Friday, March 30, 2012

march color pick : purple

tile floor | geo circle print, 1901YSL marabou coat, 1970s | bracelet, 1945 | butterfly print, 1960s | stamp, c.1935

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Thursday, March 29, 2012

pleased to meet you, terry winters

one | two | three | four | five | six 

some of terry's pieces would look great as prints, don't you think?
video here

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Thursday, March 22, 2012

pleased to meet you, bill gibb

one | two | three | four | five | six | seven 

fashion designer from scotland. book here
I found out about bill while I was scouring pinterest one night. apparently he won Vogue Designer of the Year in 1970. his signature design elements were mixed prints and gypsy/Woodstock-y layers. oh, and lots of volume. 
read more about him here.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

wardrobe wednesday : spring feeling

the flowers are blooming outside our studio...seems like it happened overnight.
it's got me thinking about spring. 
floral dress, 1960s | handmade flower crown | lemonade* | lemons

*wait. is lemonade a summer thing? let's just call it a sunny weather thing.
cheers to warmer weather soon.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Monday, March 19, 2012

polka please

photo by Chris von Wangenheim, 1973


1. flower shopping
2. enjoying one of the few rainy days we get in southern california
3. one of brian's vintage books. great graphics
4. hardware store color pops
5. a favorite postcard from 1910
6. max helping shoot photos (and looking super stoic)

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Sunday, March 18, 2012

Interiors magazine

the best cover from Interiors mag, 1947

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Thursday, March 8, 2012

pleased to meet you, bonnie cashin

portrait | one | two | three | four | five | six

did you know that Bonnie launched Coach's women's division in 1962?
check out missi's post on her work here.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

bill withers

currently listening to Bill in the studio...

so good.
I watched a documentary on him recently, it's worth checking out.

workin' man

"Young man boarding train for New York State, where he will help in the harvest. Richwood, West Virginia, 1942"

while we were out

Friday, March 2, 2012