Category Archives: Wearing

The Sun Pours Down Like Honey

Listening: Suzanne, Leonard Cohen “Now Suzanne takes your hand, and she leads you to the river. She is wearing rags and feathers from Salvation Army counters. And the sun pours down like honey on our lady of the harbor, and … Continue reading

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White Dresses

Reading: Selected Poems, Emily Dickinson Listening: Grow Grow Grow, PJ Harvey “She dresses wholly in white, and her mind is said to be perfectly wonderful.” (Mabel Loomis Todd on Emily Dickinson) I’m not interested in wedding dresses.   Think: haunted, … Continue reading

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Nostalgia: Melancholy and the Infinite Sadness

I was thirteen the first time I heard The Smashing Pumpkins. I used to lay on the floor or my bedroom, headphones on, listening to the radio, and hit “record” any time a good song would come on. It was … Continue reading

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The Duchess

Listening: Auburn and Ivory, by Beach House For the most part, this month’s Vogue is completely boring, but the Dior add is beautiful! The velvet, the lace, the deep purple, the hair. It is so very Duchess of Devonshire. And, … Continue reading

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A New Shell.

Reading: Henry and June, by Anais Nin. These are ladies to make Anais proud. Image from The Sartorialist.

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