Category Personaggi

eccentric and usual people

Anna Piaggi

Anna Piaggi is about 80 today, she still dyes her hair of blue since 1989 and she hasn’t left her house without an hat since the early ’80s. Looking like a Circus character just came out from a drama, she’s…

Catherine Baba for Gripoix

ENGLISH VERSION SOON La stylist Catherine Baba disegna per Gripoix una collezione di gioielli che immagina provenire dalle atmosfere decadenti di fine ‘800 fondendola con quella di una wunderkammer seicentesca. Ne vengono fuori gioielli di pura decorazione, come i disegni di Aubrey…

Grey Gardens

“It’s very difficult to keep the line between the past and the present.” Little Edie Grey Gardens is the name of a run down estate located at 3 West End Road, East Hampton (New York). It’s a big mansion of…

The Magick Lantern of Kenneth Anger

Kenneth Anger at the Cinematheque,Paris, 1950 “I’ve always considered movies evil; the day that cinema was invented was a black day for mankind.” Kenneth Anger I started to see Kenneth Anger’s films after reading his book “Hollywood Babylon” but I…

Coco Chanel’s home

I must say I’m not so obsessed by standard and acclaimed fashion icons, which Coco Chanel certainly is, but here I’m not going to talk about her style, but about her home. It’s located in 31 Rue Cambon, Paris,  just above…

Infiniti auguri alla nomade: Luisa Casati.

Adolph De Meyer photograph, 1919 “I want to be a living work of art” Luisa Casati Today, 131 years ago, Marchesa Luisa Casati was born. I tried so many times to write something about La Casati, but it seemed to…

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