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Erwin Olaf: Elevating Retail Photography To Art Worth Collecting.

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Above: The Egg vase by Moooi, shot by Erwin olaf

As an advertising art director, one mentally creates lists of ‘blue sky’ directors and photographers with whom they wish to work. Erwin Olaf is one of the photographers whose work I’ve admired for a long time and, along with Eugenio Recuenco, tops my list as the most lust-worthy photographers. (more…)

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Unruly Scarves: 100% Silk Scarves That Are NOT For Old Ladies

Unruly Scarves

Every couple of years, scarves try to make a comeback. You’ve got your high-end, ridiculously overpriced but stunning silk scarves from Gucci, Hermes, Chanel and of course, Emilio Pucci. Then you’ve got your ‘accessible’ silk scarves by companies such as Echo and Forzieri and you’ve got your ‘artsy’ hand painted silk scarves carried in museum shops. But still, most of them are either preppy, traditional.. or just plain ‘old lady’. (more…)

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