Archive for February, 2011


Does This Make Me Look Boxy?

February 22nd, 2011 10:00 am


OK, so he’s not exactly eligible to enter our blog’s customer photo competition; but we couldn’t resist sharing this photo of customer Lisa Conway’s kitty, Teddytails, working an Anna Scholz look in his own way!

“Anna’s clothes arrive so lovingly packaged with all that beautiful pink tissue,” Lisa wrote us, “and I think that’s why this AS box has been his most favourite place to relax.”




The Test of Time: Irina Werning goes Back to the Future

February 21st, 2011 10:00 am


Buenos Aires-based photographer, Irina Werning has started an ongoing series of photographs called “Back to the Future” in which she has subjects re-enact childhood photographs. The clothing and backgrounds are amazingly and painstakingly re-created. Faces may change over time, but certain qualities of appearance and personality always shine through.

“I love old photos,” Irina writes on her website. “I admit being a nosy photographer. As soon as I step into someone else’s house, I start sniffing for them. Most of us are fascinated by their retro look but to me, it’s imagining how people would feel and look like if they were to reenact them today… by the way, this project made me realise I’m a bit obsessive…”

Nico in 1986 & 2010, Buenos Aires

Flo, Maria & Dolores in 1979 & 2010

La Negra 1980 & 2010, Buenos Aires

To see more of Irina’s photos and to read about her, click here!




February Customer Photo Contestant: Helene Lavoie

February 20th, 2011 10:00 am


Helene says she’s staying snuggly in snowy Canada with her Anna Scholz cotton cashmere wrap dress.





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