Category Archives: Dress-down Friday
“Every exclusively masculine figure is lacking in grace, every exclusively feminine one is lacking in strength.”
The blue-blooded bombshell of Bavarian Bohème
Fanciful neo-Rococo imagery viewed through an Art Nouveau filter…
The baroness is dressed to distress…
Gert was pathologically unable to conform to any larger social grouping than that found within her own eccentric outfits.
Illustrations from Max Tilke’s book ‘Oriental Costumes: Their Designs and Colors’, published in 1922
“Dorelia and Augustus were seen as representing the principle of living through your ideas, not merely conveying them to canvas or on paper.”
The Tokyo-born artist alternated between elegant suiting, bohemian work clothes and Japanese robes.