My aunts, celebrating a graduation in Belém, Pará, Brazil.
My father’s side of my family has some incredible, strong women. They are architects, artists, chemists, designers, community supporters. His three sisters have been even more inspirational for me as I’ve grown older. Beijos, tias.
Sea glass couples with geometric shapes result in sophisticated — and gorgeous — installations. Jonathan Fuller collects the glass himself to create gradations that echo the colors of the sea itself.
Feeling pretty lucky to be hanging out over at Refinery29 today with some of my favorite Pinterest mates: Design Conundrum, Shop Sweet Things, Miles to Style and SF Girl by the Bay!
Less than 2 years ago, I stumbled upon the work of Ulyana Sergeenko on Pinterest. I hadn’t seen anything quite like it. Definitely Russian, yes, and playful, sexy and prim all at once. A defiantly aristocratic approach to dressing. Makes me want to grab the first flight to St. Petersberg and run around the Hermitage a la Sokurov’s Russian Ark.
Ulyana herself cuts a dashing, high-society figure.
Some images from her debut collection:
And some from her latest S/S 2013 collection.
While I don’t manage to ever pull off this extreme femininity, I do aspire, at times, to it.
Check out the I Heart Luxe newsletter this week! Thank you, Aaron, for allowing me to guest curate!