Aquamarine

Poolside | Photography by Hawaiian Coconut | Allegory of Vanity
Japanese Goldfish | Photography by Shihoko Ogino | Allegory of Vanity
Poolside | Photography by Hawaiian Coconut | Allegory of Vanity
Nemo Pepercula Clownfish | Allegory of Vanity
Poolside | Photography by Hawaiian Coconut | Allegory of Vanity

Sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Sly Tokyo 2017 March/April

Sly Tokyo 2017 March/April | Allegory of Vanity
Sly Tokyo 2017 March/April | Allegory of Vanity
Sly Tokyo 2017 March/April | Allegory of Vanity
Sly Tokyo 2017 March/April | Allegory of Vanity
Sly Tokyo 2017 March/April | Allegory of Vanity
Sly Tokyo 2017 March/April | Allegory of Vanity
Sly Tokyo 2017 March/April | Allegory of Vanity
Sly Tokyo 2017 March/April | Allegory of Vanity

Sly Tokyo 2017 March/April
via Sly Tokyo

Skull and Cross

Skull + Cross | Florence, Italy 2016 | Allegory of Vanity

"Cause of our joy, pray for us."


An unexpected structural detail worked into the facade of a very old building in a small private alley in Florence. The buildings around Florence (and even around Rome, for that matter) are full of these little embellishments that often seem to serve a dual purpose: veneration and aesthetic inspiration.