Emotions experienced when Gunji-san from Vogue Japan said she had a present for me from the people at 3.1 Phillip Lim Japan and then produced this bag from the depths of the clothes we were selecting for the shoot: shock, confusion, “I can’t possibly…”, then gradual, still perplexed glee. The design’s sweet mixed message and creamy taupe leather/heavy gold studding are heaven. Meet Edie.
(3.1 Phillip Lim jacket, Egoiste shirt, Forever 21 shorts, Alexander Wang backpack, Dolce and Gabbana wedges)
Shots from a rainy afternoon in San Francisco checking out a few vintage and Tibetan shops. Tights and hats are the best options for rainy days, suede wedges are not. Oops. Although they somehow emerged unscathed. Is that whole thing a myth?
Weirdly this Zara scarf has become my new favorite belt. I think I like knowing that I’m wearing a giant cheesy horse print that no one can see.
The morning I went to their office, Gunji from Vogue Japan was nice enough to invite me to an exhibition of 3.1 Phillip Lim’s spring collection later that afternoon in Sendagaya. I had about an hour of free time so I booked it over there as soon as I could. There was a lot of sickening gasping and fawning done by me over his “puzzle piece” collection…I was slightly bitter that I hadn’t brought my bigger camera that day but luckily I had my Olympus in my bag. CONTINUE READING