Other Stories have just released their online spring summer fashion story, featuring a bohemian parisian in an amazing apartment…..who happens to be slightly unhinged! But never mind that…look at the clothes. They are oh so good. Apparently there is a subtext, which points to the changes that need to be made to the way in which women are portrayed both in, and by the fashion industry. Hmmm…think I missed that bit – probably too busy looking at the clothes! Advertisements
There seem to be a lot of blogs out there with an emphasis on personal style right now. But ironically it sometimes feels like everyone looks the same. Closetvisit, however, has really grabbed my attention. Firstly, I’m happy to say that these are visits into real closets (and even happier to say that some are as chaotic as my own). Secondly, there’s a broad age spectrum and an even broader range of styles. Something for everyone no less. I’m totally hooked….
From paintings that look like photographs to photographs that look like paintings. Enter the world of Carl Bengtsson. Incredible eh?
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Captured in such intricate detail, you could be forgiven for thinking Michael Carson was a photographer not a painter! “I paint people because I have always had a serious addiction to watching people. I try to get that feel in my paintings. As if I am just watching people doing everyday things in my work. I love the subtle ways that a single brush stroke can create such subtleties in facial expression. I spend most of my time on the face and […]
I wasn’t intending on writing another post about Paris fashion week but I’ve been bitten by the bug! For any vintage aficionado Maison Martin Margiela’s AW14 collection was just full of inspiration – and a real direction change from previous seasons. Tweed and vintage slips – what more can a girl ask for? Long may it last!
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I’m wild again, beguiled again A simpering, whimpering child again Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered am I Lanvin AW14 Ann Demeulemeester AW14 Lanvin AW14 Ann Demeulemeester AW14 Lanvin AW14
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Meet Fifi Lapin. You might have seen her about – mainly at fashion shows. As blogs go this is inspired – taking fashion illustration to a new level. Love, love, love….. Snowy is sitting on my lap right now and asking why I haven’t designed a Chanel/ Prada wardrobe for her!
Rather loving these moody, vintage pics from The Gifts of Life tumblr. I love that indian sheer top – can that really be vintage? If so please can it make it’s way to Syd’s Vintage in Kirkdale so I can purchase it?
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