“i never play without my cape.” // b. lugosi

i wasn’t one of those kids that found herself tying pillow cases around her neck to fly around the house saving the dog and stuffed animals from baddies and make-believe calamity.

what memory allows me, and what the stories my mum tells me, i either had a pencil and paper in hand, and bemoaned the fact that i didn’t need for glasses – because in my little head, a smart pair of specs was mandatory for the type of saving i needed to do. i wanted to organize, jot down many notes and keep everything properly and neatly arranged – alphabetical or chronological order preferred. what caped crusader could i look up to?

now, at least, i still like a good notebook and a fancy little pen, and my need for glasses is indeed a necessity – but wearing a cape has never been more appealing. perhaps now i have finally found the inspiration for my own type of superhero… and she’s a little bit like me.








➝ source : tartan wool cape via miu miu

➝ source : pleats please by issey miyake rhombus print cape via farfetch

➝ source : simone rocha velvet cape via browns

➝ source : cosmo embroidery cape via valentino


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