1. This San Francisco project inspires students to shoot the world as they see it. 

    9 photos of a Hipstamatic teen spirit

     


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  3. "Obviously, nothing out there is going to make it so that it’ll be enjoyable to get shot.  But with our suit, if you happen to get caught in a gunfight, you’ll at least look great running away."

    The bespoke bulletproof suit

     

  4. Chinese model Fei Fei Sun (top left) made history this week as the first Asian model to appear alone on the cover of Vogue ItaliaFrench Vogue reportedly featured a solo Du Juan in 2011, though no British or American Vogue has broken this curious race barrier. 

    10 belatedly groundbreaking Vogue covers

    (Source: theweek.com)

     

  5. "There is enormous pressure on black women in our society to conform to a non-natural norm … Seeing a woman with black hair in its natural state in the public eye like this is a big deal." —  Dodai Stewart at Jezebel

    The September issue of O, The Oprah Magazine just hit stands, and the joyous cover model is, predictably enough, Oprah herself. One key difference: Oprah is wearing her hair naturally, with no blow drying, chemical treatments, or straightening.