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THINK piece about P I N K @ The Museum at F.I.T.

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Really_! If you have a feeling for fashion, its beauty, complexity and panache, Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color, is another must see exhibition @ The Museum at F.I.T. located at 227 West 27th Street and Seventh Avenue, the show runs from September 7, 2018–January 5, 2019  Admission is free. The Museum at F.I.T. has a remarkable …

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Death to Preppies: Even J. Crew is Re-Branding to Tailor Itself to Poors a.k.a. People Who Live in the World

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Like so many companies of late that have had to face a “slight retooling” in order to keep up with these increasingly easily offended times (whether that means being more “all-inclusive” in terms of sizing and genderlessness), J. Crew is the latest to fall prey to that thing that has been kind to some and merciless to others: le vingt-et-unième siècle. …

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You Can Go Shave Your Back Now: Page Six Has the Gall to Tell The Olsen Twins They Should Smile More in Photos

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While we’re all well aware that anything the New York Post does is going to be completely tone deaf a result of its natural conservatism as mandated by Rupert Murdoch, there were some articles we never could have imagined being published in 2018, chief among them one about Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen–in “honor” of their birthday on June 13 no …

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Stefano Gabbana & The Privilege of Gay Male Fashion Designers: Calling Women Ugly

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As though to coincide with Madonna’s latest Steven Klein-directed advert for MDNA Skin assuring us, “The perception of beauty is all an opinion, and opinions come and go,” Stefano Gabbana’s recent comments about Selena Gomez’s lack of beauty–to be more specific, “è proprio brutta”–are in keeping with an age-old privilege of gay male fashion designers: laying down their uncensored assessments …

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The Sinister Nature of Kate Spade Sayings In the Wake of Her Suicide

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Kate Spade (who annoyingly would make you spell her brand in all lower cases–as in kate spade new york–and I only know this thanks to the treachery of writing copy for it) was a designer always noted for her upbeatness and vibrancy. Colorful patterns and “tongue-in-cheek” phrases that were never too unpleasant so much as just abrasive enough–most notably, “Eat …

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Glam Jail | Kolor Collective (São Paulo, Brazil)

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Glam Jail is a Franco-Brazilian tale by photographer Pol Kurucz about 11 eccentric  inmates transforming a prison visitor’s booth into a colorful fashion haven. Through visual allegories and pop aesthetics the photographer challenges social and racial norms symbolized by the carceral universe. The shootings took place in the Offen Studio in São Paulo in August 2017. The series features local …

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New Enamel Face Pin by Shantell Martin.

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One of our favorite illustrators, Shantell Martin, just debuted a new enamel pin. Encouraging us all to not lose our head, this limited edition pin is now available for pre-order—but be sure to get yours now because Martin last sold out almost immediately. SHOP NOW! Akeem K. Duncan.Akeem is our founder. A writer, poet, curator and profuse sweater, he is …

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BWOOD x Anthony Cruz. | Quiet Lunch Book N°5 BTS RECAP.

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Here’s a video recap of our photoshoot with BWOOD featuring rapper Anthony Cruz from Quiet Lunch’s Book N°5 Fall/Winter print edition featuring Neil Grayson. Check out the short recap below and get your copy of Book N°5 today! Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but …

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New Pin by Dadu Shin.

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We’re big fans of Dadu Shin and we are absolutely pleased to find out about his new pin! A universal hand signal meant to ward off undesirables, let this pin do it for so you don’t have to. SHOP HERE Akeem K. Duncan.Akeem is our founder. A writer, poet, curator and profuse sweater, he is responsible for the curatorial direction …

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The Egg Bowler. | Elleni.

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verything will be sunny side up with this Egg Bowler by Australian designer Elleni. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. https://quietlunch.com

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Fruity Booties and Healthy Heels. | Fruit Punch.

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Catering to those with a healthy appetite for fashionable accessories, Fruit Punch‘s crochet footwear could be one of the best things you spend money on this season. Handmade by Mayanile herself, each Watermelon Booty and Banana Heel is crocheted to perfection! Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a …

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Bleeding Blood Bracelet. | September Room.

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or those of you have a dark sense of humor—or just a dark side in general—the Bleeding Blood Bracelet is an accessory worth owning. Made by September Room, the bracelet is also adjustable.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we …

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The Butt Club. | Penelope Gazin.

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his world is full of cliques and special interest groups. It’s about damn time that we unite! Represent with this Butt Club ring by Penelope Gazin. Shop HERE! Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we …

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Stole It From the Future. | Y-A FUYU HIGH.

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alk about a conversation starter… the Y-A FUYU HIGH is a concept shoe designed by David Olivares, a young student from Monterrey, Mexico who is studying industrial design. This shoe is made for the stylist Gods of the future. The Y-A FUYU HIGH is an all weather, high fashion fusion of two creative, forward clothing brands: Y-3 and ACRONYM.  I see …

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Stole It From the Future. | ADIDAS NMD Omega.

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he future of design will come from those who chose to keep innovating regardless, so I was pretty surprised to stumble across Antoine Beynel’s behance page featuring one of the dopest fit-sock sneaker concept designs I have seen in quite some time. Officially dubbed the Original Boost Primeknit, Beynel is taking off where the Nike’s Flyknit series left off—as it quickly became …

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Mexican Wrestling Association Pop-Up at The Run Up.

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ast week, Mike Dean debuted his new merch line collaboration with Louise Donegan and Joe Perez at Fancy‘s The Run Up Pop-Up experience in New York City. The pieces features artwork from Louise’s debut exhibit, Liath. Check out our recap video of opening night.  You can purchase some cool gifts for your holiday stockings at Mike Dean Merch Store.   Bim StarThis New …

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Fashion Displacement. | A Panel Discussion by Polimoda. | Photo Recap.

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ashion Displacement invited top educators, opinion leaders and fashion experts from around the world on Wednesday November 16th, 2016, to the Sky Room at New Museum, in New York City. An elite group of panelists came together for a moment of critical thinking and in-depth discussion, reflecting on the industry and education for mutual benefit. Moderated by Linda Loppa, speakers included Aimee …

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A Different Kind of C.R.E.A.M.

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‘Nough respect to the Wu-Tang Clan, but cash can easily ruin what it rules. Inspired by the song, “C.R.E.A.M. (Cash Rules Everything Around Me),” the C.R.E.A.M. (Cash Ruined Everything About Music) tee by Stockholm label INGRID is a clever and thoughtful twist on a classic hip-hop anecdote. Get it → HERE! ← Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to …

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Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2014 RECAP. | Art Hearts Fashion Runway Presentation.

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ith over 1000 fashionistas and celebrities packed in the famed Lincoln Center on the last day of New York Fashion Week, I knew the ART HEARTS FASHION Presentation was going to be the show to catch this year.  Established in 2011 by designer and philanthropist Erik Rosete, ART HEARTS FASHION features collections from the world’s freshest and artistically inspired designers in support of …

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Somebody GaveAShit. | New Collection from A Question Of.

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Remember our friends over at A Question Of‘s Givenchy-esque GiveAShit tee shirt series? While checking up on how they have been doing lately, we have found out that they expanded their eco-friendly clothing line of loud statements to the titans of the fashion world. Even though the cold is gripping the nation, these snazzy duds will hopefully have you looking forward …

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CARVEN. | Spring/Summer 2014.

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It may not seem like it now, but spring is literally around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about adding some liveliness to your wardrobe. Carven implements some color and art history in their new Spring/Summer 2014 collection. We zeroed in on this Multicolor Marble Sweatshirt, it is–in our humble opinion–the standout piece of the whole collection. Quiet …

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Wooly Maple.

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The folks over at Free Man & Co. recently teamed up with Faribault Woolen Mills for a warm concept that is guaranteed to spark some sense of nostalgia. Inspired by the vintage Canadian Military blankets, this is the first edition in their series with Woolen Mills. The 100% cotton blanket, adorned with a hand screen printed maple leaf and a 3″ wide woven …

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A Woman’s Place.

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Any sound minded human being understands a woman’s place. Equipped with an alluring figure and an ability to cleaned up huge messes, it is clear that a woman should be presiding over the Senate in a sharp suit. All kidding aside, women could benefit from a stronger presence in government–especially in the House and the Senate. The A Woman’s Place is …

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Looking Daft.

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The recent Saint Laurent editorials by Hedi Slimane have been dynamite, but the recent Daft Punk edition is a fucking atom bomb. Similar to Marilyn Manson and Courtney Love, the duo were shot in a stark black and white theme, rocking Saint Laurent’s Glitter “Le Smoking” Jackets designed by Slimane–first seen when they performed at Coachella this past weekend. The editorial is included …

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At Batt in Paradise Valley.

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We were doing some catching up on our friends over at Under the Influence. While we’ve been head over heels in love in their more recent issues, we did a little back reading, particularly N°6 where we rediscovered one of our most favorite spreads to date. Featuring Sarah Batt photographed by Henrike Stahl, Paradise Valley is a vibrant showing of color, music, and bohemian …

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Pray for Reign.

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Just when Black History Month was going off without a hitch, the world discovered African Queen, a fashion editorial in Numéro featuring 16-year-old Ondria Hardin in what can easily be perceived as a watered down version of black face (it was actually a very deep bronzer). Now, let us be clear, the burden of this debacle does not rest on …

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Fool Me Trice.

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Feast yon eyes on our newest guilty pleasure! With an affinity for almost everything Fool’s Gold, it was only a matter of time before we got hooked on this bevy of chic photography. Featuring clothing centered around the Fool’s Gold music label and some of its artists, Fool’s Girls is a nonstop scrollfest that is currently becoming one of our …

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Made in New York: Modern Vice.

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What’s in a shoe? If you are an average citizen who could careless, the answer may seem irrelevant, but if you are Jordan and Jensen Adoni of Modern Vice–or any other shoe obsessed individual for that matter–the answer will describe the very reason you live and breath. Shoes are not just clothes for your feet, shoe are a physical manifestation …

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The Future Is JAU.

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Fashion is constantly attempting to predict the future and rehash the past. Fashion is both a compass and a time capsule, highlighting both the familiar and the never-before-seen. While some choose to take a look back and some choose to exist in the now, Jessica Au seems to be looking ahead. Au’s JAU Label is a bazaar of futurological whimsy. …

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The Golden Boy.

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It’s not often that you look at something that genuinely makes you say, “Are you f@%king serious?!” Well, get ready to say it now… Everyone is buzzing over Indian businessman, Datta Phuge, and his gold shirt. The Pune mack-daddy, who shelled out £14,000 on a solid gold shirt, did it for the same reason most guys with riches buy such exuberant items, he …

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Boys-a-Buzzing.

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With the holiday shopping season in full swing, we found another dope brand that can help you give that special person in your life a little winter swag. Created by  Pharrell Williams and  BAPE® creator, Nigo, Billionaire Boys Club is known for its unique prints, and über stylish designs; two attributes has make it a wardrobe must-have. It may cost you a grip, but we …

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Bacon Neck.

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Although your boss probably wouldn’t appreciate you showing up in an outfit made from different cuts of steaks, Lady Gaga shouldn’t be the only one who gets to dress in meat. Created by artist Natalie Luder, the Fou Lard is a 100% silk scarf with the image of a bacon strip digitally printed throughout–truly a tasty accessory worth having. Get …

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UO 2012 Fall Catalog: Part Deux.

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After experiencing some success with their first digital lookbook earlier this year, Urban Outfitters has released a second edition for the 2012 Fall season. Featuring brands like Obey, Standard Cloth, Gant Rugger, Hawkings McGill, and others, the catalog also features modeling by Nate Lacoste (featured above), Olu Alege, Jonny Ollsin, and David Kitz. All of the pieces worn in the catalog can be found …

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Sweat It Out.

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Although the weather is acting like a schizophrenic weirdo, there’s no good reason that you shouldn’t be keeping your eye out for that perfect autumn sweater–especially if you can ignore the fact we’ve had a hurricane, a snow storm and a spring day in the span of just two weeks. Nonetheless, you deserved to feel the comfort of not just …

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You Don’t Know Jack.

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One of our favorite brands partnered up with famed artist, Jack Purcell, for some of the coolest low cut sneakers to come out this season. Slap on these puppies and you are sure to have that girl from the neighboring cubicle notice your style on casual Friday. We love to feature Converse shoes on Quiet Lunch but this time it’s a …

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Only Fit For a King.

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We could have sworn that it was Summer only a week ago and with the early morning chills, it feels like Winter might make an early appearance this year. Not to worry because we got dudes covered with manly, but classy, boot wear to protect your little piggies this season. Do you hear that? That’s the sound of all the …

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Bathing of the Apes.

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Japanese clothing line, A Bathing Ape has just released this year’s Fall/Winter collection. With their standout prints, quality tailoring, and awesome brand name, BAPE® has become a must-have in the realm of urban wear and a staple among celebrities in the Hip-Hop community. Creator, Nigo, has built a truly unique brand that never fails to impress us–but we will let you be the judge. Enjoy Bathing …

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Black Milk x Star Wars.

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I am a purist. For those of you who are Star Wars fans, you know what I mean. For those of you who aren’t fans, you’re probably not reading this post, so it doesn’t matter if I explain what I mean. Like many Star Wars fans, I am always looking for some heady paraphernalia for decorative purposes or wear. Unfortunately …

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Enjoy Your Life With The Chorus.

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“Enjoy Your Life With The Chorus.” – is the spoken translation of New York City based, Japanese-inspired urban wear brand, Sabit NYC. This past fashion week, they showcased their upcoming season looks and debuted some pieces from the long awaited women’s wear brand. We missed the show but our friends at Sabit were kind enough to send some dope runway …

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Strapped to a Gold Mine.

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With the value of the U.S. Dollar plummeting thanks to QE Infinity, folks are loading up on stock piles of that thing that originated in the stars, gold. Brought to you by Lodon-based clothing brand, KTZ (or Kokon ToZai), this pack just might make you bust out your old grills and really blind your haters. ↓ Golden BackPack ↓. This backpack has gold coin print , …

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Road Kill Proof.

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Backpacks are usually cumbersome if your mode of transport has 2 wheels. And who wants to look like a messenger everyday on their way to work or their next class? So we were kind of giddy when we came across a dope shell shaped back pack. ↓ Cyclus Pangolin .↓ This brain bucket will definitely give you a modern futuristic look …

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Stacks & Terry.

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Our friends over at SUPRA just released the Pro + Am Collection. It features four signature pro model shoes redesigned by four different Ams (meaning amateurs). Skater Terry Kennedy‘s signature edition, Stacks, are the first pair to drop in the collection. Kevin Romar collaborated with the design colorway. Dubbed, TK + Romar Stacks, the sneaks sport a unique, black, nappy suede upper with …

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Always Milky Silky.

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A union of illustrator Madalina Andronic & designer Claudiu Stefan, The Awe♥some Project is an “experimental journey of a multidisciplinary creative duo through the awesome milky-silky world of porcelain, with a touch of Romanian folklore.” Consisting of everything from vases to cutlery rests, our most favorite piece to come out of the project is their groovy porcelain collar. To order this item, contact …

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Influential Hi.

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Quiet Lunch was in attendance for the NYFW runway show of NiceInHarlem‘s exclusive debut of his new clothing line, influentialNY. The looks show a blending of Boho chic with a splash of SoHa (that’s South Harlem) swag. These pieces can complement most wardrobes while making a silently influential statement. It also included a rare all white lettermen varsity jacket and …