anchor [ˈæŋkə]

from a pair of SHORT SHORTS to a triangle BANDANA, and from a BUCKLE BELT to an aged KEY CHAIN, y'all know my love for anything with an anchor is undying. is it because i crave for the adventures of a seafarer? oh hell no! i puke like linda blair in the exorcist whenever i travel by sea. but what anchor symbolizes is quiet poetic; it conveys positive connotations of security and stability; moreover, a harbor against cunty stormy weathers. the christians used the anchor as a hidden secret cross back in the days while they were under the persecution by the romans. and in the yesteryears, an anchor tattoo worn by sailors was a symbol for being grounded or tied down to a significant other. kate moss has a little one on her right wrist ... below are some anchor goodies i got recently and some inspirations from the 2012 fall winter menswear arena soap and whistle a whistle key chain from CAT BIRD & a soap from SAVE HAVEN anchor 1b a khaki blazer for this coming spring with anchors embroidery anchor 2 a vintage playing card & an antique picture of a seaman anchor 3b this blazer is by the japanese brand RAGEBLUE anchor 4 images from the 2012 f/w collection of J.W. ANDERSON anchor 5 these little embroideries can also be called critters, something from the preppy fashion heritage anchor 6 a THOM BROWNE 2012 f/w catwalk image that haunts me in a hot way, just like what tate in american horror story did in season 1