wanted: issa london silk jersey wrap dress

we're major girly girls at heart, so it's easy to see why it was a match made in heaven when we stumbled on this dress, as worn by Saana Lathan in Tyler Perry's "The Family That Preys":

uber hot, no? our sentiments exactly. we didn't even know the dress was by issa london until we bumped into it on ebay and did backflips :-) oh, and there's another dress we took an instant liking to when we saw it ages ago and it turns out it's...yup, you guessed it, another issa london creation:

print heaven like you've never seen it before, folks. the woman is a genius...and suckers for fabulous prints that we are, we're very clearly eating all this up rather nicely, thankyaverymuch! we don't have too much change in the piggy bank to stuff our closets full of issa london just yet, but there's nothing wrong with writing long wishlists in the meantime, is there? :-)

t-b issa mini kimono dress [net-a-porter], faux wrap abstract dress [neiman marcus], issa mini kimono dress [net-a-porter]


Man Fashion: Legendary Actor - Paul Newman

I am sure most of us know who am I talking about. Legendary actor and humanitarian Paul Newman, who passed away at 83 after longed cancer battle, was an Academy Award winning and seven time Academy Award nominated American actor, film director, entrepreneur, humanitarian and auto racing enthusiast.
He won numerous awards, including an Academy Award for his performance in the 1986 Martin Scorsese film, a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and many honorary awards.

Believe you me, he also won several national championships as a driver in Sports Car Club of America road racing and his race teams won several championships in open wheel IndyCar racing.

Newman, along with business partner and friend A.E. Hotchner, started 'Newman's Own' line of food in 1982 - exceed 220 million dollar proceeds of which were donated to charity.

You may also want to find out more of Paul Newman feature articles AskMen.com

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spotlight: seydou keita

what does this photograph remind you of? if you're a regular follower of this blog, it should look pretty familiar because you've seen this tee:

well, thanks to naijablog, we were able to make this link earlier this week and we found that the first photograph is one of the famed works of the now late malian self-taught photographer, seydou keita. his method involved capturing the beauty of the world around him in the most enchanting black and white photographs that showcase the spirit and mood of a different time and place:

for us at shopliquorice, photography has its own soul and can invoke such powerful, instantaneous responses. these photos have left us with a keen longing to explore our incredible continent and to preserve our findings however we can so someone in another time and place can look back and see africa's magnificent unraveling through our eyes. we'll keep you posted. there is so much beauty in Africa. if you don't see it, it's because you've neglected to leave your eyes open...


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