Throwback Thursday || Halloweenasaurus Rex

18/10/2012 § 6 Comments

I have always adored Halloween.  I think it probably has a lot to do with the fact that during my formative years my mom took the time to make costumes for all three of us (and usually also for herself and my dad) from scratch – and they were always of our own choosing.  We’d all make a special trip to the (usually boring) fabric store with renewed interest, ready to pick something amazing from those big floppy pattern books.

In the first grade, the most amazing thing I could think to be was a dinosaur.  And my mother, bless her heart, obliged her tomboy with the felt creation you see above.  However, you’ll also note that she added two bows and a bit of lipstick.

“If you’re going to be a dinosaur,
at least you’re gonna be a GIRL dinosaur!”

You know, maybe it’s high time for a repeat.

Happy Halloween!
What are you going to be?

Too Cool for (Nursery) School

04/05/2012 § 4 Comments

Kids don’t frequently make an appearance on Quite Continental,
but when they look as cool as these girls do, there’s no way I can resist.

Photos from the lookbook of Very French Gangsters,
a decidedly hip kid’s eyewear company.

The Sartorialist: On the Street….Very Young Madrid, Madrid

11/11/2010 § Leave a comment

J’adore ce garçon!  The sock pom-poms!   The comb-over!

No Garanimals here, muchas gracias!

Via: The Sartorialist

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