Monthly Archives: April 2012

Penguin Threads

Embroidered book cover illustration by Rachell Sumpter for Penguin Books

…and read Rachell’s comments on the process of working on these covers at the Penguin Blog and The Huffington Post. I’m sorry to say, I have yet to find photos of the endpapers of all of these books, which add even more upside-down design to them, as they show the undersides of the embroideries. Fabulous!

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Advanced Style

Ari Seth Cohen‘s blog Advanced Style shows us the stylish, beautiful people ‘d’un age certain’…

Advanced Style: Age and Beauty from Ari Cohen on Nowness.com. Joyce Carpati, featured in Cohen’s upcoming book states ‘To age is a privilege’. Too right…

and the inimitable Iris Apfel, who at 90, believes age should be celebrated…


“Oh, fashion is fashion.  It’s who you are as a person that’s interesting – and the more interesting you are, the more personalized your appearance will be.  It’s about having a sense of self above all else.”

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