Fashion

Falsetto Tokyo: Autumn/Winter 2018

Well, yabba-dabba-do, Falsetto! We must admit, we always treasured the style credentials of Pebble Flintstone, the muscular infant of the homonymous animated family saga ‘The Flintstones”: Tiny leopard print halter top, hotpants and topknot, it’s as if she anticipated Punk by a solid two decades. And despite many years have passed since the cartoon ceased […]

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Fashion

Prada Fall-Winter 2007: Ten years on

“It was, if I remember correctly, Miuccia Prada’s contemplations on a mountaineering woman of the 21st Century: An acknowledgment that on its own could conjure images of pragmatic athleisure or even of a naturalistic wholesomeness of some sort. Except it does not.”

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Inspiration

Camp Conversations

Infuriated by a time where mankind has decided to replace God and play with lives, past literary dandies and musical vestal virgins have had enough of just rolling over in their graves. These camp figures won’t save the cause – making a satire of it already keeps them all busy and is far more delightful for us – but […]

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Inspiration

Musical Bliss: The second Elegant Weekender

Music, dear reader lurking in the dark depths of the Interweb, is an essential tool to understanding and appreciating the many wonderful facets of beauty and art and Camp of the world: Say you fancy some Moroccan mint tea this very second, you boil some water, you sprinkle dried leaves in your cup, you pour, […]

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Daily

Milva: Absolute Icon

Milva. Milva, Milva Milva and Milva again. At The Lujon Magazine we just adore Milva. We rarely ponder on a chanteuse’s natural disposition to crystal-clear diction, but if this has to be considered one of the many reasons why Milva is a huge Camp phenomena, then so be it. We are not going to indulge […]

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Inspiration

S’Express – Hey Music Lover

As heard at the Louis Vuitton menswear show a few days back, S’Express legendary anthem is as good now as it was then: The video unravels with all kinds of 1980’s eleganza (think party monsters revolving on an oversized gramophone and an anything but easy use of leopard print), while the acid bass and fabulous […]

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Art

Jean Gabriel Domergue and the invention of the pin-up

“Domergue was born in Bordeaux and studied at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. In 1911, he was a winner of the Prix de Rome. From the 1920s onward he concentrated on portraits, and claimed to be “the inventor of the pin-up“. He also designed clothes for the couturier Paul Poiret. From 1955 until 1962 […]

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Fashion, Review

Lujon’s top 5 shows from Fall-Winter

Isn’t Fashion too much? No, we mean it: Isn’t Fashion just tooo much? Thousands and thousands of shows piled up on top of each other from all the most glamorous cities of the world, displaying delightful frocks for any imaginable weather condition all at once. For example, any style-savvy individual knows that this is the […]

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Photography

Lionel Wendt’s Ceylon

Lionel Wendt (1900-1944) was born in Colombo, Sri-Lanka, in 1900 the son of a Supreme Court Judge. He was educated at St Thomas’s College, Colombo but as a young man spent time in England studying piano at The Royal Academy. Coming from such a privileged background it was assumed that he would become a lawyer […]

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Inspiration

Céline Dion – On Traverse un miroir

Just look at all this 1920’s Céline Dion we are gifting you today! In this post we look at a very young Ms.Dion as she retrospectively looks back at us with absolutely no emotions thundering her visage. She then goes on making the most of that single, bejewelled outfit she has been given while stalking her […]

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Musings

The all new Lujon Magazine: The Editor’s letter

So this is new. Beside the novel redesign of this humble International Style Publication, this is new because of the diversity of the contents we collectively decided to cater to our famished audience: In a world where girls on Instagram are busy taking self-portraits wearing £700 worth of DHL uniforms, we decided to cheerfully stop being […]

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