Serpentine symbols have been getting their fair share of the spotlight in jewellery and accessories lately. Fairytale capes, ice-queen makeup and flowing black have made their appearances on the runway in fantastical form. Add to that the ‘Neverending Story’ shoot that appeared in October’s Dazed and Confused, and you have yourself a trend.
Cape from Westwood, S/S 2008; Cavalli for H&M snake bangle; Gareth Pugh S/S 2008; background image from Dazed and Confused Neverending Story shoot, October 2007.
Icons and influences:
- Dragons and serpents, a la Roberto Cavalli
- Gareth Pugh Spring-Summer 2008
- Hooded capes
- Deceptive innocence
- Rodarte Spring-Summer 2008 flowing dresses (pictured right)
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