Yay, check my shit out! Blog buddy That’s Not My Age has done a Through The Keyhole-style interiors feature on my gaff. There are lots of Mickey Mouse characters, art books and novelty pens. No surprises there then. Oh, and I had to tidy up a lot for that visit. See more here.
When I mentioned the opening of the Louis Vuitton UK flagship to D (aka Mr Disneyrollergirl) on Tuesday, he didn’t hide his disdain. “I’ve seen it. I passed it yesterday, it looks like something out of Dubai airport via Stanstead. Deeply tacky,” was his damning assessment. He may have curled his lip. (more…)
The Gentlewoman magazine (sister publication to Fantastic Man) has just been launched in London and goes on sale everywhere else next week. What I loved:
The interview with Louise Gray on making lists (who doesn’t love a list? Or Louise Gray?)
David Sims’ portraits of Phoebe Philo with fag
Phoebe Philo has the Tim Noble and Sue Webster ‘Forever’ artwork in a hallway of the Celine HQ. And she loves KFC *high five*
The paper (and the smell)
The Self Service-y looking fashion shoot on shorts
The unstoppable Princess Julia
The incredible Jenny Holzer
The tips on gentlewomanly gift-giving
The Cartier watch on page 127
Marina & the Diamonds single artwork channel’s Warhol’s Interview magazine covers – now this is pop art literally!
(On a side note, wouldn’t it be amazing if a mag like Harper’s Bazaar could initiate illustrated covers by contemporary artists. Britney by Elizabeth Peyton? Now that I would buy.)