Temperley London

July 31, 2007

fashion inspiration matra brathwaite 3 Comments

I love looking through certain collections and seeing what inspires designers. For Alice Temperley’s A/W 2007 collection, she cites Paris in the early 1900’s with the arrival of Russian nobility, muses and Diaghilev’s Ballet Russes as inspiration. Which sounds so familiar, why is that? Then I realize that Jennine of The Coveted wrote about a documentary she saw on the Ballet Russes.

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Here are some images from Alice Temperley.
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All of the clothes have names like the Tzar dress and Prussia Sheepskin Coat.
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Temperley Inspiration

All this talk about the Ballet Russes, makes me want to watch the documentary.

♥ the alchemist

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      jennine Jul 31, 2007

      oh my goodness… that’s gorgeous. where do you find such beautiful photos? you have such a great knack for it!
      the documentary is amazing.. and the old ladies are adorable.

      thealchemist Aug 01, 2007

      thanks, i have so many images saved and sometimes i stumble onto things.
      i really want to check out the documentary, the ballet russes seems to have inspired so many.

      THE COVETED | Temperlely Jan 20, 2008

      […] guess I wasn’t the only one inspired by the Ballet Russes… Style Alchemy spotted the Temperley AW07 collection and she thought it looked a little familiar: Alice […]


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