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  “It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold; when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.”   Charles Dickens, Great Expectations   via:love-lesbelleschoses ERDEM F/W 2017 COLLECTION   LONDON FASHION WEEK vogue Katherine Hepburn via:lemieemozion via:love “We must embrace struggle. Every living […]

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  Roy Petley, Before the Storm, Norfolk (detail)   “All great love does not want love: it wants more.” Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra Decaying Flowers by  Billy Kidd  Valentin Yudashkin Humpback mother whale resting, by Bryant Austin Georges Hobeika Haute Couture SS17 Holly Fulton Fall 2015 Decaying Flowers by  Billy Kidd  “Do you think I am an automaton? […]

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details of ‘David’ by Michelangelo Maria Gertrud Metz (German, 1746 – 1793): Still life with roses, tulips, daffodils and lilies with fruit, a worm, a snake and insect MARCHESA PRE-FALL 2017 Trieste Teatro Verdi II by mali-srpan The bride at Georges Hobeika Couture fall 2016 Rebecca Watson Photography The bride at Georges Hobeika  Couture fall  2016 […]

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“GRANDE BALL”   Oil Painting by ZsaZsa Bellagio George Hobeika Fall 2016 DRAWING, DESIGN FOR CHANDELIER, LATE 18TH CENTURY   via:smithsonian  Evgenia Gonsales (Mariinsky Theatre) by Ira Yakovleva  Details of bust by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux.  [photograph taken at Ny Carlsberg Glyptoteket.] Boss Women Fall 2016 New York Fashion Week HUIJSUM, Jan van (1682-1749) Still life, details […]

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“I carry the sun in a golden cup. The moon in a silver bag.”   W.B. Yeats      Cornwell Manor  via Wedding Sparrow Ulyana Lopatkina as Odette © Petra Bober Chanel Spring 2017 Paris Fashion Week       “The morning breezes have secrets to tell; don’t go back to sleep.” – Rumi     […]

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“She had a flair for doing things in a very elegant way. At the same time, you felt like you were right there in her living room. She paid attention to people so that she was seeing to it everyone’s little needs and egos were met.”    – Harold Brooks     Clandon Park : The […]

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Cathedrals in Prague     Ziad Nakad Couture     via:agirlandherpearls     Oscar de la Renta     Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat     Tony Ward Couture     Etsy Shop: SucculentPost     via:marginalia     Naeem Khan Spring 2017     Cathedrals in Prague         Backstage Giambattista Valli Haute […]

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Sandra Davolio   “I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.”   – Arthur Rubinstein       “THE DUCHESS” Linda Evangelista by Steven Meisel Vogue Italia – June 2008   “To me the most important thing is the sense of going on. You know how beautiful things are when […]