im:mortal sports a mega hippies & crystals vibe – but i like their accessories.

(how absolutely nuts is her thick braided hair?)

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teen fashions

images from life magazine, taken in the mid to late 1940′s by nina leen. not much has changed.

“teenage girl wearing blue jeans and large checkered shirt which is usual after-school costume. 1944″

“closeup of teenage girl’s wrist covered with six different identification bracelets which are as popular as the milk shake she is enjoying at a soda fountain. 1944″

“teenage girls wearing blue jeans hang out in friend’s living room, eating and drinking Cokes. 1944″

“teenage girl wearing her brother’s slacks and shirt. 1944″

“teenage girls wearing new animal pattern sweaters. 1945″

“madeline calcar modeling teen-age fashions, a short-sleeved sweater and black corduroy skirt. 1949″

“madeline balcar wearing a classic simple blue polka-dot dress. 1949″

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fantasy outfit #8

indulge me, if you will. have basically gone full on seventies. total price: $1766 (R12,215) – gulp.

cardigan / necklace / dress / bag / shoes / sunglasses

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studio fludd

remember the vintage collections of caterina gabelli? well, she’s part of an italian collective called studio fludd. i spotted some of their new work via mallory‘s tumblr. what a talented bunch of people. buy their stuff on etsy.

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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.

read her article: katharine hepburn and the tomboys who followed

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on the streets

who doesn’t love a street style round up? i ask you.

stockholm streetstyle / the streetswalker

the sartorialist / trendycrew

both style sightings

garance dore / street peeper

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2010 favourites

coco’s tea party posted part one of her 50 best dresses of the year feature, and it got me to thinking about what my favourite red carpet looks have been this year.

this post is just about celebrities and fashion – be warned.

my favourite of all has been michelle williams

wearing: suno / erdem / jason wu / sonia rykiel

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may i have more blouses, please?

calypso st. barthtop shop

charles anastase / suzanne rae

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