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Stephen Jones John Galliano Voque

Stepping out of a Paris cafe swirled in coffee tones…

A romance in fawn and russet…

John Galliano mink-trimmed, floral embroidered

coat and kid gloves, Chanel brooch, velvet and tulle

hat by Stephen Jones for Galliano …

18th century French brocade top

18th century French embroidered silk blouse…

backed in linen, trimmed in green…

c. 1780

Bella Notte

My own Fawn Bella Notte …

Rose patterned Deluxe Marie, Whisper Linen, and Quilted Silk Velvet

French dressing room

Late afternoon shadows in my dressing room…

glints of gold, fawn linen duvet and silk balloon shade..

I’d like to imagine this is an attic room with

view across the rooftops of Paris…

French barometer c, 1763

French barometer

c. 1763

Carved and gilded carved roses and doves…

Par P. Gaffu ….Royal Paris

Limestone mantle

Cream coral topped carved limestone…

Yet another favorite picture…

Beautiful golden, cafe tones with an accent of crisp white

and indigo…

Designers Jenny Peters and Rachel Mbiango

Southern Accents March/April 2009

Top photo Vogue magazine Sep. 2007 here

Photographer Steven Meisel