Sunday, 29 April 2012

Glue pt. two

IMG_0390 IMG_0391 A couple of extra shots of A in my jacket. So much revision procrastination leaves little time for photos so there's a literal growing mountain of oufits to shoot. Soonl, je vous promis! :)

Friday, 27 April 2012

Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Glue jacket

IMG_0363 IMG_0369 IMG_0364 IMG_0371 I present my jacket! The first item of clothing (apart from the toile) I have made myself completely from scratch. And boy did it take a while with two layers of slippery fabric, a layer of PVA glue and ink (don't ask), then all the decoration on top. In case you can't tell, it's based on the body (...and shells/barnacles a bit) - the inside glue layer is muscle, the pink silk is skin, the barnacles are the spine and the blue glue on the underside of the sleeves is veins. It will hopefully get me an A, I love it and best of all, I can wear it because it's made to my measurements! But I don't think I'll be taking it out very often... Plus my favourite photo from the whole project. :) back

Monday, 23 April 2012

Exhibition


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More art. All made by me and modelled by my darling friend A. More photos on my Flickr. :)

Saturday, 21 April 2012

Ginger Blue

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top from Van Gogh museum
Topshop earrings
cuff from Manchester Christmas market
Sekonda watch
H&M leather skirt
mother's blazer
Underground creepers

Part 2 (and for now the final part, until I next visit Amsterdam) of Famous Painting Tops. This is one of the sunflower paintings by Van Gogh, another of my favourite artists. And this is the most beautifully cut, silky, wonderfully shaped blazer ever, nommmm. :)

Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Screamin'

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earrings from V&A
top from Amsterdam market
wood and plastic bangles from India
Sekonda watch
H&M leather pants
Asos socks
mother's coat

Part 1 of my Famous Painting Tops. This one is The Scream (Skrik) by Edvard Munch, probably my favourite painting ever. And now I have it in clothing form, wonderful. And now just as a gift to you because I'm feeling nice, you may compare my Scream face to the original. :)

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Sunday, 15 April 2012

Hollandaise

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The second half of a vey Dutch day - windmills (the first half was tulips). More pictures on my Flickr. :)

Saturday, 14 April 2012

Face on

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gifted tights

Each from a different art project. More on them this weekend. Deadlines approaching fast WAH. :)

Friday, 13 April 2012

Don't you wanna feel my bones

^The Killers

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gifted tights
Miss Selfridge dress
Adidas hoodie
vintage denim jacket

Such fun tights, a shame they're so badly made that after one wear the bones are peeling off in bits. :)

Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Max

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Topshop earrings
Topshop shirt
Adidas hoodie
vintage denim jacket
Sekonda watch
old hematite bracelets
old bag
H&M leather pants


I'm warming to the "sporty" look which comes around every spring and that I usually ignore, silently laughing at the fools who follow it. But this being the year of the London Olympics, sportswear is being paraded everywhere and combined with neon, it's kind of young, chilled and fun. And Sandra is a fabulous inspiration. And this (actual sports) hoodie is surprisingly warm and cosy, perfect for the annoyingly cold weather in Amsterdam. And I finally got my own watch which is way too big, just the way I like it. :)

Monday, 9 April 2012

Easter song

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Topshop earrings
H&M scarf
mother's coat
mother's velvet pants
Urban Outfitters jumper
I's converse


Happy birthday to me for yesterday. I spent the weekend in Amsterdam which I did about the same time last year, possibly becoming a tradition. These photos were taken at the Keukenhof flower park. Spring blossom omnomnom. One spring I'm gonna go see the Japanese cherry trees in DC where I was born. :)

Saturday, 7 April 2012

Oh you pretty things

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gold bauble earrings from V&A giftshop
self-made perspex triangle
earrings
gold pyramid earrings from Topshop
silver ankh earrings from Topshop
model's own nail polish from Topshop

Thursday, 5 April 2012

(Still A) Weirdo

^ KT Tunstall

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River Island vest
vintage velvet crop top
Topshop velvet pants
Topshop earrings
Underground creepers

Mmm velvet. I have at least 2 complete velvet outfits and I'm proud. :)

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

It all started with a big bang

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mother's coat
mother's leggings
mother's/father's sweatshirt
H&M shirt

Topshop earrings

father's socks
Underground creepers


While casually walking, an old lady randomly stopped me on the street and told me how much she loved my leggings which definitely made my day as well as restored my faith in a. humanity's kindness and b. humanity's sense of style.

In other (vaguely related) news, watching The Big Bang Theroy while wearing an appropriately themed sweatshirt only improves it. :)

Sunday, 1 April 2012

Stoop so low

^Gotye ft. Kimbra

So a normal photo session degenerated...

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And this one I like to call my angry bird face. Because I look like an angry bird...

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Urban Outfitters jumper
Topshop leggings

Favourite jumper, favourite leggings. Fun day. :)