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got me spinning like a ballerina
feeling gangsta every time I see ya
you’re the king and baby
i’m the queen of disaster, disaster

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SPOTLIGHT: Photo Manipulations by Thomas Barbéy

"Shopped!", is the constant cry of internet’s skeptic and avid web browser. But after seeing Thomas Barbéy’s works many skeptics are pleased to say “Shopped”. 

Barbéy’s surrealistic manipulations are not only works of retouching and airbrushing – he also sticks the negatives together, photographs them, uses other techniques to reach the concept vision he had in his mind first – but few are able to resist the gripping illusion.

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💘When you accidentally take an awkward picture of yourself.😬😂

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Patch Perfect

Quirky cool patchwork has never looked so good

The embroidered patch look popularized by soldiers and specialized groups decades ago has since become a way to make a fashion statement among today’s top tastemakers. Denim bedecked with floral iron-ons and sweatshirts emblazoned with witty badges are the new norm for girls who covet that ‘cut and paste’ style. Now you can get that DIY look from cool-kid brands like Thierry Boutemy and Stella McCartney, whose eclectic collections show off a mélange of patches and prints. Bring out your scrappy side with an assortment of collage-like clothing and accessories that are guaranteed to put you in a good mood.

The Patched Look

Libertine Fall 2014

Mary Katrantzou Fall 2014

LOVE Magazine Senior Fashion Editor Phoebe Arnold at PFW Fall 2014

Blogger Alexandra Pereira of Lovely Pepa

Shop Patched Style

Collage Patch Long-Sleeve Crewneck

Collage Patch Skinny Jeans

ETRE CECILE chest patch sweatshirt

STELLA MCCARTNEY patchwork design jeans

Patch Embellished Cotton Denim Shirt

Flower Patches On Boyfriend Denim Jeans

Lauren Moshi Color Patch Brenna L/S Pullover In Black

Pilcro Premium Hyphen Embellished Patchwork Jeans

Patched Leather Backpack

Royal Collage New Era 9Fifty Snapback

'Ryne - Bunny Hop' Patch Tee

Patched Cotton Canvas Jacket

Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Jeans Orb T-Shirt With Patchwork Applique

Eye Patchwork On Leather Backpack

Like what you see? Shop more embroidered patchwork here.

DIY Delicate Crystal Necklace Tutorial from Thanks, I Made It. I have a handful of blogs I can always count on to produce elegant and easy jewelry DIYs accompanied by really well written tutorials - and Thanks, I Made It never fails to deliver. This quick and easy DIY necklace is so easy to make using a $2.95 Swarovski crystal connector bead. Top Photo: Collage of Inspiration Delicate Necklaces by Thanks, I Made It here. Bottom Photo: DIY by Thanks, I Made It.

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When you can’t find your other shoe or matching socks after a late night… It’s trying times for Jennovian…