An interesting new book, Einstein's Watch: Being an Unofficial Record of a Year's Most Ownable Things , takes a look at one year of unique and sometimes odd items bought and sold over the course of a year. Authored by Jolyon Fenwick and Marcus Husselby of 20ltd.com , a site dedicated to the...

Today Fool's Gold records by DJ A-Trak, has announced its first venture into retail. The record label will be opening a store front in Brooklyn, New York, still this month. The store comes with "a French bistro-inspired retail experience, featuring a wooden bar where the taps have been...

I guess the best analogy for this kind of business would be a record label." Think of Fabricly like the "anti-Gilt." Ari explained, "Gilt exists because there's this sort of excess of product out there, although I know that more designers are making stuff especially for Gilt, but...

Tips From a First Year Blogger (Part 2) It's insane how time flies. A school year is almost over. Summer is beginning. And as quickly as it goes, what's even crazier is how much changes and develops in such a short amount of time. You've experienced and grown so much already and it's only...

Tamara Mellon presents us with a new book, dedicated to its brand fashion Jimmy Choo. A book that every fashionista should have in your library, because in its pages are celebrated the first 15 years of fashion a fashion label that is making history of the international style. The celebrities...

It will cause you to look back at your blog a year from now and be like "holy cow it has come so far!!" This is one of those posts that I could literally go on forever about. But I won't. I'm giving you the biggest takeaways that I learned from my first year of blogging. However, I'll leave...

You have to remember in my first year of blogging, bloggers were almost seen as the enemy. Magazines all hated us, thinking we were out to kill them. I still don't understand where that came from. In my first year of blogging, I doubled my number of paid magazine subscriptions. I couldn't...

This September, Rizzoli will release "Def Jam Recordings: The First 25 Years of the Last Great Record Label" written by Bill Adler and Dan Charnas, with a preface by Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons. "This is the story of Def Jam in the words of its artists and top executives, taken from...

The man behind one of the most influential record labels in contemporary music, James Lavelle has released a book in celebration of his Mo'Wax imprint. Titled Urban Archaeology: Twenty-One Years of Mo'Wax, the special hardback tome was successfully funded last year by Kickstarter and presents...

I always like to think that when I'm in my 50s and PAID that I will look back on the very first year I was freelancing and blogging full time and laugh. Or maybe laughing is too harsh—let's say I'll be very thankful for those days because it taught me about sacrifice. And funny—I'm writing...

 

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