Now it’s time for a serious glamour: two gowns from Olivier Theyskens’s first collection for Nina Ricci (from French Vogue). Personally I prefer his works for his own label and Rochas. He was gorgeous at Nina Ricci, but his first collections seemed a bit incoherent and the last ones too showy to my own liking. Also I think that there wasn’t such strong and refined image behind his Nina Ricci collections in comparison to his previous works. Anyway Theyskens is extremely talented – just look at these two photos:
Fiorucci made me Hardcore, short film by Mark Leckey, 1999
hypnotic video made from the ‘found footage’ of the British nightlife in 70s, 80s and 90s. this is real. this is beautiful.
still from ‘Le Corbeau‘ by Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1943
Stills from short film by Alexander Kluge and Peter Schamoni- ‘Brutality in stone‘, 1961- an exploration of Nazi period through its architecture which was a physical embodiment of power and strength of Nazi’s political system as well as a silent bystander of all the cruel events that marked this period.
from Derek Jarman’s ‘‘The Last of England‘
still from ‘All about Eve’ by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1950
still from ‘Carnival of souls’ by Herk Harvey, 1962
Prada ss09 mens lookbook vs. stills from Derek Jarman’s ‘Jubilee’, 1978
still from Dario Argento’s ‘Phenomena’ , 1985