Do you remember these plumed diaphonous creations from Sonia Rykiel, spring 2008?
What were her influences, I wonder.
Regardless, I find these gowns so delicious and beautiful, they serve as a mild antidepressant. Even the typically dour models look genuinely joyful. That's saying something.
:ultrathew flickr; gertrude mcfuzz © theodore and audrey geisel