Solange’s Star Wars MET Pearl

May 5, 2015 15:03:25 Posted at May 5, 2015 15:03:25
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Kevin Mazur/ Larry Busacca/ Dimitrios Kambouris/ Rabbani and Solimene Photography/ Getty Images

YES, Solange. YES. This, as I’ve noted on several previous occasions, is what Solange should be putting all her efforts into.


Giles is the designer.

And isn’t this exactly why fashion is art? The interpretation? Because a lot of people are describing this as sci-fi, an homage to yesterday’s May the Fourth. And some of us, OK maybe just me, are seeing it like the inside of an oyster, any mollusk, where pearls are formed…

Didn’t even occur to me that this might space, the universe. All I kept thinking about were oysters and pearls. The pearl earrings my ma gave me for our wedding. The cheongsam she had me wear them with at our wedding reception. It takes an incredibly breathtaking creation to evoke all that. And also a model who understands it. 

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