The Old World Is Behind You!

"Knowing too much about other people puts you in their power, they have a claim on you, you are forced to understand their reasons for doing things and then you are weakened."

- Margaret Atwood, from Cat’s Eye (via violentwavesofemotion)

(via camilla-macauley)

Sep 17
travelthisworld:

On a Sunday Walk
Sonian Forest, Brussels, Belgium | by Vainsang
Sep 17

travelthisworld:

On a Sunday Walk

Sonian Forest, Brussels, Belgium | by Vainsang

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"What Chanel really likes to do is work. Her next preference is for doing nothing. She’s a great dawdler."

- A 1931 Profile of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel by Janet Flanner.  (via newyorker)

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Sep 17
Sep 16

(Source: imperial-russia, via historyofromanovs)

Sep 16

Run away from home-
your beard is still blue
with the loneliness of you mighty men,
with your jaws, and fists, and guitars
and pens, and your sugarlip,
but I’ve never been to the firepits with you mighty men

(Source: voidwitch)

Sep 16

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"To feel anything deranges you. To be seen feeling anything strips you naked."

- Anne Carson, from Red Doc (via synaesthes—ia)

(Source: violentwavesofemotion, via dynamofire)

Sep 16
maiyet:

Summer whites and signatures #maiyetpf14 #maiyetbangle
Sep 15

maiyet:

Summer whites and signatures #maiyetpf14 #maiyetbangle

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Sep 15

 

(Source: wandrlust, via herpaperweight)

"I like her. She makes life interesting. She, herself, is interesting, I suppose. She talks right from the heart. I appreciate her frankness and I like the fact that she doesn’t force the natural flow of a conversation. There’s personality in her words. She thus gets to the core of things and that’s important because with her — I can talk knowing that the talk is real! Oh believe me, it’s amazingly real! And she also gives me the opportunity to listen as fully and completely as possible. And I can’t seem to get her out of my head […]"

- Virginia Woolf, from Selected Letters
(via thatkindofwoman)

(Source: violentwavesofemotion, via thatkindofwoman)

Sep 13

Empress Alexandra with daughters Olga, Maria and Tatiana
Sep 13

Empress Alexandra with daughters Olga, Maria and Tatiana

(Source: imperial-russia, via historyofromanovs)

"oh it puts the heart in my chest on wings for when I look at you, even a moment, no speaking is left in me no : tongue breaks and thin fire is racing under skin and in eyes no sight and drumming fills ears."

- Sappho, If Not, Winter (tr. by Anne Carson)

(Source: camilla-macauley)

Sep 13
misselegantchic:

 
Sep 12

misselegantchic:

 

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Corsican vendetta knife with floral detail
che la mia ferita sia mortale"may my wound be deadly"
Sep 11

Corsican vendetta knife with floral detail

che la mia ferita sia mortale
"may my wound be deadly"

(Source: anti-romanticismo, via shotgun-season)

periwinkle-forest:

Comte de Dalmas, Motif décoratif pour chapelle Funéraire, 1924
Sep 10

periwinkle-forest:

Comte de Dalmas, Motif décoratif pour chapelle Funéraire, 1924

(via booksvscigarettes)