right now

So again… it’s been a while since I’ve last been here. London’s hectic pace has had me twitching around other projects and it takes a while to settle down. Last week I finally got a wonderful new table and it seems I’m more me again (or a tiny bit more at home anyway). I’ve been … Continue reading

Friday I’m in love: Humanoid

Just discovered a beautiful fashion brand and I’m absolutely mesmerized by everything they have… knits, cottons, shoes, purses…. Humanoid was founded in 1981 by Sandra Harmsen and Hans Boelens in Arnhem (Netherlands). Their products still reflect a bit of that 80’s look, in a kind of Comme des Garçons arrive to Paris feel, but enhancing … Continue reading

Fall 2012: Portugal III

  Susana Bettencourt   Cláudia Garrido   LiV by Fernando Lopes e Hugo Veiga   Alves/Gonçalves   Fátima Lopes   Andreia Lexim   Hugo Costa   Diana Matias   Teresa Abrunhosa   Meam by Ricardo Preto   Images from Vogue, Portugal Fashion and ViewFashionBook. If you click on the names, there’s a link to each … Continue reading

Fall 2012: Portugal II

Maria Gambina Ricardo Dourado Valentim Quaresma White Tent Say My Name Piotr Drzal Ricardo Andrez Ricardo Preto Nuno Gama All images from Vogue.pt , top image by Sal Nunkachov . (clicking on the names, the link to each designer’s website)

Fall 2012: Portugal I

Alexandra Moura Os Burgeses Daniel Dinis Pedro Pedro Filipe Faísca V!tor Nuno Baltazar All images from Vogue.pt . Beautiful top image by Sal Nunkachov .

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    

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