Iida Takashimaya, 1906
The Kyoto Costume Institute
"I have no doubt that few performances in the history of television drama were as perfect, passionate, exquisitely realised and definitely delivered as that of Jeremy Brett’s extraoridinary Sherlock Holmes."
Henry van de Velde, fashion design, 1902
Maria Sèthe, wearing a dress designed by her husband, architect Henry van de Velde. It was designed to match the interiors in their home.
soviet rocketry: past, present, and future (1970, cover design by ernst reichl)
I’d rather teen girls reading nothing but terribly written fanfics about their favorite OTPs that express healthy and emotionally-sound romantic relationships than “great literature” that teaches them they are prizes to be won or creatures to be controlled or destroyed.
"Many of my movies have strong female leads - brave, self-sufficient girls that don’t think twice about fighting for what they believe in with all their heart. They’ll need a friend, or a supporter, but never a savior. Any woman is just as capable of being a hero as any man." - Hayao Miyazaki
(Source: meriep, via heckyeahwhisperoftheheart)