Moody Florals.

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Happy Monday! This weekend it rained straight through and both my kids had the flu- and so we were all going a little stir crazy. I had to try to keep my mind busy and do something creative indoors. I've been so inspired by dark moody florals, or "The Masculine Floral" this spring - in both fashion and design- that I took all the old flowers I had in the apartment, placed them on a black canvas … [Read more...]

Iconic Family Albums

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I have a  secret spot in my heart for romantic family blogs. I let it out once in a while. Maybe because actually having and running a family is so freakin tiring and frustrating that making it seem beautiful, idealizing and appreciating the romance of little having little children in your life does make it better. It's stopping to smell the roses while they are still blooming, because they are … [Read more...]

Building Block.


This is cool. It's Building Block, a multi-medium design project based in Los Angeles, established in 2011. To me, this is the new luxury. Labeless cleanly designed edgy accessories that dont render you a walking billboard. This shit makes Chanel look like something your out of town cousin would wear. The bags range from $250- $600... and be sure to check out the marble ping pong table at the … [Read more...]

These New Prints.


I updated my UPLO galleries last night at 2 AM in a frenzy.... Sometimes I try to only post perfect large photos, but I think sometimes my favorite photos are the ones that I take on the go, of nothing, sometimes with my iPhone, sometimes not. Usually they are just about shapes and colors, and this gallery reflects that. I also went into my archives and pulled some cool abstract photos out too, … [Read more...]

A reimagining by Alana Dee Haynes.


Alana Dee Haynes is a Brooklyn based artist who illustrates on found fashion photography. This sounds like it might yield crappy results, like something out of a high school Trapper Keeper, but Alana is actually masterfully good at this. She makes it look SO REAL. In some photos her subjects look like they were intensely tattooed or scaly like Mystique from X men. Some are purposely surreal and in … [Read more...]

Emily Johnston at Home & Terra Incognita.

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A few months ago I helped my good friend photographer Emily Johnston shoot her apartment for Rue's February issue. Of course, Emily didn't really need my help but I kind of just hung out and give her some sort "styling" assistance while moving objects a millimeter from their original location, and also chatting about boys and stuff. It was fun! Perhaps you are familiar with the light bath that is … [Read more...]