Complicated Coats and Cabinets of Curiosities at Paris Couture
“This was shown on mannequins, not women. Mrs. Tependris loves this outfit. It is in the spirit of Robert Bresson’s ‘Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne.’” Mrs. Tependris imagines herself as an actress in the film. She thinks it captures the Parisian mood. It may not capture the time, but it captures something timeless.”
An Artist's Diary of Paris Fashion Week
The artist and T contributing editor Konstantin Kakanias captured the action in and around the shows in a new series of illustrations.
Konstantin Kakanias Artists and Illustrator - Interview with Fashion Design Collaborator Konstantin Kakanias - Dottie the Collectista
Artist and illustrationist Konstantin Kakanias, the creator of Dottie, shares his artistic process in this interview with the artist.
More Kakanias Plates!!! (sadly not in my possession)
A real feast for the eyes (i want to buy them all!!!!), those amazing plates come from a complete 35 piece crockery set that Konstantinos ...
Illustration: Konstantin Kakanias captures Paris Couture with wit and flair
The New York Times style magazine, _T_, has found a new and decidedly charming way of approaching the festival of all things luxe which is Paris Couture week. Artist and contributing editor Konstantin Kakanias has made a series of illustrations showing her alter ego, a high society dame named Mrs Tependris, indulging in the endless parade of shows and parties. "She hadn't been for years," according to Konstantin, “things have changed, so she was a bit confused when she arrived.” It seems she…
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