Above, her own words, Rei Kawakubo. We had a chance to catch this show at The Met last week, and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. So interesting to have a conversation from our very different perspectives……my background in fiber art in three dimension, my partner’s in fashion design Haute-Couture, with a very different main inspiration from Yves St Laurent; mine western looking east, his eastern looking to the west, in our young and formative years. Working together for all these years, the push and pull arrives at influences from both. This show is a must see if you are in town.
“Dressed for Defiance”, NY Times
I opened Women’s Month at the Brooklyn Museum, to view two exhibitions of female expression. I went for Marilyn Minter, but I came away with Georgia O’Keefe.
Never a huge fan of her paintings, I learned so much about the whole woman, her attention to the details of her life, how meticulous she was about her clothing, beautifully documented by the great photographers in her life.
Never knew, and blown away.
Many garments made with her own hands, many carefully chosen and cherished for construction, simplicity of design, and tactile feel of natural fiber.
Had a lunch break to avoid whiplash between these two powerful shows!
Wonderful weekend Trunk Show in the Philadelphia Neighborhood of Chestnut Hill
Thank you Gravers Lane Gallery!
Jasemin’s favorite, with a Susan Green necklace
Jasemin wearing our new purple vest, Leeor in her own vintage piece of ours
The fabulous Leeor modeling a coat…..(we were all freezing in the nasty weather!)
Purple! seemed to be the color of the night. Handbags by Jeffrey Levinson….gallery director Bruce Hoffman
Closed for the night
Quilted lambskin vest by Toshiki and Maryszka, Jeffrey Levinson evening bag, Susan Green beaded necklace
Custom order for our favorite girl!
Jasemin rocks it
Rested so well at the lovely Chestnut Hill Hotel
Cake, a great place for brunch on a balmy winter day!
Shop Local! They take care of you!
We ended our stay at Cake, brunch with friends