it’s almost a month till christmas. and if your supermarkets are anything like ours, you’ve been bombarded with christmas music since october. if only they’d play this holiday album from target, filled with tunes from rad bands like wavves, best coast and coconut records amongst others. you’ll be able to download the songs for free on 28 november.
whenever my friend and i watch a period drama the same discussion will always ensue. she’ll lament that we were born in the wrong era and talk about how happy we’d be if we could live in those times. i’ll try to convince her that we’d be bored out of our minds with just sewing and wandering around in gardens to keep us occupied. she’d rebut with the opinion that if sewing and garden wandering was all we ever knew we’d be content. i’d remind her that you’d have to be (a) rich or (b) married rich to actually enjoy worry free sewing and garden wandering. she’d say that being rich is a positive, not a negative. i’d remind her that we’d have to play lots of card games and that she hated them. she’d remind me i loved card games. and so it went on.
airline: identity, design & culture is on my christmas wish list
from utilitarian to luxury, from sensible to chic, the evolution of air travel is one of the most dramatic and fascinating reflections of our changing culture, and it is colorfully and whimsically documented in this unique collection of photographs and entertaining text.
i am officially addicted to svpply. it’s like pinterest + ffffound + polyvore all rolled into one. i know boutiques.com just opened with huge fanfare, and i played around with it a little, but it’s not nearly as rad. in fact, i hated all the suggestions that google (sorry, boutiques.com) gave me, and how they categorised my style as casual chic. come on! talk about a cliché guys. svpply on the other hand has me excited about basically every single product that i see on the home page, it’s not just fashion AND they have a super helpful gift guide section.
i’ve been in my new place for a few weeks and the walls are still bare. this will not do.
click on the images for their sources. except for the one that’s uncredited as i found it on a site that doesn’t credit (i’m looking at you tumblr). man! but i still wanted to share it. if you know the source, do tell.
not the kind you have tea in. this is a french hair salon in the 1920s. look at that one lady’s locks!