What Remains of Grossinger's Resort, Catskills, NY

October 12, 2015

The decline of the Borscht Belt coincided with the decline of blatant racial discrimination, and the democratization of air travel, once only reserved for the wealthiest Americans. Now exotic and distant destinations were only a flight away, and a lavish local resort looked old fashioned in comparison.

 

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STYLE ICON: Claudia Cardinale

July 15, 2013

 Cardinale is particularly proud of her Tunisian-Arabic heritage, writing books, and acting in films that give voice to the culture.

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STYLE ICON: Winona Ryder

May 27, 2013

Winona was one of the most pervasive figures in 90's pop culture. Not only was she prolific in her career, but she dated a string of high profile men, most notably Johnny Depp, but also Dave Pirner of Soul Assylum, and later on in the decade, Matt Damon. Here is a selection of images cataloging Winona's style in the early days of her career.

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STYLE ICON: Nico

May 11, 2013

Born into Nazi Germany in 1938, Christa Päffgen's early life was riddled with chaos. Her father died during WWII and at 13, Christa left school to begin working in downtown Berlin as a seamstress, and later in an upscale lingerie shop. When she was 15, Christa was 'discovered' by Herbert Tobias, an established photographer, while working at a fashion show.

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STYLE ICON: River Phoenix

May 03, 2013

River exudes a seamless ease in his personal style, he looks thrown together, yet handsome and interesting, you can sense that there is something of a radical in him. The eldest of five, River could well recall his family's early days living in poverty while deeply involved in a new Christian religious movement. 

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