Friday, March 16, 2012

Icons & Inspiration

Icons and inspiration.  I don't think any further explanation is necessary.  

Bon weekend!

New York

Mies van der Rohe


Paul Newman

Audrey Hepburn

Ernest Hemingway

Robert Redford by Ron Galella

Alain Delon

Lauren Bacall

Clark Gable and Carole Lombard

Pablo Picasso

Catherine Deneuve

Kanye West

Gary Cooper

Holly Golightly

Jean Michel Basquiat

Yves Saint Laurent

Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg, and Keith Richards

Truman Capote

Steve McQueen

Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood

Ryan Gosling

Andy Warhol

Marlon Brando

Philip Johnson at The Four Seasons

Michael Caine

C.Z. Guest

Peter Beard

Yves Klein

James Dean

W.H. Auden

Carolina Herrera

Christian Bale

Ava Gardner and Frank Sinatra

Richard Avedon

Grace Kelly

Jack Nicholson

Jackie Kennedy Onassis

The Hangover

Robert Downey Jr.


Layers and Layers said...

Great post Heather. Very inspiring :) Happy Friday to you :)

David Y. said...

Heather, i always leave your blog totally inspired to do MORE MORE MORE!!! This was just what i needed to see before Winterthur!!! Bon Weekend!!!

Kim Grey said...

So many amazing images of iconic people and places! Thanks for sharing them.

Allison said...

Great words to live by and love, love the incredible black and white photos of these style icons! Have a great weekend!


Inner-Outer Beauty said...

Wonderful images and words, especially the one telling you to "seek elegance rather than luxury"! Bon weekend from Sweden!

Melanie said...

Hi Heather,

I would info on advertising on your blog. Not obvious how to contact you.

Karena said...

Inspiring beyond Heather!

Have a great weekend; do something extraordinary!

Art by Karena

Miss Margarita said...

Love this post!

Joseph the Butler said...

I never recognize Gary Cooper. Great images.

Pamela RG said...

Thank you for all the inspiring words. You have a great blog! It gives me inspiration and a good feeling! Happy St. Patrick's Day on Saturday! Bon Weekend!

Renate D. said...

Love your blog!
Inspiring pictures, inspiring words, inspiring feeling!
Renate D.

aestiegman said...

What a wonderful series, you've really outdone yourself Heather. Thanks.

Shed - the Eclectic Home said...

Fabulous as ever. Great post!!

Fashionista622 said...

What a beautiful post, there are endless inspirations here. Just Fabulous! xo


Sally Lee by the Sea, LLC said...

I'm so inspired now - great post, Heather!

Hope you have a divine weekend.

Foodie said...

That was a beautifully curated little exibition. You have quite the eye!!!!!!

Jennifer said...

Beautiful post! Thanks for the inspiration!

Erin said...

Wow! That was so fun to look at and right where my head is at today. Off tonight to see a screening of Casablanca, set to a full live orchestra! Should be marvy and absolutely can't wait!

Erin | Holtwood Hipster

brendam said...

Inspiring in all sorts of ways....authenticity abounds... Nicely done:)

keepsakes. etc said...

Hi Heather, I have been reading your blog for quite some time... I just wanna say that you are really so HABITUALLY CHIC =P
have a nice day.
i love this post

judith said...

Fabulous ! Glamourous! Exceptional and inspirational Post.

MJH Design Arts said...

Hi Heather, It has taken me over 1/2 hour to read this post--kept stopping to take notes and ponder. Thanks for refocusing my erstwhile brain. This is a post that I will return to again and again. Bravo and thank you. Mary

pve design said...

One of my favorite posts. I say that all the time here.

stereotype said...

Awesome POST!!!

Dame's Den said...

This is my favorite post you have ever done! What a great thing to wake up to in the morning!

Kim said...

Wow! Such an amazing and moving post! To me it seems you put your whole heart into it - as always! I appreciate the inspiration so very much! I believe we are all trying to have the best life possible - with what we have (emotionally and materially)!
Thank you, sweet Heather!

Unknown said...

Beautiful post! All it needs is a photograph of Clint Eastwood (not in character).

the designers muse said...

Great post as usual Heather! Congratulations on your book. I can't wait to get a copy.

penelopebianchi said...

Absolutely favorite post!!
So brilliant!

I have to print it out.........I adore it.


The best post ever!!! You're truly the BOMB!!!

QPDollNicole said...

Absolutely beautiful post - so enjoyed it!

Grant K. Gibson said...

One of my favorite posts!
Such inspiration and you know how much I love black and white!



Vicki Dreste said...

I always enjoy your posts, but this one is kind of perfect.

Paris Rendez-vous said...

Oh Wow....the images just got better and better......this post was exceptional. Better than stunning!

Ridgely's Radar said...

Great post! Love the images!

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Betsy Aimee said...

Just discovered your blog via Pinterest! I love it.


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