I am loving Revu.
Revu. was born out of an encounter between two personalities and two creative worlds. Laetitia Hotte is a French photographer with a sharp eye and a passion for the vivid stories captured by images, while Sara Eriksson is a Swedish fashion designer, a stylist and a master of fashion in all its guises. They both share a love for vintage. Revu. is their Paris-based e-shop. It provides an answer to Laetitia and Sara’s quest for original, unique and affordable vintage and second hand pieces. It also celebrates sustainable style rather than disposable fashion.
there was a time in my life when shopping for stationery was basically the most exciting thing i could think of. nagging my mom to buy me a new pencil case – “i can’t have the same pencil case as last year!” – and then covering it in all manner of stickers , tippex and permanent marker. filling it with precious items like an untouched eraser and kokis that weren’t dry yet (what do you call a koki outside of south africa?) covering my school books with pictures from magazines and clear contact paper – without making any bubbles.
i haven’t derived any pleasure from stationery in a long time, because i don’t make anything with my hands any more. what’s that all about! it might be time to get back to basics (or school)
1. aubin & wills notebook / 2. desktop sharpener / 3. postalco notebooks / 4. recycled paper pencils / 5. state of the obvious 1gb usb stick / 6. dog stapler / 7. black cotton deco tape / 8. worther woody mechanical pencils / 9. sliced bread notebook / 10. bear paperclips / 11. erasers / 12. 100-page tracing paper block / 13. tubs of coloured pencils / 14. recycled ballpoint pens
been spending a lot of time over at the Scotch & Soda website lately. man-oh-lantern they have a lot of great stuff, as well as a campaign & lookbook for Maison Scotch that that are exquisitely styled & photographed. not to mention the smouldering bearded guys who i am totally on board with. even sauntered over to the menswear section – there are some tees and sweaters in there that are steal from your boyfriend worthy.
had way too much fun making these.
tsumori chisato button down blouse / thakoon addition skinny tweed pant / no.6 three strap clog / a.p.c. chambray shirtdress / rachel comey saddle bag / rag & bone mid moto boot / thom browne buffalo check oxford shirt / r13 slouch skinny jean / robert clergerie jata slip-on shoe / a.p.c. chambray overshirt / hope news trouser / robert clergerie juan ankle boot / steven alan riley dress / mulberry small polly push lock satchel / belle by sigerson morrison crepe platform boot / saint james minquiers 10 t-shirt / comme des garçons shirt man overdyed short / k. jacques homere sandal
i am pretty fussy when it comes to jewellery. i can appreciate beautiful pieces but actually wearing something is a different story. i don’t like anything gaudy or flashy and i really, really have to love something in order to wear it. so -my eyes almost popped out of their sockets when i saw this ring by mirta jewellery over at amateur couture. the designer andrea simic is an architecture student who makes jellewery on the side. i would wear all these pieces.
i did an awesome little project with Modcloth which is on their blog today. Erin from Calivintage approached me about doing a colour comparisons post for them (lucky gal works for Modcloth you see) and she came up with the best idea to put together some fantasy outfits from their inventory and pair them with paintings. not only that, but they’d actually style my choice outfits and photograph them. WHOA! was my exact reaction. then i actually saw the end result and i might have said something like, “HELLS BELLS!” (probably ruder than that actually, but i try to be a lady on this here blog.)
please go check out the post here to see the details of all the oufits & art – and much thanks goes to ModCloth!
ps: they ship to south africa… wink wink.
oh boy am i a sucker for a well curated (online) shop. 11th Moon hits all the right notes… and makes my heart beat a little bit faster than it should. they have an enviable list of designers in their inventory & beautiful styling to boot.