Sunday, July 6, 2008

When I Was Just a Little Girl...

...I asked my mother, "What will I be"?

Here's what she said to me,

The upbeat version...

The unsettling version from Alfred Hitchcock's The Man Who Knew Too Much...

I loved this song as a little girl, and I sang it to my boys at bedtime, and they loved it. Things that stand the test of time are Superfabulous! Here are some other objects that have stood the test of time:

Manolo Blahnik Shoes (1973), Jean Schlumberger at Tiffany & Co. (1956) 16 Stone Ring

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Barcelona Daybed (1930)

Hermes Kelly Bag (Hermes 1837, Kelly Bag 1935), Tod's Driving Shoes (1987)

Chanel 2.55 Handbag (February 1955, of course) and Repetto Ballet Flats (1948)

Deyrolle, the taxidermy shop on rue du Bac, Paris (1831) and cute little Ferrari (1947) on 3rd Avenue and 75th Street

Louis Vuitton Trunk (1854)

Statue of Buddha (around 1 AD), Safari jacket (popularized in the 1950's)

Etro (1968), Paisley (around 1780), Paisley at Etro (1981), Emilio Pucci (1948)

Navy Blazer (1857), French Fisherman's Shirt (mid 18th century)

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Anonymous said...

yo, krom! i luv that barcelona day bed. Definitely a CLASSIC!

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