Yes, it's that time of year again. The sun is shining, the birds are singing and the fact I'm now graduated has started to sink in. But unlike most Portuguese, I don't grab my towel and run to the nearest beach at the first rise of temperature. If not chucking water down my back or grasping for air (alright, I'm exaggerating, but it really is hot!), these days I can be found at the cinema or film museum screenings, in museums, etc. So yesterday afternoon, after running errands, I dolled up to go out for milkshakes at the 50s diner followed by a exhibition opening at BES Arte e Finança! The exhibition is brilliant, and the pop up art bookshop project is something to keep an eye out for aswell. May you not know the space, they have a GoNatural restaurant and an open lounge space where occasional concerts take place, besides the temporary exhibitions throughout the year.
This is the invite, click to enlarge and check details.
|Meanwhile, at the diner...|
|Please do ignore my stupid face, it was so windy! Outside the Film Museum.|
Dress: Vintage (Flea Market)
Bag: Vintage (Flea Market)
And now for the week's loot!
Taschen Icons 50s Fashion plus some vintage cosmetics and trinkets I found in the flea market; a hair comb, lipstick, powder case and tortoise comb with a detailed metalic cover. Not too shabby!
The book is quite nice, although purely pictorial. It's incredible how much you can learn about from era ads, they speak volumes about a society's values and insecurities.