versaillesadness:

Versailles Royal Opera, Versailles, France.

versaillesadness:

Versailles Royal Opera, Versailles, France.

Your young hands didn’t rest,
And the scaffold you built was terrifying.
Everything you touched
Seemed transformed,
Whatever you wanted to destroy—collapsed,
A life or death sentence in every word.
Anna Akhmatova, “Mayakovsky in 1913" (1940), Tr. Jenny Wade (via ardora)
lamorbidezza:

Backstage at Maison Martin Margiela Haute Couture Fall 2012

lamorbidezza:

Backstage at Maison Martin Margiela Haute Couture Fall 2012

daisycalloway:

Ruin and Rising Collectiona fanmix for Aleksander Morozova (listen)

"Once more," he said. "Speak my name once more."
He was ancient, I knew that. But in this moment, he was just a boy - brilliant, blessed with too much power, burdened by an eternity.
"Aleksander."
His eyes fluttered shut. “Don’t let me be alone,” he murmured. And then he was gone. (listen)
intothegloss:

Chanel’s Rouge Allure lipsticks, photographed by Frederik Lindstrom for Intermission magazine.

intothegloss:

Chanel’s Rouge Allure lipsticks, photographed by Frederik Lindstrom for Intermission magazine.

I’m almost never serious, and I’m always too serious. Too deep, too shallow. Too sensitive, too cold-hearted. I’m like a collection of paradoxes.
Ferdinand de Saussure   (via wodley)

Marilyn Monroe poses for Harold Lloyd during a photo shoot at Marilyn’s Los Angeles apartment by Philippe Halsman, 1952

Marilyn Monroe poses for Harold Lloyd during a photo shoot at Marilyn’s Los Angeles apartment by Philippe Halsman, 1952

darulicious:

Matta Matthiasdottir by Rokas Darulis

darulicious:

Matta Matthiasdottir by Rokas Darulis