Tuesday, February 28, 2012

skate hair


while we were out

(*some of these were taken at InspirationLA a couple weeks back)

Monday, February 27, 2012

Peggy Moffitt

Peggy Moffitt, 1960s

Friday, February 24, 2012


Sunset, 1950s

february color pick : mint green

it's refreshing! it's minty! this month's color pick is mint green. 

gown, 1980sfruit print, 1883flower pin, 1970sEdward Ruscha book, 1972bird book (with snarky handwritten note), 1941 | Winny Pepping photos (artichoke with handle, stairs)

p.s. who doesn't like an artichoke on a paint handle?
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p.p.s. Happy Friday!!

hello, couch!


Thursday, February 23, 2012

Wednesday, February 22, 2012



Twiggy photographed by Bert Stern, 1967

Tuesday, February 21, 2012



while we were out

from the Long Beach Flea this past weekend...

Monday, February 20, 2012

kaftans for men

Two members of British Psychedelic band John's Children are modeling kaftans designed by John Stephen in 1967.

Friday, February 17, 2012

downton abbey

I don't know about you, but we've been watching lots of Downton Abbey lately. maybe it takes the edge off since Madmen is currently on hiatus? the wardrobe isn't half bad either...
do you watch it? 

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Monday, February 13, 2012

Pen Tree

Pen Tree, photographed by David Bailey - 1969

Friday, February 10, 2012

Thursday, February 9, 2012

pleased to meet you, ruth asawa

portrait | one | two | three | four | five
(one, two & four taken by Brian at the de Young Museum in San Fran)

read more about her life here

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

instagram it

we're on instagram

you can be sure to find lots of pattern inspiration there, as well as other things we see that inspire us.
 you'll also find pictures of our mascot, the amazing Max. bonus! 

while we were out

Monday, February 6, 2012

1960s swagger

you can't be a wallflower in this getup...
1960s op art dress designed by Deanna Littell


images from Practical Encyclopedia of Good Decorating and Home Improvement, 1970

Friday, February 3, 2012

celia birtwell


celia birtwell fashion sketch, late 60s
more here
and here

Thursday, February 2, 2012

pleased to meet you, sheila hicks

portrait | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 

number 6 looks like crazy colored moss, doesn't it?