I love masks. In fact I wear them everyday. My eyewear is a mask. My clothing is a mask. There are things you keep to yourself and there are things you choose to reveal to people. This allusion of clothing as a mask gave me an idea when I came up with this look. Why not wear literally a mask to mask myself?
As I was working on this look I recalled Carine Roitfeld's fash ed BAL MASQUÉ for Paris Vogue (which was genius if I may add). I loved that ed because it featured strong visual imagery with an amazing styling and creative direction. Not for the faint of heart, I enjoyed it because it pushes ideas/visons forward. Maybe that is why I love avant garde fashion so much.
photo by Cheka