Thursday, June 2, 2011



So, I've been busy busy busy and one of my many current projects had me researching Biba. Who I found out about when I was having my wedding dress made. Basically I had found a 1930's dress that fit me perfectly from some socialite of the time here in San Francisco. I even have photos of her and some have even said I look like her. Funny huh.

Anyhoo, I was schooled by the place that made the modern version of my dress that Ossie Clark and Biba completely took inspiration from the 20's and 30's and from Vionnet the designer that very obviously was the inspiration for my original design. Well, not much more to say about that but I just thought I would share.xo K

Oh another fun fact, Barbara Hulanicki the genius behind Biba, she was also one of the first designers to turn Miami Beach around into what you know it as today. And that's what she's been doing to this day. It's not really my aesthetic but I find individuals who have the ability to move across mediums so fluidly quite interesting.  Have a look


Anonymous said...

Oh i love this blog have so many things so fun,and beautiful.

take are and have a fenomenal weekend.


Kelly said...

Thanks Love;) Lot's of fun in NSM land too.

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