Archive for the ‘Fashions’ Category

JOGGING with MADONNA.

October 8, 2009

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Madonna jogging in the late 80s early 90s.
via LIFE

SUB-SAHARAN.

October 8, 2009

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Books published in 1960-1975 on Sub-Saharan African Art.
via Vrije Universiteit Brussel

MAINE PARTY.

September 2, 2009

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This is dedicated to Molly & David and their wedding in Maine.
I have no clue what is happening in these photos—I only hope
we party this bizarrely at the wedding!
via Life

MACEDONIAN APRONS.

August 25, 2009

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via the lovely Karen Barbé’s blog
Currently showing Ties with Tradition:Macedonian Apron Designs
at Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, Australia.


PACIFIC PLANTS.

August 15, 2009

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Woven plant fibers c.1920-30s. Made in Cook Islands.
via Museum of New Zealand

CHILDREN’S SOCIETY.

August 14, 2009

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Children’s Aid Society NYC, c.1909 via Harvard University Library

MOCCASINS.

August 13, 2009

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made from cornhusks.

Dedicated to Kristen Lombardi/Manimal.
via Peabody Museum

PORTRAITS & TEXTILES.

July 16, 2009

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Pearl Bailey.

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Archie Savage.

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Thelma Carpenter.

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Billie Holiday.

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Inez Dickerson.

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Ladybird Cleveland.

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Carmen De Levallade.

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Diahann Carroll.

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Eartha Kitt.

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Lush rich portraits & incredible layers of textile by Carl Van Vechten. Color galore!!! via Beinecke Rare Book Library

EVA.

April 10, 2009

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Eva Zeisel.

QUEEN RUPAUL.

March 25, 2009

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I changed my image from “punk drag” to “black hooker drag,” which was much more sexy. Rupaul’s autobiography is filled with choice quotes—a great read. discovered via Tagbanger