solitary existence
historiful:


"We have to celebrate all that women have achieved in such a short period of time. This is the most exciting time to be dressing a woman. Never before has a woman been so in control of her destiny. My inspiration is always the anonymous woman on the street, the woman with a busy, full life. I think about her needs and what she will want to wear. My role as a designer has always been to design clothes that address a woman’s life and make her feel beautiful - that is what continues to inspire me creatively…”
Oscar de la Renta, in an undated interview with Vivian Chen

Designer Oscar de la Renta (1932-2014), working with American débutante Beatrice Lodge, c. 1956.

scrolling through linked in’s endless rows of faces reeking of desperation and oh what of the forced smiles, they’re so unflattering. 
scrolling through facebook and its needy attention whores
this is humanity in the year 2014. 

They know and do not know, what it is to act or suffer.
They know and do not know, that action is suffering
And suffering is action. — T.S. Eliot, from 
The Complete Poems And Plays: 1909 - 1950 (via violentwavesofemotion)
vogue:

Natalia Vodianova and Benjamin Millepied take over the Paris Opera House for our November issue!
Photographed by Annie Leibovitz
Click here to see the whole story on Vogue.com. 
mikalhvi:

full-onrainstorm:

WHAT WOULD POSSES YOU TO LEAVE GOOGLE FOR BING

"Did you mean: Congratulations TRAITOR!" that’s fucking priceless.

I’m alive. What more do you want from me?

mabellonghetti:

Isabelle Adjani photographed by Jean-Claude Deutsch, 1973.
violentmovement:

Le Cercle Rouge
(source)
infinitetext:

Jean-Luc Godard, Band of Outsiders, 1964.
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