Monthly Archives: January 2014

Little Black Dress for 2014

2014 take on the little black dress … it always works.

Izzy Blow Show

Issy Blow Show

Fashion galore: was a great exhibition and a must for fashion lovers, if you haven’t seen it get there as soon as you can, it didn’t have rave reviews as it was compared to the amazing Philip Treacy exhibition ‘When Philip met Isabella’ – which I must admit is difficult to top.

This is quite different, also an important show and certainly of its time as it shows the union between Philip Treacy and Alexander McQueen and was a great tribute to the work that Izzy Blow did, bringing them into the public eye and bringing them together, some really interesting info on her background too, but the assembled outfits and the presentation was certainly amazing and kept her spirit alive, see the example below.


Mira Schendel + Paul Klee

Mira Schendel

See this review on a-n website of the Tate Modern exhibition, which I could not give my energy too after viewing the Klee – Making Visible EY Exhibition.

but I found this insight very interesting and accurate, but the exhibition is best seen alone as it is powerful an not try to do the two at once.

Mira Schendel exhibition at Tate Modern

I have got to say that the Klee exhibition was amazing too and particularly appealed to m y textile sensibillities due to the colours used and how they were combined  it was a mastery of colour, paint and portrayal of movements, altered realities and  emotions.  Part of my personal issue was seeing Mira Schendel’s mono-chromatic work after that was difficult, but both exhibitions are incredibly powerful in their own right.

Paul Klee, Fire at Full Moon 1933

Museum Folkwang (Essen, Germany)

Paul Klee Fire at Full Moon 1933

Carnet de Dame Catherine

Mode, Innovation, Voyage, Société

SGFA Journal

The online magazine of the Society of Graphic Fine Art - The Drawing Society


Smart and surprising

PhotoBook Journal

The Contemporary Photobook Magazine

If Books Could Blog

Live life as though someone will write a book about it, which will one day been reviewed!


because thread is the best glue.

Canadian Art Junkie

Visual Arts from Canada & Around the World


things and not things.

Style Assassins

Dressing well is the best revenge.

Fashion For Lunch.

Buy the shoes. Buy the bag. Dine well.

My Student Wardrobe

Express yourself through style !

I love green inspiration

cultivating fashion and design

The Last Straggler

Better late than never