Paris Haute Couture time again – have a look at our Times slide show compiled by the lovely Thato Mogotsi after the break and read a few pointed reviews whilst you are at it…. Cathy Horyn; Suzy Menkes; Guardian slide show and a very sad and telling review of the last ditch Lacroix effort - since they have been in administration since May, and adieu to couture…
“This of course is Lena, played by Penélope Cruz in a state of almost hyperreal gorgeousness, a sublime beauty in whose presence Almodóvar’s camera goes into a kind of swooning trance, and whose exquisiteness consists at least partly in its fabricated quality; she is part of cinema’s magnificent artifice.” This is The Gaurdian’s Peter Bradshaw in a state of barely restrained ejaculation over the fine cinematic qualities of Ms Cruz in Broken Promises ( Los Abrazos Rotos) Almodovar’s new vehicle for his beloved Penelope. I for one find the resemblance with Audrey Hepburn uncanny…
Still, part of me (the sleazy part) must have this gold lamé wind breaker.
And the Unisex Mustache Mask is ideal for most reprobate goings on.
My fellow blogger Minor Matters sent me this very amusing story from the Guardian UK - about how a girl turned her life around – she went from a sugar addicted dysfuntional somebody to a super duper glamourpuss simply by religiously following all the advice in the glossy magazine.
I know this to be true – for example read my article in the September edition about how it is a bad idea to go blonde if you are a preternatural brunette and you will never stray