Solange’s Star Wars MET Pearl
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.
LOOK AT THIS BEAUTIFUL THING.
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.