Embroidery, needlepoint and tapestry. Rich fabrics like velvet, leather and silk brocades. Gold, gold and more gold. Gold hardware, gold embellishments, gold thread. Ornate patterns that preference symmetry over assymmetry and curves over hard lines. References to artworks, sculpture, interior design (don’t be suprised if some garments make you think of grandiose staircases or antique wallpaper).
HIPPIE CHIC - A psychedelic 1970 tunic jacket by Yosha Leeger, who was involved in the Beatles’ short-lived retail shop, the Apple Boutique, before opening The Chariot, and its label “Cosmic Couture,” in Los Angeles with Barry Simon. (Greg Cook)