I read somewhere that he was inspired by the daydreams of a teenage girl in her bedroom, and maybe that's why it connected - the clothes unearthed childhood memories of collecting, making, dreaming.
Cuts in dresses made crafty shapes like the snipped folds of old homemade paper decorations:
Material shone like the coloured foil from a sweet wrapper smoothed out and saved, decorated in ghostly faded floral:
Colourful collected flowers featured on dresses and jackets on material as fine as tracing paper:
Glistening precious gem stones, like those pinched from odd earrings found in old jewellery boxes, featured in a childlike glory of shameless abundance:
Short, shiny skirts were teamed with white shirts, looking just like the ones we all 'borrowed' from a friend's older sister's wardrobe and pulled on over our school shirts:
And then there was this dress, which was just a thing of beauty all by itself:
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Young, curious and dreamy - what a happy part of the soul to reconnect with.