How well do you know your Persephone endpapers? I've created a fun (and challenging) little quiz for you to put your knowledge to the test. Share your results with us in the comments. The winner will receive the ultimate bragging rights. Good luck! If you'd like a hint, here are the Book Titles Featured *... Continue Reading →
Dior, Christian. Bar Suit. Designed 1947, made 1955. Plain woven silk tussore, pleated wool crêpe, stiffened taffeta, lined with silk, padded. Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK.
H&M's latest designer collaboration is here and selling out fast! This time around, the retailer is partnering with the iconic British heritage brand Morris & Co., to bring some of their founder William Morris' famous prints to the fashionable masses. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stImlDvdVOY As H&M notes: Nature, style and time combine in our collaboration with Morris & Co,... Continue Reading →
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week I’m waiting on: Useless Magic, Lyrics and Poetry by Florence Welch Expected Publication Date: July 5th 2018 From Goodreads: The Florence + The Machine frontwoman’s first-ever book will consist of lyrics and poetry,... Continue Reading →
As many of you may be aware, Virago Modern Classics is turning forty! To commemorate this momentous occasion, the "international publisher of books by women" will be releasing a special collection of titles on May 3rd. Thanks to Virago, readers have been introduced (or re-introduced) to nearly 700 books by neglected women writers over the decades. It's an... Continue Reading →
Warhol, Andy. Fairy and Christmas Ornaments. Graphite, ink, and ink wash on paper. 1953-5. Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.
Lately I've had stars in my eyes... This motif seems to be everywhere at the moment, and I can't get enough of this celestial trend. After all, who couldn't use a little more twinkle in their lives? Here are a few of my starry favorites, some of which shine so brightly you could practically make... Continue Reading →
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog. This week’s topic is: Ten Books With Fall/Autumn Covers/Themes (If the cover screams fall to you, or the books give off a feeling of being Fallish) 1. Autumn by Ali Smith I can't imagine a more perfect autumnal cover than... Continue Reading →
Rifle Paper Co. and Keds have collaborated on another collection of adorable sneakers. I love Anna Bond's designs, and I do have a bit of nostalgia for Keds. These are some seriously stunning sneakers! I love the brass detailing on the shoelaces and the eyelets. The price points aren't awful either-these run about... Continue Reading →