what to wear when…lagertha (requested by lagerthaas).
ladgerda, a skilled amazon, who, though a maiden, had the courage of a man, and fought in front among the bravest with her hair loose over her shoulders. all marveled at her matchless deeds, for her locks flying down her back betrayed that she was a woman.
post 495 of an infinity-part series
what to wear when…choosing the slain (requested by sendmedaughters).
then light shone from logafell,
and from that radiance there came bolts of lightning;
wearing helmets at himingvani came the valkyries.
their byrnies were drenched in blood;
and rays shone from their spears.
Alice Gibb by Craig McDean / Alexander McQueen f/w 2008 campaign
The Toast of The Twenties: Beaded Dresses of the Metropolitan Museum Collections, Ranging from 1924 to 1926 (via The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” - F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
Tao Okamoto: Byzantine Lux - Vogue China by Lachlan Bailey, December 2012
Welcome to fashion for a post-apocalyptic world
Zuzanna Bijoch at Givenchy haute couture s/s 2012