April 1, 2014

Living Fashion

Mr. Bill Cunningham, the fashion documentarian photographs 
a gentlewoman with admirable everyday style.

February 21, 2014

January 25, 2014

January 21, 2014

August 16, 2013

April 23, 2013

Hula - The Politics of Dancing

Krista Von Stetten pulled up to the nursery at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden listening to The Descendents soundtrack on ITunes. Hearing it reminded me that I  L O V E Hula and Hawaiian music. The above image is the cover of Award winning historian, Adira L. Imada's Aloha America - Hula Circuits Through The US Empire - a work that maps hula as a cultural and political practice that has enabled Native Hawaiian survival despite missionary and colonial repression. 

March 27, 2013

Tasselmania

These fab tassel's by Clare Vivier are part of a collection she designed for h&m spinoff, & Other Stories, and are available in europe. I'll be checking on this fun flair and hope they become available to US shoppers soon!
Clare Vivier bags and accessories are the highest quality and style.
Cinco Powell is another bag/accessory store touting tassels - love that green!