Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Style Icon: Anais Nin

No one does french gypsy intellectual ballet dancer better than Anais Nin. Her '20s style accompanied her well into the second half of the century, with skinny eyebrows and romantic leanings. But perhaps my favorite tendency of hers is that distinct Silverlake Avant Garde that is a bit hippy, a bit Euro:


Cath said...

Henry & June - naughty and intriguing movie based on Anais's diary and her relationship with Henry Miller and his wife, June (played by Uma Thurman when she was still cool).

etoilee8 said...

I watched Henry and June though I wasn't blown away by the acting. . . I do love Anais Nin though. . . I was always getting caught with her books in high school. That was the extent of my being bad.