Monday, 1 June 2009

I am the Gothic version of Garbo

So said Valentina (Valentina Nicholaevna Schlee, nee Sanina, c.1899 - 1989), the legendary Russian emigrée who was America's answer to Mme Grés and Madeleine Vionnet.

Valentina: American Couture and the Cult of Celebrity by Kohle Yohannan

Author, curator and historian Kohle Yohannan on Valentina.

Now playing: Stevie Nicks - Garbo
via FoxyTunes

1 comment:

Pamela Terry and Edward said...

Gosh I do love that outfit in the photograph.
The one in the video isn't bad either.