Handscreened totes by Abel Macias, who is also a great person with whom to wander around in the desert or on a rocky beach looking for amber and pretty rocks and bleached crab claws. EARLIER:Lightning.
Details of Rodarte dresses from the 2012 couture collection, inspired by the paintings of Fra Angelico, on view at LACMA. Via Los Angeles, I’m Yours.ALSO: My favorite Fra Angelico piece, totally unassuming in person, the fresco The Mocking of Christ, with the spitting head and disembodied hands.
New Etsy Blog post! Went with a very different format this time; it’s about things that are for making other things:
“I’d want her to always be unfinished, to know raw edges and tomorrow, and the possibilities in remnants and pieces of string . . . I hope her ideas always consume her, at once feverish and specific, and I hope there will always be more ideas than she can ever get to.”
Objects and drawings from the Yãnomãmi tribe in the Sierra Parima mountains along the Venezuelan/Brazilian border, collected by Lothar Baumgarten. On view at Museum Folkwang via ArtDaily. ALSO:Tetrahedron (1968) via iheartmyart.
Officially my go-to weekend outfit for the rest of the season: A.K.’s vintage sweater, Cacharel wool pants, and Beatrice Valenzuela slip-ons that I will wear well into the springtime from Vivier & Bentley.
New post for the Etsy Blog, inspired by the general mood:
“. . . here are some things to use as you dismantle this morning, and the next, even if I don’t know what comes after, or if it will be any better, or if our hearts break because of the world we live in, or because they are our hearts.”
ALSO: Inspired by the Weakerthans, still the band I love the most, in that way you love the ones that got you through college:
Completely overwhelmed by how much I love the A/W 2011 collection by BRICS, designed by Elise Born, Ingrid Munch and Stephanie Gundelach, the bloggers behind anywho. Via design you trust via thisispaper.
Loneliness does not come from being alone, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important, said Carl Jung.
The interesting thing is why we're so desperate for this anesthetic against loneliness, said David Foster Wallace.
We're all in this alone, said Lily Tomlin.
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