Cool for School.

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Model: Bianca O’ Brien Photographer: Magnus Magnusson Magazine: Contributor Magazine           Editorial Curated by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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In the Red.

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  Models: Max Papendieck and Don Dachuan Photographer: Alvin Kean Wong Magazine: Men’s Folio Singapore Stylist: Wei Lun Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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I’ll Tumblr for Ya: Everyday Posters for Everyday People.

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Welcome to I’ll Tumblr for Ya! When we’re not out and about flashing our genitals and giving babies the finger, we can usually be found perusing Tumblr. So, in an effort to highlight all that is Tumblrrific, we decided to showcase a chosen Tumblr page every week. I’ll Tumblr for Ya will include pictures, a few facts about the about …

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Kenzo Overload.

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Kenzo, the fashion house of Takada Kenzo, has called upon artist Quentin Jones to cast her vision for the Women’s Pre-FALL/ Winter 2012 collection. This collaboration resulted in a 2 minute video stacked with tight fashion and bold colors. Jones inserts her surreal perspective and reminiscently Dadaist style into the Kenzo brand.  Her dreamlike, and often cartoonish, animated figures have won her …

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Desperate Housewives.

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Models: Alana Zimmer and Hanne Gaby Odiele Photographer: Stephan Pan Magazine:Interview Russia April 2012 Editorial Curated by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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I’ll Tumblr For Ya: Ebony Magazine.

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Welcome to I’ll Tumblr for Ya! When we’re not out and about flashing our genitals and giving babies the finger, we can usually be found perusing Tumblr. So, in an effort to highlight all that is Tumblrrific, we decided to showcase a chosen Tumblr page every week. I’ll Tumblr for Ya will include pictures, a few facts about the about …

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Mystic Blue.

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 Model: Daphne Groenevelde Photographer: Rafael Stahelin Magazine: Vogue Korea April 2012 Source: Rapture Photo       Editorial by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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I’ll Tumblr for Ya: Up From Sum Dirt.

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Welcome to I’ll Tumblr for Ya! When we’re not out and about flashing our genitals and giving babies the finger, we can usually be found perusing Tumblr. So, in an effort to highlight all that is Tumblrrific, we decided to showcase a chosen Tumblr page every week. I’ll Tumblr for Ya will include pictures, a few facts about the about …

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Toro y Tyler.

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DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince said it the best, “It’s like the summer’s a natural aphrodisiac”. It’s common to find on any summer day or night two individuals, complete strangers, wrapped up in conversation; lost in pheromones and desire, caught up in the freedom and whimsy of summer. We’ve all fallen under its spell and then been lifted …

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The White Pepper.

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The White Pepper, is a boutique based out of Hackney, London offering a compendium of quirky pastel toned clothing and charming accessories dipped in 90’s nostalgia. The pieces are comprised of handmade detailed items, vintage attire, and indie designers. It’s for the person who isn’t focused on mainstream trends, but instead searches for strong pieces to mix and match, dress up and down. The …

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Curly Sue.

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  Model : Shanina Shaik Photographer: Nicole Bentley Magazine: Vogue Australia May 2012 Editorial by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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Look for the Sky.

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 Models: Ondria Hardin & Morgane Warnier Photographer: Damon Heath Magazine: Lula Issue 14 S/S 2012 Stylist: Leith Clark Source: Tarsha’s Glossy Newsstand Editorial by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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The Short Blonde.

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 Model: Ada Wrzesinska Photographer: Emre Guven Magazine: Harper’s Bazaar Turkey Stylist: Mert Aslan Make-up: Gulum Erzincan Hair: Ibrahim Zengin Editorial by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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A Fine (Renn)dition.

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Model: Crystal Renn Photographer: Nagi Sakai Magazine: Vogue Latin America Stylist: Sarah Gore Reeves Hair Stylist: Dennis Gots Make-up Artist: Tyrone Machhausen Source: Fashion Gone Rouge  Editorial by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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Julie’s Good Side.

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 Model: Julie Eid Photographer: Emil Monty Freddie Stylist: Fadi Morad Source: Touch Puppet Editorial by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/

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Malgosia.

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Model: Malgosia Bela. Photographer: Greg Kadel. Magazine: i-D. Stylist: Havanna Laffitte. Make-up: Ward Stegerhoek. Hair: Lisa Houghton. Source: Fashion Gone Rogue. •(See in its entirety)• Francine Lucas.http://noise-and-ambition.blogspot.com/