Happy Friday everybody! Hope you're all getting super excited for the weekend... I have been enjoying an unexpected day off to get ready for a nice and relaxing couple of days. So in the spirit of happy fridays and getting out from behind the desk to enjoy the sites over the weekend, I thought I'd share with you a few pics from my iphone. Captured by foot, car or public transport from the streets of the fabulous city I currently call home - Melbourne. betty xx
It's not a bad day to be walking an hour to the mechanic to pick up the old bomb. 25 degrees, sunny out, a tad too much wind… but overall pretty good! However, knowing you've got yet another $1200+ bill waiting for you puts a bit of a dark cloud over the event. Once, just once, I ask to put the car in for a service and that's all it is - change the oil, have a tinker here and look there - job done. But no, not with our beast. Not once have we had a bill lower than $1000 and more than on one occasion had to foot a bill closer to, or over $2000 and we've only had the damn car two years! Thanks to my dad's best mates daughters husband... it appears we've inherited a BOMB. An ugly maroon, 1998 Ford Fairmont family wagon bomb to top it off. Had it looked like one of these cars in Franks online folio… it might not be so hard to swallow.
Have a fab day... I'm off to see my mechanic, to collect our heap of *#@^!
A simple infinity shoot, with clean lighting has been turned into something much more by the use of repetition, movement and artful interplay of the one look - turning a basic lookbook into something that quietly oozes with personality. And of course, the collection is pretty good too - billowing silk, ruffles, floral prints, all in a soft palette of mint, blush, ochre and more... it's utterly breathtaking. Get your grubby little mitts on it over here.
Enjoying your weekend? Here's some work by Brock Davis to give you a sunday giggle. Based in Minneapolis, this artist / photographer / graphic designer / jack of many trades has a unique and quirky perspective - using his talents to make the ordinary comical with a splash of clever. Blogged about frequently, commissioned regularly, if you haven't seen his work already, check it out at itistheworldthatmadeyousmall.com.
Aeon definition: (Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe. (Astronomy) a period of one thousand million years.
You've got to check out the talent from The AEON - a collaboration between Sydney-based photographers Alice Wesley-Smith & Kasia Werstak. Together they combine extensive portfolios in graphic design, photography & film to form an interdisciplinary studio, with a stunning online folio and awesome blog. Check it out for yourself — the-aeon.com
This post goes out to my Dad on fathers day - the wisest man I know and the greatest friend a daughter could have. Thankyou for always being there and to Poppa (or as I used to lovingly call him... Pop-off!) for passing your twinkling smile to Dad, so he could pass it on to me. Much love, and hats off to you both! xx
A beautiful soft feel for the Topman Autumn 2011 Lookbook - absolutely loving these shots! Sourced from the ever fantastic fashionising.com. I hope you all enjoy the sunny weather we're having in Melbourne this weekend! Take some time out to stop and smell the flowers.
Betty (AKA Jane Bethany Roberts) is an art director / designer. Frank (AKA Andrew Francis Gough) is a fashion photographer. They met in London on bonfire night, fell in love and moved to Melbourne.
Together they are betty&frank - an affordable fine art collaboration producing limited edition, extra large prints to adorn your walls.