Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Paddy Fields and Vintage Scarves

Today I have absorbed a lot of interesting information. Not only did I revise but I went to a guest lecture on Neuro-Art-History. Sounds interesting? Well it was and the lecturer was definitely engaging (he's a bit of a bigwig in the British Art History world) He even launched into an American accent as he described a trip to a billionaire's house and had dinner with the likes of Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns and Phillip Johnson. Subtle name dropping no? What did make me raise my eyebrows was his sweeping comment on the fact that Chinese artists paint on flat surfaces (rather than on an easel like westerners) was solely down to paddy fields and rice gathering where they are hunched over in the fields. Apparently the westerner chose to use a palette and brushes because it reflected the shield and sword of a knight. Please, did the Chinese not use swords too? Aside from this it was thought provoking and we got to sample some yummy snacks afterwards at the reception.

Also, plans to go to London this Friday to check out some exhibitions. I'm getting my hair cut this weekend too as the bob and fringe has grown out! Seriously, maintaining a hair style can be expensive business! It's scary because I noticed lots of people at the lecture with bobs...I hope it's not too much of an Art History thing! In my photo I'm wearing my favourite purple H&M hoodie and a vintage paisley print scarf which I wear so often in the Summer months that it has to be my best vintage find! The scarf section is definitely where I've found most of my treasures!
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Monday, April 28, 2008

To buy or Not to Buy?

Should I?? It's in the Topshop sale and it's a perspex box necklace designed by Husma el Ode...
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Sunday, April 27, 2008

Tagged!

I've been tagged by the lovely Unwise Pedestrian and here are the rules! Link the person who ta...
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Saturday, April 26, 2008

Fun Illustrations

Just a quick post today as I really haven't got the time as I'm packing all my things to go ...
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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Going back in time..

I'm a firm believer that dresses are the most versatile form of clothing for us girls. So as eve...
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Sunday, April 20, 2008

New Wave Icons.

I adore French cinema and 1960s New wave is definitely a favourite. This post features two of my fa...
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Friday, April 18, 2008

Purple and Green.

I've got to take a break from my revision and what better than doing some 'window' shopp...
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Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Whirlwind.

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Monday, April 14, 2008

Spot the Chavette...

Earlier in the week I mentioned how I loved the colours that the girl in the centre pic was wearin...
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Sunday, April 13, 2008

Bow Bag

Facehunter is definitely a daily stop and a good source of inspiration and today it reminded me of ...
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Saturday, April 12, 2008

More Pink...and Dolce Latte?

I realised after reading Style Bytes Thrifted Bow ties that I had infact bought some stuff recentl...
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Friday, April 11, 2008

Outfit changes and Hot Pink Lippy.

So today I decided to wear my blue t-shirt dress that I got from the French Connection Sale in the s...
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Wednesday, April 09, 2008

27 Dresses

I went to the cinema today with a friend and watched the movie, 27 Dresses with Katherine Heigl and ...
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Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Scarfy People

I've been home from Uni for nearly three weeks now and brought a handful of clothes back with m...
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Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Cables and Flowers

On my wall there are these photos that were taken from an exhibition last year at Wolverhampton Ar...
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Sunday, April 06, 2008

Inspired...

There are some colours that just go so well together. For example these two girls snapped by Face Hu...
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Friday, April 04, 2008

The Non-Shopper

It's funny how sometimes you can walk into a store and want everything in sight...while other ti...
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