Monthly Archives

February 2011

  • Photography

    transkei

    mike tymbios is a talented photographer and in his own words a real film dork. these are his shots from a recent trip to the transkei. i’ve always wanted to go there…

  • Fashion, Film

    period dramas vs street style

    hila of le projet d’amour asked me to put together a period drama / street style colour comparison series. my favourite thing! part one of a two part series is here.  …

  • Living

    Olnick Spanu House

    my love for modernist houses is never ending – a trait i share with my brother the architect,  whose knowledge of architecture and rad homes eclipses any one i know. he also has an…

  • Fashion

    this vibe

    i know that a lot of the fashion i post is very bright and quite LOUD on the print scale, but mostly i tend to go for far more neutral colours in…

  • Stuff

    two years!

    tomorrow will mark the blog’s two year birthday. i’m amazed by how it has grown and incredibly grateful for the wonderful readership it has picked up along the way. i never thought…

  • Art

    Fumio Watanabe

    you know, i swear a LOT in real life. i first spotted Fumio Watanabe‘s work on Kistina’s tumblr, and when i clicked through to his portfolio i actually said, out loud, “fucking hell.”…

  • Fashion, Stuff

    mary katrantzou a/w 2011

    you might be familiar with the amazing print work of designer mary katrantzou. well, her a/w 2011 collection recently unveiled at london fashion week is no different or any less spectacular. i’m sure…

  • Vintage

    family archive

    these are the most remarkable vintage photos i have seen in a while. they are from dasha’s flickr, showing her family in the seventies. the colours!…

  • Fashion

    of a kind

    of a kind is a pretty unique shopping experience in that they feature an emerging designer each week who releases a limited edition item in a small batch for the public to…

  • Vintage

    put a bird on it

    i grew up with birds. we had many a budgie, and my mom went through a phase where she bred parrots. so you know, angry african greys were the norm in my…

  • Film, Vintage

    summertime

    have you seen summertime with katharine hepburn? looks like i need to watch it. screencaps courtesy of marcine miller…

  • Fashion

    paul smith a/w 2011

    love has a name – and it’s paul smith. ps: check out the rest of my favourites from the fall fashion weeks. all runway images courtesy of vogue.co.uk…

  • Vintage

    yakkety yak

    i received the most incredible mail from sally yesterday – she says, I loved your post about Life photos from Princeton in 1969! I figured if you’re into that kind of photography,…