street stars

some of my favourite recent street style shots credits: [1 + 2] styleclicker [3 +4] vanessa jackman [5] garance dore [6] hanneli mustaparta [7 + 8] mr. newton [9+10] all the pretty birds [11+12] stockholm street style

gibson girl

i don’t know who this lady is, but she absolutely stole the show in all the paris fashion week pics.

edit: i know who she is now, it’s uliana sergienko. yes sir.

{ all pics from mr. newton }

in case you’re wondering about the title, the Gibson Girl was the standard for feminine beauty in the late nineteenth / early twentieth century in the US…

First appearing in published illustrations in the late 1800s, the Gibson girl was the creation of American artist Charles Dana Gibson. Gibson’s art depicted the fashionable upper-middle-class society of his time, particularly a certain type of modern young woman. Independent, athletic, and confident, the Gibson girl was also pretty and feminine, illustrating some of the contradictions of modern womanhood at the turn of the twentieth century.

{ fashion encyclopedia }

some of his drawings:

an editorial from life magazine:

gibson girl paper dolls:

Bumper Fashion Special No. 25

yoh, i haven’t done a bumper fashion special in a long time (and for that i apologise) – but i’ve been collecting so many great old & new finds lately so i thought it was about time i shared. shops / designers … thomsen:

hanneli

hanneli mustaparta gets it right pretty much 100% of the time. (you should really visit her blog, too) images from mr newton