the ugly earring

ug‧ly [uhg-lee] offensive to the sense of beauty; displeasing in appearance

working the professional angle

because next month is all business.

can’t go wrong with an all black ensemble (but no hair bow and the shiny bolero for me).

and she works the pot belly in a skinny suit so well!

(photos from the sart


a one eyed momma cat

(picasso, la celestina, 1904)

she showed up on our doorstep, one eye hazed with blindness and two baby kittens in tow. a sweet, gentle feline; but, she’s remained nameless except for the “yama cat”‘ that  serves as a temporary moniker.  

today, she is celestina,

the cat who sat on my black velvet cape.

copy cat


hey, these are my shoes!

(from london fashion week–Duro Olowu)

a coifed bird.

on days like today i wish katsuya kamo would come over and spruce up my feathers.