Ever since I saw that lady with the helmet-like hairstyle wearing The Dress I dreamed of having a similar one. No, actually I wanted the exact same dress! But neither the woman’s name nor the dress’ designer, were mentioned, when I saw the picture first (unfortunately, I forgot where I saw it first).
It took me quite a while to find out, who she is and what she wore.
She: is Lotta Volkova, artist, designer, and stylist originally from Russia, who studied art and fashion at Central Saint Martins, London.
The Dress: is Balenciaga.
Before I go on raving about Lotta and her amazing dress in particular and style in general (and her equally amazing own label), let me tell you: I’ve seen The Dress on the weekend in real life. And it’s all I can think of since the moment I touched it (it feels like a costume from a 1960s science fiction movie – not that I knew how costumes from 1960s movies felt like. But you get the point. Synthetic. Anyway. I wouldn’t hold The Dress too close to a lighter or a lit candle. It might go “puff” and disappear). I also saw an amazing pair of shoes – but I can get over the shoes, if I can only have that dress. I don’t know how, but I must have it.
I never thought anyone could pull those Prada fisher boots from Fall 2009 collection off. The way she wears them – just wow, no?
The two different yellows of her pants and socks – genius!
Oh, I always wanted a piece from that Prada collection!
(Pictures via Vogue.fr)
Lotta Volkova also has her own label. I found these designs from 2009 on her blog. I love them (especially that I’m into harnesses lately).