The magnificent Carole Lombard

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Photo of Carole Lombard by George Hurrell, photo of the Galeries Lafayette in Berlin and Ilgiz Fazulzyanov earrings (art deco inspired). Carole Lombard was a famous actress who often played in screwball comedy movies (Launched in the mid-1930s, screwball comedies … Continue reading

Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen

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“Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.” Pride … Continue reading

A vertiginous future

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Jean Després bracelet, Metropolis movie poster and Art Deco wallpaper (Mayfair). Jean Després (1899-1980) was a famous Art Deco jeweler. Metropolis (directed by Fritz Lang, 1927) is a movie depicting a dark future with a vertiginous architecture. The Metropolis is … Continue reading

Henry Tilney in Northanger Abbey

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Portrait of J.J Feild as Henry Tilney in the adapted movie of the Jane Austen book Northanger Abbey (written between 1798 and 1803 but published after the Jane Austen’s death in 1817), portrait of Jane Austen and book cover. Henry … Continue reading

Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter

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Bunny porcelain lamp, Reine Rosalie’s crystal earrings and photo of Evanna Lynch as Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter’s movies. Luna Lovegood is a schoolgirl at Hogwarts and belongs to the Ravenclaw house. Her patronus is a rabbit. She is … Continue reading