spring training for Brooklyn Dodgers rookiesin Vero Beach, Floridaphoto by George Silk for LIFE Magazine, 1948

spring training for Brooklyn Dodgers rookies
in Vero Beach, Florida
photo by George Silk for LIFE Magazine, 1948

from Technicolor (detail)Josephine le Tutour by Anthony Maulefor Numero, February 2014

from Technicolor (detail)
Josephine le Tutour by Anthony Maule
for Numero, February 2014

Guinevere Van Seenus by Erik Madigan Heckfor Muse Magazine, spring 2014

Guinevere Van Seenus by Erik Madigan Heck
for Muse Magazine, spring 2014

from Ray of LightLakshmi Menon by Laurie Bartleyfor Elle Magazine, March 2014

from Ray of Light
Lakshmi Menon by Laurie Bartley
for Elle Magazine, March 2014

Kirsten Owen by Ellen Von Unwerthfor Jigsaw, 1988

Kirsten Owen by Ellen Von Unwerth
for Jigsaw, 1988

Michelle Pfeiffer
above by Rainer Drechsler, c. 1980s
below by Yoram Kahana, 2007

Misha Collins and Jared Padalecki at the 75 Years of Superman partySan Diego Comic Con, 2013

Misha Collins and Jared Padalecki
at the 75 Years of Superman party
San Diego Comic Con, 2013

Jennifer Lopez by Ruven Afanadorfor InStyle magazine, 2004

Jennifer Lopez by Ruven Afanador
for InStyle magazine, 2004

Chrystèle Saint-Louis Augustinfor Givenchy mascara

Chrystèle Saint-Louis Augustin
for Givenchy mascara

dress by Valentino, 1969photo by Ruven Afanador, 2000

dress by Valentino, 1969
photo by Ruven Afanador, 2000

Amber Valletta by Steven Meisel (detail)for Vogue, 1996

Amber Valletta by Steven Meisel (detail)
for Vogue, 1996

a class in telephone etiquette at the Crawford school, 1952

a class in telephone etiquette 
at the Crawford school, 1952

Codie Young by Richard Burbridge for i-D Magazine, 2013

Codie Young by Richard Burbridge
for i-D Magazine, 2013

We shouldn’t expect that learning to be content should be any easier than, say, learning the violin - or require any less practice.
Alain de Botton
Lisa Butler by Gavin O’Neill

Lisa Butler by Gavin O’Neill