February 03, 2009

No Lack of Black

My Lovely friend Suzan
Two familiar faces present

Funerals have something dramatic about them. I imagine people wearing their best black clothes,lace vails and hats, tight suits, umbrellas, sunglasses, and women in sheer tights with a backseem on black high heels.
So dissapoitning when poeple dare to show up in their daily jeans and sneakers.
But there was nothing dissapointing about the amount of black that showed up friday at amsterdam fashion week.

The Iris van Herpen show was something many had been looking forward to , including me. Her inspiration was egiptian mummification and considering her signature materials wich are leather and industrial materials, it promised to be mindblowing. It was a short show with only a few looks yet all the viewers were left in complete awe.


yulan. said...

black = beautiful!

The Seeker said...



Mel Carrey said...

cute blog post- I love black- I hate when family says" oh you heading to a funera?" when i'm in my best black duds. I just say Thanks now.

Kim said...

Leuke blog!

withasianstereotypes said...

True about the funeral baby. Ah I loved the Iris collection bit. Make me reminisce Jun Takhashi's f/w 06.

KISS, China L.

MJ. said...

Love black (it's my fav. color, ov course!:P)
And Iris van Herpen dresses are insane!! Specially because I'm in love with ancient Egiptian culture...:P


D said...

black has to be the most mysterious,capturing,emotional-filled color on earth!!

and so beautiful,it is my favorite of them all


Agnes Deer said...

Amazing last picture!!


STARR said...

oo I love it!

Krystal said...

so so chic!

jules said...

I love all of those looks. your blog is entrancing, I adore it!

KATLIN said...

Wow wow wow. I had looked at these pictures before, but knew nothing of the designer and her inspirations. Knowing that she took inspiration from Egyptian mummies puts it a whole nother level for me!

Anonymous said...

I love it ! Very creative ! That's actually really cool Thanks.

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