February 04, 2007 New York
There was still, actually, a sense of home in the setting. Three scenes were arranged with gilt-edged mirrors, chaise longues, and Chinese screens to look like a place where a flapper might hang her cloche.
Ideas and images were snatched from various placesthe avant-garde films of Kenneth Anger and Roxy Music album coversbut, ultimately, Jovovich-Hawk always comes back to grandmother's attic. There were plenty of their reliably floaty dresses in beaded chiffon, but there was sturdier stuff, too: a little black wool suit edged in bugle beads, and frame bags with braided handles, some beaded, some patchworked. One striped suit, in fact, was so lean and mean it looked less granny and more grand-old Keith Richards.