Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty at the Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has had great success with their latest exhibition, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty.  Due to the popularity of the whole thing (I’ve read that it has drawn over 550,000 people and created 2 hour long line-ups), the dates have been extended until Sunday, August 7th at midnight (appropriately dramatic).  The show began in May.  If you are in the vicinity you should probably go, if you haven’t already.  I would.  Even if I already had seen it, I would go again. But since I haven’t and can’t, and won’t be able to see any of his pieces taken from all phases of his design career with my very own eyes, I have decided to make my own miniature exhibition here with pictures of my favourites of his collections.  For your enjoyment.

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All I need is some sunshine

All I need is some sunshine.  This song, ‘Black Water,’ by Timber Timbre is the anthem to my summer so far.

It is from the album Creep on Creepin’ on (album art above).

I’ve seen the 7-day forecast and all that’s coming is rain.  I really need some sunshine. July is in denial, thinking it’s October but it really is July.  Where’s the sun?

You know the drill (as in espadrille)

I’m celebrating the end of June, because that means it’s almost July and that means that summer should kick in any time.  And what says summer more than a super cute pair of espadrilles?? (Nothing, because everyone knows you can’t wear espadrilles in the rain and it’s not supposed to rain in the summer.)  So here are my top 7 picks that are totally perfect to step out in this July to that barbeque/picnic/date/whatever you having coming up.

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