urban rustic funky checks

A little behind trend, but vintage lovers tend to be, happily, deliberately.

Waechtersbach west german check tumblers egg cup check

My gang of Waechtersbach West German ceramic tumblers.
Pretty modern for a pattern from the 1930’s.

Waechtersbach west german check tumblers gingham mug

The Sportsgirl gingham mug was only 50c. Worth it to see the difference between cheap made in China non-china vs vintage hand-crafted quality ceramics.

Lovely, creamy and solid after all this time.

Waechtersbach west german check jug and retro tumbler copy

Nothing country or twee about this version.

mark jacobs stacy check dress

Marc Jacobs Stacy dress. Eh sexy lady…

Mary Tourtel

And then there’s this timeless classic.
Not so sexy but definitely cute.  Get your own Rupert Bear scarf here.


Checked this? If you can bear the tune one more time it’s for a good cause…

Anish Kapoor Gangnam Style parody

Anish Kapoor performs a mass Gangnam Style video in support of Ai Weiwei, the Chinese artist and dissident whose parody of Psy’s viral video was banned in China. Stars many major players from the international arts establishment.