Sunday, July 12, 2009

Renaissance (Wo)Man

Courtesy of D&G fall 2009:

1. This ruffled peplum jacket is on my must-have list for fall (I'd wear it with skinny jeans and some fierce studded or zippered ankle booties):



2. It's hard to see, but the print on this bubble skirt is like something out of the Sistine Chapel:


3. I nearly fainted when I saw this sumptuous coat/cape:


4. A divine turtleneck with adorable puffed sleeves:
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Courtesy of Burberry Prorsum fall 2009:

1. Like a purple lithograph on ethereal silk:
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2. Boho meets Botticelli:

7 comments:

The Little Fashion Treasury said...

Happy sunny monday morning, Thumbelina!

You selected some truly beautiful pieces!
Love the way Burberry and D&G show these old "pictures"... a small part of Michelangelo´s sistine chapel ceiling on a skirt!
... When Boho meets Botticelli: Thanks for mention him, didn´t know the Burberry print was "him". Like especially his "The Birth of Venus"-

Art and Fashion... always a thrilling mixture!

Swell Vintage - Frankie said...

Oh gosh, that skirt...lust lust lust x

Kat said...

the last outfit is so pretty!

rachel said...

love your tailored lace skirt - such a better cut for you. also love the peplum jacket - would look amazing with any simple bottom (say, black or copper pencil skirt) at a cultural event.

i've only recently figured out that i don't like having tons of clothes, but would rather buy only a few items per season that are fabulous - may i ask you to share a list of your fav designers or lines? i can guess a few, but you probably know about some great people i've never heard of :) of course everyone needs secrets, so feel free not to share...

Thumbelina Fashionista said...

Little Fashion/Martina--Actually I have no idea who the painter is--I just liked the sound of the two Bs...:) Now I'll have to investigate!

Thumbelina Fashionista said...

Rachel--Great idea for a post! I'll be on it soon :)

TLT said...

I need the D&G turtleneck!!! It's perfect for fall. It's so ornate, but wearable. I can imagine all kinds of amazing outfits with that turtleneck. And to think I usually loathe turtlenecks!!!