Sunday, March 21, 2010

The 'heated heart'

I made these brooches from the heart for the Heart and
was inspired by an article by Greg Braden which have now posted into my fb page. 

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Ansel Adams his eye for Nature

'Roots, Foster Gardens, Honolulu', T .H. 1948 gelatin silver print.
The legendary phtotgrapher Ansel Adams just always inspires and stirs me..I think his influence is not to be underestimated when you consider when he took this photo!

Monday, March 15, 2010

One of the not so beautiful moments at Paris Fashion Week?


Ok, this blog is supposed to be a collection of things which inspire me, but I had to put this in because it shows what I think is a not so beautiful moment at Paris fashion week. This sort of seemingly 'out there' moment, this woman dressed in the so so cool, a revelation in air-kissing anxieties, also feeds something, maybe something political...people always think fashion is only about beautiful, but here is someone whose influences spread far and wide,and she's just got the very latest hottest look happening no doubt, but to me she looks like a victim with too many layers of money and hype protecting her from herself and the truth...(am I being too harsh?)

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Hermes - fall 2010

At Hermes, Jean Paul Gaultier brought his humour and street sense and married it with the classic style of Hermes. There was a lot of leather, a la Emma Peel and the Avengers, and the hats and tailoring alluded to the very British way of referring to historic notions and rituals.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Jean Paul Gaultier AW10

Jean Paul Gaultier showed his universitality in Paris this week, with his latest A/W collection.
There ethnicity, a Chinese influence, and yet always style, timelessness, and his own take, his signature, which I find one of the more consistently alluring and inspiring...

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

concrete waves, leaves, dark & light

I took this photo yesterday afternoon on St Kilda Road here in Melbourne. The light is starting to mellow out and the cooler mornings mean that Autumn is nearly here. I love the contrasts here between the 'soothing' waves of concrete, the leaves, the light...


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