Thursday, January 5, 2012

Princesses, aluminum foil dresses, white hair, and natural light...

Today I'm doing something a bit different in that the following doesn't really pertain to the boutique, but I hope you'll enjoy it as much as I have:

When this magazine came out, I was in high school waiting to get my hair cut at a local salon, and I grabbed this magazine from the rack. Up until I came across the featured article, I was aimlessly flipping through the magazine to pass the time. But then, I saw this:

(Kristin Dunst wearing a Chanel Haute Couture "Petit Trianon" lace dress with tulle rosettes)

 And then this:

This black aluminum-foil dress made by John Galliano of Christian Dior has haunted me in the best possible way since I first saw it. 

 (Kristin Dunst wearing a Balenciaga hand painted silk dress)

...And by now my jaw was on the floor somewhere...

 (Oscar de la Renta chine taffeta gown)

(A flounce cotton and silk pannier dress made by Rochas, Paris)

Somewhere between the beautiful photography by Annie Leboitz and the gorgeous dresses, I fell into a state of pure giddiness sitting on that waiting-area couch. And when I stumbled upon these scans of the magazine this past month, I got just as excited about them all over again. Hope you enjoy them too! (Thanks to Judy for  inspiring me to make a new blog post today!) -Meggie

1 comment:

  1. Great post, Meggie. Annie Leboitz is amazing. It's worth renting the recent movie about her. If your a fashion photography hound like me, you might also try Bill Cunningham New York. His work is not at all like Annie Leboitz; not by a long shot. He's a fascinating character, though, with a artist's eye for fashion & fashion trends. Anyway, I get the same kick today as I did when I was in my late teens when I discovered fashion. That was a very, very long time ago. lol.