Sarah Mower of VOGUE in her review writes:
Mary Katrantzou’s spring 2011 collection—all printed with images of lavish hotel and stateroom interiors—and embellished with interior-decorator braid, tassels, and fringe trimmings. She’d digitalized fragments of pages from vintage copies of Architectural Digest and The World of Interiors, amped up the color to hyperrealist level.
replete with sconce adornments
"With this collection,
I wanted to put the room on the woman,rather than the woman in the room." designer MK
sweeping passementerie curtains
French Louis xv
upholstered & finished with gimp
& more swinging crystals
"Yes, it's excessive, and decorative,
and I know everyone else is talking about minimalism...
"But I knew I needed to go a little outside the stuff I've been doing.And I do like a challenge." MK
Surrealistically Genius? Unquestionably.
PHOTOGRAPHS Marcio Madeira/ firstVIEW here