Jean Paul Gaultier, Brooklyn Museum of Art.
Details from the rear cover of the Lindau Gospels.
Gilt silver, enamel, and jeweled bookcover
[Probably Salzburg, ca. 760–90]
Earlier binding used as lower cover on Lindau Gospels, Abbey of St. Gall, Switzerland, late ninth century
350 x 275 mm
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1901; MS M. 1
A book cover that looks like jewelry. And it’s over a thousand years old! Awesome.
Cara Delevingne and Maria Loks backstage at Chanel Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2013
Erin O’Connor walks on a stage made of ice at Alexander McQueen Fall/Winter 1999: titled ‘The Overlook’ this collection featured pillowy skirts, chunky knits, silver bustiers & lavish fur in addition to a set that was made to look like a winter wonderland, complete with artificial snow and several models ice skating down the runway.