Summer in Vicenza: Notes of Parco Palladiano
Study of Hue: ‘Hy’ [Swedish]: Skin or Complexion
I think of all the gunk we smear in daily in the efforts to control, manipulate it’s appearance and can’t help but feel helpless, even foolish. I assign my own identity to the very final stage of manipulation (/makeup), after all. I attach status and confidence to skin that falls (eczema), and cloak the different hues of imperfections and complexities that otherwise would give body to wine. And why is it that I am Me only to my partner and the postman that rings the bell too early in the morning?
Notes of Parco Palladiano
‘Hy’ [Swedish]: Skin or Complexion
Chanel is a master of 18, hours of which it takes (depending on material) for one handbag to be produced. Each is subject to meticulous care, from sketch to packaging – every step sanctioned by quality control – after which it is then ready to begin its story. Now multiply this by decades of finesse and perfection.Read More