Unimpressed with contemporary clothing. An architect of vernacular design.
Bernardo Footwear, established in 1947, was inspired by Roman sandals that mimicked the shape of the foot. He designed sandals when they weren’t the popular shoe to wear. He believed that the modern shoe was designed for a much different foot than intended. I can’t post a picture of what he means because it’s too disturbing, so you can click here. We should all thank Bernard for letting our piggies get some breathing room!
Harper’s Bazaar 1960
Ad Campaign – Bernardo, 1972
Moon Flat, Harper’s Bazaar in 1967
I am a strong advocate for online shopping. It’s easy, convenient, and way easier to make decisions because you have a million references at the touch of a finger! Recently, I ordered a pair of tennis shoes off of 6pm.com. Not really sure how I stumbled across their website, but I love my new running sneakers!
Anyway- Inside my box (that was delievered VERY quickly) was a postcard that offered 20% of my purchase at SOAP.com. I had never heard of this website, but figured I would hang on to the card to find out what it was. Before I go on, I should mention that I happen to be slightly obsessed with drugstores. It’s like an addiction- there is always one of my favorite products on sale and I happen to also be obsessed with having “backup items”- you never known when you will run out of deodorant! I blame my mother for these obsessions. With that said, the reason I hung on to the postcard was because it had a drugstore feel and a picture of Tide, Element Soap, and another toiletry item. Hook, line and sinker.
What a cool site I have stumbled across- its like CVS but with a Costco warehouse feel to it! I needed some brush heads for my Sonicare toothbrush and $30 brush heads turned into $20 with free shipping!
They have so many other products its hard to believe I hadn’t found it before now.
Check them out here.
They have a ton of other shops too!
I am in love with this pinterest board. What a fun color combination- especially for spring! My nails are currently mint and my favorite color just so happens to be yellow. I just may try and wear my mint jeans tmrw and a yellow top- I’ll let you know if I do!
(Source: The Perfect Palette)