May, 2010

let’s look up and smile

it’s raining here, can you tell? click on images for sources

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karoooooo (awoooooo)*

* to the tune of les savy fav, what would wolves do

my favourite thing about the karoo isn’t the wide open spaces or the lack of people or the lamb or the way it feels in winter (though all those are unimaginably good) – but the buildings. oh, those little houses.

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zinaida serebryakova

zinaida serebryakova (1884 – 1967) was among the first female russian painters of distinction.

self portrait at the dressing table – 1909

portrait of dc lancere – 1910

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home is where the car is

christopher hall is an american photographer who published a book on blurb called home is where the car is

“classic cars photographed in suburban neighborhoods. the series came about when i started to realize how many of these scenes reminded me of the era and places where i grew up as a child. eventually, finding and photographing these scenes became somewhat of an obsession.”

he has an amazing & continually growing collection on flickr

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rooi is mooi

images: stockholm street style & citizen couture

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brox sisters, 1924

the brox sisters was an american trio of singing sisters, enjoying their greatest popularity in the 1920s and early 1930s. you can see some of their performances on youtube (love their hair)

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ice blue

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i’d like

things i’d really like right now: a pair of heeled black boots, trench coat & a smaller bag

(left to right: alexander wang boots ; urban outfitters trench ; asos bag)

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