Saving Lolita

Dress by Neat London, Shoes Cole Haan (Again), Socks Gap, Cupcake necklace by Ofir Meishar, Pink necklace Swarovsky, silly bandz by Justice, Sunglasses London flea market, Lipstick MAC please me, Blanket Ralph Lauren.

Day # 7 Lolita

“Lolita, when she chose, could be a most exasperating brat. I was not really quite prepared for her fits of disorganized boredom, intense and vehement griping, her sprawling, droopy, dopey-eyed style, and what is called goofing off β€” a kind of diffused clowning which she thought was tough in a boyish hoodlum way. Mentally, I found her to be a disgustingly conventional little girl. Sweet hot jazz, square dancing, gooey fudge sundaes, musicals, movie magazines and so forth β€” these were the obvious items in her list of beloved things. The Lord knows how many nickels I fed to the gorgeous music boxes that came with every meal we had.”Β – Prof. Humbert Humbert

Today I wanted to do something fun, maybe not wearable, but definitely fun. I decided to do Lolita, who has been a source of great inspiration for designers in the past with her child-like attitude and her tomboyish ways. Nabokov’s Lolita is a story about lust, hypocrisy and obsession; a sad story of incomprehensible characters and the destiny of a girl who, by the plots of life, ended up a victim of a monster and, as a consequence, a monster herself.

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