Monthly Archives

April 2014

  • Ouur Collection // AW14
    Fashion

    Ouur

    if you’re a Kinfolk follower then you might already know about their new venture that was announced yesterday – Ouur. Kinfolk founder Nathan Williams was kind enough to send me some information on their new…

  • kolonaki
    Fashion

    Kolonaki

    even though summer is on the way out for us down south (i wore boots yesterday for the first time!) i can still appreciate some breezy summer wear, especially since i basically spent…

  • Designed by Michelle Viljoen
    Design

    Identity Designed

    have come across some wonderful identity designs lately. please click on the images to be taken to the original designer and more information on their process. designed by Tata&Friends for Mr Marcel…

  • Matter
    Fashion

    Matter

    you know i’m a fan of wearing the pants, and if they’re designed specifically for comfort then they’re even better. the debut collection from MATTER, a socially motivated clothing line founded by Yvonne…

  • Alex Katz
    Art

    Alex Katz

    inspired by the print work of artist Alex Katz today, which spans from the late 40s to the present day. you can see his entire impressive archive here. Katz has admitted to destroying…

  • Meg Callahan
    Living

    Meg Callahan

    Meg Callahan is a designer who makes exquisite patchwork quilts the likes of which i want on my bed. or on my wall. or draped over me when i am on the…

  • Tova Kaye
    Stuff

    These Things No.60

    These Things No.60! this feels like it should be momentous, or something. i actually calculated how long i have been blogging the other day, and it’s been 5 years (and 2 months) since…

  • Lotuff in Marfa
    Fashion

    Lotuff in Marfa

    remember i posted about Lotuff last year? well they are literally going places. the leather bag company has recently collaborated with Barneys (aka, made the big time) and then got super cool,…

  • Kontora Sisters
    Art, Fashion

    Kontora Sisters

    the Kontora Sisters are Katya and Nastia from Simferopol, a city on the Crimean peninsula in the Ukraine. Katya makes jewellery and Nastia is an illustrator (she also takes the photographs seen…

  • Circus Girls, 1949
    Vintage

    Circus Girls

    looking through these photos made me realise that you have to be damn tough to be a Circus Girl. these were taken in 1949 by Nina Leen for LIFE.…

  • preview
    Fashion

    Electric Feathers FW14

    i’m still spectacularly confused as to why the shows come out a year in advance, or completely adverse to the seasons, but that doesn’t mean i don’t have time to take a…

  • LIFE visits Arrowhead Springs, 1948.
    Vintage

    LIFE visits Arrowhead Springs

    i haven’t delved into the vast LIFE magazine archives in a while, so it was a pleasure to discover this amusing article showing “six healthy girls” from a Hollywood modeling agency visiting Arrowhead Springs…

  • nice
    Stuff

    Natural Selection

    just some nice things i’ve been seeing around. 01. Min Made Sandals // 02. Maison Michel sunhat // 03. Handwoven tote //  04. Noriko + Akiko jewellery //  05. Reality Studio clogs…

  • LaMalconttenta
    Living

    LaMalconttenta

    LaMalconttenta is a spanish brand by designer Lydia de la Piñera, who is one of those multi-talented people who illustrates, makes jewellery, ceramics and prints. you can buy all these sweet things…