Sunday, 18 July 2010

Myths & Minimalism

Next weekend I'm going to the Secret Garden Party festival, where fantasy comes to life, trees and woodland become harp strings as a musical backdrop, and a carnival colours the sky. The encouraged theme this year is greek mythology and arabian nights, and this summons up exotic colours and ice white dessert ideas. It's a colour that I once stereotyped and judged, assuming it to have a chav staple and sin. But thankfully my rainbow of tastes has curved to accomodate different colours and styles recently. And thanks to designers such as Damir Doma, I've been blinded by the art of white minimalist bliss and behaviour. His collections encapsulate light and movement through mesh and pockets that practically take over the tops and open them up to constantly evolving shapes. Gladiator sandals and male leggings vacuum form the male physique in a romantic but powerful manner, giving me the impression of gods that have been sand kissed and whirled into shape in the dessert. There's something stripped down and spiritual to the coffee cream layers that really inspire me. And while I've got a way to go confidence wise before I can sport an 'all white affair', my asymmetric mesh and cotton top from All Saints is certainly a start.







70 comments:

  1. F A N T A S T I C !!!
    I wonder if you like my today's outfit.
    Maybe you like to have a look at my blog...

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  2. thanks so much dear! love your blog !

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  3. your outfits are always perfect.

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  4. perfect outfit, perfect pants & necklace!
    x

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  5. perfection. totally lusting this outfit! (the red shoes with those pants.. purrfect.)

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  6. Love the contrasts in this outfit.
    I just ordered a pair of Doc's myself :)
    Preparations for fall.

    Sam


    wolfanddeer.blogspot.com

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  7. I'm in love with your necklace.
    But I think everything from this outfit is just perfect! I don't know how you're doing it but it looks gorgeous together.

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  8. your outfits are amazing!!! I like the pants and the shoes! and of course the necklace!

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  9. Loving the necklace & red boots!! xo

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  10. Gorgeous necklace!
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  11. those shoes are darling. love the blog!

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  12. just stumbled upon your blog.
    it's supergreat!! love your docs, i occasionally borrow my cousins red docs.

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  13. Ahh, those shoes! They really are something. The whole outfit is a killer!:) Luv it!

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  15. Love everything about this outfit. Great trousers.:)SarahD

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  16. I love that minimalism look on men, very sexy!

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  17. oh! me encata el outfit de la primera foto:)

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  19. Wowww, that festival sounds amazing, i wish i could go, you've made me rather jealous ;) really like the outfits you've posted too.
    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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  20. Love the shirt and the necklace!

    The Secret Garden Party Festival sounds like it would be so much fun! The theme is so cool. I bet you will have an amazing time there.

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  21. Minimalism seems to be a myth for me. Never mind the fact that I swear to become one every time I pack, or have to clean my house/room. It is something to strive for.

    Your shoes are amazing. They remind me of Chloe. You know the ones?

    Amber
    ambersmouthwash

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  22. It sounds like it's going to be an amazing festival! Have lots of fun!

    Great shoes, I love the colour and your pants are awesome. Printed pants are perfect for summer.

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  23. Magnific shoes, loved them!
    Sedamar

    http://sedaemar.blogspot.com

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  24. YOU ARE A TOTAL HOTTIE!!
    Much love n kisses,
    xooxox
    Beckerman Girls

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  25. love this!! and love love the red military jacket in the post below!
    xoxo

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  26. the party you are going to sounds divine! I can just imagine it :)

    gosh you wear those pants well x
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  27. Totally hot necklace :-) Oh, and your jeans are awesome. + sorry for the very long wait :-( Thanks for your lovely comment!
    panda xx

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  28. I'm completely enthralled by your hair.. Pretty amazing/

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  29. Minimalism...a key word in my life.

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  30. I love your look, especially your pants!

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  31. These shoes are incredible =]

    x

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  32. I wish I had a Secret Garden Party to attend. Love your necklace and trousers

    Thanks for stopping by me :)

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  33. I love your blog!
    Your style is amazing!

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  35. I think I'm in love with you after reading this post. :P

    Love the blog! xx rk

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  36. thanks for stopping by my blog, you style rocks!! :) x

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  37. Lovely outfit! The red shoes are stunning. x

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  38. Nice I love your top and boots! D

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  39. Uuuh I love that outfit & I want those red boots for myself LOL

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  40. Aww envious . Looks like a great fashion show party :) Amazing outfit by you , again ! Love the cardigan and shoes !

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  41. Great post, inspire!!!
    u totally success to bring that outfit from Runway to ur daily outfit.
    love the way u look. COOL


    THE SECRET LIFE OF "D"

    xoxo

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  42. i'm sure you will, but you better post about the festival. i want to go so bad!

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  43. Minimalism is an interesting concept especially when fashion is concerned. Nice boots Charles.

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  44. your red shoes are so gorgeous. really amazing!
    X

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  45. pinceeeee!!!...you are amaziiin man!!!!

    abrazo!

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  46. awesome outfits.. love your boots boy!

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  47. Great horn necklace
    Awesome my patner ;)

    xx

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  48. that second look is very innovative, but not so flattering, haha :)

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  49. i wish i could join the festival as well! sounds like loads of fun!
    i think i could borrow the pendant from you! amazing!

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  50. hElllo! hope youre having a brilliant summer! thanks for those kind words. im amazed by your style. and how your entries always share great inspiration from both catwalk and your own backyard- if im not wrong.
    great photos!

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  51. wow great outfit as usual.
    love your boots!!!!!! :)

    **im so jealous with your hair**hehe.

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  52. Beautiful collection. I like how you channeled it in your look.

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  53. Love these looks, very minimalist and stylish

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  54. Aaahh the secret garden party sounds amazing!! My friends were telling me about it.
    You must tell us all how it is!!, have fun :)

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  55. I Love these looks. Sometimes I wish I could dress like a guy and look as good.

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  56. Ahhh I'm so jealous you're going to the Secret Garden Party festival! Make sure to let us know how it was! Your outfit's pretty great by the way. You probably mentioned this before but where is your necklace from? Lovvving it.

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    am now a follower & a fan!!

    love kerry

    xx

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