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 ulyana sergeenko. yes sir.

absence of water

pools

pools

in the thirties UK lidos and baths were at the peak of their popularity. gradually tastes have changed, resulting in a drop in attendances, leaving the pools uneconomical to run. many fell into decay and many were demolished. only a handful of pools remain today as a symbol of a bygone era.

victorian style homes

vic-04

via victorian style homes flickr group