Spotted this on Garance Dore’s jam, and it’s great:
Olympia Le-Tan, most known for her book clutches, and filmmaker Spike Jonze collaborated on this video. It’s a fine example of stop-animation and features one of my favorite literary characters, Mina Harker from Bram Stoker’s Dracula and of course, Macbeth.
Check it out, well worth the time.
Shakespeare is always good for a character post, so let’s take a look at Twelfth Night. Like many of his works, Twelfth Night is all about mistaken identities, disguise, humor and of love triumphant. Hooray! The heroine of the story is Viola, who is wrecked on the shores of Illyria, governed by Duke Orsino. Separated from her twin brother, she disguises herself as a man named Cesario and comes to know the Duke as his servant. Bromance ensues. The Duke soon enlists Viola (Cesario) to help him win the affections of Lady Olivia. She falls madly in love with Cesario (Viola). Things start to get crazy and Amanda Bynes wins the big soccer game, then her brother returns and all identities are set right and the Duke and Viola get hitched. Yayo. 1. Shipwrecked, but damnnnn I look good Dress by Nina Ricci, coat by Peter Pilotto, shoes by Roberto Cavalli 2. Hello, Govnah! Me name is Cesario! Suit by Thom Browne, coat by Ferragamo, shoes by Lanvin 3. Surprise! I’m a lady! Dress by Aquilano Rimondi, shoes by Valentino
I know I posted Titania quite recently, but Spring is so much more appropriate for this bitch. As any American high school student knows, Titania was the fairy queen from Will Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The play focuses on four Athenians wandering the forest and in true Shakespeare style is riddled with mistaken identities and humor. Titania is battling her husband Oberon over a foundling child and she falls victim to a few of Oberon’s tricks. Long story short, everybody ends up happy. She’d be way happier if she dressed like this though, right?
1. I’m the Queen of the fairies, Bitch.
Dress by Christian Dior, shoes by Mary Katrantzou
2. Who are these damn Athenians?
Dress by Alexander Mcqueen, shoes by Chanel
3. Oberon is my boo
Dress by Dolce & Gabbana, shoes by Erdem
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All images from Vogue.