Category Archives: design

mcq scarf

Alexander McQueen Black Embroidered Tulip Scarf

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just a murmur

just a murmur from the visual diary of Fiona Watson

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better than riches

better than riches ~ Liz Ruest

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turkish tulip

Robe belonging to Sultan Murad III (1574-1595)

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giubbilei’s september garden

In September, the fluffy purple Joe Pye weed, the lacy white tops of milk parsley and the pale violet spires of persicaria. Garden designed by Luciano Giubbilei. Photography: Andrew Montgomery | via NYT

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lapis lazuli cup

A lapis lazuli cup with gold mountings from Florence, circa 1600 via NYT

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st mary’s in tokyo

St. Mary’s Cathedral in Tokyo originally built in 1899 was devastated in a Second World War air raid. Rebuilt in the early 1960s, architect Kenzo Tange created a soaring bell tower flanked by two wings of curving steel-clad concrete. The … Continue reading

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to live

via iznogoodgood

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nebula

Imperial Blossoms ~ Yukio Miki elderflower nebula ~ Fiona Watson

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dior jacket

Black wool jacket trimmed with sable wild mink Christian Dior Haute Couture A/W 1947-1948

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