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EQUESTRIAN SCARF PRINT

by Andre J., http://avantgardien.tumblr.com, stylist,contributing fashion editor from Manila, Philippines

139 comments · 22 · December 13, 2011

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Andre Judd - Fuchsia Checkered Socks, Patent Tuxedo Shoes, Custodio Equestrian Scarf Print Cardigan, Avatar Pearls, Beads And Silk Floral Appliques, Emerlad Colored Stone Necklace, Urban Silk Bomber Jacket Worn As A Turban/Garden Hat, Colored Briaded Bracelets, Gold Bangles And Cuffs, Checkered Hi Waist Drop Crotch Tartan Trousers - EQUESTRIAN SCARF PRINT
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  1. fuchsia checkered socks

    , in Checkered Socks
  2. patent tuxedo shoes

    , in Shoes
  3. Equestrian scarf print cardigan

    CUSTODIO

    , in Cardigans
  4. pearls, beads and silk floral appliques

    AVATAR

  5. emerlad colored stone necklace

    , in Necklaces
  6. silk bomber jacket worn as a turban/garden hat

    urban

    , in Silk Hats
  7. colored briaded bracelets, gold bangles and cuffs

    , in Bangles
  8. checkered hi waist drop crotch tartan trousers

    , in Checkered Pants

see more images from this look on my blog -> avantgardien.tumblr.com/

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vintage hermes scarf print

Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala wearing the famous Patiala diamond necklace

Henry Raeburn paints Niel Gow


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Im lusting over scarf prints for spring summer 2012. Back in the 90s major fashion houses like Versace, Hermes, Chanel, and Gucci created luxe scarves which featured vivid colored prints of baroque details interspersed with linked chains, belts, logos, horses, ropes. From nautical preppy, to equestrian themed, to royalty, iconic motifs/codes were used by these houses to create these iconic prints. Versace loved baroque mixed with greek antiquity and Miami. Hermes and Gucci did Equestrian prints while Chanel favored the linked chains reminiscent of the quilted Chanel bag and its chain linked strap.

For today's post I did an homage to iconic Hermes and Gucci equestrian scarf prints by wearing a similar print interpreted in a cardigan. Rich shades of midnight berry, pomegranate, lime, blueberries creating an interesting visual play. It was such an amazing printed cardigan that I wanted to take the look further up a notch by styling it with a nod to old worldly cultures such as British aristocracy with their checkered wool trousers as seen in a classic painting of Niel Gow by Henry Raeburn, tuxedo shoes and combined with Maharajas and their opulent styling of using jewels with my forever inspiration the amazing Maharajah Bhupinder Singh of Patiala and his world famous Patiala diamond necklace. Instead of a wrapped turban I used this vintage silk bomber jacket and wore it like a turban. Love how it came out as a hat which had a peaked visor effect but looked like a sash when you see the knotting of the sleeves in the back.


photos by Chari and Cheka

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Comments (139)

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Marvoi Monfort
love the cardi!
Andre Judd
MARVOI THANKYOU:)!!!!!!
Leumil Seven
everything about this look was so awesome
Andre Judd
LEUMIL THANK YOU:)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Rad Runner
Love all the color in this, the tux shoes, the pants, your jewelry, especially the emerald necklace ....well you know everything!!!!!!!!!!!!! haha The bomber turban just blows my mind though!!!!! xo!!!
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Barton à Paris
cool print
Andre Judd
Barton thank you:)!!!!!!!!
Andre Judd
Barton thank you:)!!!!!!!!
Kym Chesney Palma
love love love!!!
Clair De Lune Wild Rose
super duper love this andre.. I wish hindi ko nalang binigay sa iba yung heart hoho... i really love prints! reminds me of what I made in Indonesia
Andre Judd
Clair thank you:)!!!!!!!!!!!
ALLEN M
love the colors! dope!
Andre Judd
Allen thank you :)!!!!!!!!!

  

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