Archive for February, 2010

Our Sights on L.A. Eyeworks

Oh Wood Eye! These frames have a finish that feels and looks like wood.

We've always had a mad crush on L.A. Eyeworks and the visionary crew behind the brand. That whole "visionary" thing is no pun either–they really fit the bill as one of the few fashion-related brands with a truly design perspective.

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On le Silver Screen

Cameron Silver and me.

On my adventures last night (which I will get to posting some time today!), Cameron Silver snapped this pic of us. We'd been chatting about how much we adore Dita Von Teese's manager, Melissa Dishell, and were suddenly inspired to send her a snapshot via Mr.

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In Stitches Over Clare Crespo’s Yummy Yarn Morsels at Heath

Comfort food without the calories.

Crochet beignets and seafood gumbo? Not as tempting to the taste buds as the real McCoy, but a tickle to the senses, nonetheless.
Food artist Clare Crespo laid out a Mardi Gras feast of King cake, ham, soft shell crab, purl'd, ehem, oysters, cafe au lait, and more, all carefully crocheted and served up on Heath dinnerware, apropos given most comforting of food celebrations is now on view at the Heath Los Angeles flagship.

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Margiela on the Move

Martin Margiela White Vintage Glove Composite Halter

One individual's collection can mean so little or so much to another, and in the case of the late avant-garde fashion collector Marcia Berger, the more than 1,500 pieces she passionately accrued from Maison Martin Margiela since his start in 1989 is nothing short of a Holy Grail to acolytes of the Antwerp designer.

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Ruven Afanador in L.A.

File under Small World: On opening my mail today after three weeks away, I see there's a show at none other than Fahey/Klein here in L.A. for Ruven Afanador, the hotshot sharpshooter I recently spent a Saturday in a Paris studio with as he photographed Dita Von Teese.

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Long Live McQueen

In faraway times, hanging with the Bishop in L.A.

Was already long awake from jet lag when I got an email from my pal Robert Barr in New York that I would've rather slept through this a.m.

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Here Over the Rainbow

Brush strokes over Silverlake Tuesday eve.

After some 24 days away, arrived back in L.A. late yesterday to a hail storm followed by the most spectacular, grand arc of colors that we could marvel at from our balcony in Silverlake.

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Elliott Erwitt in Black and White

"New York 1983" by Elliott Erwitt: It's all how you see it.

Recollections in time, whether we were actually there or read about it decades later, can live so vividly in the mind's eye, thank, in part, to a snapshot that can turn even a split second into an eternally iconic image.

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