November, 2010

peggy lipton

peggy lipton, 1970. what a beaut. now you know where rashida jones gets it from.

all images from life mag, inspired by tomboy style (a treasure)

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somebody’s been eyeballin’ la garconne again

it’s almost effin 30 degrees celcius every day & i’m looking at flippen boots? i can’t really help it guys, can you believe some of this stuff… click on the pics if you want to buy. if you actually do want to buy, please don’t tell me. i’ll be jealous.

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boardwalk empire

my new tv obsession is boardwalk empire, which is not surprising since mad men just ended (sad face) and i needed another period drama to fill the void. set in prohibition era atlantic city, the story revolves around nucky thompson - played by the ridiculously awesome and surprisingly… dare i say attractive steve buscemi – and the various gangsters, government agents and ordinary folk whose lives are influenced by the fortunes and misfortunes of bootlegging and other illegal activities

the characters are interesting, the acting is top notch, there’s plenty of nudity and sex (something i always felt mad men kind of lacked, he he) and it is also super violent (scorsese / gansters – what do you expect?) certainly the most impressive thing for me is the set design & the effort that went into recreating atlantic city in the twenties.

the set, which features a 300ft “period-perfect rendition” of Atlantic City in the early 1920s, took three months to build includes depictions of storefronts, cars and the boardwalk itself. after filming, digital effects were used to add details like skylines, billboards, piers and beaches, whose looks were based on vintage postcards.

the costumes are also to die for – look out for the scenes in the dress shop and all the outfits the ladies wear.

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alice ritter

alice ritter s/s 2011

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These Things No. 03

carole’s slumber party

this dress by the future of frances as seen via teenangster

this picture of elvis from this amazing post

this post about the south

these guys and their bikes

this white leica

this dress from alexis mabille s/s 2011

brigitte

this wine label

vintage bike ephemera

this painting of sufjan stevens

this girl (perfect)

this illustration of what to watch by alex latimer

this picture of bob dylan hailing a cab

this picture of jon hamm (sigh)

this woman – incredible.

these harlequin romance covers

this cat (!!!!!!!!!)

the pool at the marina bay sands hotel

keira knightley’s skirt

and the look on this dragonfly’s face (hehehe)

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stop dreaming about your fake house

i’m moving into a new place this month, and i’m excited. i’ll be living with my very good friends (yay) and just the thought of experiencing a change puts a spring in my step. have been catching myself looking at interiors online, which is kind of futile since i don’t have a money tree (yet). yeah. so, this is kind of what i would like my house to look like… one day. or at least elements of. taste veers drastically from very light & airy to pretty dark & moody.

click on the images for their sources. some of these might be reposts, sorry.

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a nameless street heart

i wanted to do a street style round up but realised that nothing i’ve seen in the past week beats this lady.

photo by streethearts

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girls on film

thought i’d share some recent flickr favourites. oh, the quality. people are too talented for their own good!

gidi culus

tony katai

laurence philomene

katarina smuraga

lina scheynius

rogier houwen

andrew nedimye

geneviève bjargardóttir

john kelso

anabel navarro

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