La Dame aux Camélias (Alexandre Dumas), by Louis Icart (1938)

Things I long to see with my own eyes: Palace of the Winds in Jaipur, India

Yes, please.

Yes, please.

I feel all shadows of the universe multiplied deep inside my skin.
Virginia Woolf, From a diary entry dated 5 November 1931 (via sunst0ne)
Lounging. (Vintage Butterfly)
Lounging. (Vintage Butterfly)
Dita the magnificent.

Dita the magnificent.

Pink perfection.

Pink perfection.

Swimwear & pistols. (Corinne Calvet with Marie Wilson and Diana Lynn 1950)

Swimwear & pistols. (Corinne Calvet with Marie Wilson and Diana Lynn 1950)

The ultimate sunglasses. (Fei Fei Sun at Miu Miu Fall 2011)

The ultimate sunglasses. (Fei Fei Sun at Miu Miu Fall 2011)

I was not trying to be shocking, or to be a pioneer. I wasn’t trying to change society, or to be ahead of my time. I didn’t think of myself as liberated, and I don’t believe that I did anything important. I was just myself. I didn’t know any other way to be, or any other way to live. ~ Bettie Page