Charlotte Trounce

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Though I’m sick of looking at photos from the Fall 2014 designer collections, I’m loving these runway drawings by British illustrator Charlotte Trounce.  Top: Issa   |   Bottom: Roksanda Ilincic

Getting Handsy

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Didn’t I tell you that hands were going to be a big motif in fashion? (Yes. And here’s the proof.) Clearly Karen Walker and Humberto and Carol of Opening Ceremony were paying attention because they used hands as prints and even a belt clasp in their Fall 2014 collections. KAREN WALKER via STYLE.COM OPENING CEREMONY […]

It’s Cold Outside; Look At Art Inside

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

It’s been a cruel, cruel winter weather-wise. To combat SAD, I prescribe alternating Saturdays spent binge-watching House of Cards and True Detective with Sundays soaking up some culture. Here are my must-see exhibits. Photo by Hassan Hajjaj 1. Fodder for MIA’s next music video: London-based Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj’s photographs of female friends dressed up as […]

Want Without Need

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Because it’s Friday and these things are awesome. This series of GALA intergalactic 3D pillows = ! Pretty much everything I ever wanted in a shoe. Thanks, Isa Tapia. Just a tufted purse that looks like a sofa by witty Italian designer Benedetta Bruzziches. NBD.

PALE FIRE: OPALS

Friday, January 10th, 2014

“With melted opals for my milk…” — Gwendolyn Brooks My aunt gave me a pair of opal studs for my 8th birthday. I’d stare at those suckers, fascinated by how they caught the light and changed colors—like the iridescent cellophane that girls’ early-’90s birthday gifts were always wrapped in. I wanted to understand the science behind the […]

Gift Guide: Extravagant Things To Covet

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Here’s to the audacity of existence. Annina Vogel bespoke vintage charm bracelet, £5,500 (about $9,000) I’d never want a portrait of myself rendered in oil paint, but a jingly charm bracelet that tells the story of my life? Sign me up.   WITTUS Shaker wood burning stove, approximately $5,000 This stand-alone fireplace is great for […]