Marchesa designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig stated at Style.com that they took cues from the work of Edwardian artist John Singer Sargent, a man renowned for his paintings of high-society women. “Each girl was her own portrait,” said Chapman before the show. “Regal and powerful like a queen.” Now,how amazing that is? Elegance versus ‘innovation’ brutality of some of the major shows presented during New York Fashion Week,Marc Jacobs’ included.
Some of John Singer Sargent’s work: