Okay, I was just bitching a few days ago to Jo about how I didn’t like Karl Lagerfeld as a photographer all that much. But, well, I do like this I must admit. Diane Kruger by Karl Lagerfeld for German Vogue March 2010:
My favorites from the Hermes Fall 2010 ready-to-wear show. Plenty of lady fops and dandies, with leather replacing tweeds in a mildly fetish twist. Like British super-heroines in some post-apocalyptic London… very Avengers. These women clearly need to be driving this car. Animal print umbrellas, pocket watches, leather gloves, bowler hats and netting veils, what’s not to like?
Another great reason to live in Seattle! Costume shop Vintage Costumers specialising in authentic vintage styles to hire. Here’s a sampler, I think I’ll post some more later, there’s so many great things to hire!
7011 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Monday to Friday 11am – 7pm
Saturdays & Sundays 11am – 6pm
Some gorgeous black women of the 1930s and 40s, on Omega418‘s Flickr stream…
These were snapped back in 2008 when she was in Rome promoting Easy Virtue. The suit is, of course, YSL.