Browsing All Posts published on »January, 2011«

snow comfort

January 28, 2011


i’m always so happy when it snows because it gives me the opportunity to be and feel as cozy as possible. i know i’m a little late on the “winter storm” post, as everyone seems to have one, but when it snows i think of: hot tea, wool, sitting by a fire, christmas (even though […]

house of chanel, 1936*

January 20, 2011


inspired by an illustration from an artist who was working for chanel in 1921.  taken from chanel and her world: friends, fashion, and fame by edmonde charles-roux.  whenever i’m starved for ideas i look at the classics and just imitate them.  hemingway was said to have copied out passages, word for word, from his favourite […]

in the desert

January 18, 2011


it’s the middle of winter.  what else can i do?

bailey fedora

January 15, 2011


Bailey of Hollywood has a website in dire need of updating, but they have a lot of great hats that are packable, crushable, & wearable.  I bought the one above from a local haberdasher though, John Helmer, which was coincidentally established one year before Bailey in 1921.

vintage silk

January 13, 2011


ok, so i got it at a vintage store called magpie in portland, or.  but that doesn’t take away the elegance of this balmain forest green and champagne silk scarf.  there are a lot of great silk scarves out there from hermes, balmain, &etc. sitting around in vintage stores, just waiting for someone to love […]

the aviator

January 11, 2011


i just got back from mexico, where i flew in an ultralight plane.  i would like to get one of those, and just fly, and fly, and fly… to buenos aires!  more people should travel by air, given that an ultralight is less expensive than most cars…  and it’s a BICYCLE-FLYING-MACHINE!! = best car ever.

3.1 phillip lim

January 3, 2011


neutral knows best. (3.1 phillip lim spring ’11 rtw).