just a few vintage goodies i’ve seen around recently – click on the photos for their sources.
01. coffee from C’est La Vie / 02. leather and denim / 03. Neutral tones / 04. Weddings – pic by Otto Schulze of Love made me do it’s wedding / 05. Veldskoen / 06. Succulents / 07. Kittens With Mittens’ brooches / 08. Miss Texas 1977 – photo by Kathalijne / 09. Bicycle Riding photo by Thaya Bedford / 10. Fonts
i cannot and have never been able to skate. be it on ice or with rollerskates or… rollerblades *cringe* i am so bad at it in fact that i have actually had skating dreams – much like normal people might have flying dreams. i’ve had flying dreams too, sure, but the skating dreams are far more exciting. whizzing past people in the street, using it as my main form of transport – these are all things i would love to be able to do.
right now i’m going through a bit of a disco obsession (more on that later) and nothing goes with disco quite like rollerskating. MAN ALIVE. check out swayze in this little number…
right? right. i would have liked to see john travolta partaking in a bit of roller action. other celebs did too though, check out dustin hoffman, andy warhol and cher below
as well as hef rolling with one of his ladies (nice denim suit)
it was a big enough deal that there was a magazine dedicated to it. bring back roller disco.
i’m not one to lust after luxury (looking at net-a-porter almost every day doesn’t count as lusting after luxury, right?) but i would really like to stay in the sweet room at maison moschino, please. those pillows!
seen via style files.
fashioney things i would like (trying not to say WANT. don’t want to be a brat.) fashioney things i dream about? better.
these a detacher rankin booties – of the thousands of hits domahoka must get every day on this item i’m pretty sure 80% is from me just going back to look at them over and over.
tsumori chasato pour petit bateau – the prettiest little top i ever did see.
rachel comey is torturing me again with this blackjack blouse
and then there’s missibaba‘s new shoes (holy shit guys)
this comme des garçons wool yoke shirt – something a cowgirl would wear, no?
oh, and rachel comey is at it again. this time with a saddle bag. rachel!
i will always love the party, mostly due to the fact that the phrase ‘birdie num num’ is a running joke in my family. second to peter sellers’ antics, the best thing about this film is the house where all the action goes down. as a kid i thought nothing was more glamorous than a house that had a water running through it (am i right?) … i still kind of think that! i also love the way sellers wanders around, completely out of place – i totally empathise with his party awkwardness… obviously the sixties vibe completely appeals to me as well. haven’t seen the party? do it.