One day I decided to capture the sunset sky with some recent favourites from my closet. I wanted to dedicate this post to my best friend Jo in the UK. I haven’t seen her since Paris Fashion Week, when we attended Sophia Kokosalaki’s show together. Despite being over 8000 miles away, she still calls me from thousands of miles away and writes to me in between her busy work and travel schedules. She has lived away from Melbourne for over 6 months now and probably has forgotten how Australian fauna looks like in the winter sun.
I’m geared up in a Claude Maus Merino dress with my Felder Felder Daphne coat (also seen here), grey tights which have served me well over the years but are nearly the end of their era; peeptoe booties, a vintage fish necklace and a Natalia Brilli sea urchin necklace. I also bought a larger one in grey. She is one of my favourite avant-garde accessories designers, a master (mistress?) of coating anything and everything in the softest lambskin. Fingers crossed I can stock her in the future…
A little blurred, am I still in your memory
This photo reminds me of a very famous song (almost ad nauseum) which have the lyrics of
You have so many relationships in this life
Only one or two will last
You go through all this pain and strife
Then you turn your back and they’re gone so fast
And they’re gone so fast
So hold on to the ones who really care
In the end they’ll be the only ones there
When you get old and start losing your hair
Can you tell me who will still care?
Guess who wrote this?
I never thought much of these words as a teen, but now that I’m older, I finally understand what the Hanson brothers were singing about.
There are so many ‘best friends’ who rarely keep in touch, no matter how hard you try… Are we just going to let our ‘busy schedules’ stunt the growth of our friendships?
If you haven’t seen your best friends for a while, call them, email them, Facebook them, Tweet them. Tell them that you care about them. Don’t let them become a blur in the depths of your mind.