Dream Job! Just watching the trailer sent me into spasms of excitement.
Catch snippets of the show where they follow Keith Johnson, buyer-at-large for Anthropologie, on his treasure hunts in France, India, South America, Turkey, Tunisia, UK, Argentina, and Holland here.
“I think I got left behind somewhere; I seem to be the only romantic left.”
- Grace Coddington
"Gas released by a dying star races across space at more than 600,000 miles an hour, forming the delicate shape of a celestial butterfly." - Hubble site
The very first piece from my dressmaking endeavour! I'm onto my third piece now, and along the way, I find that I've really relished the opportunity to design and have everything go exactly my way (or you can say I get to unleash my inner control freak). The way I've felt is perfectly encapsulated by what Faythe Levine, creator of documentary, Handmade Nation, expresses in an interview in Frankie magazine.
"My personal belief is if you are making something by hand then that itself is a political act. We are living in a disposable society and we have so much being thrown at us of how we're supposed to live and how our house is supposed to look and what we're supposed to wear, and so when you are stepping away from that and taking control over your life to make something yourself, I believe that's a very quiet political act."
Perspective. Perspective is one of those things one
ought to be able to purchase and administer intraveneously.
- Naive. Super