Just an Inspiration post, Editorials from so-en (april 2009), and Li Edelkoort’s Bloom.

I spent a lot of time in the Japanese bookstore, love the magazines, and love their Editorials.

And then the Bloom! like the View on Colour (sadly they stopped publishing 🙁 are my bibles, my desires, I want them all haha and they are massive expensive.. but Li Edelkoort is a true Genius! So when ever possible I’ll go and treat myself for a magazine (I really want the back issues too)

I hope and shall do my best to expose you all as much as possible to her work lol.. especially the View on Colours are really good and I’m so happy I have a few..

On another note.. I’m still busy with my tights 🙂 and have decided to, when I finish them to give them away, because I fucking hate it when fashion/art becomes fucking unobtainable.. What the fuck are Marc, Karl and whoever thinking? for who the fuck are they designing? certainly not for their so called fucking muses because hey, the fucked up artist, the grunge rockstar or tainty model has no fucking money!.. its a marketing campain running and thats it, they need to become fucking real! so I refuse to charge a fucking 150 dollars for my tights, because calculating materials and time that would be it and they will not last, tights have no long life by all means..

But I will do a whole post about it and hope other designers are willing to join in 🙂 I was thinking a la “haute for free” or “couture giveaway” whatever.. please let me know if you guys are up for it…

35 Comments on magic garden

  1. Isquisofrenia
    April 15, 2009 at 2:00 am (10 years ago)

    i was thinking that your tights would be awesome, and other girls are gonna want them so bad cuz they are unique!!!
    anyhow girl, I MISS NY!

  2. Sushi
    April 15, 2009 at 2:10 am (10 years ago)

    Lovely photos. You sound so angry! But I do agree – designer prices have become ridiculous. Oh the girl who gets the giveaway will be so lucky! xo Sushi

  3. ♥ fashion chalet
    April 15, 2009 at 3:32 am (10 years ago)

    LOVELY editorial, so whimsical and beautiful 🙂

    PS: thank you, lovely doll <3


  4. Anna G
    April 15, 2009 at 3:36 am (10 years ago)

    Thanks. It took me a couple days. I don’t know the amount of time because I would work on it late at night. But now I’m a becoming a DIY addict. Do you have any suggests for what to do next?

  5. Jessica
    April 15, 2009 at 3:56 am (10 years ago)

    Yes, I totally agree that designers jack up the price of their goods way too high!!

    Great inspiration post!! 😀

  6. yiqin;
    April 15, 2009 at 4:47 am (10 years ago)

    Ah yes, I’d love to get designer items but some prices are just ridiculous!

  7. camielle
    April 15, 2009 at 5:49 am (10 years ago)

    I agree. Inflated prices are so unfair 🙁 It shouldn’t be about who has the most money.
    Great post 😀

  8. fashiongeometry
    April 15, 2009 at 5:50 am (10 years ago)

    I just saw the post before this one and I think your tights ideas are fabulous! I am the type of girl who buys a lot of tights/leggings/thigh high socks/etc, so I am in awe with your beautiful designs and I know I would wear them 🙂

  9. elsalvador
    April 15, 2009 at 5:56 am (10 years ago)

    You’re fucking awesome for doing that. You seriously rock.

  10. Christine
    April 15, 2009 at 7:29 am (10 years ago)

    I couldn’t agree more about the unattainable prices of designer clothing. Well, I think it’s amazing that you’re willing to do that and I hope you find some people as talented as you are to collaborate with 🙂

  11. em
    April 15, 2009 at 7:45 am (10 years ago)

    I love to find new blogs. Also love to read english. Unfortunatly my blog is written in swedish. Have a beautiful day!

  12. Clare
    April 15, 2009 at 11:27 am (10 years ago)

    That is such a great way to give people the opportunity of fashion! Like a couture swap shop? I’d so join in with that 🙂


  13. I'm so bored
    April 15, 2009 at 12:07 pm (10 years ago)

    Thank you for comment posted on my blog, I’m a sucker for magazines that have an intersting cover person (girl) on its cover that the average person would not think to see on a cover of a magazine. That is why I was so tempted to buy Dazed because of Bat for Lashes was on it, strange huh?

    As for the goodies you can’t go wrong with them, love them.

    It would good to see more people (fashion designers) taking ownership/responsibility of how fashion is created and consumed for the masses. I think too that designers though they create sometimes great items it is like WTF should I pay x amount money for something I can get in a chain store for less. I suppose it comes down to quality?


  14. LHFC
    April 15, 2009 at 1:31 pm (10 years ago)

    totally agree about pricing. i shudder when i look at price of balmain. even retail stores that have low quality clothing for high prices. ugh. love our posts . so feminine and pretty x

  15. Sophia
    April 15, 2009 at 2:32 pm (10 years ago)

    exactly, creativity is lost when you put a price tag on it. money’s great, but aren’t ideas and making something beautiful even greater? so yah, i totally hear you in your rant.

    btw, i added you to me fave blogs, so i hope you don’t mind 🙂

  16. ***
    April 15, 2009 at 6:03 pm (10 years ago)

    How right you are! I think I had this exact conversation last week with a friend.
    I would venture to say that these designers are no longer designing for their artist, rockstar muses but for rich, coked out, socialites.

  17. Shelley
    April 15, 2009 at 6:47 pm (10 years ago)

    Hi 🙂 And thank you!
    I love all pictures on your blog! I’ve seen you on chictopia too, and I love your style. Are you on lookbook aswell?

    And yeah, I kinda see myself all over the internet too, haha, found like atleast 30 blogs featuring my pictures and writing stuff about me the last few weeks.


  18. Alex
    April 15, 2009 at 7:27 pm (10 years ago)

    I reserve a pair of tights 😉


  19. Rylie
    April 15, 2009 at 7:37 pm (10 years ago)

    The third picture is so captivating. I really like how the flowers mimic the models in grace and gesture.
    very pretty.

  20. Tariro
    April 15, 2009 at 9:25 pm (10 years ago)

    Those pics are soo cool! Flowers :]

  21. E
    April 16, 2009 at 12:03 am (10 years ago)

    What an amazing concept. I could see this starting some sort of social/fashion experiment.

  22. CultureCynic
    April 16, 2009 at 12:55 am (10 years ago)

    I TOTALLLY agreeee…who ther fuck are they designing for???? wit how ,much that shit costs why wont people knock it off???? thats why these young impressionable kids are running amok and nearly going bankrupt becuz they are maxxing out their lives on shit they clearly can’t afford…i just shake my head and laff. U r ace coco!! i just love ur dont give a fuck who cares attitude, it is infectious!

  23. xs
    April 16, 2009 at 6:34 am (10 years ago)

    those tights are awesome and i would definitely be game. good on you for standing up for us “regular” buyers. i often feel the same anger towards trends.

  24. Yuka
    April 16, 2009 at 8:05 am (10 years ago)

    so pretty! the third one is actually my favorite.

    i would love it if we could exchange links. would you mind?

  25. Cookie
    April 16, 2009 at 3:50 pm (10 years ago)

    I absolutely agree with you! it’s all too expensive!

  26. SwanDiamondRose
    April 17, 2009 at 9:26 am (10 years ago)

    ha! well now i know the answer to the mystery of whether you are selling your tights or not! you know what drives me crazy? i want everyone to have what i make. because i make them with my own hands. it is how i communicate. i want to share an object. but i can’t give my things away. though i trade and give away as much as i can. the hours it takes to make them kills me. but it’s such a pretty game i want to play. a pretty game with a very demanding infrastructure that can’t be ignored. i do giveaways on my site sometimes. it makes me happy!!! and everyone wants your tights 🙂

  27. fangzi
    April 18, 2009 at 2:39 am (10 years ago)

    I followed you from chictopia and fallen in love with you!! i realllly love your design of the tights and you are really very cool, and you are willing to share what you have!! You have one cool style that makes you different from many other bloggers!! I want to be like you!! +D

  28. P R I M O E Z A
    April 19, 2009 at 9:29 am (10 years ago)

    hi, i just discovered your blog – it’s great. i used to look at bloom! when i was at school and loved it but was way too expensive for me to buy. thanks for sharing.

  29. Lana Hiroko
    April 19, 2009 at 2:24 pm (10 years ago)

    These are the best Miu Miu pictures I have ever laid eyes on. I am in love with the first picture <3!

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    April 19, 2009 at 4:40 pm (10 years ago)

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