Who hasn’t wished at one time or another (usually a stultifyingly bland and boring time or another) for the world to be a little more magical or whimsical or quirky?
All of us have, bar those who like things neatly and solidly utilitarian, which is probably why the films of Wes Anderson have found some ensuring, fervent favour among audiences the world over.
Possessed of a uniquely sweet and colourful aesthetic that feels like a fairytale wrapped inside a cartoon and folded into a vibrantly offbeat dream, Anderson’s films may feel like they are the furthest things from real life you could hope to find (though they often deal with some real, substantial issues).
Enter Accidentally Wes Anderson, an Instagram account which displays photos taken across the world which bolster the idea that Wes Anderson and the outside world have more in common than previously thought as Laughing Squid observes:
“Like the films, each site is distinctly colorful, geometric and tends towards the symmetrical mid-20th century ethos.”
It’s worth taking a trip through this most wonderful of accounts, both for the gorgeous pics but also to be reminded that the world can actually be more magical and happily Wes Anderson-ish than you might imagine.