Friday, September 24, 2010

♥ on distance and absences ♥

A little playlist by c*

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

♥ Favorite Things ♥

♥ Second hand cotton vest with crocheted trimmings
♥ Heart shaped sunnies (spring is here!)
♥ Orchid shaped brooch
♥ Walks by the lake chasing ducks
♥ Hair bow
Manet second hand book


♥ favorite things ♥

♥ Twiggy - A Life In Photographs
(A wonderful darling book curated by Twiggy herself with her favorite portraits from her career throughout the decades).

♥ Virtuôse mascara by Lancôme + Shiseido Eyeliner pencil in Blanc for Twiggied eyes.

♥ Vintage Farouche Eau de Toilette by Nina Ricci
(I found it in a lovely marché aux puces of antiques in Paris)

♥ Hello Kitty clip.

♥ Romantic hole puncher
(I use it in every loveletter I write to my lover)

♥ Lace butterfly I bought once in Bruges.

♥ J T'aime magnet that darling V* sent from Argentina.


Monday, September 20, 2010

♥ home away from home ♥

a little playlist

About being away and remembering where I came from.

by V*

Sunday, September 12, 2010

♥ favorite things ♥

♥ Karen Elson's The Ghost Who Walks
(the beautifulest record I've listened to in a long while)

♥ Margaret Evan Prince's Ilustration from Cinderella.

♥ Shiori Matsumoto's ballerina.

♥ Cameo I bought in Paris.

♥ Revlon's Super Lustruos Lipstick in Pink In The Afternoon
(the wonderful pink shade was inspired by Audrey Hepburn)

♥ Knitted lilac heart brooch that V* once made for me.

♥ Handmade felt brooch that Isa once made for me.

♥ Gal Collection Grosella lip balm sent by darling Mignonette.

♥ This Anaïs Nin quote:

"Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings."


♥ Favorite Things ♥

♥ Fleet Foxes album
♥ Frida Khalo dressing book and purse mirror: gifts from my love, Ulises
♥ A lovely mail badge, a gift from darling Dela
♥ White chocolate bar and (gorgeous) Mon Rêve vibrant color lipstick, gifts from darling Isa
♥ Onyx pendant

"I never painted a dream."
~Frida Khalo


Wednesday, September 1, 2010

♥ Hello darling, show me your heart! ♥

Valentina is a great artist and a darling friend, she is as sweet as honey and cuter than pie! Her creativity has taken her through many different roads and we never cease to be surprised by the wonders and lovely things she brings into the world!

Here are some of her favorite things:

Cuaderno de bocetos.
Pantaleta de encajes comprada en descuento.
Poéticas del espacio de Steve Yates.
Hallazgo de abuela: zapatos.
Collar regalo de mi hermana Florencia la ultima vez que nos visitó desde Buenos Aires.
Kit viajero de acuarelas Winsor & Newton.
Peine antiguo de mi mamá.

Notebook of sketches
Lace panty bought on sale
Poetics of Space by Steve Yates
Gramma find: shoes!
Necklace, a gift my sister Florencia brought the last time she came from Buenos Aires
Winsor & Newton Watercolors travel kit
Vintage comb from my mom.

Valentina Alvarado