tomboy style

trawling through the archives of tomboy style by lizzie garrett is a favourite thing to do.

To define a tomboy requires searching far beyond the simple notion of wearing boy’s clothing. Tomboys have influenced the expanses of popular culture including fashion, film, music, and literature. Although the tomboy is often identified by clothing, what makes her wholly so is an inherent sense of confidence, rebelliousness, and adventure.

bett norris

bett norris is an illustrator from england. here she has illustrated the personal keepsakes & possessions of frida kahlo, syliva plath and edith piaf respectively – for an exhibition entitled treasure.

ballerinas in paris

ballerinas during a rehearsal for swan lake at the grand opera de paris in 1930

photos by alfred eisenstaedt, courtesy of life magazine.