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Introducing: The Out of Africa Capsule Collection

Out of Africa Cuffs - Classiq Shop

Our Out of Africa capsule collection is inspired by the film by the same name directed by Sydney Pollack, with Meryl Streep and Robert Redford in the lead roles. What inspired me the most, from the stylistic point of view, … Read More

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Shirt Stories: Romy Schneider

Shirt Stories - Romy Schneider - Classiq

With a simple smile or look, Romy Schneider was the kind of actress that drew you in in every role she played. She was a great character actress, easily taking on challenging parts. Her ability to change was unbelievable. She … Read More

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One Day That Summer: Camel Safari, Kenya

One Day That Summer - Camel Safari Kenya - Todd Ritondaro

This year, I am starting to celebrate my favourite season early – it is my reckoning that some of you will happily join me – and I am bringing back One Day That Summer, the photographer interview series I started … Read More

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Life Lessons from Akira Kurosawa

Life Lessons from Akira Kurosawa - Classiq

Who can define Akira Kurosawa’s role in the world cinema landscape? His filmography defies categorization. His movies are very complex, both from the point of view of the craftsmanship, visual poetry and passion that went into their making and of … Read More

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When the Man Dresses the Character: Cary Grant in To Catch A Thief

Cary Grant in To catch a thief

Time and again I watch Alfred Hitchcock’s films. For the thrill his inimitable movies are so masterful at providing the audience with, for the visual flair and distinct atmosphere, for the dry wit and humour, and for the sheer joy … Read More

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