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M Train

M Train by Patti Smith

  I loved Patti Smith’s Just Kids, but I loved M Train even more. She is such a wonderful writer. She takes us places, many times to Greenwich Village, for many cups of coffee at Café ‘Ino, but also to … Read More

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Bond Girl Style: Carey Lowell in Licence to Kill

Bond girl style-Carey Lowell as Pam Bouvier in Licence to Kill

  Like The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) before it and Casino Royale (2006) after it, Licence to Kill (1989) introduced us to one of the best and one of my favourite Bond girls, Carey Lowell. She saves Bond’s back … Read More

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Umana Riservatezza

Brunello Cucinelli umana riservatezza

Umana riservatezza. Human privacy. This phrase. This phrase has never had more meaning than now. And this Brunello Cucinelli campaign. It speaks a thousand words and my own thoughts, thoughts I sometimes believe I should speak more often.   Brunello … Read More

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Editorial: I’m No Doll

Editorial-La strada Federico Fellini

  The Editorial: thoughts, short stories or essays about the world of cinema   La strada (1954) is part of Fellini’s solitude trilogy made in the mid-fifties, including Il bidone (1955) and Le notti di Cabiria (1957), that displays the … Read More

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Unlikely Style Inspiration: Jaws

Unlikely style inspiration - Jaws - Classiq

Jaws will probably remain about the only blockbuster to have ever been mentioned on Classiq. But it’s a classic, and a blockbuster in the 1970s meant an entirely different thing than it means today. Most importantly though, it’s a good … Read More

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