I’d like to think that in the alternate universe referenced in Guo Pei’s mythical Fall Winter 2019 collection, one may step out for a coffee clad in a ballgown of marionette theatre manipulated by a coolly bespectacled simian puppet master, with barely a flickering glance from the barista as they take a name for your […]
From the “I don’t know what’s going on here, but I like it” files: all signs point to this being a recent photoshoot for Financial Times magazine, suggesting that the prognostic practices of astrology, palm-reading, and other forms of divination are on-trend in terms of sartorial inspiration for 2019 (and I don’t mean to brag, […]
Dutch designer Iris van Herpen, endlessly innovative and inspiring, just debuted her Spring 2018 Couture collection entitled “Ludi Naturae,” and now we all want to clothe ourselves in finned, leafy, scaled, and flowing dresses, gowns, and jumpsuits that look like living biotech sculptures from a futuristic utopian fever dream. ‘Ludi’ is the plural form of the Latin term […]
This summer the cards predict that we need to save our pennies for the the divinatory drama of gorgeous tarot-inspired embroidered lambskin evening pouches from Dior’s Spring/Summer 2017 bag collection. I foresee some empty bank accounts in our future… The Devil The Star Death The Moon The World The Lovers Wheel of Fortune The Sun […]
I have never met the marvelously talented Ashley Rose of Ashley Rose Couture, though I genuinely hope to do so one day. And yet, a small part of me feels like I know a small part of her. If you can tear your eyes from her ravishing, fantastical fairy tale creations and gaze beyond her opulent, […]
Oh hell yes. Jean Paul Gaultier † Spring/Summer 2011 Couture More after the jump!
How we love when all the runway photos start hitting the internet. Here is Jean Paul Gaultier’s runway couture for the fall. JPG never, ever lets down. It’s almost impossible to not picture the Diva from Fifth Element from some of these, isn’t it?