Source: In our melancholy twilight: LE DIX by BALENCIAGA (1947)
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Tagged as Balenciaga Le Dix review, Tapestries of melancholy, Violets
The cape/dress picture draws me in…enveloping both physically and emotionally. I once had a long cape coat that always Made me feel dashing and fashionable. It is now gone, but your image reminded me of it and the flair of wearing an unusual coat.
This look would be incredibly noteworthy and unusual to step out in, wouldn’t it? Verging on The Handmaid’s Tale, though.
Oh, you are so right about The Handmaid’s Tale. I watched the series and found it disturbing, but incredibly worthwhile. It is amazing to think that the book was written in the 1980’s.
And as everybody has been saying, utterly pertinent to now….
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