Getting back into the swing of things after a long weekend is always rough… hopefully this might help to soften the blow. These little heart shaped pins wont be on sale until August...Read More →
Getting back into the swing of things after a long weekend is always rough… hopefully this might help to soften the blow. These little heart shaped pins wont be on sale until August but you can snatch one up here beforehand. I fastened a black one onto my striped canvas bag at the weekend and now have no plans of taking it off. Perfectly sweet an entirely in keeping with the Elizabeth Lau aesthetic. As soon as I snatch up a Guvnor jumper in the fall I’ll have to fasten one onto it too…
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The Swiss know how to do some things right. Like coffee and pretzels… but also Sundays. Just about everything is closed which can be frustrating if you’re on the search for milk or sugar but it’s actually pretty darn sweet. Most people can be found either sitting on their balconies, outside cafes, or playing chess in a little park that overlooks the Alps. As I spent most the weekend scrubbing the bathroom, mopping floors, and packing bags in preparation for moving flats… a Sunday afternoon spent drinking iced coffees and roaming the nearly empty streets of Zurich provided a much welcomed break.
For some unknown reason I’m craving all sorts of things that remind me of being a kid… like pony tails and little girly sandals with straps that go around the ankle. I’ve taken on a newly formed liking to pink and hearts plus each time I get an ice-cream cone it seems to melt so quickly that it drips down the sides and onto my fingers (surely the sort of thing you only see happening to zoned out little children en route to becoming seriously sticky). Maybe it’s all this fresh air or the lack of a full time job… whatever it is, it’s good and I’m liking it.
Wearing: pink satin sandals and leather miniskirt from Zara, white burnout t-shirt from Urban Outfitters, striped bag from Ikea with black Elizabeth Lau heart attached, Super sunglasses and YSL arty ring.
Absolutely in love with bright cobalt blue especially in this case where it’s got a sort of ruffled sea anemone feel. Took these photos a while back when I was in London. Sitting next to the canal, barefoot, but with thousands of pounds worth of luxury dripping from my fingers. It’s a strange life sometimes.
There are some dresses that seem to transcend reality and all sense of normality – pieces that you’d put on and they’d transport you to an entirely different world. Since I first caught glimpse, Mary Katranzou’s architectural and hyperrealist prints have totally had my attention. They are mind blowingly surreal and utterly entrancing.
These dresses are paired down versions of the more abstract shapes that were shown on the catwalk last February. Luckily, there’s a fashion boutique not far from my flat that stocks the originals in all their obscure glory… definitely popping in soon to see them up close. Fingers crossed they will somehow not be as painfully perfect as they look from where I’m sitting right now.
p.s. just incase you needed added convincing (ahem, Anastasia Duck)… the dresses in all their AW11 glory are below. Seriously, these babies are other-worldly and what dreams are made of.