Sicilian lemons

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My photo of the view from the Piazza IX Aprile in Taormina, Sicily. Dolce Gabbana’s dress and earrings.

Baroque magnificence

Dolce Gabbana’s bag
Baroque (derived from “Barocco” meaning in portuguese “irregular pearl or stone”) was an artistic movement born in Rome, Italy in 1600 and which lasted until 1700. The Baroque movement embraced all the art domains : painting, architecture, sculpture, music, dance… Baroque rejected the classicism. This movement was characterized by the spectacular, abondance of details, dramatic effects, the luxury…

The Italian vintage fashion House Sorelle Fontana

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Sorelle Fontana was an Italian Haute couture fashion house based in Rome. It was created in 1943 by the Fontana sisters (Micol Fontana, Giovanna Fontana and Zoe Fontana). In the 1950s, they launched a line of ready to wear. In … Continue reading

The fashion designer Antonio Marras

Born in Alghero (Sardinia), Antonio Marras presented for the first time an eponym collection in 1996, focusing on craft techniques and inspired from his natal island (folkloristic kitsch style, ligazzio rubio …). In 1999, he founded his own label of prêt-à-porter distinguished by the recurent theme of red threads (ligazzio rubio in Sardinian language) but also by the use of luxury fabrics, luxurious embroideries, decorative details, visible seams, vintage touches and mix of patterns, shapes…

From 2003 to 2011, Antonio Marras had been the artistic director of the Kenzo fashion house (property of the French luxury goods group, LVMH). Despite his international career,  he still lives in Alghero where he draws his creativity and inspiration from the Sardinia. His clothes are elegant, creative, inspired (baroque, Sardinian designs, seventies…) and decorated with exquisite and unique patterns and embroideries. He mixes beautifully patterns, fabrics, forms and colours. I love particulary his floral prints, embroideries , dresses and coats. It is a real delight to admire the Antonio Marras garments.

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