Posts tagged ‘Fashion’

July 21, 2014

Kirsty Mitchell’s Wonderland

Wonderland : Lady of The Lake

WonderlandI’ve been following Kirsty Mitchell’s ‘Wonderland’ series for a while now, only last year did she finish her epic 4 year photographic series. It is nothing short of amazing what Kirsty has created under a minuscule budget and small windows of opportunity. Every prop of costume was created, or sourced and utilised by Kirsty herself: she was designer, stylist, location scout and photographer all in one. You can see more of the series, behind-the-scenes photos and purchase prints at Kirsty’s Website. I hope you enjoy her creations as much as I do…

Wonderland : Wild ThingWonderland "Gammelyn's Daughter"

Wonderland "Gammelyn's Daughter, a Waking Dream"
Wonderland  'While Nightingales wept'
Wonderland : The Path of Possibilities
Wonderland 'The Guidance of Stray Souls'
Wonderland - 'She'll Wait For You In The Shadows Of Summer'
Wonderland - 'The Fade Of Fallen Memories'(Images from Kirsty’s Flickr portfolio)

July 12, 2014

Fall 2014 Couture: The Paris Highlights

Once again Paris calls for the Couture shows and as always, I’m happy to oblige! There were plenty of lovely pieces on offer so I hope you find something to pique your fancy…

Fall 2014 Couture
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So, we start proceeding with Alexis Mabille , followed by Giambattista Valli and the great Ulyana Sergeenko

Alexis Mabille Fall 2014 Couture Giambattista Valli Fall 2014 Couture Ulyana Sergeenko Fall 2014 Couture
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Next up we have Armani Prive, a bounty of beautifully simple couture from Christian Dior and finally some exquisite Zuhair Murad pieces.
Armani Prive Fall 2014 Couture Christian Dior Fall 2014 Couture Christian Dior Fall 2014 Couture 1 Christian Dior Fall 2014 Couture 2 Zuhair Murad Fall 2014 Couture 1 Zuhair Murad Fall 2014 Couture
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Fall 2014 Couture Mix Couture-Street-Day1-19_133307825732

(Images from Style and Vogue)


June 11, 2014

Days of Heaven

Why every editorial out there isn’t an atmospheric travel/fashion editorial I don’ know! They are the best! If I had my own magazine I would fill it with gorgeous photography like this. Props to Porter magazine (#3 Summer 2014) for featuring this lovely pictorial by Norman Jean Roy. Via.

June 1, 2014

Cooler than Cool

There has been this look by Lyn Devon that I have been wanting to paint for a while, I think it’s the effortless looking style and elegant stare. Whatever it is, I liked it, so I painted it ;) There is a print available at the shop. It’s been a very busy few weeks on the art front – more on that later!! – but I have a big piece I’m really enjoying painting at the moment, it’s the sort of one I feel I’d like to do more of. Be back soon…

May 28, 2014

Songe D’ete

Sometimes it’s nice to just look on good style, no bells and whistles. As I get older I am beginning to appreciate a relaxed, personal style, one not swayed to and fro by the trends of the day, but carefully choosing what they feel works for them and forgoing the rest. I like that. Here in Songe D’ete I see a style that I very much enjoy: quiet, yet elegant…very nice.

Songe D’ete is from the June/July 2014 issue of L’officiel Paris, shot by Hannah Khymych. Images from Visual Optimism.

April 19, 2014

Paris Fashion Week Fall 2014 ~ Part 2

So, after a hectic week, the last part in the Fall 2014 series. Paris, la deuxième partie. Enjoy the fashion fare from the first city of style.


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So, let’s start with a lovely dramatic selection from A.W.A.K.E ; followed by Givenchy and Balmain on safari…

AWAKE Fall 2014 Givenchy Fall 2014 Balmain Fall 2014

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Behind the Scenes…

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Next up we have a supermarket sweep with Chanel ; followed by Christian Dior, and finally the great Valentino

Chanel Fall 2014 Chanel Fall 2014 Accessories Christian Dior Fall 2014 Christian Dior Fall 2014 Accessories Valentino Fall 2014 a Valentino Fall 2014 Accessories Valentino Fall 2014

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On the Streets…

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…Images from Vogue and Style…so long fashion week, till we meet again…


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