Monday, July 30, 2012

chris benz s/s 2012

I'm trying to eek out every last bit of summer as I see it drawing closer to fall.  These pieces from Chris Benz's Spring/Summer '12 collection add just the right amount of color and pop to reassure me it's not over yet!  Plus, nothing is better in fall than a navy blazer with a hint of mint peeking out or a pop of neon...

via Honestly...WTF

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Stormy Weather

These incredible photographs of storm clouds around the midwest were taken by award winning photographer Camille Seaman. She worked with experienced storm chasers to capture these images of a particular type of storm cloud- the supercell.  Mother nature's just awesome. 
more here

Monday, July 23, 2012

polka dots & taxidermy

these fantastical photos, shot by Chris Craymer and styled by Isa White for Amica Italia are way back from Dec 2011...but they seem to be just what I need right now: to lounge on the dinner table in chic duds- and a zebra

via Quite Continental & Real Life is Elsewhere

Friday, July 20, 2012

tuggin' at the heart strings

This beautiful video for JCrew was shot by blogger and real life duo Scott Schuman & Garance DorĂ©.  Set to classical violinist, Charlie Siem's recordings, you are whisked through the streets of breathtaking London while Siem shows off his dapper JCrew duds.

via Comme c'est Charmant

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

chinese lace

Misha Lee is a young, Chinese designer who applied the ancient art of Chinese shadow play- a form of story telling- to her graduation project.  Each piece is so lovely, detailed and romantic.

More at Lace and Tea.