Marchesa__02Here we are, sitting in the New York Public Library, the lights of the room dim to darkness and I stare up at the glass ceiling glowing blue in the early evening light. In this 30 secs of darkness I wonder what creations Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig of Marchesa are about to bestow on to us. What dreams and fantasies we were about to see. For me, when I go to these shows and photograph all these amazing gowns, it is about where the pieces take me in my imagination. Are we going to be princesses or Oscar winners? Will we be midnight kisses in secret gardens or attending balls at the white house? I think about fashion, what it means, and for me it is that dream, the escape, the fantasy. It’s like watching a movie and if you let your mind be free enough there is a whole world of adventure to be had in the lace of a bodice or ripple of satin. When the designers talk about their visions for this collection they reference billowing bonfires sweeping through the Scottish Highlands… now that is a dream I can get into.

Marchesa__03 Marchesa__04 Marchesa__05

Marchesa__06 Marchesa__07 Marchesa__08 Marchesa__09 Marchesa__10 Marchesa__11  Marchesa__13 Marchesa__14 Marchesa__15 Marchesa__16 Marchesa__17 Marchesa__18 Marchesa__19 Marchesa__20 Marchesa__21 Marchesa__22 Marchesa__23 Marchesa__24 Marchesa__25 Marchesa__26 Marchesa__27 Marchesa__28 Marchesa__29 Marchesa__30 Marchesa__31 Marchesa__32 Marchesa__33 Marchesa__34  Marchesa__36 Marchesa__37  Marchesa__39 Marchesa__40


Marchesa__41 Marchesa__42

4 thoughts on “Marchesa

Leave a Reply