On the rise: celebrity lifestyle blogs

After reading this Lucian Freud article last week I re-read an amazingly educational interview with David Hockney in a 2009 issue of Paradis. One of Hockney’s most astute observations was that of the diminishing power of tradional mass media. (more…)

Look book: Sandro AW11

Out of all the mid-priced French brands (Maje, Zadig & Voltaire, The Kooples et al), Sandro is the one doing it for me right now. Autumn-winter 2011 is more boyish than previous seasons which of course is fine by me. The proportions are perfect for my small-shouldered frame and the fit of the tailoring is excellent for the price… (more…)

Where did you get that picture?

There’s been a lot of chat about how to properly credit the images used on blogs. I always credit pictures if I know the source but sometimes I’ve found them on blogs that don’t credit them and then what? Lacquerized just alerted me to a new function on Google Images that helps you find the source of your photos. (more…)

Hobbs AW11

These energetic and whimsical illustrations for Hobbs AW11 footwear caught my eye. They’re by their designer Yasmin Sandytia…