SHE is an awesome online boutique that as everything from basics to trendy must-haves. They carry designers like: Chris Benz, Helmut Lang, Chloe Sevigny for Opening Ceremony, Matthew Williamson, Camilla & Marc, Jenni Kayne, Mara Hoffman, Nuj Novakhett, Nanushka, USE/Unused, and Catherine Deane. Plus: www.shopSHEboutique.com has a head buyer who is the tits. She happens to be my friend's girl and SHE (pun intended) can hang. Her name is Emily, and she's the hot blonde in all the pics below (I've fished out some of my fave accessories and pieces from the SHE online catalog). Support her, and her store, and look fab.
Make your own...house music? Prepare to waste time not writing papers/working/being productive. Simple sinewave synthesizer triggered by an ordinary 16step sequencer. Each triggered step causes a force on the underlaying wave-map, which makes it more cute. Click HERE to let the untz untz untz begin.
These mug shots from 1920s Australia are actually 4-by-6-inch glass plate negatives. (Think huge camera with black hood and accordion body.) Today that format is used by fine art photographers who appreciate its tonal depth, texture and balance, and also its moodiness. Back then, though, this was forensics.
Most of these people had never before had their photo taken. Sure, some of them are criminals, but all of their mug shots have a truly beautiful quality to them. Classic noir.
Irina Werning ("Damned and Beautiful") is a photographer who is re-creating old photos and I'm obsessing. Amazing idea and her composition is great. Re-live your awkward teenage years here.