Author Archives: classiq

The Mind’s Eye

The Mind's Eye by Henri Cartier Bresson

  Lessons in looking, seeing and simplicity, from Henri Cartier-Bresson   The independent bookstores. What would we do without them? I believe there would be very few promising new authors, or rare, under-the-radar books to discover. It often happened that … Read More

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Azzedine Alaïa: The Documentary

Azzedine Alaïa documentary

  “I refuse to work in a static rhythm. Why should I sacrifice my creativity to that? That’s not fashion, that’s industrial work. We can hire people to design all day long and then fabricate what they design and sell … Read More

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His Girl Friday – Where Are the Good Comedies?

His Girl Friday

  In a magazine interview I gave earlier this year, I was saying that if there were one film genre to which the phrase “they don’t make them as they used to” applied best, that would be comedies. They are … Read More

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Can You Hear The Music?

some if the best music albums of all time

  There is a music revolution happening in our home right now. We have postponed acquiring a vynil record player (and, consequently, starting a vynil collection), because, at the moment, we would have no place to put it where it … Read More

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Suit & Tie

Goop Label November edition

  I was watching My Man Godfrey (1936) over the weekend for a new project that’s been in the works and, at my already third viewing of the film (and second over a period of two weeks), one of the … Read More

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