the checklist

    it’s time for a wild throwback thursday.

    by · April 10, 2014

    photo by david sims

    The Curator: Steff Yotka, Associate Web Editor
    The News: Watch the Trailer for Zach Braff’s Movie, Wish I Was HereIt wouldn’t really be complete without some music from The Shins, though, would it? Scroll down and watch for yourself. The Look: Marques’Almeida Python Purse
    I’m feeling a little wild today, or at least in need of a little rainbow-colored, animal print loving to make my glum week a little less depressing. Enter the cutest bag from my favorite British brand Marques’Almeida. With the shape of a ’60s purse I could imagine Pattie Boyd carrying on one arm (George Harrison on the other) and the print of a pair of pants I definitely owned when I was in the fifth grade, the handbag combines everything I love into one useful piece. The Face: Replica Lazy Sunday Morning Perfume by Maison Martin Margiela What if every morning could feel like a lazy Sunday? Imagine if Thursday came complete with waking up late in your sun-filled room, making a coffee with the French press in the kitchen, and then taking a stroll up the block to the deli to grab the paper. Yeah, heaven. But until I wake up in that totally perfect dream world, I’m counting on a spritz of Maison Martin Margiela’s new fragrance, Replica Lazy Sunday Morning, to help me pretend. And with notes of pear and white musk, it’s really succeeding. The Inspiration: Gisele Bundchen for Balenciaga Spring ’02Part crazy collage, part acid trip, part high fashion, these Balenciaga ads lensed by David Sims for the spring ’02 season are 100-percent inspiring me today. It’s like Alice in Wonderland, as played by Gisele Bundchen, fell down a rabbit hole of fractured mirrors, genius clothing, and plenty of rainbows--AKA where I wish I was right now. The Song: “Viva L’Amour” - Sabina
    Nonchalant Parisian pop that comes with an awesomely illustrated music video? Yes, I want that.
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