All posts tagged: colour comparisons

rainy day special

a series i love so much i actually have to hold myself back from making more. trying to keep these relatively few and far between because i know that if i didn’t they would become boring. it would be like eating pancakes every day. where’s the fun in that? pancakes are so good because you […]

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period dramas vs street style: part two

here is the second part of my period drama / street style colour comparison series over at le projet d’amour. man, i really enjoyed doing these! i just finished watching the new upstairs downstairs, which was such a hit for the bbc that it is set to return in 2012 with 6 more episodes. recommended viewing […]

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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 you know what i did next… pairing some of her pieces with decorative oriental prints & ceramics from various auctions at bukowskis go […]

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suno & vallotton

i was happily browsing the fall 2011 suno collection, all the while thinking – “paintings. just like paintings. the colour. the patterns. aaah, paintings.” (tricky translating my thoughts, but that was the jist of it) and then i read the review, There aren’t many designers willing to admit to being inspired by old ladies, but Max Osterweis […]

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Figure / Figure

arleen whelan / robert henri – edna luise rainer / egon schiele – edith schiele seated sophia loren / gustav klimt – portrait of johanna staude gary cooper / gustave courbet – the desperate man (aka the man made by fear) marilyn monroe / john white alexander – june june allyson / tatiana gorb – […]

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Portrait / Portrait

i’ve been looking for a reason to do another one of these posts. truth is they’ve been featured on some of my favourite blogs lately, and i’ve received many kind emails from readers saying how much they like them. man, people on the internet are nice! so i dipped into my folders of saved vintage photos […]

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art on the streets

i decided to do another one of these because (a) i love them (b) other people love them and (c) do i need another reason? oh, i haven’t posted any art in a while. my favourite thing. that’s c.

citizen couture / edgar degas

altamira / annie french

citizen couture / cecilio pla y gallardo

stockholm street style / henri de toulouse-lautrec

sartorialist / jean-baptiste-camille corot

vanessa jackman / seymour joseph guy

stockholm street style / john singer sargent

streethearts / joaquin sorolla y bastida

mr. newton / henri martin

café mode / gustave caillebotte

NAST / odilon redon

hanneli / berthe morisot

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