Monthly Archives: June 2011

Monsieur Jean Yves bowties

as a teenager my doctor wore bowties. yellow paisley ones. he also had long white eyebrows that threw themselves out over his tortoise-shell glasses. a lovely guy. and possibly the fashion forefather of all hipsters today?  hipster-hater or not, there … Continue reading

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Tabitha Simmons

Yusses, i’m just having a little bit of an apoplectic fit over here. struggling to breathe a little… tabitha simmons’ new range makes me want to do bad things. see her site here  

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vintage Wimbledon: Gussie Moran

Gertrude Moran only ever reached 4th seed but was called Gorgeous Gussie by the press in the 1940 and 1950s after her lacy knickers were spotted under her skirt. A little bit of glam never hurt tennis. And as it’s … Continue reading

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the tightness of Henry Holland

in new york city a few years ago, katie and i stopped this nice-looking couple to ask them a few questions about south africa for a street style article we were doing. they turned out to be agyness deyn and … Continue reading

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the death of the cupcake. long live the macaron!

Enough with the cupcakes already. I’m pleased to announce the imminent demise of those mini-cakes with shitty frosting. So: enter the macaron. A ground almond-meringue-biscuit-buttercream-sandwich-thing. Also known as heaven. However, these are not to be confused with a macaroon (that chewy coconut thing … Continue reading

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Scott Wilson, jeweler

Regular collaborator with Thierry Mugler, Hussein Chalayan, Matthew Williamson, Jean Paul Gaultier, Valentino, Givenchy, and Burberry, this milliner and jeweler uses modernist architecture and travel as inspiration. Bold, graphic pieces that make no apologies and take no prisoners.  see his site here and if you’re … Continue reading

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Burberry Resort 2012

  i get a distinct Black Coffee circa 2009 vibe from the tribal/ethnic print meets prissy silhouette wiff. still very nice though. i can wear everything here please. thanks.

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