But I'm feeling tired and non-wordy, so this week's Pinning Inspiration theme is amazing headdresses (something I've pinned a lot of, recently!)
This one is just plain stunning. Oh to have $200 and a place to wear it!
“Peppering her glittering stories with knowing (and often outrageous) pronouncements, she ranges wide—from geishas to the incomparable art of Balenciaga, the genius of great servants, and her own reason for being absolutely certain that Chanel and the Duke of Windsor had once had “the romance of the world.”[…]Whatever her subject, you want her never to stop. Hers is a memoir like no other, and reading it is a pure pleasure.”
“To this day, anything physical or strange…I can usually pass it off by saying it was a very healthy experience.”“But I think when you’re young you should be a lot with yourself and your sufferings. Then one day you get out where the sun shines and the rain rains and the snow snows, and it all comes together.”“But don’t think you were born too late. Everyone has that illusion. But you aren’t. The only problem is if you think too late.”“Everything is new. At least everything is new the first time around.”“[…] nothing was frightening to me. It was all part of the great adventure […]”
Rural women in pink saris, wielding bamboo sticks in pursuit of social justice