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Enfant Terrible!

Isn’t it lovely when someone comes along and shakes things up!?!! Personally, I love it! Change is good.. it is the only constant and we must learn to embrace it and adapt…

A beautiful thing about fashion is it too is always changing– and as the lovely Heidi Klum of Project Runway states: One Day You’re In, The Next Day You’re OUT! 

However long your fashion stint may last, the power in the purpose of design is its ability to interpret society and provide a mirror reflection of what is being lived and worn at the time. World class couture fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier has embodied such talents and it is apparent in his eccentric, flamboyant, dramatic, and exquisitely crafted works. His artistry has had social and cultural implications as he has been among the few risqué fashion designers who has dared to use his profession as a means of making a bold social statement. Breaking boundaries and paving the way for many current and future avant-garde designers, an openly gay Gaultier has used the expansiveness of fashion creativity to bend the rules both forwards and backwards, playing with sexual nuances while tackling issues of gender and transgender orientations, androgyny, multiculturalism and even the darker elements of the sexual revolution.

At his recent exhibit at the De Young Museum in San Francisco, 140 haute couture and prêt-à-porter designs created between 1970-2010 were on display. As well as sketches, short films, fashion photographs, and archival documents, all spotlighting his collaborative works with filmmakers, choreographers and musicians. Lastly, the fabulous exhibit features the design of 30 animated mannequins who talk and sing colorful vignettes. 

Here are some snapshots from the show, xoxo, SC

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Because You’ve Got To Start Somewhere…

Welcome to StonerChic! As a new addition to the world of blogging I hope to bring a fresh perspective… Fun, sophisticated, edgy style will ALWAYS be on display here. My eyes, ears, arms, heart and soul are open to finding anything and everything that is meant to fall in my path. I intend to make the most of every waking and dreaming moment, to embrace the beauty that constantly surrounds us. Even the most dark of times can be off set by a single glimmer of a silver lining… Lets explore those intricacies and delicacies of the fine line between love and hate, light and dark, feminine and masculine. A valuable means of self-expression and pushing boundaries, StonerChic will further delve into these subtleties of life via fashion, culture, art, music, film, photography, nature, magic, mysticism, beauty, passion, and above all, LOVE.

xoxo, stonerchíc

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