JOELLE'S DAILY EMOTIONAL ATTACHEMENT TO REFERENCES IN FASHION, STYLE, ICONS, AND LIVING.
Modernism is a philosophical movement in the arts, that along with cultural trends and changes, arose from wide-scale and far-reaching transformations in Western society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Simply Chic!
I love wood sculptures ! Hepworth, Barbara Two Figures 1954-55 Teak 54 in. high Collection Mr and Mrs Solomon Byron Smith, Lake Forest, Illinois
I LOVE Transparency, if it’s associated with blinds even better, Check the Balmain collection for Spring 2014. So beautiful! BALMAIN – Fashion, Fashion Shows & Collections BALMAIN, Shoes & Accessories, Perfumes BALMAIN …
I have always been passionate about all kind of beautiful textiles. Among them tribal for their intricate patterns , bright colors and vivid energy. Check this beautiful editorial featuring Mara Hoffman for Fall 13 shot by Louis DeCarlo
I LOVE- -Phoebe Philo push traditional ideas of tailoring to unchartered territory for pre-fall. Some seriously extreme proportions, and Peruvian style accents, I love it. CÉLINE | Official Website
I LOVE When fashion editorials make you dream of far away cultures and flavors. This Vogue Portugal Sept 11 features a Lithuanian born model , Auguste Abeliunaite photographed by Luis Monteiro Azulejo from the Arabic word Zellige is a form of Portuguese or Spanish painted, tin-glazed, ceramic tilework. It has become a typical aspect o fPortuguese culture, having been produced without interruption for five centuries. There is also a tradition […]
I LOVE -Giorgio Armani Prive Snakeskin jacket and clutch in copper and neutral metallic colors for Haute couture SS/ 12 . A total luxe in my opinon.
I LOVE- Paco Rabanne deconstructed gold overalls. The look is sleek, tremendously sexy, powerful and so contemporary don’t you think? and that matching bracelet..or it’s a sleeve? Like both concepts, really!
I LOVE – Archipelago Cinema. Located off Kudu Island in Thailand Tilda Swinton is a bit of a goddess. For most people it would be enough to just live life as a screen siren, but not for Tilda, who likes to muck in on other insanely brilliant project as well. In collaboration with Apichatpong Weerasethakul, […]
Nothing nicer than a Romantic Monet- Martisse blue dress in the French Riviera Blue light called ‘L’eheure Blue” Here Cap D’Antibes.
I LOVE – Couture for little girls! For Fall 2013/ Shandong-born, Paris-based Laurence Xu paraded highly embellished, vividly colored gowns that were an opulent melding of Western cuts and traditional Chinese symbolism and techniques
I LOVE- – The sparkling affair, literally. When it came to sequins, Elie Saab practiced no restraint for his fall couture collection 2013. On the dramatic finale, the bride wore a floor-skimming gown that was heavily adorned with rays of smoky quartz, crystal and silvery dust, replete with three bridesmaids lifting her train.
I LOVE -All that is Oriental. Bohemian colors, large pillows on the floor, pretty daring pink on the ceiling, gradfather portraits on the wall. Oh my!
I LOVE Alexis Mabille Haute Couture 2013 look and especially the white leaves hairpieces.Very angelical indeed!
I LOVE- -The idea of isolating myself in a Zen monastery surrounded by ancient bamboo trees smelling the rain, like in any of those Chinese movie. Just watch me, it’s coming… I give you my word.
I LOVE- -The ultra-modern chairs in Bisazza mosaics in natural sandy tone at the brand New Oriental Spa at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong. Central Hong Kong Luxury Spa | The Oriental Spa at The Landmark BISAZZA MOSAICO
I LOVE- – Furniture of the 1970s refers to the style of furniture popular in the 1970s. Often, the interiors at that time would be laid with bold fabric patterns and colors and modernist classics. Some ethnic pieces, Bold designs and prints were also used profusely in other decor. Other design elements found in 1970s furniture and interior decorating […]
I LOVE -The Fallingwater or Kaufmann Residence. It is a house designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935 in rural southwestern Pennsylvania, 43 miles (69 km) southeast of Pittsburgh. The home was built partly over a waterfall on Bear Run in the Mill Run section of Stewart Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, in the Laurel Highlands of the Allegheny Mountains. Hailed by Time shortly after its completion as Wright’s “most beautiful job” it is […]
I LOVE- Flowers , real, fake, especially on a bridal hair Khalo-Style ( See my last post ?joellemagazine.com/channeling-frida/2374925). 50 shades of Gray , purple, silver ..all ok I love those too.
I LOVE- Frida Khalo. Among a few others she is my true inspiration. I am in Mexico as we speak and I had the opportunity to visit her home , the Casa Azul, where she lived with her husband the Mexican artist Diego Rivera and her Studio. You will find the articles on the magazine […]
Nothing better than a plexiglass bathtub filled with warm water and essential oils while having the impression of being surrounded by a pretty sea aquarium. In an island, it’s nice to be isolated but it is also fun to enjoy good design and high tech!
I LOVE – Daydreaming especially when surrounded by nature. I’ve seen in several occasions that my thoughts through meditation took me to far away lands emotionally and shortly after , in real physical life. Trust me, to sit or lie down quietly is another kind of great and powerful exercise.
I LOVE – Giovanna Battaglia Italian audacious yet chic elegant Style. She has an amazing figure and a simple posture. That’s what makes her in my opinion so grand. Giovanna is the editor of L’Uomo Vogue, a freelance stylist and contributing fashion editor to W magazine . She made the transition from successful modelto editor at the age of 28. The […]
I LOVE -Any modern revival of legends, like the Great Gatsby novel by Scott Fitzgerald. Many criticized The Great Gatsby 2013 3D romantic drama film. In my opinion, the lavish romance could not be in a better place than in another dimention of reality. An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel of the same name, the film was co-written and directed by Baz […]
Beautiful Veil by Elie Saab Couture Spring/Summer 2013. Every year he is getting better and better. The Valencianne, flamenco look is sublime. I just looove it.
I LOVE- All shades of blue. aquamarine, indigo, Prussian, you name it! Especially if used in a fairy- tale romantic supremely luxuriant haute couture gown. Summer is at the door…
I LOVE- – Beautiful Oriental architecture . Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque of Abu Dhabi is a rare example. Very feminine, and like in a dream state .
I LOVE- Dior Haute Couture Spring spirit. Like the Venere of Botticelli , the intricate and sublime flowers embroidered application yet so light and airy , those will take hundreds of hours to be placed on a tulle and in the final dress. I truly hope this technique gets taught from father to son ever […]
I LOVE- The energy of water. to be like water in Zen philosophies is to be flexible, soft and follow the path of the least resistance. By the way, one of my favourite books ever. To be surrounded by water is a feeling of love , wholeness and peacefulness. Summer is coming choose that path […]
I LOVE- The mixture of textiles and different patterns, delicate flower prints on a rose background against solid bright yellow colors. The couple in the picture represents Buthan King Jigme Wangchuck and his wife Jetsun Pema on the day of their wedding. I loooooove!
I LOVE= Men’s cut for women’s pants. Esecially if they are in gloden brocade and an ancient rose. it’s a good combination between sport and classic, masculine and feminine , the perfect androgen look, i love.
I LOVE- Hommage-à-l’ Afrique- (Tribute-to-Africa-collection-) La-Mariée-dress. It’s original. it’s exotic, it’s simply pure. Bravo!
I LOVE – Daring fantasy and in fashion, like Spanish designer Manuel Bolanos teddy bears at times very useful when one is in need of cuddles or on fly if you forgot your neck pillow !
I LOVE – flowers, especially roses in pastel colors that are a few days old…they look kind os shabby, chic, and delicate.
I LOVE – The presentation created by French designer Jean Paul Gaultier as part of his Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2013 fashion show in Paris.