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Elegante’

  “I have built, deep in my heart, a chapel filled with you.”   – Marcel Proust, in a letter to Anatole France, from Selected Letters: 1880-1903       rose     Dior – photo by Henry Clarke, 1956       Michelangelo Buonarroti Sonnet with a Caricature 1510     Алёнка Ковалёва   […]

Elegante’

“These are the days that must happen to you.”   – Walt Whitman, Song of the Open Road Richard Avedon photographs Carmen Dell’Orefice Calligraphy by Freckles & Ink Chanel at Couture Fall 2015 Perhaps… Zagreb “Beauty will save the world”   – Fyodor Dostoyevsky Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda Fall/Winter 2015 Chocolate Whiskey Cake with Salted Caramel […]

Elegante’

  “The first section of Darkness is the densest, Dear — After that, Light trembles in —”   Emily Dickinson, from a letter to Susan Gilbert Dickinson, November 1883     Castles, Crowns & Cottages   via:rachelzoe   via:throughpastelrosetintedglasse     Of Mice and Men   Alessandro de Benedetti spring/summer 2008, Milan Fashion Week     […]

A Soft Elegance

Trelise Cooper Spring-Summer 2015 Collection, Theatre of Fashion. Q Theatre Auckland, New Zealand shop: treliscooperonline.com Jessica Stam By David Slijper For S Moda 6th June 2015   “Silk is a fine, delicate, soft, illuminating, beautiful substance. But you can never rip it! If a man takes this tender silk and attempts to tear it, and cannot tear it, is […]

Elegante’

    “Monstrology” Collection LES` by Lesia Paramonova. via:theunusualdressmaker       “Her love was entire as a child’s, and though warm as summer it was fresh as spring… ”    – Thomas Hardy, Far From The Madding Crowd     Lillian Bassman   Trust your wings   Ballerina Kristina Shapran   via:whisperofvintage   Chez Balenciaga […]

Elegante

“Even the silence has a story to tell you.  Just listen. Listen.” via:randombeautysls     Champagne   Reem Acra 2015 photo by Abby Ross via The Lane.     Backstage at the Marchesa & Houghton Bride Fall 2015 show … photos by Abby Ross via The Lane.     Corte Seco: Toni Garrn By David Roemer For Harper’s Bazaar Brazil April 2015   via:tinamotta     […]

Elegant Life

“Elegant things   A white coat worn over a violet waist coat. Duck eggs. Shaved ice mixed with liana syrup and put in a new silver bowl. A rosary of rock crystal. Wisteria blossoms. Plum blossoms covered with snow. A pretty child eating strawberries.”    ― Sei Shōnagon   Florence, Italy   Marchesa Spring-Summer 2014 […]