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.
this is hippolyta, queen of the amazons. in greek mythology, the amazons were a tribe of warrior women who could out battle any gladiator, grecian army or spartan, ya heard? hippolyta was ordained queen by ares, the god of war and ran a tight ship among her tribe. her most famous encounter was with hercules as he’s performing the ninth of his twelve labors. hercules was instructed to retrieve the girdle of hippolyta and she being so intrigued by him decided to give it to him freely. meanwhile, back at the okay corral…hera (queen of the gods) was growing angry with hercules and disguised herself as an amazon to warn the tribe that hercules would kidnap their queen (as theseus had done before). in a panic, they stormed hercules’ ship to attack but feeling betrayed hercules killed hippolyta and narrowly escaped. too bad, hippolyta was way cool.
1: i’m the queen of the amazons, don’t front: dress by lanvin, shoes by 3.1 phillip lim
2: to arms: vest by john galliano, dress by tsumori chisato, shoes by burberry prorsum
3: victory!: dress by alberta feretti, shoes by alexander mcqueen
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i had a few requests come through for violet baudelaire from a series of unfortunate events. glad i did, because all the baudelaire children are pretty awesome, maybe i’ll do klaus soon. anyways, all the baudelaire kids have special talents…in the case of violet she could invent anything and essentially solve any problem, awesome. her parents were adventurers so you can imagine that she grew up in a fun household and was quite the interesting character. of course, the stories details the kid’s battle with the evil count olaf who will stop at nothing to get at their orphaned inheritance. i recommend.
1: pasta puttanesca: dress and tights by bottega veneta, cape by vena cava, shoes by dries van noten
2: escaping from count olaf’s car on the tracks: dress by miu miu, shoes by ferragamo
3: stuck at aunt josephine’s house: coat by 3.1 phillip lim, dress and tights by prada, shoes by miu miu
All images from Style.com.
seriously, who doesn’t love bellatrix lestrange? she’s too crazy not to like even if she killed sirius black and tonks. also, who could forget the battle of hogwarts when mrs. weasley screams, “get away from my daughter you BITCH!” amazing. she’s voldemort’s most loyal servant, a devoted death eater, an azkaban alumni and bat-shit crazy to boot. not only is she a gem in the books, but helena bonham carter takes her role to a whole other level in the movies. give it up for bellatrix lestrange.
1: you filthy half blood: cape by phillip lim, dress and tights by givenchy, boots by balmain
2: i killed sirius black, i killed sirius black!: dress by elie saab, cape by givenchy haute couture
3: battling ginny, luna and hermione: coat by givenchy, dress by elie saab, tights and boots by bottega veneta
god harry potter is so good.
All images from Style.com.
1: 3.1 phillip lim fall 2010 shoes: put on my green suede shoes and i boarded the plane