I have been finding inspiration in caftans as of late. The combination of comfort and luxuriousness was influenced by a number of cultures at different time periods including Moroccan, West African, Persian, Russian, Jewish and Southeast Asian. It had it's heyday in American fashion in the 70's. Here are some highlights I've found.
Valentino Haute Couture Editorial for Vogue Italia March 2014
I recently did a collaboration with New York photographer Vicky Tower from the blog www.fashionsinfronteras.com. While she was visiting New Orleans, we organized a photo shoot, I found the models and she found the locations. We met on a chilly December morning, but the models were fabulous and the shots came out great.