Themid1960s to early 1970s saw the peak of the hippie movement. This counterculture began influencing mainstream fashion; with roots in the Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts movements, psychedelic experimentation, and patterns found in nature. This era happens to be one of our favourites - who can resist the flamboyant textiles, dramatic silhouettes and quirky advertising of the day? Whichlookis your favourite?
A few weeks ago I was approached by Nicole Danielle, a Cape Town based fashion stylist and Sven Kristian, an international fine art photographer who has done work for many large companies and publications. They wanted to feature some Lehza Vintage skirts in an upcoming styled shoot, so of course I said yes. I'm blown away by the talent and emotion behind these images and I'm sure you'll be too.
Click here for Part I – Exquisite Dresses From the MET Costume Institute: Pre-1950 I find it fascinating to watch the evolution of fashion through the decades, as the role and freedoms of women change and progress. It is clear to see that fashion has become less about purely adornment, but more experimental in terms of silhouettes, textiles, […]
The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art houses a collection of more than 35 000 pieces, dating as far back as the 15th century to now. The Institute curates two annual exhibitions featuring traditional regional dress, designer haute couture, costumes and accessories for women, men and children. All the clothing can’t be on […]