Christmas Past and Christmas Present Combined in Photos

This series of images, courtesy of Getty, explores how the celebration of Christmas has changed over the years in London, England by combining photos of Christmas Past and Christmas Present. (more…)

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Holiday Wines for the Hip Host or Hostess

You know better than to arrive at someone’s home or party without a gift in hand! Thankfully, there’s an online service with a custom wine line from Penrose Hill. Pick from one of their three varietals and select a previously designed label from their options. (more…)

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Items For The Consummate Cannabis Christmas – All from Amazon

Deck the halls with marijuana, fa la la la la la la la la. Cannabis Culture has been growing, if you’ll pardon the pun, like crazy. The new legislation and laws regarding the legalization and use of the herb, in various states, have increased the market to include a new wave of health-conscious and recreational users. As a result, new and improved paraphernalia and products ranging from home decor to apparel are now available. (more…)

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Karl Lagerfeld’s Upside Down Christmas Tree for Claridge’s

Lagerfeld's upside down tree for Claridge's

At the center of London’s Mayfair, Claridge’s Hotel is an art deco jewel that embodies grand English style and timeless glamour. For more than a century, the establishment has preserved its unique heritage, while staying current in design and comfort. Their annual unveiling of their Christmas Tree has also become a tradition and this year, it’s an upside down tree by living fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld. (more…)

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Tate Britian Goes Old School With Off-The-Shelf Christmas Decorations

After 25 years of commissioning artists to design Christmas trees during the holiday season, Tate Britain thought they’d give an artist the facade of the building to play with. Alan Kane, whose work often incorporates found or readymade objects, has draped the building in Old School “off the shelf” decorations for 2017. (more…)

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Candy Christmas : Sweet Oil Paintings by Will Cotton

will cotton gingerbread house oil paintings

Born in Massachusetts and now working out of New York, artist Will Cotton is known for his dreamy and delectable paintings whose landscapes consist of cotton candy clouds, gingerbread houses, candy forests, chocolate rivers and melting ice cream. Some of these landscapes are inhabited by nude or nearly nude pinup-style models as well as celebrities such as Katy Perry and Elle Fanning. But for today’s post, it’s all about his candy canes and gingerbread. 24 paintings of them! (more…)

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