Elegant Life

“By means of all created things, without exception, the divine assails us, penetrates us, and molds us. 
We imagined it as distant and inaccessible, when in fact we live steeped in its burning layers.”
– Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.”

– Arthur Rubinstein


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 you’re traveling.”

– Edward Hopper

Winterhalter, Hermann

detail from Cécile Charlotte Furtado-Heine

Schiaparelli Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2015


“Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires.”
“Macbeth” by William Shakespeare

Cabinet de la Pendule, Versailles: Grand baromètre de Louis XV

Karlie Kloss at Ralph Lauren FW16 | NYFW


Zuhair Murad Haute Couture FW16

“You’re alive. That means you have infinite potential. You can do anything, make anything, dream anything. If you change the world, the world will change.”

– Neil Gaiman

Cabinet de la Pendule, Versailles: Grand baromètre de Louis XV

Dorothée Gilbert

The Dying Swan

Portrait of a Woman Aged 34 Years (detail)


“Sometimes at night I would sleep open-eyed underneath a sky dripping with stars.
 I was alive then.”
— Albert Camus, Return to Tipasa

Jing Wen by Benjamin Lennox for Vogue China 


Alex Perry Pre-Fall 2018


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“I love the dark hours of my being. 
My mind deepens into them.”
— Rainer Maria Rilke 



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