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Travel Tuesday: A Market Lover’s Mecca

In Brazil, the many tents and stands that comprise Ver-o-Peso actually constitute a national monument. As the largest outdoor public market in Brazil—and with 50,000 daily visitors and 6,000 workers—it’s no surprise that Ver-o-Peso is officially recognized by the country. Located in the town of Belém in northern Brazil, the market neighbors ports that have long been hubs of trade. Read More »

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Shoes Engagement Calendar Designer Focus: Jerome C. Rousseau

Since he launched his label in 2008, Jerome’s shoes have been walking runways and decorating famous feet without pause. Jerome, who is originally from Quebec, calls art and music his first creative loves. As a teenager, he began to sketch shoes after being inspired by a Deee-Lite video clip. If you’ve seen a Deee-Lite video, and you’ve seen shoes by Rousseau, then this artistic tie makes perfect sense. Think ‘80s on the cusp of the ‘90s. Day-glo neon colors. Shiny leather. Sky-high platforms. Enough said. Read More »