I saw the King’s Speech the other weekend. It was wonderful, and so so beautiful to look at, with its squid ink blue and sepia tones. Just after seeing the film I came across Miss Moss‘s splendid* contribution over at le projet d’amour: period film street style, parts 1 and 2. It includes this perfect … Continue reading
Excuse my absence, I’ve been busy drinking eggnog and snogging people under the mistletoe. Not really. I’ve been living it up in Vancouver, and by living it up I mean eating lots of sushi and dim sum. I arrived in Toronto late last night and managed to sleep for a few hours before going back … Continue reading
Finally finally finally I am in Toronto for TIFF. In past years I would sigh my way through that 11 day period in September, disappointed by the fact that while the Vancouver or Atlantic film fest would be imminent – and would be awesome – those festivals would lack one important ingredient: lots of famous … Continue reading
Stills from a great short video of Balenciaga at work circa 1966 via A Shaded View on Fashion.
Rodarte (fashion label headed by sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy) has long been on my radar (mostly because I love sisters who are involved in creative partnerships – I am especially sensitive to this theme right now because my sister and I are finally going to be living in the same city again very soon, … Continue reading
Full disclosure: I kind of adore Elizabeth Gilbert. I find her warm, engaging, funny and appealing, and this TED talk she gave on creativity is one of my favourite things (Like Oprah, I am fond of both favourite things and E.G. Or maybe Oprah secretly hates E.G. I would actually not be surprised.). I also … Continue reading