Eight Sixteen

Ask me anything   a smörgåsbord of words & style
"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will."
― Vince Lombardi (via psych-quotes)
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The Presentations {stand still and look pretty} →

annstreetstudio:

I love getting up close to the clothes to see the magical little details that are so fleeting on the runway. Here are 4 presentations I stopped by at NYFW:

Nonoo

This adorable British designer, Misha Nonoo, was inspired by a childhood trip to Havana, Cuba with its crumbling facades and faded…

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Draping and Moulage

thecuttingclass:

Draping and Moulage | The Cutting Class. Progress image of draping on a Hervé L. Leroux garment for couture SS13.

Work in progress on a dress for the label Hervé L. Leroux from the Spring-Summer 2013 couture collection.

While many designers design garments that can be created used flat pattern making techniques, other garments are created by working directly on a mannequin using techniques often referred to as “draping” or “moulage”. There are a couple of things to keep in mind when working in this way if you are using draping techniques to develop your own designs.

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"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."
― Friedrich Nietzsche (via psych-quotes)

(via psych-quotes)

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vsvptayty:

Amber Rose Unleash’d Magazine

(Source: nya-kin, via devoutfashion)

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truebluemeandyou:

27 Ways to Tie a Scarf. I can’t believe I found a PDF of Hermès Cards released by Hermès here. There are several sets of cards so you can also google “How to Tie a Hermès Scarf” for more ideas. You can no longer buy the Hermès Knotting (Playtime) cards except on places like EBAY for about $50+.

— 4 months ago with 5513 notes

2brwngrls:

littleblackmaps:

vanillascarlett:

Rihanna + Outfits

This shit jus overwhelmed me.

and it’s only june

say what you want about her talent but, like… her looks speak for themselves

- Z

(Source: amenvenus)

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"I have learned that you can go anywhere you want to go and do anything you want to do and buy all the things that you want to buy and meet all the people that you want to meet and learn all the things that you desire to learn and if you do all these things but are not madly in love: you have still not begun to live."
― C. JoyBell C. (via psych-quotes)
— 5 months ago with 604 notes

Each time we don’t say what we want to say, we are dying. -Yoko Ono

— 5 months ago

youngblackandvegan:

wearinghercrown:

Protective Styling for the Awkward Phase: Set 1

1st Photo- Roll Tuck & Pin Two Strand Twists

2nd Photo- Up-do with Scarf Accessory

3rd Photo-Halo Flat Twist with One Twist (Left) Two Twists (Right)

4th Photo- High Bun with added Tracks for Fullness

5th Photo- Mini Twists with Two French Braids

6th Photo- Mini Twists with Two Flat Twists and Banana Clip Bun

7th Photo- Stretched Blown Out Hair Two French Braids

8th Photo- 6 Flat Twists in front, Individual 2 Strand Twists in Back with Marley Hair for Bun

9th Photo- High Puff Bun, hair wrapped around with pins

10th Photo- 2 strand twists with the front are loose pulled into a bun using Marley Hair and Head Band

our hair is magic

(via mochafleur)

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"Our true friends are those who are with us when the good things happen. They cheer us on and are pleased by our triumphs. False friends only appear at difficult times, with their sad, supportive faces, when, in fact, our suffering is serving to console them for their miserable lives."
― Paulo Coelho (via psych-quotes)
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