jack is STARRY EYED FOR sveva ! her jewels HAND CRAFTED IN ITALY HAVE MINDs OF THEIR OWN IN ALL KINDS OF COLOURS, MATERIALS, THE ONLY DOWNFALL TO BUYING ONE OF THESE babies IS THAT YOU CAN'T SEE IT WHEN YOU'RE WEARING IT.... !
LIGHTS, CAMERA, MAGIC !. . . WORKING WITH DIRECTOR BENJAMIN SEROUSSI LAST WEEK, ONE OF THE CAMERA CREW BROUGHT ALONG HIS LOYAL COMPANION, A 12 YEAR OLD PUP NAMED MAGIC. A STAR IN HIS OWN RIGHT, UNFAZED BY THE BRIGHT LIGHTS, WE COULDN'T GET ENOUGH....
another hyeres fashion festival bites the dust, as always with such beautiful interesting pieces - we love these shoes by yvonne poei yie kwok and hand painted dresses by satu maaranen... one of these days we hope to make it there !
the house that Jack built brings Hanami to The Broken Arm this Saturday 12h-18h - Jack's version of the japanese tradition of celebrating cherry blossom - Spring is finally here ! Blossom gazing, video installation by Linus Ricard and japanese sakura desserts - see you there ! !
JACK TOOK AN EXCURSION YESTERDAY TO RUNGIS, THE LARGEST WHOLESALE MARKET IN THE WORLD ! AMONGST THE FLOWERS, FRUIT, RIBBON AND SHELLS, WE FELL FOR THESE BARNACLES, AND OUT OF EVERYTHING, THAT'S WHAT CAME HOME WITH US.....
another bespoke accessory from our look book shot by linus ricard, this painted dress inspired by artist Gerhard Richter ! we loved creating these dresses and then they got up to all kinds of fun at the Glass Launch Party !
THE SUN HAS RETURNED AND WE COULDN'T BE HAPPIER TO SEE IT. AS SPRING SUNSHINE IS HERE, WE FEEL ONE STEP CLOSER TO THE POPSICLES ! ! THIS PRINT BY Evan Robarts SUMS UP THE FEELING ! BONNE SEMAINE EVERYONE !
We'd better brush up on hunting skills - we didn't manage to find a single egg at the Colette Easter Egg Hunt in the Tuileries on wednesday ! ! We hope you had better luck, wishing you all a very Happy Easter & lots of chocolate eggs ! xxx
Wish we managed to get tickets for this back in November - a collaboration between choreographer MARIE-AGNÈS GILLOT & Walter Van Beirendonck for Ballet de l'Opera.
Some of the costumes are on display as part of the Arrrgh ! Monstres de Mode exhibition on at Gaité Lyrique until 7 April, along with many other fascinating fashionable monsters - go see it if you can !
Earlier this year, friend and photographer Linus Ricard shot some look book images of bespoke accessories we made for past projects – we’re really happy to finally upload them to our website - here is the first part of the collections, foil hats !
WE WERE IN AWE WHEN WE CAME ACROSS - BY PURE CHANCE - AVANT GARDE BELGIAN CHILDREN'S DESIGNER CAROLINE BOSMANS. AND THEN WERE SO EXCITED WHEN WE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO COLLABORATE WITH SUCH A HUMBLE YET EXCEPTIONALLY TALENTED CREATIVE. THE CRAFTSMANSHIP AND UNUSUAL CONCEPTS BEHIND HER COLLECTIONS PUSH THE BOUNDARIES OF WHAT IS EXPECTED OF CHILDREN'S FASHION... HERE ARE SOME IMAGES FROM HER TWO LATEST COLLECTIONS, FRANZZZ & COW COW COWS. . .
the iconic bains douches lies vacant for the first time in 128 years... whilst it undergoes renovation IN TIME FOR 2014, the team behind it are hosting an Artists’ Residency, and the whole building is ACTING as a giant canvas for urban artists from all over - on the same walls that witnessed Proust and Basquiat, Joy Division, Warhol and Prince ! the artworks are being exclusively unveiled online, but thanks to Fanzy, a few select spots are being offered to have a tour of the space, TO TRY AND GET A SPOT you can go to this link : WWW.on.fb.me/WLYwtM
CECILE BORTOLETTI'S EXHIBITION "SUR NATURE" AT THE BRACHFELD GALLERY FINISHED LAST MONTH BUT HER PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE NATURE OF HYERES WITH THEIR WONDERFUL SENSE OF COLOUR ARE GIVING US HOPE THAT SPRING WILL BE HERE SOON !
(FIRST PICTURE FROM COMMONS AND SENSE EDITORIAL, ALL OTHERS FROM "SUR NATURE")
One jack went to snowy Amsterdam - from the city of lights to the city of bikes - this was our view from our houseboat window over the weekend. It wasn't quite cold enough for the canal to freeze over but the owners told us when it does, you can ice skate on the canal, & skaters climb through the window to borrow the bathroom !
one jack went skiing for the second time ever ! it was so good to hop on the night train and escape to the mountains, get fresh air, try to ski, eat lots of melted cheese, in the company of great friends....
a week in the life of jack ! We had lots of fun on this street style feature for japanese fashion blog Hapiclo, hanging out in our favourite places in Paris... le mary celeste + the broken arm + l'artisan fleuriste + at home !
We love these woven basket dresses from Dolce & Gabbana's SS 2013 collection - we can only imagine the styling potential of these wonderful sculptural dresses... & we spotted one already ! (picture from Dazed & Confused).
we were very happy to come across Philipp Bree's bags at Tranoi this paris fashion week. aside FROM THE SIMPLICITY AND clean sharp edges, we found ourselves so drawn to the 'purest of pure' colour palette. This is Philipp Bree's first collection, we hope to see many more from him...
our friend and talented swedish glove designer Thomasine barnekow is hitting up paris fashion week next thursday with a vernissage of photography featuring her gloves, photos by Coco Ama and anna tavani. to get a taste for her talent, here are some images of several season's worth of collaborations with Belgian designer Walter van Beirendonck...
Here is a little superhero glimpse of Jack's latest fashion editorial in collaboration with photographer Linus Ricard, special guest designer Caroline Bosmans and animator Swan Lenczner for Doolittle Magazine.... out on the 27th February ! ! .... behind the scenes photos by Aya Yamamoto
BEAUTIFUL VIEWS ON THE FIRST SPRING-ISH DAY OF THE YEAR - SEEN FROM THE LOUIS VUITTON ESPACE CULTUREL WHILST VISITING THE MAIL ART EXHIBITION, "CORRESPONDENCES" AT THE WEEKEND. AIRMAIL PAINTINGS, FEDEX SCULPTURES, POSTCARDS, COLLAGES AND UNOPENED PARCELS - JACK LOVES A LETTER ! ......IF YOU'D LIKE TO JOIN OUR MAILING LIST FOLLOW THE LINK BELOW :
It's back people ! ! ! We hope to see you there at the new venue Le Mary Celeste for cocktail punch, vintage finds, salty honey pie, Bob's cold pressed juice by The Sporting Project, book signing by David Lebovitz, nails by Kim and hair by Rubi !
you know those days you feel like hopping on your bike and going for an adventure ? .... this installation is a collaborative project between artists Gabrielle Conilh de Beyssac, Tiéri Rivière and Roger Bezombes. you can see it at the galerie maubert now ! We want to cycle this bike off into the sunset
we came across these beautiful suspended worlds last year at republic gallery in paris and have been meaning to write about them. the duo behind these sculptures are two french brothers, Karim and Luc Berchiche, 'LA FRATRIE', we love not only their work but how it provokes us to think about our relationship with the environment
JACK HAS BEEN A VERY BUSY BOY LATELY, SO HE'S GOING TO MAKE LIKE FERRIS BUELLER, AND TAKE A DAY OFF ! SAYONARA WORK SCHEDULE - HELLO COCKTAILS, FRIENDS, SMELLING THE ROSES AND SLEEPING-IN - BON WEEKEND EVERYONE ! !
these beautiful photos taken with autochrome lumière at the beginning of the 20th century make us want to explore paris all over again.... look at the size of that flower market ! Lady Paris, happy 5 year anniversary ! You never lose your charm x x x
LLAMA IN LIVING ROOM, OCEAN, PONY, FERRIS WHEEL, ICE CREAM, simplicity, hands.... ALL THE THINGS JACK LOVES in one very sweet music video DIRECTED BY LUCI SCHRODER FOR NICK BATTERHAM'S 'DRAGON FLY', enjoy VIDEO HERE BELOW....
BEFORE THE WEEKEND GETS STARTED WE WANTED TO SHARE WITH YOU OUR FRIEND AND TALENTED ANIMATOR SWAN LENCZNER - HE'S ONE OF A KIND, A MASTERMIND OF ILLUSTRATION, CLAY ARTWORK, MOTION FILM, MINIATURE MODELS, PAINTING... THE LIST GOES ON....
WE CAN'T WAIT TO COLLABORATE WITH HIM ON OUR UPCOMING FASHION EDITORIAL FOR DOOLITTLE MAGAZINE !
jack can't stop staring, WE WANT TO JUMP INTO this world ! A whimsical and wonderful interpretation of the timeline of life through the eyes of creative genius pierre marie - my wardrobe has never felt so lucky as birthday and christmas came all at once, in the shape of a hermes scarf !
While one Jack went to Vietnam the other Jack stayed in Paris for a Christmas of toasting chestnuts on the fire, an enormous jigsaw that will probably take all year to finish and a spontaneous last minute trip to the Opera Garnier, bonne année ! xxx
Taking a trip to Ho Chi Minh... For the first time, jack was astonished to learn of a 'bird club', the idea is to bring your bird to the park and let it sing and chirp with all the other birds before your work day begins, just like taking your dog for a walk, you take your bird for a sing..
as well as bird watching, We played with the fishes in hoi an, said hi to a hall of jolly marble buddhas, got our shoes mended by a crafty street cobbler, watched an ocean full of kite surfers in Mui ne and all the while happily drank the notoriously sweet Vietnamese iced coffee everyday, miam miam !
WHEN WE LOOK BACK ON 2012 WE SEE OUR YEAR WAS AS UNEXPECTED AND STRANGELY BEAUTIFUL AS THESE FIREWORKS IN REVERSE BY FILMMAKER JULIAN TAY.
FOR YOUR 2013, JACK WISHES YOU THE SAME SURPRISES, COLOUR AND BEAUTY ! XX VIDEO VIA THISISCOLOSSAL.COM
SUCH A MAGICAL SETTING, THE GRAND PALAIS HAS BEEN TRANSFORMED INTO A CHRISTMAS ICE SKATING RINK UNTIL THE 6TH JANUARY.... WE POPPED IN TO SEE THE MAGIC LAST TUESDAY NIGHT, LEAVING US IN A SKATE OF EUPHORIA !
jack had so much fun jingling and ho'ing this weekend at the Wanderlust Joyeux market, thank you to all who joined IN THE festivities ! and big thank you to Libby & Ellia for being the best Santa helpers. and martena for making it happen !
Jack has been invited to join the Team Christmas Tree project and deck-orate a tree for Wanderlust along with Andrea Crews, Lia Rochas and others, can't wait to see what the rest of the team have come up with this saturday !
in the city of lights, come dance with us on the floor of lights at new pigalle COCKTAIL BAR "GLASS" BY THE TEAM AT CANDELARIA, designed by David Rager and Cheri Messerli. party styled by the house that jack built !
THANK YOU AGAIN FOR EVERYONE'S DEATHLY PRESENCE AT CANDELARIA FOR JACK'S DIA DE LOS MUERTOS PARTY. IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE DEAD THAT NIGHT, HERE ARE A FEW GHOSTLY MEMORIES...
MORE ON SCOUT HOLIDAY BLOG, MILLE MERCI CHERI MESSERLI ! PHOTOS BY MIKI ISHII
We posted this picture of OUR FRIENDS PROP DESIGNER & MAKER CAROLINE PERRY, AND ARTIST & DESIGNER OF OUR WEBSITE NICK SELLEK, hard at work on a secret PROJECT a couple of months ago, here's a couple of pictures of the Swans in action at Bestival in September, wish we had seen them all lit up !
Thank you to everyone for joining us at the jumble sale last Sunday, and to our special guest David Lebovitz for coming to sign his books ! We are still dreaming of the salty honey pie, warm toasty punch and im still wishing i had run off into the sunset with the Christophe Lemaire x Lacoste cape, the one that got away.. Can't wait for the next one...
We had fun this morning ! There's nothing better than a flick through crystals in 3D over breakfast - apart from crystals in real life... take a look at Astral Eye's blog to see more amazing crystal jewellery....
If you're free and feel like being crafty this Saturday afternoon from 2pm, we need extra hands to fringe paper - lots of it- and in return we will provide lots of cake, coffee, tea and of course good company ! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details
Jack'o'Lantern Halloween Jumble Sale at Candelaria on Sunday 28 October !
Come join us the ghosts and the ghouls for warm witches punch, cake, good company & dead cheap prices....
If you bake, make or need to closet clean, stands are 15 € - as always very limited space so you have to be quick !
Email us @ email@example.com
The stedelijk museum of modern & contemporary art & design in amsterdam has re-opened its doors after being in hiding for the last 8 years - it was the perfect place to retreat from all the rain on a weekend away...
ruffles + suspenders + damir doma... jack goes black
Look out for these oversized trousers with ruffled front & suspenders from the damir doma SS 2013 collection, we want them ! & to complement this all-in-white ensemble was no other than the Queen of Black sitting in the front row, Diane pernet.
We're so happy to have been invited to do an installation for Japanese jewellery designer Natsuko Sakurai in our favourite florist, L'Artisan Fleuriste.
Our first destination to find the most beautiful flowers is the perfect setting for Natsuko's hand-dyed floral creations.....
Come by to take a look this week, & pop in to OFR for the launch of the new issue of the Plant Journal this weekend !
here are some snippets from the We Love Green kids ateliers, set up by Rosemarie Auberson & Stephan Mallavergne from Ringo. Along with Cheri Messerli and others, we had fun in this giant playpen amongst the trees and music of parc de bagatelle !
Photographer Honza Hronek at work preparing for his upcoming exhibition in Paris in October - we love the painterly effects created by his use of a 19th century camera & the almost extinct Wet Plate Collodion Photographic Process.
On the spot development of images directly on to glass plates using a custom-made portable dark room makes the process a fascinating exhibition in itself ....
As ALISON celebrates her birthday today, we want to wish One half of The House that jack built lots and lots of cake beyond her birthday cake dreams!
PHOTOS Are a cake collaboration between Gary Card & Lily Vanili for POP magazine S/S 2012, shot by Daniel Sannwald & styled by Tamara Rothstein.
in london with some good friends we went to the old blue last where we caught a glimpse of a fierce underground japanese party of three, known as the trippple nippples. With costumes made of spaghetti & rice, we couldn't help but get lost in their 'chaotic-come-beautiful' universe where tribal meets pop meets death metal meets... (images: trippple nippples)
On an island of Hawaii, Jack felt like he had landed on the moon when he went on the Kilauea Iki crater hike, & was taken back by the beauty of the 'life after lava' vegetation growing from the barren crater floor...
Get a new hair cut for summer Jack's Midsummer Jumble Sale this Sunday by talented hairstylist Rubi Jones from www.sheletsherhairdown.com....
Haircut's a snip at the jumble special price of 35 euros - email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to for an appointment, limited spaces !
Sunday 10th June at Candelaria, Paris 12-5pm
Icy refreshments, cake, fun and games....
10€ for a stand, space is limited so sign up quick !
Contact us at email@example.com, or see link below for more details... hope to see you there !
As a tribute to the victims of the Tsunami in Japan last year, Jack and Kinfolk welcomed Spring with a floral Cherry Blossom tea party....
Thank you to the talented Aya Yamamoto for capturing the day !