With the couture shows coming up, I figured now would be a good time to look at them through the eyes of the original 150 Pokémon. To be honest, it’s fairly simple to find them in couture…maybe a little too simple. Next time you’re looking at a collection, think about it and see what happens. There are at least 5 Vileplumes every season.
1. Giambattista Valli and Ivysaur
2. Jean Paul Gaultier and Alakazam
3. Chanel and Clefable
4. Alexis Mabille and Vaporeon
5. Christian Dior and Chansey
So this past weekend I was boning up on my Greek Mythology, you know by watching Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief because I’m 13 and I thought I’d give Persephone a try. Traditionally she is known as queen of Hades but before that she was just a goddess who was chillin. One day she was hanging out with her nymph friends and Hades kidnapped her. TWIST! Meanwhile, back at Chez Olympus, her mother started flipping out and demanded that she be returned. Hades bowed to the gods’ will but before she left, Persephone ate some pomegranate seeds. As fate would have it, those who eat or drink in the Underworld must stay there FOREVER. However, Persephone was able to spend one season of the year in Hades and live the rest above. The Greeks believed this to be the reason behind the four season—when Persephone is in Hades, her mother’s sadness keeps us in winter. Fun.
1. Um, guyssss, what is Hades doing here?
Dress by Tsumori Chisato, shoes by Vivienne Westwood
2. Great, just great, I’m stuck in the underworld. BUT LOOK AT MY NEW DRESSSSS!
Dress by Christian Dior Haute Couture, shoes by Alexander McQueen
3. Peace out Hades.
Dress by Stella McCartney, shoes by Peter Pilotto
All images from Vogue UK.
Two people I miss on the runway, Lily Cole and Christian Lacroix.
Image c/o Christian Lacroix PR
1: armani prive fall 2007 couture shoes: she’s walking on cotton candy…i’m hungry.
editor’s note: sorry for the drop in posts this week, been crazy busy at work…will return to regularly scheduled programming next week. including the composer post i promised and some c.s. lewis jazz.
All images from Style.com.