Sunday, 17 February 2013

Fantastically dressed in flowers

King Lear as my unlikely style icon of the day? I think so. 

"Enter Lear, fantastically dressed with wild flowers" stage direction Act IV, Scene VI

 Shakespeare's King Lear is running from Wednesday February 6th till Saturday March 23rd 2013 in the Abbey Theatre 
Tickets ranging between 13 and 27

All images taken from 

Saturday, 16 February 2013

This is everything that I want to look like right now

Lily Cole, please let me be you. And give me all your clothes that you are wearing in these pictures too. British Vogue editorial "New York Doll" by Arthur Elgort, January 2008

Fashion only imitates

My friend tweeted this recently. I never knew fashion editorials literally copying scenes from famous paintings was a thing. Long may it continue I say. Oh Devon Aoki, you are glorious! All taken from here

 Nicki Minaj as Francois Boucher’s Bildnis der Marquise de Pompadour (1756)

W magazine, November 2011
Photo by Francesco Vezzoli

Model as Edward Hopper’s The Automat (1927)

Photo by Joel-Peter Witkin

Devon Aoki as Hans Memling’s Virgin and Child (1475)

The Face, 1997
Photo by Michael Sanders

Models as Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss (1907-1908)

Harper’s Bazaar, February 2002
Photo by Patrick Demarchelier

Julianne Moore as John Currin’s The Cripple (1997)

Photo by Peter Lindbergh

Model as a Roy Lichtenstein painting

Zink magazine
Photo by Mike Ruiz

John Galliano as Jacques-Louis David’s Napoleon Crossing the Alps (1801-1805)

Harper’s Bazaar, March 2007
Photo by Simon Procter

Nicole Kidman as John Singer Sargent's Mrs Charles E. Inches (1887)
Vogue, June 1999

Photo by Steven Meisel

Gewaaaan Saoirse! 

Saoirse Ronan as Sir John Everett Millais’ Ophelia (1851-1852)

Vogue, December 2011
Photo by Steven Meisel

This is my favourite. Vogue- making polio glam

Angela Lindvall as Andrew Wyeth's Christina's World (1948)
Vogue October 1998
Photo by Carter Smith

Laetitia Casta as Johannes Vermeer's Girl With A Pearl Earring (1665)
Elle France, 1998
Photo by Friedmann Hauss