Sunday

Marni






Pretty colors and quintessentially Marni shapes. There is something about Marni that is so unique: chic, art-minded nerds who know what they like and refuse to buy new wardrobes each season.

(Photos from style.com)

Evening film

Men in Tights

Saturday

Dan Bejar

The subject of the new Art Rock post. He makes nice music for them and for them, all with his remarkable voice.

Wildbirds & Peacedrums

Shearwater

I didn't mention that I reviewed the new Shearwater album. It is worth mentioning because it is a wonderful album.

(Photo from amazon.com)

Jil Sander




Wonderful boots and plaids that are quite pleasing. I am a neutralist by nature, but patterns look good here.

(Photos from style.com)

Friday

The letter l playlist

Here are the songs I collected for Indie ABCs' latest installment. This playlist will be called "There...Die." Don't take offense. There is a method to this naming madness:

1. "There Are Listed Buildings" by Los Campesinos!
2. "Last Choice" by Love Is All
3. "Hanging High" by Lykke Li
4. "Your Arms Around Me" by Jens Lekman
5. "Antonia Jane" by Lightning Dust
6. "There's Nothing Underwater" by Lightspeed Champion
7. "Stars" by The Love Language
8. "Some Are Lakes" by Land of Talk
9. "Beach Town" by Le Loup
10. "Sun Hands" by Local Natives
11. "White Dress" by Liechtenstein
12. "Ain't You" by Liliput
13. "Scissor" by Liars
14. "Rain On Lake I'm Swimming In" by Lightning Bolt
15. "Even Heroes Have to Die" by Ted Leo and the Pharmacists

Prada




Bookworms, soda shop girls and Hitchcock's heroines, I think. I love Prada's crazy knit outfits and tiny patent bows.

(Photos from style.com)

Thursday

Indie ABCs

L L L

The letter l this week on Indie ABCs, I have decided. Lightning Dust, Lightspeed Champion and Liliput will be included in the mix. Remember: ACRN, Friday evening at 8.

Sunday

Rufus Wainwright

The new Art Rock post (rather weakly) illustrates my music icon. He's just too handsome to draw. I think I was intimidated.

Saturday

Evening films


I'm still in the midst of my quest to see all of Woody Allen's pictures, but I also added a helping of Mel Brooks.

Friday

The letter d playlist

The playlist of the night. "Fables...Rye" is the newest collection of songs from Indie ABCs:

1. "Fables" by Dodos
2. "People C'mon" by Delta Spirit
3. "Hands" by The Dutchess and the Duke
5. "Jail La La" by Dum Dum Girls
6. "I Don't Know What to Say" by Dear Nora
7. "Eviction Party" by Darlings
8. "Pink Sabbath" by Dananananaykroyd
11. "Ascending Melody" by Dirty Projectors
12. "Wet Wings" by Dan Deacon
13. "Black and White" by The dB's
14. "The Beach" by Dr. Dog
15. "Waves of Rye" by Department of Eagles

Thursday

Indie ABCs

D D D

Tomorrow night's Indie ABCs will occur, as per usual, on ACRN at 8. The letter d will be the focus, and Deerhunter, Department of Eagles and Delta 5 will be represented in song form.

Proenza Schouler




Some gorgeous pieces but I'm not satisfied with the hipster nightlife spin that many of their looks are continuing to represent. The above looks, however, are delightfully bookish and luxe.

(Photos from style.com)

Wednesday

Rodarte




Joy resurfaces at Rodarte after too much darkness.

(Photos from style.com)

Tuesday

Simon and Garfunkel

They will always be one of my favorites.

Marc Jacobs




The Marc I love: baggy, neutral, nerdy femininity that is slightly awkward and really cozy.

This hearkens back to my favorite collection of all time: Marc Jacobs Fall 2006 Ready-to-Wear.

(Photos from style.com)

Monday

Alexander Wang




Not a true fan of his aesthetic, but I am attracted to these pieces, probably because they are gray.

(Photos from style.com)

Sunday

3.1 Phillip Lim




Cool clothes in cool colors.

(Photos from gq.com)

Saturday

Vena Cava




A touch of dark, muted 70s glamour from Vena Cava.

(Photos from style.com)

Orson Welles

Need not say more.

Rag & Bone




More lovely grunginess: knee socks, sweaters, and boots at Rag & Bone.

(Photos from style.com)

Festival lineups

The new Art Rock post illustrates the upcoming music festival season.