Contained Culture

the absolute best jumper you've ever seen in your entire life c.o madame allsorts

let me address your first question: no filters.

You'd be astounded at how moving curtains can change lighting. 

let me address the second: you can buy this incredibly clever jumper here.

if you haven't figured out why it's clever, read it again.

get it

get it




now, moving on.

I have absolutely no idea what is going on in these photos. 

It just happened, ok?

This sweater, and two very different conversations about the same thing inspired me.

Let's get deep like a swimming pool.

Our culture is immense. There's so many little things that have shaped it. And yet, there are always pieces that are contained. We keep ourselves in little boxes, apparently on purpose. I'm talking mental and physical boxes. When was the last time you just went outside and explored a new place? Find a path and beat it. We insist that certain things have to be the way they are because that's the way they are. We block ourselves off from things we may love for fear of expanding "too far". Can that even happen? We've allowed old things to stay in their place, never even contemplating change. It's insane. It's past time to shake things up. Make noise. Paint things bright colors. Go talk to the weird kid. Ask questions. Take strange photos.

Ok, I better stop myself now before this turns into a middle school pep rally.

My point is
do what you need to do to be who you are.

Yes, I got all that from a sweater.

That's just how I roll.


ps. Madame Allsorts, the babe who designed the several times aforementioned sweater? She's in my Really Cool People You Wish You Were Best Friends With Club. Besides designing stuff you want to live in and making super hoardable jewelry she makes music you actually enjoy having permanently etched on your brain. Go listen to it. You can send me a thank you cupcake later.

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  1. this is so cool! great photos, love the jumper. :)


  2. Great post! Love the jumper. You're so right, people do things the way culture dictates and never try to find a new way to do things. xx

  3. I love this jumper so much, and cool photos! Wish it wasn't a hundred dollars :(
    Xo, Elle

  4. The sweater is reaally cool! *-* I didn't notice at first that it was Anna Wintour! haha but now, I really want that sweater!
    by the way, I loved the post, you're right, we need to think outside of the box and do different things! and we shouldn't care about what others think! ^^

    Fashionably Sparkly

  5. Way to go Justina, you are on your way young lady! Peace out ! Davis Family


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