Parfait, my new favorite ‘zine

Parfait, my new favorite ‘zine

Emily K. Larned of Red Charming recently sent me a copy of her awesome ‘zine, Parfait, “…in which your discerning editor turns her sartorial eye to antiquated books seeking fashion inspiration for all.”
Pretty much like Painfully Hip’s thrift stars, but with vintage photographs …and good writing.

parfait

Obviously right up my alley- I absolutely loved it. It came beautifully hand-bound and packaged and was entertaining as f#$%. Here’s an excerpt (and a regretfully bad scan):

skateboarder.jpg
ALL WHITE ALL THE TIME

It is 1965 and dude is on a skateboard vying for our attention, but who are we really looking at? That’s right, dude all the way back all in white. We’re looking at you. We like your look. Note how he does not ruin his all-white awesomeness by not wearing white shoes. He’s on it. None of his friends are as stylin’ but he doesn’t care. He doesn’t judge.

I’d recommend sending a copy to your fashion-obsessed penpals in lieu of a lameass christmas card. seriously, they’re only $6!

She also sent a beautiful hardcover book she wrote packed with titillating photography called Thrift Store, The Past & Future Secret Lives of Things, another perfect gift for the insatiable thrifters in your life.

painfullyhipad_dec.jpg

6 comments to Parfait, my new favorite ‘zine

  • Oh, yes! I love love loved my copy. I sent her an email of thanks post-haste. And told her that it reminded me a bit of Miranda July’s “No one belongs here more than you.” (A very good thing.) The “Advice for when you are sad.” portion in particular – the drawings made it perfect.

  • [...] ingenious Emily Larned of RedCharming, who I’ve written about before, sent me scans of her new publication, LOOKBOOK 54. It is all about the glorious T, a wearable [...]

  • Spot on with this write-up, I really think this web site wants far more consideration. I’ll in all probability be once more to learn way more, thanks for that info.

  • sneak a peek at this site, There are a few fascinating deadlines on this article however I don’t recognise if I see all of them center to heart. There may be a few validity however I’ll take hold opinion till I glance into it further. Good article , thanks and we want more! Delivered to FeedBurner as well

  • I am impressed, I have got to accept. Seldom do you stumbled upon a blog that is the two evenly educative and interesting, and without a doubt, you have success the nail about the brain. The catch is something not enough women and men are discussing wisely about. Now i am thrilled I came across this within my hunt for something associated with this.

  • I gotta bookmark this internet site it seems invaluable handy

Leave a Reply

 

 

 

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

CommentLuv badge