“Growing up in Seattle in the early 90’s Chris Benz spent time in his grandmother’s attic carefully sorting through antique jewelry and fifties-era dolls,” and I am so glad he did. Isn’t his resort 2011 collection so granny-chic?
(images from here)
I’ve been dying to visit Marfa, Texas for some time now and my desire has grown exponentially after learning of El Cosmico, a refurbished vintage trailer campground by hotelier Liz Lambert. Even though it may not come with some of the standard amenities one might be used to, it seems like the only appropriate method to lodge in the Texan desert.
The bag, the effortless bun, the orange polish, the dress and kaftan all are all awesome reminders that summer isn’t quite over yet. But what I’m especially crazy about is the thin gold chain hanging from her sunglasses. Whatever its proper name is (croakie, chum, strap or retainer), let’s just call it understated and totally chic.
(images from Vanessa Jackman)
Helsinki based artist Jonna Pohjalainen spent a summer at an environmental art workshop, where she would sit quietly taking in the rural landscape, sharpening her pencils and watching the sun set. She was instantly inspired to turn grey aspen logs into an enormous and charming sculpture, titled Colour Pencils. In turn, she’s inspired me to want to paint the tips of tepee poles.
We should all be rejoicing Equipement’s revival thanks to their luscious silk shirts. Made of soft washed silk, with a flattering longer hem in the back, these signature shirts will become a staple in your closet. My personal favorite is the blush…perfection!
(Equipment Silk Pocket Shirts $170-$220)