Thursday, April 7, 2016

Pre-fall 2016 Series: Valentino

An inspired, arty collection of elaborately decorated,  celebratory pieces, mixing thoughts of 
traditional cultural costumes, Evel Knievel,/racecar drivers, Mexico/Kahlo & mod


John Leguizamo as Tybalt in Romeo+Juliet (1996)

Our Lady of Guadalupe
also known as 'the Virgin of Guadalupe', is a Roman Catholic title for the Blessed Virgin Mary. 
This depiction is based on an image in the Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in México City

some tie-dye for good measure, w/ a gladiator-flap nod

sheer embroidered kimono, very reminiscent of both Angelina Jolie's embroidered wedding gown: 

& Gaga's Bowie tribute suit:

& 1970's Elvis, of course:

Star camo

Animal embroidery

Mexican Painter Frida Kahlo