Byzantine art served as inspiration
for the a/w 2013 womenswear collection from
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana
(image from bbc.co.uk):
Of specific design reference
was the 12th century mosaics at the
Cathedral of Monreale, Sicily.
The Cathedral has the distinction of possessing the
most extensive representation
of mosaic art in Italy.
(images from wga.hu):
Cathedral of Monreale
With the seasonal potential of
contracting the dreaded wintry day blues
the colour, the glow, the vibrancy
of these garments seem the perfect fashion antidote.
Dolce and Gabbana
lady-like. bold. iconoclastic.
(and at times, a bit cheeky)
(images from stylebistro.com):