just as the glasto weekend was coming to an end, californian rock child trapped in the body of a talented french designer came up with another one of his inspiring collections. woodstock vibes all around, good old yves would be proud. saint laurent s/s15 via dazed-digital.
"there is always magic to be summoned at any point. i love to live in a world of magic, but not a fake world of magic. we all really basically have a lot of magic.. it's only those of us who choose to accept it, that really understand it. it's there for everyone."
i don't want to sound like some zen master or a life coach trainee, but is there a better season to celebrate life than springtime.? everything seems easier with a few rays of sunshine and blooming trees. so go out and pick some flowers, the universe can wait.
"cultural transformation was an irresistible force during the sixties, and across america and around the globe civil rights, women's and gay liberation, the sexual revolution and, of course, the explosive soundtrack of r&b, soul and rock and roll informed everything from politics to fashion."
everytime i read something like this, i can't help but wonder, where is our '1969 spirit' today.?
late sixties american high school fashion captured by life magazine
being able to travel is the greatest joy a person can have. it can lift your spirit, broaden your horizons and literaly take you to places you've dreamt of. traveling far isn't always affordable, but book reading, listening to music and exploring things in any way possible surely is. and it is the first step towards appreciating the beauty that this world has to offer.
these are a few of my mum's photos from her last year's trip to cuba. looking at them and listening to her stories makes me feel like i've already been there. but they also make me want to get back soon.