Mary Katrantzou proved she is not a one trick pony with her new collection for fall/winter 2014. Gone were the digital prints of yore and in was a lush regalia of emblems: tiny tvs, hearts, squirrels, clocks…
5 rooms inside a Parisian mansion covered from floor to ceiling in a solid tapestry of flowers including delphiniums, dahlias, carnations, goldenrod, peonies and all kinds of roses for Raf Simons’ debut at Dior Haute Couture F/W 2012
"The flowers that provided the first visual shock today were present before the show even started, the guests arriving to discover the breathtaking decor: walls covered with hundreds of thousands of flowers transport us instantly to Christian Dior’s childhood garden in Granville, Normandy." via
In 1967, Kathrine Switzerwas the first woman to enter and complete the Boston Marathon as a numbered entry. She registered under the gender-neutral name of “K.V. Switzer”. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” however, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire Marathon. These photographs taken of the incident made world headlines.