As a child visiting my Turkish family I would look longingly at the severe white collared, black outfit uniform worn by my cousins to school. It hinted at it’s post-revolution modernity and 1920’s roots.
Rather like the more expensive version Chanel would create season on season in her house’s homage to the monochrome outfits worn by the nuns at her childhood orphanage.
Which leads me to considering some 1920’s glamour: both literal and in the mood, of, as in this 70’s doing 20’s beauty from the original Great Gatsby film starring Mia Farrow…:-
Thinking of the shoot I am prepping for the lovely magazine Rika I ponder the sheer originality of Nijinsky: from his gestures, to his balletic prowess, as well as the force of his costumes for The Ballets Russes:-
And then as I look out across the London skyline, as day turns to dusk, I gaze stage left over to here:-