série noire

May 9, 2012

 

“Those chic, sweeping black lines, kicking up sexily at the corners and made iconic by Monroe, Bardot and Hepburn, remain one of my all-time favourite looks.”

Sali Hughes  (x)

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une fille un style

July 8, 2011

 
(Click to enlarge. Scans by me.)

Elle est sublime, très élègante, peut-être un peu trop accro (addicted) au noir.

Elle résume ainsi son style: “Plutôt minimal, linéaire, simple, parfois plus intéressant, avec des coupes conceptuelles, mais jamais trop de superpositions ou d’accesoires.”

Isabelle Kountoure, Fashion Editor at Pop Magazine

238. I want you to know, if you ever read this, there was a time when I would rather have had you by my side than any of these words; I would rather have had you by my side than all the blue in the world.

239. But now you are talking as if love were a consolation. Simone Weil warned otherwise. “Love is not consolation,” she wrote. “It is light.”

240. All right then, let me try to rephrase. When I was alive, I aimed to be a student not of longing but of light.

Bluets, Maggie Nelson

  1. I need more white in my wardrobe.
  2. I want to get rid of half of the stuff I own. Honestly.

out of foam she rises

December 23, 2010

Once again, I wasn’t invited to the Oscars this year. Were you? Yeah, didn’t think so. So really, why dress up?

Effortless. One word that encapsulates all we want to achieve when it comes to dressing ourselves. So it stands to reason that actually putting effort into how we look is frowned upon. And the thing is – with the right kind of wardrobe, we can actually come pretty damn close to looking good, effortlessly. With the right pieces of garments inhabiting your wardrobe, dressing yourself becomes a simple act of reaching in, pulling out and putting on. And that simple act is what saves our lives at the end of the day because honestly, who has the time to put together wonderfully elaborate outfits on a daily basis or rather who wants to. Nobody. Certainly not when supposedly not caring about how you look  but at the same time actually looking good is just so much more charming.

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