"Femininity is depicted as weakness, the sapping of strength, yet masculinity is so fragile that apparently even the slightest brush with the feminine destroys it."
— Gwen Sharp
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."
— Winston S. Churchill
"It’s a most distressing affliction to have a sentimental heart and a skeptical mind."
— Naguib Mahfouz, Sugar Street
style: Anna Burmistrova
make-up & Hair : Alena Moiseeva
"It’s always more intriguing to imagine what’s happening, as opposed to seeing everything, because then you can use your imagination. I always wanted to be at a distance."
— Sofia Coppola
"Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers."
— Veronica A. Shoffstall
"Cynics are, in the end, only idealists with awkwardly high standards."
— Alain de Botton
New York has Balthazar, Paris has Brasserie Lipp, London has the Wolseley. Centrally located on Piccadilly, the Wolseley is a modern all-day cafe-brasserie in the European tradition, where grandees and grungers alike feel welcome.
The building dates from 1921, when the Wolseley Car Company (which began life as the Wolseley Sheep Shearing Company) hired architect William Curtis Green to design a luxurious car showroom. No architectural mark of opulence was omitted: high arches, sweeping stairways, marble floors—it all adds up to a munificent temple for the mechanical wonder of the age. The cafe’s interiors, orchestrated byDavid Collins Studio, are almost a decade old but continue to exude an Art Deco glamor.
Winslow Homer - Cannon Rock, 1895. Oil on canvas
DESIGNER: Lulu Frost
"The mathematician’s patterns, like the painter’s or the poet’s, must be beautiful; the ideas, like the colours or the words, must fit together in a harmonious way. Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics."
— A Mathematician’s Apology, G.H. Hardy (1940)