Originally uploaded by jessica m
It's a bit tough for fashion images to inspire me... on the one hand I love fashion when it is daring, artistic and creative. On the other hand, there are a lot of stale, drab, and boring images of fashion out there. As in clothing, it's hard for me to describe what I love, but I know what I love when I see it. Case in point: that wonderful moleskine drawing above, which reminds me so much of Catherine Deneuve in Repulsion (one of my all-time favorites).
I occasionally follow magazines, but I can tell when my favorite art directors leave because they no longer inspire me. Lately, I've been keeping up with the Sartorialist and enjoying his poetic finds. I was fascinated to finally see the face behind the camera, and what an awesome, punch-in-the-gut amazing ad it is:
You should definitely click through to see the large size on his blog. I loved the graceful, Great Gatsby, roaring 20's-like quality to the photo, but I must say what I loved most was the kindness in his eyes.
What about you? Are there any ads, blogs, or good magazines inspiring you now?