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the sky was a dirty white and the air so cool, we walked along fredericiagade, nibbling at the long loaf of sweet bread we’d bought in the morning from lagkagehuset, one of our favourite bakeries in town. fragranted with cinnamon and honey, loosely braided with custard a pale yellow oozing out, we teared at it as we walked towards the design museum. one bite and the almond flakes crackle over the soft plump bread. the  design museum danmark is housed in the former royal frederick hospital, an elegant rococo building built in the mid-eighteenth century by king frederic v’s court architect nicolai eigtved. the collections took us on an accelerating ride from medieval crafts to urban designs of today, including early eastern inspirations, popular porcelain and faice from renaissance, elegant twirls of art noveau, innovative avant garde designs, and simple functionistic pieces by paul kenningsen, philippe starck, arne jacobsen, peter jensen and so on.

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some thinks fashion is superficial but for me it’s a land of eutopia where i can dwell in and linger over, to capture the sweetness, the pungence, the colour, the mood, and the emotion of the designer, and to censor the story and inspiration behind the collection. like life, and being a part of life, fashion should be a work of art. and like knowledge, the search of beauty is an innate and natural performance. 

always researching new ideas on beauty and femininity and the way it’s perceived in contemporary culture.

miuccia prada 

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Marchesa’s Fall 2011 collection takes us on a journey of love and the forsaken love.
From the dew of love , to the bemused dreamer,
to the delicate and fragile heart, to the solemn and forlorn,
to the hatred upon love, to vengefulness.
A clash of emotions expressed with such rhythm and elegance.

lust

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mysterious smarties
what’s this?
smarties.
what’s this?
sugar-coating.
what’s this?
not smarties.
what’s this?
something slipped on a smarties-suit

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you know that the president drinks coke, liz taylor drinks coke, and just think, you can drink coke, too. a coke is a coke and no amount of money can get you a better coke.

and this is when pop art began…

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he is 103 years old.

he loves curves.

he loves a beautiful woman.

he played soccer at the beach.

he creates in his head.

he believes in politics.

he built brasilia.

he is from rio.

you should know who that man from rio is by now.

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so, who’s that gorgeous man drifting through the streets of paris in the 60’s? oh yes, that’s jean-paul belmondo, the dashing adventurer starring in l’homme de rio. oh and just for the ladies who always dream of being in love with a noble man, well, he is a true knight, a real knight in real life.

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so today cath and i came across this website which sells fabulous glasses and monocle – oh yes! you heard me, monocle! with a good cause too! for every pair you buy, they give a pair to someone else. aren’t they charming? oh and the thing i love most about them is that you can try on those glasses with their virtual tool! it’s fun and it kills all problems about online shopping!

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