Thursday, June 26, 2014

Beauty privilege is very real. None of us are imagining it, and if we aren’t born genetic lottery winners, our only option is to compensate with style, grace, and charm. Of course, none of that shit comes cheap. That’s kind of the whole point. It’s all meant to be aspirational and exclusionary. We’re supposed to feel depressed by our skin, agitated by our bodies, and anxious about our invisibility. That’s the insidious subtlety of social control.

The worst part is that we know in our rational minds that it’s all bullshit, and yet we’re still plagued with self-loathing when we can’t live up to unattainable beauty standards. No matter how much self-acceptance we achieve, we can still look in the mirror and instantly catalog all the things about ourselves that we don’t think measure up. It’s maddening. It makes us feel like hypocrites even though it’s not our hypocrisy.

The Coquette @ Adult-Mag (via salemcats)
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
northmagneticpole:

Malcolm McLaren & Vivienne Westwood 

northmagneticpole:

Malcolm McLaren & Vivienne Westwood 

(Source: ermietumblr)

Sunday, June 22, 2014

going to a “bad” uni or doing an “easy” course doesn’t make you stupid godddd

desertislandbrooklyn:

Rare Mark Beyer screenprinted book from Zürich

desertislandbrooklyn:

Rare Mark Beyer screenprinted book from Zürich

Friday, June 20, 2014

paulgallagherillustration:

From last October, paper cut outs, part of a group installation

rudygodinez:

Charles Rennie  Mackintosh, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, (1897-1909)

plantlette:

my new favorite shirt

plantlette:

my new favorite shirt

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
coverspy:

The True Deceiver, Tove Jansson (M, 30s, glasses, scruffy beard, red V-neck sweater over bright plaid shirt, F train) http://bit.ly/lg7lH4

coverspy:

The True Deceiver, Tove Jansson (M, 30s, glasses, scruffy beard, red V-neck sweater over bright plaid shirt, F train) http://bit.ly/lg7lH4