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About hipcoulture

Sicilian mud-bath. undecided at mind, decided at heart. brave when moving away, a coward when saying goodbye. great when talking about others, terrible when talking about myself. love travelling... love everything about it.

Origami Jewelry

While the art of intricately folding paper into geometric figures and animals dates back to the 17th century, it wasn’t until a couple of years ago, that a Parisian duo decided to combine metals such as silver and gold for … Continue reading

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Mansome: It’s more than plain handsome

What does it mean to be a handsome man? In Italy, some of the most chauvinistic men don’t like body hair, and take extreme care of their grooming and looks. In other places it is the opposite. Men display their … Continue reading

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Carmen by Lana

Lana del Rey.

As I watched her new music video, my emotions came to a pause. I felt nothing for Carmen, the subject of her song, but I started to fall for Lana. She somehow made me feel indifferent, which in turn made me feel sad.

The video is subtly beautiful, like her. Like an old collection of photos found by chance, in the streets of New York City.

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Jack Johnson Mondays

This guy. He helps me go through the week with a smile on my face.

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Lost in Translation

Dating. I believe in the Old Latin, chauvinistic way of dating. It’s romantic, it’s simple, and it leaves no room for interpretation. Boy meets girl, they lock eyes, he approaches her with a smart witty comment, perhaps makes her laugh, … Continue reading

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Wish you were here? Wish I was there…

I don’t know what’s wrong with me, but lately I haven’t been in the mood to write at all. I am certain that the reason for this lies in my talking too much. Perhaps if I stopped having such good … Continue reading

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Heartbreak Central

Songs. They can make your day or break it. They transport you to happy places, sad places, vacations, relationships, last Friday night’s events… Songs make emotions enduring and timeless. So on this Valentine’s Day, even though I’m a very happy … Continue reading

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