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10 most popular scientific papers of 2018.

Noteworthy innovations of 2018.

Wardrobe from Phantom Thread. 

Read this sentence in reference to women who collect designer bags : ” not interested in design but like the idea of ownership of designer goods”. Is it true of me? If you ask me why some of my garments costs as much as they do, I will end up mumbling about quality. But to be honest, I don’t know. Do I like old Celine for the styling or for the garments ? Some reading to remedy it :

Translating designs from sketches : Gravity and Proportion.   Lace engineering at Celine.Contrast stitching at Haider Ackermann.    Bar tacks and blocky panels at Fendi.  Honey comb pattern structures at Junya Watanabe.   Clashing patterns and collar details at Miu Miu.  Constructing roses at Alexander McQueen.   Monochrome at Valentino. Nonchalant construction details at Celine.   Is it ever okay to have bad finishes ?  Drape analysis of a Balenciaga Jacket.

101 tips from a stylist. 

Visual balance in outfits. 

This travel diary.

math + poetry + creativity = happiness for mathematician Ken Onos

10 things I learnt from my father.

This color story on indigo.

Palm Oil vs Sustainability. 

“The plain fact is that the planet does not need more successful people. But it does desperately need more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers, and lovers of every kind. It needs people who live well in their places. It needs people of moral courage willing to join the fight to make the world habitable and humane. And these qualities have little to do with success as we have defined it.”
– David W. Orr

This interpretation of Princess Mononoke. 

“The mountain will teach her.”

The stylish people in this exhibit. 

Fav blog post read.

Fav blog post written.

10 situations when we lose our common sense and buy useless stuff.

The world of atom.

And this ladies, is what a review should look like. I retract all the reviews I have written in the past. I know nothing of the craft and should not be writing them.

I have seen some strange trends but this one gets the vote for the one that made me face palm and say “dear civilization”.

Climate Change needs behavioral change. 

“Mending means owning up to reality – wrinkled, faded and all – and taking responsibility for that. It is a process of acceptance. It means searching for beauty in what is and celebrating where you are.”

– Louisa,

Humans made a smart dress and it recorded a heat map of women getting groped.

Ah, my first love and all the nostalgia that goes with it. 

Can you guess how much a pair of 19oz jeans would cost if they were homegrown by the Samurai ?

Oh Books.

Some science book recommendations. 

How does Shazam work ?

Hello cyborg houseplant !

Hello smart coffee cup ! [ Unnecessary innovation that taxes our natural resources and will one day end up in a landfill or a cool product ? need or want ? want or luxury ? ]

This cat fight. 

this plastic free tape.

Conservation vs suburban mansions.

Artwork by Billie Zangewa.

The Robinhood of carbon tax plan will go on floor next year. Tax the hyper-consumers and give the money to the folks who cant afford to consume enough but face the consequences of the destruction caused by the hyper-consumers.

A tiny home, unscripted.

My fav Instagram discovery this year : Zero-waste Japan.

This song.

Sobhita.

Some second hand finds :

A black wrap skirt.

How to dress like a wild flower in the winter. How to dress like a volcano this winter.

Stripes.

Spill the red wine.

A-line skirt. 

A dancing skirt.

A navy coat.

A navy shirt.

An Elsa Peretti’s creation. 

A skirt you wear with everything.


The earth has completed yet another revolution around the sun. We all travelled with it and created our own experiences. Cheers to more travels next year. I wish you all a happy new year. Thank you for reading.