Wednesday, June 23, 2010

It's Rude to Stare

I have gone back to look at this image a dozen times. And saved it. And, finally, printed it because I need paper inspiration files. That giant Greek key has me hunting for a yard stick and a paint brush. The flowers! That green! I can't get enough.

This Steven Meisel image appeared in Vogue in May, 2007; the layout was produced by Grace Coddington, set design by Mary Howard and panels by Sarah Oliphant. My hat is off to all of them. You can see the slideshow here.

From the incomparable Little Augury and her award-winning (well, it should be) post here. The image is

13 comments:

eddieross said...

AMAZING!!!!! xoxo

Karena said...

It is you, Patricia, and a great weekend project! Fabulous image from Little Augury.

Karena
Art by Karena

24 Corners said...

That boysenberry color!!!

pve design said...

Are you thinking of this for a room in your home? I can see it being fabulous! I love the graphic bold key juxtaposed against that green leaf ~
Her dress is stunning.
pve

little augury said...

The Greek key is always "in"- a Classic-since... Well- Greece.
& I humbly accept, pgt

Mrs. Blandings said...

It is an amazing image. And, Patricia, I don't know, but it needs to go somewhere.

Kerry said...

I'd be happy if I could be taken seriously while wearing that get-up.

mary said...

The floor butting up against the greek key--definitely amazing. Thanks, Mary

EasyAndElegantLife said...

Just when I think I need to simplify and the image in my head is of whitewashed Greek villages.... along come this.

El said...

Great image. Thanks fro sharing!

beachbungalow8 said...

well, if anyone can do it, you can. The whole image is pretty bananas. Those giant Camillas, the loosely painted floor and wal, the colors... LOVE it.

Mrs. Blandings said...

Totally bananas. Love it.

katiedid said...

Luscious!!!! Now I think I need a splash of green in my black, white and wine bedroom.