A Worldly Wardrobe: Beautiful Vintage Maps As Dresses and Shirts By Elisabeth Lecourt


above: “Coquille de Noix et Allumette”, Bird Eye View of San Francisco rep. 1846, Signed and sealed E.L. Elisabeth Lecourt, 2012, 841 x 594 x 30 mm, price on request

London artist Elisabeth Lecourt‘s Les Robes Géographiques is a series of sweet dresses and a few buttoned-down shirts that use actual vintage paper maps from all over the world in lieu of textiles. (more…)

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The Million Dollar Mermaid Swims Out Of Our Lives. All About The Lovely Esther Williams. (35 photos)

Esther Williams hero IIHIH

Most of my readers are too young to know who Esther Williams was. But if you like bathing beauties, pin-up girls, singing, acting, swimming, big production numbers (Busby Berkeley) and corny romances, you’ll want to know more about the legend we just lost at the age of 91. (more…)

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Technicolor Twinkle Toes. Embroidery on Vintage Photos of Dancers.

Embroidered Photos of Dancers

Now living and working in Berlín, Chilean-born Jose Romussi formally studied landscape design when growing up. But over the past few years has gained a significant following for his embroidered photos of dancers; screen prints and collages in which he combines vintage black and white photographs with colorful forms of hand sewing. (more…)

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