Medieval pining

Fashion’s predominant vibe during much of the past decade may have been military infused, but between military and the re-interpretation of tribal fashion, seldom did we see a take both equally as eye-grabbing and as impractical as Natalia Vodianova’s wearing of medieval armour. And yet there, as 2010 draws to a close, it is.

medieval armour fashion

Part medieval, part angelic, all beautiful – the photo was shot by Michelangelo di Battista and comes from British Haper’s Bazaar’s December 2010 issue. The subscribers’ cover is below:

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