In Mourning: Accessories

In mourning: Accessories. Ahh the lighter side of life, even when in mourning we, Homo Sapiens, always will find a reason to accessorize !
In Mourning: Accessories
Four Women Crying, c. 1878. Photo: Courtesy Stanley B. Burns, MD, Burns archive In Mourning: Accessories
Mourning handkerchief, 1880-1899, Metropolitan Museum New York (via)In Mourning: Accessories
Victorian Lachrymatory Tear Catcher Gilt Glass Bottle (via Luana Faulkeny)

Danke schön Freundin T.!

Lady Birgit Lee

Former Danish model Birgit “Gitte” Krøncke Lee, wife of the actor Christopher Lee. 745-386020_0x440 vi01010d0350-035104walker-485841_0x440
Gitte Lee, photographed by Tim walker for Vogue Italia October 2010

Gitte Lee in a Celine ad campaign for Fall 2010, Photo by Jeurgen Teller (via)

Gitte Lee : The Art of Personal Style on Advanced style blog

Braided in black and white

Braided in black and whiteBalenciaga from “Tough Love” Vogue Japan, photo by Hedi Slimane
Braided in black and white
“More or Less”  handknitted collection by Nanna van Blaaderen
Braided in black and white
Breadmatters III” by Ruth Weinberg, 2005
Braided in black and white

“Black Tie Carpet” by Nika Zupanc for the Italian rug company Nodus