"A series of hollowed-out television sets frame beguiling scenes imagined in Xiangxi’s works, begun while studying sculpture at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art.
Situated in a small creative community in Hei Qiao Cun on the northeastern edge of the city, his studio is littered with second-hand appliances like washing machines, which become the sites of miniature worlds inspired by locations such as his old workspace in Guangzhou, the workers’ dormitory he once lived in, his parent’s sitting room, the interior of a train carriage—even his dream home. They are replicas rendered faithfully, but playfully, often using the cement, brick, glass, stone or paper materials found in their life-sized equivalents.”
Elie Saab RTW F/W 2014-15
Day 11 Experimental Smoothie of the Day: Cinnamon Almond-Coconut Milkshake
We put two tablespoons of chocolate almond butter, a 1/6 of a cinnamon stick, a teaspoon of maca powder, 300 mL of almond-coconut milk, a tablespoon of flax seed, and some ice.
Taste: Best so far 8.5/10.
Featured Blender: Dynablend
Outtake from today’s VDM shoot for Issue 5: Elements!! Photography by @jackieleeyoung , model @thejuliemarie, makeup by @erinleesmith and wardrobe by @internationalvelvet #editorial #beauty #fashion #style
Beauty at Kenzo F/W 2014, Paris Fashion Week
*Bows Down* In a spectacle of a collection for Fall 2014, Yohji Yamamoto wraps models in down filled coats covered with mythical creatures illustrated (printed and hand-painted) by Yasuto Sasada - almost like a surreal take on a child’s cartoon comforter.