“no object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.” // o. wilde
one of my most favourite turns of phrase is jolie laide.
when one can find beauty in the unconventional, the unusual and even the strange – when one can find some morsel of grace in that which most would call ugly is almost akin to a gift.
but, that – jolie laide, that’s not what i’m talking about. what i’m talking about, is actual ugly, ugly-ugly. this is far beyond the birkenstock, (full disclosure: i own two pair), this is not #normcore – this is hideousness dressed up as being clever. but listen, it’s reallyreally, really not.* just… LOOK:
➝ source : read the words carefully – brown faux fur boxy gilet via topshop
➝ source : i can’t – a cap made of toweling, and massively bejeweled? sure… via shourouk
*just an opinion. love it – wear it – revel in it. it’s all good.