Was watching an old Yves Saint Laurent documentary last night – about the creation of the Ballet Russe Collection. Saint Laurent was, as everyone else in the french intelligentsia at the time, somewhat in love with the Soviet union. Maybe it was because what he hated the most was people with money, always being inspired of those who had less of it. On his trip to Moscow he advised the Russian women to embrace their cultural heritage, and wear traditional folkloric clothes, but the shoes! – had to be french…

Then suddenly in a clip of the fashion show, i saw the EXACT cape, Teal blue wool, with black silk tapestry trim that we just got in the store. Have a look:

Feb 03