In more pleasant news

 I got the Nook Color for Valentine's Day from Tynan, which has a loaning app. If there are any other Nook users let me know so we can connect and swap books. Currently my loaning titles are

Daniel Deronda
North and South
Lady Chatterly's Lover
Best Detective Fiction (which includes a plethora of Sherlock Holmes, some Wilkie Collins and Edgar Allan Poe and a few others.)
A PG Wodehouse anthology

Friends cut incoming

If you feel very strongly in one direction or the other please let me know. Otherwise I am fairly set on who I want to get rid of and who I want to keep. Nothing personal really, just need less people on here.

More Tavi, sort of related to Criminal Minds

So I was looking through a bunch of different comms on livejournal and I found one about MGG featuring pictures of him taken by creepster extraordinaire Terry Richardson. You have officially disappointed me MGG, like a lot. Never mind that the pictures are kinda gross looking and skeevy (that's just Uncle Terry's style) but you seem to have forgotten that you're standing next to TERRY FUCKING RICHARDSON. Like that's as bad as voluntarily being around Dov Charney. Ew, ew, ew, ew. You're kind of forever scuzzy after that, so take note JGL.

This brought me back to my most beloved blog The Style Rookie. Tavi ran two incredibly insightful about Creepy McCreeperson and his antics. It's amazing that a 14 year old girl is more articulate on the subject than anyone else. So they are here:

Warning: looking at Terry Richardson's photography may want to make you scrub your eyes out with bleach, not because he's the worst photographer ever but because he is so damn sleazy. I really despise this man.

Oh my god shoes

I will not post a bunch of embarrassing stuff about how awesome my anniversary was. I will just say it was awesome and I will upload pics of what I wore (it was hot) and Tynan looking foxy in his new Ray Ban aviators. They were a big gift success. This post is about something else though. Shoes. Glorious, glorious shoes.

Yes, they went home with me today. The last ones in the store were my size and that was the exact color I wanted.

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As seen in the window of Lush.

M is more meme

When madwitch gives a command you obey. I suck at memes like this just as an fyi.

1. If you'd like to play along, reply to this post and I'll assign you a letter.
2. You then list (and upload or link to the video, if you feel like it) 5 (6, 7) songs that start with that letter.
3. Then, as I'm doing here, you'll post the list to your journal with the instructions. Easy peasy!
I got the letter "N", so here are the songs:

The Boys Next Door-The Nightwatchman
Tom Waits-New Coat of Paint
The Jesus and Mary Chain-Never Understand
The Cramps-New Kind of Kick

"Polina you are cooler than any Nick Hornby girl." -Chris Barry

In Paris, Fashion Crazy Juice Flows Like Stylish Mayo or something

Or maybe not. Because I know very little about French Vogue other than "I often like it when I see it" so maybe the editors and stylists are on board with my plan to make everything as absurd as possible. It seems a likely explanation for this

But yeah in the American fashion failosphere this is "stunning" without a trace of irony.

So are the French spiking their champagne with Crazy? Are they doing it for the lulz? Is this part of Karl Lagerfeld's eventual takeover of the world? Does this takeover start with mayo?  Are American fashion bloggers wanking to this more or less than basement dwelling weeaboos are wanking to school girl anime porn? What would be the answer is a just world?!

So many questions! But I know you have answers my LJ friends, why? 

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Karl Lagerfeld is crazy, in other news water is wet

Karl Lagerfeld is like 300 pounds of crazy in a ten pound bag. He might be from another galaxy. I'd say I want to visit that place sometimes but I'm pretty sure I'd be too fat to be allowed to exist there. On the other hand the the notorious He Who Hateth The Fatties did include Crystal Renn in his resort collection.

Sometimes he says things that are so WTF-y they are beautiful. Including this gem, which might be my favorite quote about fashion:
"Chic is a kind of mayonnaise, either it tastes, or it doesn't."

But this Karl is not mayonnaise that doesn't taste [good] this mayonnaise that has been sitting in the back of your fridge from the era that you ate mayonnaise. Karl I think you've finally outdid yourself in crazy. You actually designed

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