as mentioned earlier, this is christina from christina’s world. i’ve always been a fan of this painting because it makes me want to run around in a big old field. my grandparents used to keep a farm upstate with lots of space similar to this, there were toboggans in the winter and plenty of field frolicking in the spring and summer. christina probably isn’t the type to care too much about what she wears, she just needs it to be simple for hanging around the farm. think pastoral, think ralph lauren easy breezy dressing…a country hipster if you will…
1: in the field: dress by ralph lauren, shoes by phillip lim
2: why, i do declare: dress by michael van der ham, shoes by ralph lauren
3: this is my world, be about it: dress by band of outsiders, shoes by alexander wang
you’ll also notice the images are a lot more high res so click through for full glorious resolution. thank you vogue.com.
All images from Vogue.
continuing with franny and zooey, here’s zooey. zoeey is 25 and the second youngest of the glass children. he often battles with self identity and blames this on his older siblings who exposed him to philosophy at an early age. as a result of this exposure, zooey believes he’ll never be able to look at humanity quite like everybody else. aside from his resentment, he’s described as the most handsome of the glass children and seems to have a real negative/almost devil may care attitude about life. who could blame him?
1: i hate people: shirt by trussardi 1911, jeans by c.p. company, boots by band of outsiders, coat by trussardi 1911
2: they’re the worst: coat and scarf by c.p. company, shirt by band of outsiders, sweats by michael bastian, vintage shoes
3: mom, get out of the bathroom: scarf, shirt and vest by gant by michael bastian, pants by richard chai, shoes by john varvatos
following suit to the wendy post yesterday, here is peter pan. of course, he’s grown up a bit…even though that’s technically impossible. of course, peter is much more suited to spring 2010 than fall, but what can ya do. not much else to say.
1: hanging around neverland: jacket by burberry prorsum, shirt by band of outsiders, pants by michael bastian, boots by dolce and gabbana
2: peter’s shadow: jacket by neil barret, shirt by richard chai, leggings, sandals and kilt by givenchy
3: chillin with princess tiger lily: jacket by c.p. company, shirt by dolce and gabbana, jeans by bottega veneta, boots by ferragamo
lizzy bennet is one of the most celebrated characters in literature. in pride and prejudice she was well liked, bright and grounded with charm. the whole book she sort of exudes this attraction, not just because she’s pretty but because she’s pretty cool too. so basically, she was that one popular girl in school who was actually nice too. if you’ve been to high school/college on the east coast you know that this girl usually dresses pretty freakin’ awesome. keeping this in mind and acknowledging her slight country bumpkin-ness, i give you elizabeth bennet from pride and prejudice. BOOM.
1: oh hey, i’m from meryton, it’s a happy place: shirt and clutch by rachel comey, pants and shoes by band of outsiders
2: let’s go to the barn dance, casual: shirt by band of outsiders, skirt and belt by marni, shoes by chloe, bag by dvf
3: i like mr. darcy, no i don’t, let’s get married: dress and shoes by chloe
i think everybody wishes they were huck finn at one point, perhaps during that i’m going to runaway from everything phase we all go through. and who could blame them? he lead a rather carefree yet interesting and adventurous life. certainly he was not the type to fuss about what he was wearing which makes him a rather odd candidate for textbook, but luckily some of the spring collections showed dressing just as carefree and casual. so here’s to huck finn, an effortless adventurer. and my apologies for not doing his costume as a girl, perhaps next time!
1: escaping with tom sawyer: hat and jacket by robert geller, shirt by band of outsiders, shorts by patrick ervell, belt by rag and bone, shoes by clarks, bag by jack spade
2: escaping from pap: bag and shirt by missoni, shorts by michael bastian, shoes by band of outsiders
3: floating down the mississippi with jim: sweater by missoni, shorts by robert geller, sandals by michael bastian