‘Love’ is the first single off of Lana’s new album. In her latest live Instagram stream, she described the aesthetic of the new album as having “a retro sensibility with a futuristic flair”, which can be seen in the achingly surreal music video for the latest release. Moreover however, I feel the most beautiful element of this piece of work is the lyrical message of the song. Lana encompasses that strange, bittersweet sensation of youth and being lost and impassioned, masterfully. I say masterfully because it is achieved, actually, so simplistically and effortlessly, with modestly powerful metaphors and language, yet it doesn’t patronise. The […]
“She sits and sizzles at the poolside. Hot skin, cold fingertips, resting on her sweating glass of drink. Vivid blues of chlorinated water and powdery sky, hold up weeping palm trees and orange mountains lost in steam. Wet footprints across the concrete soon fade in the sun. She can smell the tyres burning on oven baked cars struggling to cool down; the sweet, Hawaiian Tropic on her knees and thighs; the sweat that is creeping down her neck. It is late afternoon, the saddest time of day, and not long to wait before the wicked night’s crush. But there is bliss to be […]
Enjoy the uncomfortable sensation of the inanimate object tiptoeing the brink of life. Here are just a few. Click on the images to enlarge.
Currently obsessing over the Bossa Nova vibe more than usual. Here is a Valentine’s moodboard slash wishlist, including accompanying playlist, channelling glamorous and sweaty, drunken summer nights. Click on image to enlarge Coco Collar White Midi Dress by Boom Boom Boutique Lavish Alice Playsuit with Lace Up Sleeves @ ASOS D’Orsay Heels by Missguided Parais Evil Eye Bracelet by Eyelavish Rihanna’s huge drop hoops. Glacier cherry red day-glo lipgloss, teeth whitened. Palm trees along the street, outside an old and expensive apartment building, girls hanging from the balconies with pina coladas in their manicured hands. Lisa Evangelista staring up at the […]
Adam Lippes High-low white knit, dusky pink fur shorts, mink satin lace-up heels. Burberry Prorsum Cropped leopard-print fur jacket, simple geo-print silk scarf, cropped black skinny trousers, fur and buckle detail handbag, leather peep-toe booties. Calvin Klein Tan cropped long-sleeve knit, nude fur tote bag with chain handle, nude suede mini skirt with suede belt. … To conclude, there is fur everywhere at the moment, but I feel that is simply an outcome of a bigger picture. A diverse and eclectic mixing of luxurious fabrics is the trend here. Texture texture texture. Contrasting colours are NOT happening at the minute – […]