In fact, twice in one day because I can’t resist: a scrapbook of Instagram pretties: Schiaparelli dresses from @the_corsetedbeauty;
an Evelyn Dunbar sketch from @designfortoday;
an elegant doodle from @garancedore;
marmalade jars and the delightful National Trust home of Standen from phil._.b;
dogs on the beach from @thewomensroomblog
This belongs with Leonie and the green dress, and possibly also this for added wickedness.
Miu Miu are actually doing a ballet pump version with studded black leather straps, and chiffon ties that go up the leg, but I can’t find a picture of that, so you’re just going to have to imagine it in all its lusciousness.
Feathers, fur, jewels, clay, lace, brocade, wool.
Light and dark and mottled.
All photos February 2017 from the Burberry Maker’s House, a display of their new collection (a fantasy of capes and cloaks) amongst some of Henry Moore’s most luscious bronzes and a tempting array of fruits and cake.
Recent Instagram finds: Burberry cape on elfredapownall’s feed, painting by Daniel E Greene on the freelimes feed, Glasgow Women’s Library on alicestevo’s feed
Fully how I intend to be today, turban most definitely included. Loveliness from the Callot Soeurs, 1926, via Pinterest.
Stunning halo effect in this photo by Joachim Baldauf, which simultaneously references Frida Kahlo, the excesses of high Baroque Catholicism, fine lace and the mandala.
Image via Pinterest.
A covet-inducing auction that ends tomorrow – read more here. Fleur by Rene Grau (image from Pinterest) and from the sound of it another girl-crush.
An evocative title for a documentary I’d like to watch about the life and work of Louise Dahl-Wolfe.
You can see from these black and white photos how apt the title is.
I already knew of Dahl-Wolfe, who famously discovered Lauren Bacall, and also took the photos of Diana Vreeland in the New Mexico desert dressed in a matador’s hat, with a rose behind one ear
but I didn’t realise how versatile her photos were, and how well they captured the independence and glamour of the 1940s heroine.
This surrealist one is like Erwin Blunenfeld’s covers for Vogue – I wonder who inspired who?
Most of all I love the confidence and power of these.
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