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Lightning McQueen

“I came to terms with not fitting in a long time ago. I never really fitted in. I don’t want to fit in. And now people are buying into that.” -Alexander McQueen Born on [...]

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Hugh Hefner

There’s perhaps no better living personification of the American Dream than Hugh Hefner. With just $600, Hefner founded Playboy in 1953, a magazine that not only spawned the multimillion-dollar Playboy Enterprises, but that’s credited for helping usher in the sexual revolution of the 1960s. [...]

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The Eternal Muse: Basquiat

Though the world may never fully understand him or why he burned out so quickly, the art he left behind is beyond captivating. [...]

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Je Deux Armours

In the 1950s the glamour of Chanel No. 5 was reignited by the celebrity of Marilyn Monroe. Monroe's unsolicited endorsement of the fragrance provided invaluable publicity. In a 1954 interview, when asked what she wore to bed, the movie star provocatively responded: "five drops of Chanel No. 5. [...]

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The Crowned Life

“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.” — Oprah Winfrey [...]

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