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Thinking of a flat world, where roots intertwine beneath the surface…

Thinking of a flat world, where roots intertwine beneath the surface…

and the trees that bloom above create a new cultural landscape. Photo: Josh Olins for V Magazine. Click continue reading to listen.   Song by: Boubakar Traore  



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Found (1813)

Found (1813)

Once in the forest I strolled content, To look for nothing My sole intent.   I saw a flower, Shaded and shy, Shining like starlight, Bright  as an eye.   I went to pluck it; Gently it said: Must I be broken, Wilt and be dead?   Then whole I dug it Out of the […]



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A lion tracker named Flip.

A lion tracker named Flip.

July 18, 2011 | The Crystal Tearoom | 0 Comments

We met Flip (Dr. Phillip Stander) one evening beneath the cold Namibian desert sky.  All camped around the fire, we listened as he explained to us what his work was about using a power point on his MacBook Pro. After which he dj’ed and we danced like crazy to Bob Dylan, The Blackeyed Peas, Rolling […]



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THE CURVE THE LINE THE STARE

THE CURVE THE LINE THE STARE

Two Namibian girls basking in the desert sun.



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I’m going to eat your cake, and you’re going to like it!

I’m going to eat your cake, and you’re going to like it!

July 13, 2011 | The Basin Jamet | 3 Comments

    Words inspired by, this . song by Rihanna. and this one . too.  And also….   The point here is that I feel Rihanna channeling this sort of woman, no nonsense, filled with a joie de vivre yet serious. Total look: Gucci Fall/Winter 2011



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Coming soon to Gagosian shop… Delfina Delettrez

Coming soon to Gagosian shop… Delfina Delettrez

Delfina is making a very, very small number of this bracelet, carved out of marble, ebony and also one in resin and silver. I really can’t wait for it in marble.  Feels like a keeper to me. Soon at, Gagosian Shop.  



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Elegance

Elegance

Giambatista Valli backstage at his first couture show. July 4th, 2011 Paris France Photo: Vogue.com



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“If [Alaia] is a snob, it is only by looking down from his commanding position at the flat plain of global luxury.” Suzy Menkes

“If [Alaia] is a snob, it is only by looking down from his commanding position at the flat plain of global luxury.” Suzy Menkes

Please let me know your thoughts on this quote, I’d love to hear what you might have to add. Side note: Ms. Menkes uses the word snob as Mr.Alaia chose to play Josephine Baker’s “Je suis un snob” as the models took the runway. Now I think I mentioned before that it might be a […]



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Giambatista Valli for Dior… I don’t see why not.

Giambatista Valli for Dior… I don’t see why not.



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“I am looking at sound…” (and I am thinking of synesthesia)

“I am looking at sound…” (and I am thinking of synesthesia)

It is the color of light, The shape of sound high in the evergreens It lies suspended in hills, A blue line in a red sky. I am looking at sound. I am hearing the brightness Of high bluffs and almond trees I am tasting the wilderness of lakes, rivers, and streams Caught in an […]



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