This is my favourite skirt of this summer. I found it on Modcloth, a company that makes vintage style clothes from 1920 to 1970s. I think it makes me a little wide for I have rather wide hips but I still like it and wear it. Is it worth to wear clothes you like, even if these don't show you at your best? I think it is OK if you really enjoy them.
I just watched the latest Anna Karenina movie.
I really was in a mood for a beautifulromantic version of this beloved book. I
cannot say my wish was fulfilled. It is an original adaptation with ballet scenes and theater settings as to
indicate that life is a show where we have fixed roles that we cannot change. I
couldn’t find anywhere Tolstoi ‘s atmosphere of deep dramatic Russia. The
casting was disappointing as well.While
many film critics praised Kyra Knightley’s interpretation, I found her far
away from the 19th century Russian aristocrat, more like a flirty
young contemporary woman and some times even vulgar. Vronsky, her lover played
by Aaron Taylor-Johnston looks like a good for nothing, superficial lad. How
could she fall in love with him is miracle. Jude Law is Anna’s cuckold husband, but his role was much expanded and his character
much humanized and deviated from the original. Still, he is the best actor in
the movie and the title should have been “Mr Karenin”.
I hope I will like more the forthcoming
The picture in the lookbook is of Vivien Leigh in a much better version of Anna Karenina.
I had a pause in blogging. It is true,
I was very busy with my workbut still,
not that busy. I wanted to write
something about the passing away of Margaret Thatcher but I didn’t feel doing
so after posting about Maya Angelou.They are different characters, both strong women but at different
What is important is that Spring is
eventually coming here and I shed away furs and woolen coats. Today I was wearing my
white leopard coat bought from Asos for a song.First I saw it on the delicious blog Le monde de Tokyobanhbao. And then, lucky
me, I found out it was still available.