DISGRASIAN’s Summer Reading: Luxirare

August 3rd, 2010 | 5 comments | Posted by Jen

We’ll be away from our desks the month of August, carrying on with the non-bloggy aspects of our lives, watching mindless movie blockbusters, and indulging in summery drinks made with generous pours of bourbon. During this month, we’ll be linking each day to a different website that we ♥. Hopefully you’ll discover something delightful and new while we’re gone. If not, you are a serious Captain Crankypants and are probably in dire need of a summery drink made with a generous pour of bourbon.

‘Til September, lovelies.

Ji in one of her designs

Luxirare is frequently named a “Top Style” blog, but to call it merely a fashion blog would be a disservice. Because unlike other style blogs, Luxirare devotes about as many posts to food as it does to fashion. (Check out this one about salt-curing toro for breakfast.  Um, yum.) The brainchild of Ji, a Parsons grad who never shows her face in her gorgeous close-up photos, Luxirare may be the only blog to boast both a “manifesto” and an online shop stocked with a mix of Ji’s designs and some vintage.

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5 Responses to “DISGRASIAN’s Summer Reading: Luxirare”

  1. Jean says:

    I’m sorry, I’m LOLing at her dim sum post. I’m just picturing someone hunching over every dish with a camera, as the waitresses look on bemusedly. Just eat it, girl!

  2. Diana says:

    that salt-cured toro looks absolutely DIVINE. sigh, i wish i could still eat toro with a clear conscience! :(

  3. Cindy says:

    I may have licked my monitor while scrolling through the pictures.

    Diana, I’m with you on the clear conscious thing.

  4. Jen says:

    @D That’s why I love those pics. Nothing wrong with staring.

  5. Diana says:

    @J so true. slobber, slobber, slobber. bluefin, let’s get sustainable already!

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