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VIDEO: AMERICA’S FIRST OPENLY GAY IMAM IN THE ISLAM FAITH | INSPIRED CITIZEN AND IMAM DAAYIEE ABDULLAH

Imam Daayiee Abdullah is America’s first openly gay imam in the Islam faith. Born Sidney Thompson in 1954 in Detroit, Michigan – Daayiee was raised as a Christian and lived with parents who were religious but progressive in their thinking. He describes his upbringing as one where activism was promoted and dialogue encouraged, Daayiee was…

A LIFE AND DEATH FASHION MOMENT | VISITING A HILLTOP CEMETERY IN THE SEASIDE IRISH TOWN OF ENNISTIMON

The town of Ennistimon lies along a hilly road close to the Atlantic coast, just before the incredible natural attraction of the Cliffs of Moher. The town is quaint and is littered with cafes, bed and breakfast options as well as local boutiques. But, what I found most beautiful was the hilltop cemetery high above the village. I stopped to…

VIDEO: THE RINGLEADER BEHIND SOME OF AMERICA’S MOST INSPIRING PUBLIC ART | INSPIRED CITIZEN AND FARIS AL-SHATHIR

Faris Al-Shathir, the young co-founder of New York’s public art rooted non-profit “BOFFO”, has facilitated some of the most interesting collaborations between the worlds of art, fashion and architecture. His idea for BOFFO was born out of a bad economy and a desire to bring together people who could…

VIDEO: THE MAN WHO TRADED-IN BEING A CHEMICAL ENGINEER TO LIVE HIS PASSION AS A WORLD FAMOUS MOUNTAIN CLIMBER | INSPIRED CITIZEN AND IVAN VALLEJO

It’s time to take your thinking, and life, to new heights. I traveled to Quito, Ecuador to meet world famous mountaineer, Ivan Vallejo. Vallejo was incredibly inspiring as he taught me that it’s never too late to move in the direction of your dreams. Born and raised in Ecuador, Vallejo always knew he loved mountains. But, life’s pressures led him into a career that wasn’t compatible with his personality and goals. In his thirties, he found the courage to cut his family’s income by half and…

VIDEO: THE ARCHITECT OF NEW YORK’S MODERN MENSWEAR MOVEMENT | INSPIRED CITIZEN AND SIKI IM

Siki Im fell into fashion design, but it was a happy accident. The designer known in New York for his stunning and thought-provoking menswear conceptualized and constructed in the United States, is someone with barrels of talent and passion for his work. His collections are never what they appear, often referencing…

QUOTE OF THE DAY
"California is the diamond on the diamond ring."
John Aidan
07.28.14

Destination: Summertime In Southern California

Southern California, from the streets of San Diego to the shores of Santa Barbara, is filled with excitement this time of year. The beaches and waves of the Pacific Ocean give way to outdoor activities enjoyed in the mountainous landscape as well as restaurants, unique experiences and thrilling nightlife to be had by any visitor. Sunny and warm California is the perfect place to be at the end of July and we’re going to take you there. Stay tuned for our “must-dos” and “must-sees” in the southern half of this spectacular state.

07.31.14
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Saturdays SS'14 - 1

The Perfect Saturday With The Saturdays

Saturdays Surf NYC is more a lifestyle brand than a straight fashion brand. But, it is fashionable. Perfect for a relaxed day by the coast, whether it’s the East or West, the clothing is comfortable, light and offers a selection of…

07.31.14
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la Jolla California - 1

Postcards From Southern California | La Jolla

La Jolla or, the “jewel”, in Spanish, is a coastal town just outside of San Diego. And, the word “jewel” pretty much describes it. Imagine a village so picturesque that from every angle, the image of a postcards pops into your head. Quaint lanes, charming boutiques and…

07.30.14
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Agi & Sam - SS'14 - 1

The Perfect Short Suit | Agi And Sam Spring/Summer 2014

Even though summer is rolling into it’s last weeks and stores have cleared-out to make room for fall merchandise, there’s still an opportunity to purchase and wear incredible looks from spring/summer 2014. London designers Agi and Sam mastered the short suit look this season. With their signature bright colors and bold patterns, the pair did not…

07.30.14
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Montecito - 1

Postcards From Southern California | Montecito

The tiny seaside town of Montecito, just south of Santa Barbara, is home to beautiful homes constructed in the 1930s in traditional Spanish-style as well as new constructions that would blow your mind with the expanse of square-footage and ocean-view acreage. It’s home to celebrities like…

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