Happy birthday!

Yesterday was my birthday. I love birthdays. And I love parties. So I thought it would be nice to whip up a few party ideas… Doily garland with matching juice dispensers, sweet little pom-pom topped cupcakes (link to the DIY and also… where to buy them on Etsy), a ta-da-da-daa birthdaycake and the cutest party invitations. … Continue reading

Fall 2012: Central Saint Martins

Yifang Wan   Yulia Kondranina   Anne Thorbjørnsen   Hellen van Rees   Hiroko Nakajima   Timur Kim   Sabina Bryntesson   Mei Lim-Cooper   Luke Brooks   Malene List Thomsen   Craig Green   Kenji Kawasumi   Estefania Cortes Harker / Helen Lawrence / Petra Metzger   Jessie Hands / Erna Einarsdóttir / Charlotte Helyar    

Fall 2012 II

Comme des Garçons   3.1 Philip Lim   Stella McCartney    

Fall 2012

While it’s still cold around here, some fashion highlights for next winter…. A.F. Vandevorst   Felipe Oliveira Baptista   RAD by Rad Hourani   Christopher Kane   Proenza Schouler    

Knitting is the new yoga

…and so it’s what I’ve been doing this Winter (among other things). I’ve just opened my Etsy store, Butter my Toast. Scarves for the last Winter days and those chilly Spring nights.  

Raf Simons for Jil Sander

…. or the show everyone’s talking about. After seven years of brilliant collections for Jil Sander, Raf Simons is dismissed from the brand which has grown in a crescendo since his arrival. Sad to see that even to higher levels, Fashion is always treated like a business and not like the overwhelming art form it … Continue reading

Yellow

Lately on my Pinterest…. things in yellow:   Necklaces by unknown brand  , dot cup by Camilla Engdahl, beautifully wrapped presents by  Leslie Shewring and amazing shoes from Schutz.   Repurposed toy planter by the Plaid Pigeon. Ceramic pig planter by  Fruitfly Pie ceramics (yes, I’ve been slightly obsessed with cute containers for tiny plants), ice cream cupcakes by Martha Stewart, … Continue reading

Birds are Indie

My hometown it’s really small but lots of creative people live there. Birds are Indie are Joana Corker and Ricardo Jerónimo who not long ago “bought a cheap glockenspiel and a new shaker. We found a melodica from Joana’s childhood. We tried to play a drone on an old violin and managed to play four … Continue reading

fashion film

Last week we had the first edition of the Shaded View On Fashion Film in Barcelona.   “Twin Parallel” by Justin Anderson It was very interesting to see the diversity of films presented, not only by professionals but also by students. The best part was the excellent questions&answers session lead by Glenn Adamson (Victoria & Albert … Continue reading

Fernando Brízio

Last September I had the pleasure to visit Experimenta Design, Lisbon’s  biennale dedicated to design, architecture and contemporary creativity. I loved to see “Fernando Brízio: Inhabited Designs”,  the first retrospective of one of the most important portuguese contemporary designers. Fernando Brízio‘s work focus on the  relationship between object and user, always with a sense of humor. He creates multi-dimensional … Continue reading