PNEUMONIA WHITE, WORTH THE READ
I heard about Pneumonia White a few weeks ago through e-mail. It’s a pretty sick personal style blog from L.A. The photography is weird, the writing is spooky but it’s all in a good way. Not to mention she dresses in some serious designers. According to her bio, she lives in “Secret Hollywood” and is currently taking up residence in an old house in Bel Air, left to her...
What Would Mr. Ripley Wear?
The Talented Mr. Ripley tells the tale of a man who becomes obsessed with wealth, power and his friend. The book begins in New York, where down-on-his-luck Tom Ripley is approached by the wealthy Mr. Greenleaf to help him find his son, Dickie. Tom, an acquaintance of Dickie agrees to help. He soon finds himself in London forming a friendship with Dickie and his girlfriend, Gwyneth Paltrow....
What Would Dorian Gray Wear?
I’m a little rusty on Dorian Gray, so forgive any errors up in this piece. It centers on the idea of selling your soul, or exchanging it for something. It’s a common theme, I believe it was first seen in Faust or Faustus. The protagonist sells his soul for a life he thinks would be better. Things go on and he lives a fantastic, pleasure-seeking life and then goes to Hell. Yay, Hell!...
Wanna do some more menswear character/history posts. Who has suggestions?