He stepped down, trying not to look long at her, as if she were the sun, yet he saw her, like the sun, even without looking.Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina (via observando)
Clementine von Radics, “The Story Behind Lobsters” (via larmoyante)
The story behind lobsters
is that they weren’t thought of as cuisine
until the 19th century. Before that
they were considered peasant food,
and most often served in prisons.
The story behind diamonds
is that they were just rocks until 1938
when there was a marketing campaign
that forever linked them with love.
The story about you is that you thought
I was so much more than I was.
The story behind art
is that it’s never a masterpiece
until it’s already been sold.
Once it already belongs to someone else.
The story behind us
is that once you finally had me, you had
no idea what I was worth.
Just a few of the things I bought from Europe which don’t make sense: heavy magazines, eyelash curlers (I now have four), a piece of plastic from Sephora to protect my eyelids from mascara and a skirt with so much glitter on it I have to contain it in a plastic bag #holiday #shopping #toomuchshopping #someonestopthis #vogue #shuuemura #sephora