Rodarte Spring Summer 11/12

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What have those painting by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh to do with Rodarte? Well, a lot this season. They are a recurring theme in Rodarte’s showing. Even I whose art knowledge is seriously lacking could see the connection to van Gogh’s perhaps most famous work Starry Night.

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See those swirls on dress no. 2? Yep, that’s Starry Night. The show as a whole reminds me of fairy tales, no. 2 could be suitable for a midnight fairy. Love the draping on no. 1, by the way. No. 3 somehow strikes me as quite princess-like, maybe it’s the shoulder detail? And no. 4 is the most wearable piece, not in a bad way. I would definitely wear this.

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image credit: style.com

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