Pre Paris

Fashion, books, short stories, poems, comics, cartoons, culture and myself. In no specific order.

Owl and Mexican Skull Cufflinks

Posted 2011-11-11 17:25:41 | Views: 38,980

Wooden Hoot Cufflinks - red and blue

These cufflinks feature two little owls with red and blue feather details. Made from sustainable plantation hoop pine ply. 16x23mm

Wooden Day of the Dead Cufflinks

These skulls celebrate the 'Day of the Dead' in Mexico, and are adorned with marigolds, hearts and petals. The colourful printing brings the coordinating pair to 'life'. Made from sustainable plantation hoop pine ply. 17x21mm

Really Cool Wooden Cufflinks from

Maja Rose and Tess Lloyd met in 1999 while studying Industrial Design at the University of Technology, Sydney. After graduating into professional roles, the designers sought the fulfilment of creating their own products. Soon they were selling their fun, light weight polypropylene baskets at local markets, and Polli was born.


Via: Polli

Grace Jones as a White Woman

Posted 2011-11-10 16:21:09 | Views: 23,710

I Wonder: Grace Jones as a White Woman?

Came across this amazing photo. I had to do some research to make sure it was indeed Ms. Jones. :O)


Daphne Groeneveld for Love Magazine

Posted 2011-11-10 14:28:33 | Views: 16,158

Daphne Groeneveld photographed by Mert and Marcus for Love Magazine #6

In little more than a year modeling phenomenon that is Daphne Groeneveld has sky-rocketed beyond the rising star status and now she shares covers of prestige mags with top model faces such as Maricarla Boscono and her role model Lara Stone. Her first campaign was Miu Miu, she posed for the cover of Vogue Paris with Tom Ford opened for Givenchy and walked now on numerous other fashion runways.

Elaine Irwin (Vogue 1992)

Posted 2011-11-10 12:56:10 | Views: 20,427


Vogue Italia, February 1992
Photographer: Walter Chin
Model: Elaine Irwin

la femme


McQueen - Winter/Fall 2011

Posted 2011-11-02 19:15:29 | Views: 25,024


This look, simplistic in cut, yet exquisite in silver-embroidered detail, radiates the ethereal beauty of an angel as depicted in traditional Catholic imagery. The model's head is bound with bandages, a move which at once references McQueen's legendary Spring/Summer 2001 Asylum collection whilst also nodding towards the head coverings donned by modest women in Northern European medieval and Renaissance portraiture, such as Johannes Vermeer's 1665 masterpiece, Girl with a Pearl Earring.



Fall/Winter 2010

Via: Bohemea





Alexander the Great

Originality is the Last Thing

Posted 2011-10-31 23:36:00 | Views: 16,238

Most people think an artist tries to be original, but originality is the last thing that develops in the artist. 

Quote by Lukas Foss

The Art of Fashion: Neiman Marcus

Posted 2011-10-31 15:11:44 | Views: 18,226

The Art of Fashion by Neiman Marcus
Photographer: Geof Kern
Model: Kristen Bronson
Clothing by Thierry Mugler

Kate Spade Spring 2012 Collection

Posted 2011-10-27 20:00:29 | Views: 20,234

Spring 2012 collection (Kate Spade) featuring prints by australian artist florence broadhurst.

Photos by Petra Collins

Posted 2011-10-27 15:56:17 | Views: 31,023


Petra Collins is a photographer and visual artist currently living and working in Toronto, Canada.