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Peace Signs: Still Going Strong At 50

Back in 1958, textile designer and commercial artist Gerald Holton designed a symbol for peace activists to put on their protest posters. The image he created was a combination of the letters N, for nuclear, and D, for disarmament, and it still represents peace 50 years later. The popularity and connotation of the peace sign has changed over time. It was used by Vietnam war protesters in the ’60s, and 30 years after that, my friends and I wore peace sign necklaces just because they looked cool. In celebration of the symbol’s anniversary, designers such as Diane von Furstenberg, Proenza Schouler, and Alexander Wang have designed outfits inspired by the peace sign. (If you live in NYC, check them out in the windows at Barneys.) Below, 11 peace products that are more chic than hippie… Keep reading »

Love Vandal: Peace And Love

Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if it is against the law)? Send us a pic at tips@thefrisky.com. Keep reading »

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