Archive for September, 2011
I knew The Kooples(French for The Couples) from my flatmate Celia few months ago. At that time she was working at Selfridges and she told me that they are one the best brands in terms of turnover in Selfridges’ contemporary department since they launched. Magic power marketing!
My previous post Karina & Tom reminded me of their ad campaigns. Each season they feature serval attractive couples. With their new season clothes on, each couple have an ad image and a video which simply telling their love story (in their offical website), where they first met,when they first kissed, how long they have been together, etc. It’s so close to real life, which gives me a thought that clothing is not just about pattern cutting, latest trends, pricing, it can be worn as a feeling, an attitude of love life, a link of an relationship… I think this is the reason why The Kooples is being so popular.More information: imagery resources and UK official website – http://www.thekooples.co.uk/ Vogue.com UK – ‘French Invasion’ by LAUREN MILLIGAN
The Abbey in the Oakwood c.1809-10 Oil on canvas
The evening c.1820-21 Oil on canvasThe Ostra Gehege near Dresden c.1824 Oil on canvas Wanderer above the Sea of Fog c.1818 Oil on canvas
Caspar David Friedrich (September 5, 1774 – May 7, 1840) was a 19th-century German Romantic landscapepainter, generally considered the most important German artist of his generation. He is best known for his mid-period allegorical landscapes which typically feature contemplative figures silhouetted against night skies, morning mists, barren trees or Gothic ruins. His primary interest as an artist was the contemplation of nature, and his often symbolic and anti-classical work seeks to convey a subjective, emotional response to the natural world. Friedrich’s paintings characteristically set a human presence in diminished perspective amid expansive landscapes, reducing the figures to a scale that, according to the art historian Christopher John Murray, directs “the viewer’s gaze towards their metaphysical dimension”. (from: wikipedia) images from: google.com photobucket more information: http://www.caspardavidfriedrich.org/
From the twilight in the dark, I can see a ray of hope.
*Tim Blanks: ‘There was some of the apocalyptic grandeur of German artists Caspar David Friedrich and Anselm Kiefer, and a bit more of the post-apocalyptic grit of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road…’ /Chanel fall 2011 (style.com)
11 Calvert Avenue
Tel: 0044 (0)20 7923 1414
images from: http://www.mawi.co.uk/
Cheers! Congratulations to 180 emerging designers!
Chichi Luo – ‘Fresh fashion Monster’
Click to read the whole magazine: the common room issue #3 —- Let’s go and find out… (click to enlarge images) > Who are fashion influences?
> Vogue UK has noted you as “Best in Show” – one of the graduates that stood out for 2011, you’ve been shortlisted as a finalist of WGSN Global Fashion Awards 2011 for ‘Most Creative Student Collection’, what’s that been like for you? And how do you feel about your work being recognised early on in your career?
> What advice would you give an up and coming designer who is about to step out into the world of fashion?
Photographer – Sean Michael
Photographer – Timothy Hill
Model – Anna Michaux @ Select Model Management London
Model – Olga Verdis @ IMG Model Management
Fashion Styling: Tess Yopp
Hair: Oonah Anderson
Make up: Pace Chen
Model: Minnie and Paige @ Premier VRAG MAGAZINE ISSUE#6 Click to view the whole issue: http://vragmag.com/vrag6/
To whom it may concern…
updated by 17/09/2011
image from: plenty of colour
(photographs via brian tang)
I should keep telling myself and treat them as my life guideline.
no killing, no stealing, no sexual misconduct, no lying, no divisive talk, no harsh talk, no idle talk, no craving/coveting, no ill will, no wrong view
More information: The Ten Non-Virtuous Actions and Their Results
> What is Karma?
(image from: baidu)
Noir Magazine – The Future Issue (issue 8 — Sep/Oct 2011)
Yingzhi Luo – Chi Chi /photo shoot and interview
Click to read the whole magazine: http://issuu.com/noirmagazineuk/docs/noirmagazine8
Photography and Retouching: Nikola Milcic – nikolamilcic.com Stylist: Amy Li – amyli.co.uk Make-up: Heather B – makeupbyheatherb.com Hair: Vincent Silvester – vincentsilvester.co.uk Digital Operator: Lucienne Sencier – sencier.com Models: Hanna H & Ashley Harrison @ Leni’s Models – lenismodels.com
More information: Noir Magazine website
‘Everybody should walk through an Emergency Room at least once in their life because it makes you realise what your priorities are. It’s not the ‘rush rush rush’ and the ‘money money money’, it’s the people you love and the fact that one minute they might be there and one minute they might be gone”
- Liz Hobbs, King’s A&E Consultant
24 Hours in A&E – Channel 4 & More 4
Wednesdays, from 11 May to 10 Aug, 2011 – Channel 4
Thursdays, 9pm from 11 Aug, 2011 - More 4
We’re all just one wrong step, one sudden illness or one unlucky break away from A&E. It’s a place where dramatic stories of love, life and death unfold every day.
With 70 cameras filming round the clock for 28 days, this series offers unprecedented access to one of Britain’s busiest A&E departments, at King’s College Hospital in London. Each programme focuses on patients who were treated within the same 24-hour period.
The series captures the joy and heartache faced by patients and their families, as well as the hard work and professionalism of the A&E staff. From life-threatening traumas to embarrassing mishaps, 24 Hours in A&E is an intimate, powerful and sometimes comic insight into life – and death – on the frontline of the NHS.
*images and summary from: Channel 4
I am always the last person to know everything. This TV series has been broadcasting for such a long time but I just realised it recently.. so sad.. This TV series is definitely recommendable and worth watching, which gave me further thought of ‘Love’ – to Love is not only to taste the feeling of romance, intension and possession, but also to bear the responsibility to guard, to look after, to cherish your dearest. Even if he or she is paralysed, or seriously injured with full of blood, you still want to be with him/her, without hesitating.
* Francesco Saverio Trapani with Bagigia bag (images from: Style Tao)
Bagigia hot water bottle bag ___ Love it! but this is too fashionable for me… I can’t handle it…!
Album_ paul white rapping with paul white Released_ August 2011 most favourite_ 05. One Of Life’s Pleasures feat. Danny Brown 06. The Doldrums 04. Run Shit feat. Marv Won * image from_ google.com
Photography by Chichi Luo Sep/2011
Ingredient: iphone x 1
on the train vol.1 >>>>>
Photography by Chichi Luo Sep/2011
Ingredients: iphone x 1 Basement Jaxx – On the train x 1
Same window, different landscapes.