Remember those alphabet books you had as a kid?? I had a swish Disney-themed one which I loved to tatters. You remember. ‘B’ is for BAMBI, ‘C’ is for CINDERELLA. Late last year fashion photographer Tim Walker released his own Granny-themed version aptly titled ‘The Granny Alphabet’. But this book is more than just your ABC’s. As Walker explains: Old age brings back this childlike … Continue reading ‘G’ is for Grandma
Two words, GIRL CRUSH. Rashida – Garance Doré. Continue reading How you doin’ ?
Thank you Celine, for bringing my grandma’s laundry bags back to life (and attaching a $4,000 price tag on it). I saw this print at Celine stores around Jakarta, but strangely not on the arms of the city’s fashionable ladies. They probably thought the same thing. #laundrychic via STOP IT RIGHT NOW Continue reading Grandma bags
Simone Rocha Autumn/Winter 2013 Fashion probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital city. To most of the world Bali, Bintang Beer and Mie Goreng are probably the strongest associations they have with the fourth most populous country. But an emerging, well-heeled folk are changing things up. As a frequent visitor and avid contributor to … Continue reading Step up
Emmelyn Gunawan From Bali to Paris, Melbourne to New York, this yoga-loving, quinoa-munching global trekker and brand manager of Potato Head bar and restaurant in Jakarta caught a breath with Grandma AL to talk about Paris, hippies and eyebrow threading. [Accompanied by a pot of Gatsby’s prohibition tea courtesy of Potato Head Garage] My heroes: I really admire my brother (Creative Director of PH) and … Continue reading A cuppa with Lady Macaron
This is Donald and Nancy Featherstone. In 1957 Donald designed those ornamental plastic flamingos you’ve probably seen stabbed into lawns across the US (kind of a big deal). But together the couple are known for something completely different – they’ve worn the same outfit for thirty-five years. When they first met, Donald always wore stuffy suits even during hot summer days. So Nancy sewed … Continue reading Matchy matchy
Leader of the pack: Jenna Lyons (courtesy of The Sartorialist) When I was in NYC back in 2010 I fell in love. I fell in love with a brand called J.Crew. I loved the style, quirk and swagger of the J.Crew girl. Little did I know that this girl had a name; her name was Jenna Lyons. After graduating from Parsons in 1990, the … Continue reading Lyons’ crew