This time last year, Alexej and I were busy with planning our wedding, and two of our close friends have upcoming weddings this July. Hearing about their plans has made me miss the whole wedding planning process, even though it was so stressful and time-consuming.
I really enjoyed being able to plan a whole event that expressed our personality as a couple. We both love music: Alexej spent many hours perfecting our wedding playlists, our friend Elisa played 'Satellite of Lov
I recently wrote about a trip to the Japanese gallery at the British Museum. Besides seeing some lovely prints, I was also inspired by a beautiful wedding sash with weeping cherry blossom design. I had been thinking of creating a cherry blossom print, but something was missing from my early versions. I love the way the blossoms pour down from the top of the sash, and the metallic thread elevates the natural designs to a level of elegance befitting a wedding. My photos didn't
Awe-inspiring nature, beautiful women, erotic scenes, fierce warriors, famous actors, and dramatic folklore … just some of the subjects that make up the imagery of the lavish ‘floating world’ (ukiyo) of Edo-period Japan (1615-1865). A growing merchant class enjoyed an increasingly decadent life-style, entertained by the drama and violence of the kabuki theatre and its lineage of famous actors. Just as revered, yet slightly more exclusive were the beautiful courtesans and geis