Monday, October 10, 2016

listen, you a wonder.




listen,
you a wonder.
you a city
of a woman.
you got a geography
of your own.
listen,
somebody need a map
to understand you.
somebody need directions
to move around you.
listen,
woman,
you not a noplace
anonymous
girl;
mister with his hands on you
he got his hands on
some
damn
body! 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

J. Peterman


Twee/ Taffeta
"An English Air About Everything..."

-Sir J.A. Foster, Jeffersonian America (1811)

John Augustus Foster, British ambassador to the United States in 1811, travels the young country, is most impressed with Connecticut.
“There is a cleanliness and an English air about everything,” he writes, “even to the labourers who take off their hats in passing you, which one meets with nowhere else.”
Those to whom the hats are tipped (known as “the Standing Order”) can do as they please, of course, as long as they don’t frighten the horses; a fact still remembered in some Nutmeg State circles.
Here, for example, is the outfit our own Connecticut Lady is wearing to this year’s Blessing of the Hounds. Nothing really matches, exactly, and yet it all works together quite nicely.
That’s the way she likes it.
Taffeta Silk Skirt (No. 2546), a mid-calf cut of material that’s been an emblem of elegance since Mr. Shakespeare’s day (“taffeta phrases, silken terms”), with lots of crisp, stitched-down pleats. The wide self belt is removable. Imported.
Women’s sizes: 0 through 20.
Color: Olive/Chocolate plaid with subtle lines of Black and Red.
The English Wool Jacket (No. 2493). Lancashire fabric looks like robust tweed, feels soft to the touch. Shapely princess seams. Intrepid epaulettes, double-breasted front. With self belt, satin lining. Imported.
Women’s sizes: 0 through 20.
Color: Olive with flecks of Chocolate, Amber and Gold.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Thursday, April 28, 2016

spring/jackets



                                                                             here

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

coats in space

                                         


               Infrastruktur 2015 Installation view / © Herald St, London

The installation “Infrastructure” from artist Nicole Wermers hits a proud 690 entries on Instagram and despite her nomination she did not win the Turner Prize 2015. In this work, cantilever chairs have been placed in a spacious room with a concrete floor, vintage fur coats are thrown across the backs of the chairs. Is the wearer marking their territory? What chances does one have to claim room for themselves in public spaces? This video from TateShots is an opportunity to gain more insight into Wermers’ artistic creations.
                    via:  Hey Woman
                       also: Wermers text
                             Nicole Wermers at Herald St

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Getting Rid of Stuff: Never Liked It Anyway


from the site: Never Liked It Anyway

Falling in love is the best feeling on earth. 
But breakups? 
Well…they suck. A lot.

We started Never Liked It Anyway to make moving on easier.
It’s a place to shed the stories and the stuff.
A place to sell the breakup baggage cluttering your life… and mind!
A place to fund your bounceback plan.
So you can see that silver lining sooner.
We’re here to help you feel better, faster.
We’re about moving on not moping about.
And it starts with taking matters into your own hands.
Not tissue piles, ice-cream binges and group hugs.
Breakups don’t have to mean breakdowns.
So here’s to new beginnings.
Onwards & Upwards!!