I'm gonna need more hangers.

vogue china [aug 2011]

i take back what i said about tao here. she is most definitely not a one trick pony kind of girl (she’s at least two). its supposed to be an homage to freja, but tao totally steals the show. now i wanna cut my hair, wear heavy make up daily, get a star tattoo, and other style things i really shouldn’t engage in. god she’s breathtaking, i can’t get over it! *stares*

more or less [nanna van blaaderen]

omgaaaaad i can not wait for weather that will justify excessively large knits. minus 10 degrees! 10! degrees! :D

i wish i could knit one of these for myself. must acquire loom. and flock of sheep.

vogue nippon [aug2011, jun2011] :: elle france [jun2011]

slits + cut outs. i don’t know how to convey how drawn i am to these except to force them down your eyes. frequently.

vogue brazil [june2011]

i love her hair. and her expression in the last one. and all the little details that bring this home: half tuck, watch choker, bowler, silver. <3

celine resort 2012, jil sander ss2011

i don’t mean to stick my nose in the air and go all “so when i was in europe, i was all inspired-like” but i can’t help it, it legitimately did. i think travel anywhere does that for people.

pre-EU, i was super into looking pristine and bleached out, very jil sander/calvin klein, but after seeing that EVERYONE does the tailored minimalist look, i got kind of sick of it while i was there. i have this tendency to repulsively reject over saturated trends, even ones that i’m really into. i’ve bounced back since then of course, but i did get really into florals and leather jackets. not that i wasn’t before, but even more so now: they are solid favorites. the thing with florals is that i like them in a more graphic or abstract sense, no liberty prints or that hippie girl stuff. i need the pattern to be aggressive and bold, playing on outlines, cut-and-paste. i’m surprised the floral bit about jil sanders ss2011 didn’t take hold. whew!

the only thing is, i’m pretty sure these celine photos will be all over in the next few months, because it’s well, celine, or rather the PPP (the phoebe philo problem). so i might have to involuntarily black list them until everyone gets back on the color blocking boat.

vogue paris [june/july2011]

i saw this in the midst of my clinical phase and it still seized me in so many ways. when i think about it, it makes a lot of sense; it appeals to my old aesthetics: layered bracelets, quasi-madonna swagger (cuz you can never be the real thing), oversized outerwear, cheeky polka dots. i’ve even wanted a marshalls cap like that before. and the leather jacketttttt! i like my LJs hardwared.

wonderland [feb/mar2011]

got a lot of belated inspiration posts coming up. it’s time.

i broke my sunglasses in barcelona, in a hug-induced scuffle with friends. they were heart-shaped, pale transparent pink, cheapass UO ones and i was quite fond of them, probably because they stuck around. anyway, i was waiting for them to break so i could replace them. that is not in any way a reflection of how i view people. maybe boys. buwhaha.

i thought about maybe getting large circular metallic frames, a la the 70s trend, but decided not to. still thinking about it obviously, but i’m still convinced heart shaped ones are the shape for me.

like the t-length + boots thing. demure grunge is great.