Issue 1, Long Reads, Reads

Stephen Tennant: “Am I a Legend? I suppose I am!”

It may be argued that Stephen Tennant was an ultimate definition of modernity, certainly in the way in which the 1920s are defined today. Jacob Epstein once described him as “the most beautiful person, male or female, of his generation”. Ahead of his time, with a streamlined, articulated appearance – a living Charles Sykes sculpture. […]

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Fashion, Issue 1, Review

From the archives: Louis Vuitton, The shades of it all

Sand. The far away peaks staring at your from the plains in the deserts of north-western Mexico. Apparently this is the landscape where Kim Jones imagined his Louis Vuitton man for autumn-winter. Congratulating him on the clever idea of setting a fall collection somewhere impossibly hot (but also impossibly cold), we couldn’t help it but […]

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Issue 1, Musings, Reads

A completely unnecessary history of the safety pin

The “Fibula Prenestina” is a gold pin that features the classic curved bar that secures itself within a golden mask from the 7th century b.C. The most interesting bit about this little item is not the prove of how the shape of the safety pin has not changed that dramatically over the centuries, but it shows […]

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Issue 1, Musings, Reads

Wardrobe Adjustments

You know that brief, fugitive moment in the morning? When you do not want to get out of bed and you think it would be proactive to at least start deciding at least what you are going to wear during the day, so that to save time once awaken and so, make more space and […]

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