Category «Bright young people»

The review: ‘bright youthful people: the lost generation of london’s jazz age’ by d.j. taylor

By D.J. Taylor Farrar Straus Giroux. 361 pp. $27 Jampacked and scrumptious, filled with a cast of selfish, feckless, darling, gifted, almost terminally eccentric, good-searching women and men, "Vibrant Youthful People" chronicles the doings of London’s gilded youth within the Roaring Twenties. Even though you think you realize a great deal (or enough) about the …

At fashion east: vibrant youthful things’ dystopian future

LONDON, Uk — How are today’s vibrant youthful things answering a bleak political landscape? At Fashion East, homespun distressed textiles, apparently unravelling before our eyes, required center stage as somatisation of the dystopian landscape. For Matty Bovan, the intention was to produce a hands-crafted mash-from knits and crochets, from rectangular panels, in earthy and mossy …

Ah, to become wealthy and regarded a setter of fashion – latimes

Documentary filmmaker and professional photographer Sebastian Guinness is featured together with his wife, Peggy Stephaich. Their 1800s loft in SoHo is filled with Tibetan religious pieces, Indonesian textiles along with other exotica, together with a pillow embroidered with the Foxcroft, the prep school Peggy attended. Again, Guinness is definitely an heir of Irish brewery founder …

16 novels for vibrant youthful things

The Roaring Twenties would be a glittering era of opulence, based on extravagant parties and dazzling wealth, a time when glamorous Vibrant Youthful Things were both celebrated and belittled by newspapers, magazines and also the great authors from the decade. Because the insidious results of World War 1 gradually faded in the European and American …