The Quality of Mercy
The quality of mercy is not strained. It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest. Portia, The Merchant of Venice Act 4, scene 1, 180-187 Shakespeare
Let The Sun Shine
while they don’t produce nearly as many sunflower seeds as their saffron-hued sisters, these ruby babies definitely pull the heart strings.
Little Black Harnais
Slimming. Sexy. Seasonless and er…(time)less? Yes. Timeless, as in CLASSIC. Hermès’s ultrasmart Harnais timepiece has the power to seduce even the most undiscerning eye with it’s hand-crafted seamless single slip of buttery leather, subtle curves and simple, yet effective saddle stitched sides. Originally introduced in 1996, the convex stainless steel case molds to the shape...
All of the Lights
We’ve found Nemo (and his twin) in signature Hermes Orange.
100+ degree days in the City call for Arnold Palmers, sunscreen, mobile cooling devices (hello ice-packs), and the perfect eye wear. Round is the name of the game and while yours truly favors a vintage Le Coubusier circular tort frame (top left), guys and gals alike are flocking for similar styles by Selima Optique. Not quite ready to fully embrace a disc-shaped frame? Online purveyor of all...
Gemma Ward as seen by the late master of photography, Irving Penn. Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière knit gown.
Bend It Like Gidget
Lichtenstein Girl with a Beach Ball-iii, c. 1977
Oh, TILDA. No one does it better. The half-flip goggles, head wrap, nude kid gloves and *that* Saint Laurent tweed. Perfection in a frame. W Magazine. August 2011.
TT and the City : 1950's Lucite
Do Yourself a Favor and Show Your True Colors. The perfect summertime EXCESSory for any occasion—1950’s Lucite BeauxBow® now available at TeddyTinson.com.
Nobody Loves a Genius Child
This is a song for the genius child. Sing it softly, for the song is wild. Sing it softly as ever you can - Lest the song get out of hand. Nobody loves a genius child. Can you love an eagle, Tame or wild? Can you love an eagle, Wild or tame? Can you love a monster Of frightening name? Nobody loves a genius child. Kill him - and let his soul run wild. Langston Hughes. Cabeza (self portrait)...