Rembrandt, Lucretia (1664)
A STUDY ON COSTUME DESIGN | Anna Karenina (2012): costumes by Jaqueline Durran↳ Kitty’s ball gown: as Anna’s visual contrast at the ball, Kitty wears a symbolically white dress trimmed with pink rosettes.
White is the color of purity, innocence, wholeness and completion; pale pink roses are a sign of gentleness, joy and grace.
“That was to be like a child debutante going to a ball. This was a generic Victorian shape, with a tight bodice with a full skirt. By coincidence, that was also a very 1950s shape. The motivation really was to keep her in a simple bell shape, but slightly short, as a counterpoint to Anna’s sophistication. We kept it short to make her look childlike.” –Jaqueline Durran
That was the saddest thing, the thing that tore at her afterward… the way he smiled.
Can a woman, your Holiness, occupy the chair of St. Peter’s? — Well, plainly one does.
Ziad Nakad Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2014
people used to have to paint their own selfies