Friday, January 6, 2012

Image of the Day

Irving Penn: Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn in Balenciaga, 1950, featured in the book Nostalgia In Vogue (Rizzoli) – written by Eve MacSweeney, with a foreword by Anna Wintour and contributions from Joan Didion, Anjelica Huston, Margaret Atwood, Patti Smith, and others.

Please Be My Third Eye


La Sera "Please Be My Third Eye" [MP3] from Sees the Light (March 2012, Hardly Art)

Happy Birthday, Joan of Arc

600 years old today.
(Photo: Paris, 2006)

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Last December


TV on the Radio "Blind"
from Young Liars EP (2003, Touch & Go)

(photo: 1937 Haida Totem Pole, Lake Washington, 12/31/11)

Best Foot Forward


L.L. Bean Blucher Moccasins, $69

I'm telling you dude, you can't go wrong with the classics.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Image of the Day

. Imogen Cunningham: Veiled Woman, 1910 – featured in the recent book by photography collector W.M. Hunt, The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious (Aperture). Each image in the book features a subject with gaze averted, face obscured or eyes closed.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Developing A Vocabulary


Long but worth watching.

Every time I decide I'm tired of Tom Ford – I think it's the way he talks, he can seem so full of himself – I experience something new he's produced, and I come back around.

Image of the Day

Eva Zeisel, ca.1930, with some of her designs. In 1946 Zeisel was the subject of the Museum of Modern Art's first solo exhibition by a woman, and she continued working until she died last week at the age of 105. Read about Eva Zeisel's almost impossibly great life at

Monday, January 2, 2012


Magdalena Frackowiak photographed by Ben Hassett for Vogue Germany (hair by Sam McKnight, styling by Beth Fenton, make-up by Polly Osmond).

Totally amazing to me. See the full story here.

(via Fashion Gone Rogue)