combining two of my favourite things: vintage photos and Instagram, The Family Acid shares 40 years of film photography shot by Roger Steffens, and curated by his daughter Kate. love his double exposures, and often hilarious snaps like this one, “The day mom and her friends did acid and went to Disneyland. They never made it in past the parking lot. Anaheim, CA, 1976.”
hello! merry christmas! happy new year! just wanted to let you know that i am still here, and have not suddenly abandoned the blog without a word… we are currently on our summer holiday in Kei Mouth, a small town on the Wild Coast about 14 hours drive from Cape Town. once a year we get to truly break away from it all – no work, no internet, no television. besides Instagram because, well, i can’t help myself.
this month a year ago (!) i shared the apartment of Madelynn Furlong, the creative gal behind blog Wide Eyed Legless. you have probably seen Madelynn pop up all over the stylish corners of the internet this past year, doing collaborations with various fashionable brands like Loeffler Randall & Steven Alan, getting casually snapped by Garance and continuing to curate a beautifully monochromatic Instagram account with a substantial following. and just, well, be pretty cool. now Madelynn has launched a shop. and it’s good.
aaaand we’re back! things aren’t any less busy round here. tell me, is this time of year as mad for everyone else as i think it is? we leave for Kei on saturday, so i have a to do list that needs doing, stat – and on that very list was today’s mid week distraction. i wasn’t gonna leave you hanging, no sir.
some of you know that i contribute to Noonday Tune, i post a new song every second Friday and, with most things in my life, i always leave it to the last second – and spend a good 10 minutes to an hour on a Friday morning listening to new music so i have a good one to share by 12pm.
illustrator Anna Gleeson made a playful, illustrated take on the age-old classic: the nudie calendar. do you guys still page directly to your birth month when looking at a calendar? i have always mentally high-fived myself whenever i get a great page in September. the two-colour riso printed calendar is available to buy here – order soon as it’s only available for a few days before Anna goes on holiday.
damn, the FW14 lookbook by Mayflower Supply was bittersweet for me to look through. very sweet because New York is always a good idea; but ever so slightly bitter because my husband is actually there right now – without me, waaaah! owner Liz Hull gave me some insight into the lovely Meryl & Diane inspired shoot.