“The moment was all; the moment was enough.”
— Virginia Woolf, The Waves
Model wearing a hat by Rose Valois and jewels Boucheron.
Photo by Georges Saad, 1962.
“We shall not cease from exploration,
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started,
And know the place for the first time.”
— T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets
Vaganova Ballet School by Rachel Papo
“The fountains are dry and the roses over.”
David Hallberg and Evgenia Obraztsova in Onegin.
by Cuneyt Akeroglu
“Strange is our situation here upon earth.
Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to a divine purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: That we are here for the sake of others…for the countless unknown souls with whose fate we are connected by a bond of sympathy.
Many times a day, I realize how much my outer and inner life is built upon the labors of people, both living and dead, and how earnestly I must exert myself in order to give in return as much as I have received.”
— Albert Einstein
Phoebe O’Brien & Kirsty Hume in “Impeccables“
by Marc Hispard for Vogue Paris, September 1994.
“Basically we are all looking for someone who knows who we are and will break it to us gently.”
— Robert Brault
“A person’s life purpose is nothing more than to rediscover, through the detours of art, or love, or passionate work, those one or two images in the presence of which his heart first opened.”
— Albert Camus
Carolina Herrera Bridal Spring 2018
Vera Wang Bridal – Spring 2019
“All paths lead to the same goal: to convey to others what we are.
And we must pass through solitude and difficulty, isolation and silence in order to reach forth to the enchanted place where we can dance our clumsy dance and sing our sorrowful song—but in this dance or in this song there are fulfilled the most ancient rites of our conscience in the awareness of being human and of believing in a common destiny.”
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