Another stunning costume from #Fortuny, in marvellous rust-browns, greens, reds and blues...fabulous.
Japanese moga (modern girl) of the 1920's
Japanese pattern book
Ensemble Mariano Fortuny The Royal Ontario Museum
Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen
Velvet ruffled cape 20s Gorgeous antique vintage opera cape old Hollywood fashion cocktail party
Dress, Mariano Fortuny, c. 1930's. Kobe Fashion Museum.
Stenciled velvet neoclassical gown, Fortuny, early 20th century. Pink & pomegranate mottled velvet stenciled with Medieval-style pattern in gold. Underside inset with pleated raspberry silk held with series of Murano glass beads & silk cord loops continuing down sides to hem. Pleats angled into square-edged train. Whitaker Auctions
DIY worker artsy - the simpler the overall appearance the more concentrated the remaining elements & tending towards artsy, the accentuation of those few, even creases become the artsy focus - DIY tends often towards artsy