Is it just me, or does anyone else limit their wardrobe to a pile of clothes hanging on a chair next to your bed during these darkest weeks of the year? I don’t reach further these days, I just keep my most trusted essentials on rotation and wear the same things for weeks. It might sound sad, but it’s actually a state that I’m quite fond of. I guess it takes me closer to the idea of being a light person, not weighed down by material things (or dark thoughts for that matter). I, at least sometimes, want to be that person. I want to be like my friend Annika who wears black leggings and black 3XL t-shirts every day of the week and remains the most stylish person I have ever known.
Two staples in this pile of mine are these perfect jeans and this silk satin shirt with extra long sleeves, both from Filippa K. With them I spent my Sunday at home, with them I’ll spend my week in meetings. Check them out here.
This post is presented in collaboration with Filippa K.
A Very Comfortable Woman
Lilian Martinez, Outdoor Shower, 2016
Lilian Martinez, Drake Eating Salad, 2015
Lilian Martinez, A Very Comfortable Woman, 2016
Sick in bed for ten days and counting, not much excites me. Life feels floating, without boarders. Who am I even? Ehum. Time passes slowly and all I want is for it to speed up. I long for days ahead, which makes me uncomfortable. I usually like today.
But I found a cure: artist Lilian Martinez. I wish I was in Los Angeles to catch her show Mystery, Feelings, Internet at Ochi Projects (it closed yesterday). There’s something with the dreamlike, laidback, loungy vibe of her paintings: I need it. “When Martinez paints people they are almost always looking extremely relaxed, lounging comfortably, or engaged in a leisure activity”, says her press release. Oh lord that’s all I want from life right now. Not for everything to be so dark. Hell yes Drake is enjoying a salad. A Very Comfortable Woman. Check Lilian Martinez out here and here.
All images are screenshots of Lilian Martinez’ paintings.