SILVIA PATRICIA

The Poet of Black

SILVIA PATRICIA
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fripperiesandfobs:

Robe volante, 1740’s
From the FIDM Museum via The Curated Object
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abigaildonaldson:


The poor models at Louis Vuitton.

Update (07/11/14): This blew up and there were a lot of comments on the post and people messaging me to ask what happened. Since I’m not a runway model, I decided to ask one. I asked Kayley Chabot (whose résumé includes more than 100 shows in the four fashion capitals) if she had ever had to deal with uncomfortable shoes during fashion month, and here’s what she told me:

"The shoes are undoubtedly the worst part of fashion month. I’ve gone down the runway as my feet have been bleeding and torn apart from ridiculously small shoes. Almost every show I’ve ever done, the shoes have been much too small, either cutting off circulation and molding your foot to the shoe, or blisters and blood everywhere. Generally at the end of fashion month, I don’t recognize my own feet. They’re covered in blisters, cuts, everything. So yes, all of our feet look like that by the end of the month! (If a girl’s eyes look rather glossy during a show, she’s probably holding back tears.)”

So there you have it. Runway modeling may seem like a walk in the park, but it sounds like it can be a pretty excruciating, blister-filled walk.
abigaildonaldson:


The poor models at Louis Vuitton.

Update (07/11/14): This blew up and there were a lot of comments on the post and people messaging me to ask what happened. Since I’m not a runway model, I decided to ask one. I asked Kayley Chabot (whose résumé includes more than 100 shows in the four fashion capitals) if she had ever had to deal with uncomfortable shoes during fashion month, and here’s what she told me:

"The shoes are undoubtedly the worst part of fashion month. I’ve gone down the runway as my feet have been bleeding and torn apart from ridiculously small shoes. Almost every show I’ve ever done, the shoes have been much too small, either cutting off circulation and molding your foot to the shoe, or blisters and blood everywhere. Generally at the end of fashion month, I don’t recognize my own feet. They’re covered in blisters, cuts, everything. So yes, all of our feet look like that by the end of the month! (If a girl’s eyes look rather glossy during a show, she’s probably holding back tears.)”

So there you have it. Runway modeling may seem like a walk in the park, but it sounds like it can be a pretty excruciating, blister-filled walk.
abigaildonaldson:


The poor models at Louis Vuitton.

Update (07/11/14): This blew up and there were a lot of comments on the post and people messaging me to ask what happened. Since I’m not a runway model, I decided to ask one. I asked Kayley Chabot (whose résumé includes more than 100 shows in the four fashion capitals) if she had ever had to deal with uncomfortable shoes during fashion month, and here’s what she told me:

"The shoes are undoubtedly the worst part of fashion month. I’ve gone down the runway as my feet have been bleeding and torn apart from ridiculously small shoes. Almost every show I’ve ever done, the shoes have been much too small, either cutting off circulation and molding your foot to the shoe, or blisters and blood everywhere. Generally at the end of fashion month, I don’t recognize my own feet. They’re covered in blisters, cuts, everything. So yes, all of our feet look like that by the end of the month! (If a girl’s eyes look rather glossy during a show, she’s probably holding back tears.)”

So there you have it. Runway modeling may seem like a walk in the park, but it sounds like it can be a pretty excruciating, blister-filled walk.
abigaildonaldson:


The poor models at Louis Vuitton.

Update (07/11/14): This blew up and there were a lot of comments on the post and people messaging me to ask what happened. Since I’m not a runway model, I decided to ask one. I asked Kayley Chabot (whose résumé includes more than 100 shows in the four fashion capitals) if she had ever had to deal with uncomfortable shoes during fashion month, and here’s what she told me:

"The shoes are undoubtedly the worst part of fashion month. I’ve gone down the runway as my feet have been bleeding and torn apart from ridiculously small shoes. Almost every show I’ve ever done, the shoes have been much too small, either cutting off circulation and molding your foot to the shoe, or blisters and blood everywhere. Generally at the end of fashion month, I don’t recognize my own feet. They’re covered in blisters, cuts, everything. So yes, all of our feet look like that by the end of the month! (If a girl’s eyes look rather glossy during a show, she’s probably holding back tears.)”

So there you have it. Runway modeling may seem like a walk in the park, but it sounds like it can be a pretty excruciating, blister-filled walk.
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Up Close: Cape Manby 1890s (X)

Up Close: Cape Manby 1890s (X)
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antinwo:

Hundreds, more than a thousand sleep outside NYC’s main Apple store for iPhone 6
Over 7000 arrested during Occupy protests
Military police using LRAD sound cannons, tear gas, rubber bullets against civilians in Ferguson
antinwo:

Hundreds, more than a thousand sleep outside NYC’s main Apple store for iPhone 6
Over 7000 arrested during Occupy protests
Military police using LRAD sound cannons, tear gas, rubber bullets against civilians in Ferguson
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onlylolgifs:

First person to buy an iPhone 6 in Perth immediately drops it
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fashionsfromhistory:

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1840-1860
United States
MET
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vogueandcoffee:

SJP in Burberry
This week’s best dressed http://www.vogue.co.uk/spy/celebrity-photos/2014/09/15/best-dressed-of-the-week
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fashionsfromhistory:

"The Great Dress"
Early 20th Century
Fez, Morocco
Israel Museum
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javierherce:


Vampira
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blackpaint20:

A 19th Century Mexican Retablo of San Miguel or Saint Michael by an unknown artist. 14 x 10” (35.6 x 25.4 cm). Minor restoration, including to the chain and sword.
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fripperiesandfobs:

Evening dress, 1958-9
From the Palazzo Pitti via Cultura Italia