Tag: youth

July 17, 2014 / / Architecture

That’s me last week, considering the posts of yesterday it’s pretty evident my hairstyle is deeply influenced by my natal decade… Although, I’ve never gotten the eyeliner thing down. Mr. L and I have discussed going short and silver (children avert your eyes) and the very notion has been dubbed…

April 9, 2014 / / Advertising
February 28, 2013 / / Architecture

This is Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to swim the English Channel in 1926. I believe she’s covered in grease as insulation against the cold water… Here she is cleaned up and coaching movie stars… “SWIM, GIRL, SWIM.” Record entries in the trans-Derwent swimming races and interest in the picture,…

January 5, 2013 / / Art

The young Truman Capote of “Other Voices”. Beaton worried that success had changed Truman, and he wrote in his diary that “he looks like a tycoon, thickset, well-dressed, no longer the little gnome of Other Voices…. I secretly feel T. is in a bad state and may not last long.” …