Best of the week: drugs, GIFs and Marc Jacobs

From Silk Road's bust to Marc's Vuitton departure and art GIFs, here are our top stories

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THE DA-ZED GUIDE TO NEW DRUGS

Don't know your 2C-I from your 2C-B? As part of #tripping month, Dazed heads into the murky underworld of binaural beats, alphabetamines and backroom chemists. Read more

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The FBI seizure notice on Silk Road

SILK ROAD HAS JUST BEEN BUSTED BY THE FBI

How did the feds shut down the darknet's number one black market? An in-depth look at the fall of Silk Road and the arrest of its owner, Dread Pirate Roberts. Read more

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GIA COPPOLA STRIKES OUT

She's Sofia Coppola's niece and Francis Ford's granddaughter – Gia Coppola takes her rightful place in the illustrious film clan with Palo Alto, her directorial debut. Read more

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Hyper Geography (2011) Joe Hamilton

HOW TO SELL A GIF

Or a website? Or a YouTube video? Lindsay Howard, curator of the world's first digital art auction (supported by Tumblr, obvs) tells us how the art establishment is catching up to the internet. Read more 

TOP TEN FEELS OF THE MONTH

If you like your rappers soft and your singers super-emosh (and a bit sexual), join Dazed for the first ever Sensi Sessions, where we recommend songs to soundtrack all your #feels. Listen here

RYAN HEMSWORTH - AGAINST A WALL PREMIERE

The Canadian producer drops the video for his new track, "Against A Wall", directed by Paul Labonte of 212 fame, and tells us why he isn't just a "EDM festival rock star". Read more

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Louis Vuitton SS14 Lea Colombo

OPINION: A SOMBRE DEPARTURE FOR MARC JACOBS

The show notes proclaimed "To the showgirls in all of us", so why did Marc Jacobs' final show for Louis Vuitton feel so sombre? Fashion features editor Isabella Burley deciphers Jacobs' parting shot. Read more 

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Louis Vuitton AW13 Jacques Habbah

MARC JACOBS' VUITTON: A VISUAL RETROSPECTIVE

From Kate Moss as a dishevelled Bates Motel resident for AW13 to the all-white carousel on the SS12 runway, we traverse Marc Jacobs' greatest hits at Louis Vuitton. Read more

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The smoking car wreck at Givenchy SS14 Lea Colombo

OPINION: DISSECTING GIVENCHY'S CAR CRASH SET

Sex, glamour, and an automobile pile-up on the runway – was it us, or was Riccardo Tisci referencing Crash, David Cronenberg's ultra-fetishistic masterpiece? Read more

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Comme Des Garçons SS14 Lea Colombo

COMME DES GARÇONS SS14

From the black smudged lips to the sculptural hairpieces, Comme Des Garçons's exercise in subversion and restraint was one of our stand-out shows in Paris. Read more

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