seperate and equal
“in belgium,” says olivier theyskens, “we can’t do anything where the spirit isn’t ours.”
from left: model roos van bosstraeten in theysken’s white strapless gown (seated); masked models in raf simons’ white clothing: bernhard willhelm, an oost in willhelm’s white cotton dress; véronique branquinho; model hannelore knuts in branquinho’s black tuxedo and turtleneck; dries van noten; kim peers in van noten’s tan silk dress; ann demeulemeester; model ann catherine lacroix in demeulemeester’s white wool belted coat; filip arickx and an vandevorst; anouck lepere (reclining) in a.f. vandevorst purple silk dress.
edit: someone, SOMEONE, has to link me up to the full spread. please!
photo Bert Houbrechts
based on the double life of Laura Palmer in David Lynch’s Twin Peaks
"the most important thing for me to recognise is that a woman is a very complex person… every woman has a mystery inside her… I like this black side of people. Black minds, black moods, black clothes: I like the word and I like the emotion. That’s what I try to reflect. It’s romance for the doom generation."
Dries Van Noten (1986)
Egon Schiele, Seated Boy (1910) X Saskia de Brauw by Hedi Slimane for Saint Laurent
Untitled shot by Corrine Day and Styled by Panos Yiapanis for i-D September 2000