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How do I love thee, let me count the ways

(via underconsideration)

Instant Vintage

Artist : Raphael Saadiq
Song : 100 Yard Dash


Too HYPE for this?

(I know I'm a little late on that one but...)
HYPE MEANS NOTHING is a new is and hip Paris-based T-shirts brand.
The concept is simple but quite efficient.
We likes.
More info here

Avalaible at Colette



Happy Birthday

Happy 25th Birthday Mac, you've come a long way.
See its evolution, here.


Celebrate the Music that Makes Us

Style Signals: Everywhere?

One of the reasons that I love to read Fashionista is because of the comments. A recent post deals with style signals, labels and clichés (read: fashion stereotypes). The use of stereotypes, even fun fashion ones, is dangerous. We can't all be painted with the same stroke or cast in the same light. All the same, some are hilarious, a few speak of some truth, but too many are sad.

See my visual interpretation below of the comments. If you want to read the harsher ones please feel free to visit.


We should all ...

Don't be so fabulous that you can't Xerox

Those are the words of fashion fiend, Andre Leon Tally. Both him and Vogue editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour have created their own ringtones both of which offer fashion tips and advice about breaking into the magazine business. T

Download yours here.



Yokoo is a young and refreshing artiste who loves Woody Allen, Carrera glasses, knitting and knitting some more.
She sells her hand-made, wool and acrylic scarves, hats and chains and accessories here

PS: she is also quite skilled with a camera

via Wool And The Gang


The world changes, our stories live on

The National Film Board of Canada launched a new web site that features animations, shorts, documentaries, and experimental films. Here are some of of my favourites. Enjoy!

Black Soul | Martine Chartrand, 2000, 9 min 47 s

Neighbours {Oscar Winner} | Norman McLaren, 1952, 8 min 6 s

Hunger | Peter Foldès, 1973, 11 min 22 s

L'office national du film du Canada lance un nouveau site web qui comporte des animations, des courts-métrages, des documentaires, et des films expérimentaux. Le monde change, nos histoires continuent...

A Gap in their plans.

Gap and Pantone have teamed up to create a line of Pantone t shirts based on the colour for 2009: Mimosa (see previous post) and their spring predictions.

Creative? Orignal? Alas, no.

There is a gap in their plans. Basically, this has been done before by utilitarian-chic Uniqlo. Plus, they offered more colours, fabric choices and started at only $15. It can be seen here, here, here, here and here. T


A reason to stay home

The inauguration is a reason to stay home and watch this historic event on TV
-- that is unless you are in Washington DC. God bless the New America.
(Image: Fonetik)


What to wear?

Though Mrs. O has definitely chosen her attire for tomorrow's inauguration, here are some last minute speculations! Jewel tones, pastels or white? Empire and strapless, full or silhouetted? Check out more designs for the entire family at ESSENCE.COM.

1. Monique L' Huiller 2. Bonnie Young 3. Koi Suwannagate 4. Ralph Rucci 5. Vena Cava 6. Christian Lacroix 7. Betsey Johnson 8. Diane Von Furstehberg 9. Karl Lagerfeld 10. Isaac Mizrahi 11. Alexander Wang 12. Doo Ri 13. Michael Kors 14. Marchesa 15. Diane von Furstenberg 16. Kico Kids 17. Christian Lacroix 18. 3.1 Philip Lim 19. Badgely Mischka 20. Derek Lam 21. Zac Posen 22. Albertus Swanepoel 23. Marc Jacobs 24. Reema Acra 25. Oscar de la Renta


Oval Ikea

Most of us know that these are recessionary times, and as a result Ikea has come to the aid of President Elect Obama.

Here's your chance to redecorate his new oval office, with all Ikea furniture. To make his house into a home, click here.

Open house | Visite Libre

John Legend's apartment is for sale — very unassuming, demure and non-celeb looking. We Likes.
Image: NY Mag via Prudential Douglas Elliman

Just can't get enough of ....

Seydou Keita's photography.


Cast your vote for Diversity

Every year Montreal's ONETOP hosts a t-shirt graphics competition based on a theme. This year's theme is Cultural Diversity. Out of the 35 finalists only the top 20 will be printed. Here are some of my favourites.

ONETOP est un concours gratuit de design graphique sur t-shirt ouvert à tout public. Chaque année, un thème est choisi et un jury prestigieux présélectionne des projets originaux pour ensuite laisser le public voter en ligne afin de choisir 20 gagnants. Ils auront ainsi l'opportunité de voir leur design imprimé sur t-shirt. Cliquez ici pour voter.


I ❤ Milton Glaser

Homage to Milton Glaser's I ❤ NY logo

© Poster designed by Oded Ezer, 2008 (photo by Idan Gil)


Once upon a time...

Images: Annie Leibovitz



Just because

Just click and flip.


Skateboarder Chic.

Sshhh...can you keep a secret?

Cultivating design that will make your soul blossom.


My Fair Lady

Chanel Iman is channeling Eliza Dolittle


Souled Out?

Justice, why Nylon?

Nylon interviewed the duo in their Insider section. The basic scoop, not really inside info, they are launching a CD and video documenting their North American tour.

Did you stock up on ‘80s gear while touring North America?
Yeah, we got most of the stuff in Canada...


Dressing the part

The word "snobbery" came into use for the first time in England during the 1820s. It was said to have derived from the habit of many Oxford and Cambridge colleges writing sine nobilitate (without nobility), or "s.n.o.b," next to the names of ordinary students on examination lists in order to distinguish them from their aristocratic peers.

- Status Anxiety (BOOK)

Funny, without status the complete opposite of today's meaning. S.N.O.B someone offended by the lack of high status in others.

Je veux et j'exige...

La marque de cosmétiques Stila s'associe à Mattel pour cette édition limitée mettant notamment en vedette la Barbie noire, FoxyDoll.

Disponible chez Sephora en Février.

Source +m.i.s.s



My, how fast they grow up

J.Crew new kids collection looks very grown up.

I would definitely wear and mixup some of these cute yet sophisticated ensembles.




Limited edition stickers with your boy Yeezy



This is not a Fashion Photograph...

New York's International Center of Photography presents This is not a Fashion Photograph: selection from the ICP Collections, an exhibit that explores the evolution of fashion related photography over the last few years with works by Cindy Sherman, Malick Sidibe...

Original photographs as well as magazines covers - and more- will be featured.

What? "This is not a Fashion Photograph"
When? January 16 to May 3, 2009
Where? Museum at ICP

(Credit - George Strock / circa 1941)



Back to work

Another day, another dollar

Image via fffound


Its about time

Net-a-Porter will open -- basically a Net-a-Porter outlet! Hopefully the sales will be better than the ones in the past. This is just perfect for the everyday fashionista, recessionista, frugalista and cheapista. It will be open for shopping in February but you can register now. Better yet, I'm making my wishlist on Net-a-Porter now and hoping for them to be on sale in the near future.

New Year's Resolution