Thursday, August 28, 2014

Gorgeous Time

What does luxury mean to you? The refined taste of the creatives behind Day Birger et Mikkelsen shows through in their master bedroom, which is replete with fresh white linen by Day Home and complemented by Rococo-style armchairs.
Vogue Living April 2013.

Evening Dress, detail
Hubert de Givenchy, 1963. French. 

Ostrich Feather & beaded satin gown. Circa 1935.


Ralph & Russo Haute Couture Fall 2014

Karl Lagerfeld’s exquisite Paris apartment speaks of an aesthete with impeccable taste and a sense of balance. Here’s a shot of his dining table dressed with antique 19th-century lace.

Ralph & Russo Haute Couture Fall 2014

In the Men's Room.

"For a star to be born, there is one thing that must happen: a gaseous nebula must collapse. 

So collapse. 
This is not your destruction. 

This is your birth."




Evening suit
Brooks Brothers (American, founded 1818). 1933. American. Wool, silk, cotton & leather.

This iconic evening suit was created by Brooks Brothers, which was a very prestigious men’s tailor in the 1930s. This ensemble is complete down to the accessories and conveys the overall elegance of the formal look. Dress suits like this were known as white tie and were appropriate dress for the most formal evening events. Brooks Brothers was founded by Henry Sands Brooks in 1818 in New York City as a ready-made and custom men’s clothier. THE MET

Rustic timber shelving at Sydney laneway bar Bulletin Place displays the bar’s premium range of spirits, while old-school greengrocer’s scales hold a supply of fresh fruit ripe for cocktails.

"No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire."

- L. Frank Baum, The Lost Princess of Oz

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