Though I’m mainly a black and white kind of gal, every so often I start really feeling a very specific pastel color palette. Some idle Tumblr/Google meandering this week led me to artist Will Cotton, and I dragged Cotton Candy Katy into my “inspiration' folder.
These mint, white, and black Kenzo patent-leather loafers are just the right amount of 1950s masculine tailoring, saccharine coloring, and weight (because when you’re getting into flowy, summery things, that’s what you need on your feet).
_ Helmut Newton: Polaroids_: Buying coffee-table books for yourself is not always a top priority, but you should consider making an exception for this one. Front-to-back, it’s one of the most consistently relevant, inspiring things I own. The man was a genius. I mean, just look at the cover. And imagine how good it’d look on your coffee/bedside table.
Cire Trudon Yaz Bukey Candle : Yaz is a Paris-based Turkish jewelry designer with a wicked sense of color (and humor). Her latest project, this leather-jacket—seriously, the aroma couldn’t be more on-the-nose—scented candle with Cire Trudon looks and smells sexy as hell.
MAC Haute & Naughty Lash Mascara : Oh Haute & Naughty, how I love thee, even though I never know how to pronounce “ haute' when I recommend it to people. (I know, but it’s like saying Ibeetha instead of Ibeeza—awkward.) When you want a light-as-air, barely there swipe of mascara, nothing beats the Haute side of the brush.