Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Aside from the literal interpretation of Alberta Ferretti's feather capelet, to my mind, nobody channeled the flesh and earth tones of Venetian high Renaissance painting better than Chloe's Fall 2011 collection.
Chloé sheer silk blouse $1,195; Chloé sheer long sleeve shirt $1,190; Alberta ferretti white feather capelet $2,425; Chloé wool pants; Chloé leather flat $450; Chloé leather tote handbag $1,820; Andara rose quartz jewelry $75; Chloé oversized sunglasses $330; Chloe Fall 2011 | Paris Fashion Week image via fashiongonerogue.com.
p.s. extra credit:
Believed to have inspired Manet's Luncheon on the Grass, the much debated interpretations of The Tempest range from biblical to classic mythology, and British art critic Waldemar Januszczak makes a case for The Tempest as an interpretation of Homer's Odyssey. In case you're curious, I included the clip from his short documentary, Every Painting Tells A Story below.