This is a great read in W Magazine about people who avoid the sway of what’s in and what’s out in lieu of their own personal style signifiers.
I’m here for Fran’s boots and Rolex, Carlyne’s Birkin and Tonne’s white 501s. (more…)
Something to look forward to in January: Pretend It’s a City on Netflix, a
film series about the evolution of New York City over the past several decades, narrated by my favourite New Yorker, Fran Lebowitz with Martin Scorsese. Mark your calendar for January 8th.
UPDATE: OK I’ve started watching and if you rate Fran, you’ll love it. I didn’t realise it’s a series! Martin Scorsese is very sweet, chuckling at Fran’s rants
WORDS: Disneyrollergirl / Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGE: Fran Lebowitz / Pretend It’s a City
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“I’m very materialistic. Unfortunately, I am also very uninterested in money, so it’s a horrible combination. I have more Anderson & Sheppard suits and jackets than I should. More than I could really afford. Of course, you don’t actually need any of these things, and I have more than I need. That doesn’t mean that I have more than I want, since I seem to be the only American who knows the difference between desire and need. But I enjoy the whole process. There is nothing that I like more than to spend hours looking through swatches. I love deciding between 17 shades of grey.” (more…)