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Tag: art

06.24.14

Néle Azevedo

I love transient art (Philippe Baudelocque, Andy Goldsworthy, and this public art exhibition by Néle Azevedo.)

via Beautiful Decay

Néle Azevedo

I love transient art (Philippe Baudelocque, Andy Goldsworthy, and this public art exhibition by Néle Azevedo.)

via Beautiful Decay

06.05.14

Beautiful Decay

My favorite print of the new collection is the Grey Gardens print, named after the 70’s documentary of eccentric, reclusive socialites living in a house of squalor. I love the idea of controlled chaos— a wild and beautiful floral garden growing as if by magic, with the force of nature. The print was inspired by the techniques of Oriental painting but digital printing allows the print to be transferred to fabrics as varied as organza and leather. It’s a print of contrast: fragility and strength, ancient and modern, beauty and decay.

Shop Prints

Beautiful Decay

My favorite print of the new collection is the Grey Gardens print, named after the 70’s documentary of eccentric, reclusive socialites living in a house of squalor. I love the idea of controlled chaos— a wild and beautiful floral garden growing as if by magic, with the force of nature. The print was inspired by the techniques of Oriental painting but digital printing allows the print to be transferred to fabrics as varied as organza and leather. It’s a print of contrast: fragility and strength, ancient and modern, beauty and decay.

Shop Prints

05.31.14

On The Street: Bushwick

I’m always inspired by street style and the way people express their individuality so I really loved this feature in The New York Times about some residents of Bushwick, an artsy, still-rough-around-the-edges neighborhood in Brooklyn. We shot a short film there not long and I could feel the potential creative energy in this raw urban landscape, and the graffiti art - wonderful!
 This is a beautiful weekend to explore the neighborhood as the local artists display their work in the Bushwick Open Studios - never know what you might find.

On The Street: Bushwick

I’m always inspired by street style and the way people express their individuality so I really loved this feature in The New York Times about some residents of Bushwick, an artsy, still-rough-around-the-edges neighborhood in Brooklyn. We shot a short film there not long and I could feel the potential creative energy in this raw urban landscape, and the graffiti art - wonderful!


This is a beautiful weekend to explore the neighborhood as the local artists display their work in the Bushwick Open Studios - never know what you might find.

05.28.14

Something New

Who wants to see the exhibition Wedding Dresses 1775-2014 at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London? I do!  I love wedding dresses, although as a little girl I DID ruin my mum’s wedding dress when I was playing dressup with my sister, got makeup on it, then put it in a tub full of bleach to try and clean … something I still feel bad about to this day.  (My mum has somewhat forgiven me, and has designed the most beautiful wedding dresses for my daughters’ dolls.)   I have been inspired by Madonna in a wedding dress - what teenage girl wasn’t? -  and loved donning a real-life one in my real-life wedding.  To all the future brides out there, enjoy every minute of the day and every detail of your dress - and then, keep it in a safe place away from the kids.

05.15.14

Alex Katz

If you are in Los Angeles, there is a wonderful exhibition of paintings of flowers by Alex Katz at 356 Mission. I love his work. Beautiful!

Alex Katz, White Roses, Oil on Linen, 108 x 216 inches

Alex Katz

If you are in Los Angeles, there is a wonderful exhibition of paintings of flowers by Alex Katz at 356 Mission. I love his work. Beautiful!

Alex Katz, White Roses, Oil on Linen, 108 x 216 inches

05.11.14

Site We Love: What My Daughter Wore

Brooklyn artist documenting the sartorial choices of her daughter, her brothers, and their friends.

What My Daughter Wore

Site We Love: What My Daughter Wore

Brooklyn artist documenting the sartorial choices of her daughter, her brothers, and their friends.

What My Daughter Wore

05.08.14

Cecil Beaton

This beautiful Cecil Beaton photograph holds an immense power for me and sparked the design of my new summer collection. I love the simplicity and pride in this young man as well as the artistry of the photo itself, and although the collection does contain some beautiful floral prints and flowing whites, it’s the beauty in Mr. Beaton’s photograph and the integrity of the young subject that I strive for when I design. I hope you enjoy.

See the Summer Collection

See my Pinterest board, Inspiration

Cecil Beaton

This beautiful Cecil Beaton photograph holds an immense power for me and sparked the design of my new summer collection. I love the simplicity and pride in this young man as well as the artistry of the photo itself, and although the collection does contain some beautiful floral prints and flowing whites, it’s the beauty in Mr. Beaton’s photograph and the integrity of the young subject that I strive for when I design. I hope you enjoy.

See the Summer Collection

See my Pinterest board, Inspiration

05.07.14

Frieze Art Fair New York

This weekend at Randall Island: the Frieze Contemporary Art Fair. Photo by Iwan Baan.

Frieze Art Fair New York

Frieze Art Fair New York

This weekend at Randall Island: the Frieze Contemporary Art Fair. Photo by Iwan Baan.

Frieze Art Fair New York

05.04.14

contemporaryartdaily:

Group Show at Marc Foxx

If in Los Angeles check out this show!

contemporaryartdaily:

Group Show at Marc Foxx

If in Los Angeles check out this show!

04.29.14

Bill Cunningham: Facades

Legendary New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham is showing a series of photographs documenting fashion in the city at the New York Historical Society, a must-see exhibition.  Mr. Cunningham is such a gentleman and so passionate about fashion, photography, culture, people; he is one of the original ‘street style’ photographers.  His “On The Street” feature in the Sunday New York Times is always such a joy.  (One of my favorite “New York” moments was picnicking in Battery Park with my husband in the 90’s, and being approached by this kind man asking to take our photograph, I don’t think we made the paper but it’s a photograph I wish I had today!) 
Bill Cunningham: Facades

Bill Cunningham: Facades

Legendary New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham is showing a series of photographs documenting fashion in the city at the New York Historical Society, a must-see exhibition.  Mr. Cunningham is such a gentleman and so passionate about fashion, photography, culture, people; he is one of the original ‘street style’ photographers.  His “On The Street” feature in the Sunday New York Times is always such a joy.  (One of my favorite “New York” moments was picnicking in Battery Park with my husband in the 90’s, and being approached by this kind man asking to take our photograph, I don’t think we made the paper but it’s a photograph I wish I had today!)


Bill Cunningham: Facades