1920s style

A 17-year old Frida Kahlo poses for a family photo wearing a traditional gentleman’s 3-piece suit, 1924

I want to use 1920’s vocab for a day and see people’s reactions. Like, when a coffee shop doesn’t have my fave pastry and I’ll say “Aw, applesauce I’m about to cast a kitten. This isn’t ducky.” Yes.

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SEQUINSSEQUINSSEQUINS!!! if you follow me on instagram then you will have already seen a bunch of these pictures but i didn’t want to deprive my tumblr friends so prepare yourselves for ALL THE SEQUINS!

this piece is part of why i’ve been awol lately, it was for a competition i was very determined to enter even though i had TONNES of stuff to do for the embroidery book (eep!) but i pushed myself and did it anyway because sometimes you need to just do these things even when it feels impossible.

Agyness Deyn in John Galliano, Photo by Steven Meisel, “Paris, Je T'aime”, Vogue US, The September Issue, 2007.

John Galliano mink-trimmed, floral embroidered coat and kid gloves, Chanel brooch, velvet and tulle hat by Stephen Jones for Galliano.

Stylist: Grace Coddington