Habitually Chic

Yet another place for me to post chic and inspiring photos!
unejeunedemoiselle:

Evelyn Waugh wouldn’t be caught dead at your dinner party.
Waugh, one of my favorite misanthropic bastards in literary history, put a lot of effort into putting as much distance between himself & the rest of humanity as possible. To that end, he went to the trouble of printing up these all-purpose “Mr. Evelyn Waugh is not interested in your petty invitations and cordially invites you to fuck off” cards, which he would hand out to people who made demands on him (e.g. aspiring writers seeking critiques of their manuscripts, friends requesting his presence at dinner parties, his children asking him to stop publicly referring to them as “physically inept, monotonous, defective adults who fill me with depression”)
(via trumpetstrumpet)

I may need to order my own version of this card. 

unejeunedemoiselle:

Evelyn Waugh wouldn’t be caught dead at your dinner party.

Waugh, one of my favorite misanthropic bastards in literary history, put a lot of effort into putting as much distance between himself & the rest of humanity as possible. To that end, he went to the trouble of printing up these all-purpose “Mr. Evelyn Waugh is not interested in your petty invitations and cordially invites you to fuck off” cards, which he would hand out to people who made demands on him (e.g. aspiring writers seeking critiques of their manuscripts, friends requesting his presence at dinner parties, his children asking him to stop publicly referring to them as “physically inept, monotonous, defective adults who fill me with depression”)

(via trumpetstrumpet)

I may need to order my own version of this card. 

  1. ahappycollage reblogged this from ablogwithaview
  2. winged--victory reblogged this from tobiasfitzosborness
  3. willyoulookatthat reblogged this from iloveofthee-beloved-this and added:
    (via iloveofthee-beloved-this, trumpetstrumpet)
  4. iloveofthee-beloved-this reblogged this from too-too-sick-making
  5. cotilllard reblogged this from dreamsofadventures
  6. ladedanixie reblogged this from tobiasfitzosborness
  7. the-last-roman-empress reblogged this from tobiasfitzosborness
  8. spadess reblogged this from tobiasfitzosborness
  9. tobiasfitzosborness reblogged this from dreamsofadventures
  10. dreamsofadventures reblogged this from ablogwithaview
  11. boudicaa reblogged this from daydreamdelusion and added:
    I’ve haven’t read any of his work, but Evelyn Waugh sounds like a delightful man.
  12. driveucrazy reblogged this from chambaron
  13. silentgirl428 reblogged this from daydreamdelusion
  14. daydreamdelusion reblogged this from whimsicalandotherworldly
  15. coe-photos reblogged this from whimsicalandotherworldly
  16. visavis-ce reblogged this from whimsicalandotherworldly
  17. whimsicalandotherworldly reblogged this from autumn-rendez-vous
  18. autumn-rendez-vous reblogged this from deathsheadandthesicklychild
  19. mearchuimhne reblogged this from ablogwithaview
  20. evelina12 reblogged this from audreyandthehepburns
  21. deathsheadandthesicklychild reblogged this from audreyandthehepburns
  22. drinkinginfountains reblogged this from ablogwithaview
  23. too-too-sick-making reblogged this from aeternum-contra-mundum
  24. automobilesmenglamourandshit reblogged this from ohneweiterebedeutung
  25. aeternum-contra-mundum reblogged this from sifflet and added:
    This should become a thing. It’s brilliant. Except I don’t want it to become a thing because I’m feeling selfishly...
  26. thinkingoflolita reblogged this from perhapsican