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CURRENT READING: An Illustrated History of Interior Decoration: from Pompeii to Art Nouveau : Mario Praz

"An Illustrated History Of Interior Decoration " by Mario Praz is an epic!"An Illustrated History Of Interior Decoration " by Mario Praz is an epic!

TI might as well come out of the closet: a leather lined one in the perfect tone of tan , originally convened by Jean Michel Frank to be specific.

DESPERATELY SEEKING: LARRY CLARK'S TEENAGED LUST

Larry Clark's legendary "Teenaged Lust", unlike "Tulsa" has not been reissuedLarry Clark's legendary "Teenaged Lust", unlike "Tulsa" has not been reissued

CURRENT READING: THREE HUNDRED AND SEVENTEEN AND COUNTING: COVERS FOR VOGUE ITALIA 1988-2009: STEVEN MEISEL : MALLARD JANVIER

Its gag-worthyIts gag-worthy

"The freedom that Steven Meisel enjoys on Italian Vogue is exceptional , as is the length of the collaboration and its systematic nature, both unprecedented in the field. A quick look at the covers of US Vogue created by Meisel is enough to convince: one sees the same girls but there is no hint of a story nor shadow of a meaning."

From the intro of " Three Hundred And Seventeen And Counting"

CURRENT READING: ALAIR GOMES: FOUNDATION CARTIER POUR L'ART CONTEMPORAIN

Brilliant idea for a swimwear shoot no?Brilliant idea for a swimwear shoot no?

Remember that Vogues Hommes issue highlighted by black and white photographs from the 70's of Brazilian men at the beach in Rio?

CURRENT READING: NIGHT GAMES AND OTHER STORIES AND NOVELLAS: ARTHUR SCHNITZLER

Seriously..every story IS about love or detah or a combination thereofSeriously..every story IS about love or detah or a combination thereof

"I write of love and death. What other subjects are there?"

Arthur Schnitzler

REFERENCE LIBRARY: YOHJI YAMAMOTO: TALKING TO MYSELF: PUBLISHED BY: Steidl/Carla Sozzani

Legendary Naomi in Yohji's legendary catalogue created by Nick Knight, Marc Ascoli and Peter SavilleLegendary Naomi in Yohji's legendary catalogue created by Nick Knight, Marc Ascoli and Peter Saville

"For me, a woman in Yohji is like a nymphomaniac nun. His clothes are at once sensual and very ritualistic."

Jean Michel Jarre on Yohji Yamamoto

CURRENT READING: JAPANESE GOTH : TIFFANY GODOY and Ivan Vartanian: RIZZOLI

Tiffany Godoy and  Ivan Vartanian's Japanese Goth is rich with amazing inspirational imageryTiffany Godoy and Ivan Vartanian's Japanese Goth is rich with amazing inspirational imagery

Tiffany Godoy, author of the indispensable "Style Deficit Disorder" is back on the block with a new tome, the succinctly titled "Japanese Goth".

COMING ATTRACTION: THE CLIC BOOKSTORE

A new imprint? The new destination store in Soho? TI hovers anxiouslyA new imprint? The new destination store in Soho? TI hovers anxiously

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