As a young girl, I had a deep fascination with crystals, rocks and
stones. So much to the point that I had quite the rock collection (I
know Maija did too). I recall some of my favorites from my rock
collection being amethyst, desert rose and fools gold. I think I may
have even found a fossilized dinosaur tooth once, however this is still
yet to be proven. It wasn't just the colorful and sparkly
features that attracted me to these small treasures. As I ran my hands
along the buckets filled with smooth jade, tigers eye and other crystals,
I realized that I loved them so much because, like snowflakes, they are all so different even if they are the same.
For fashion inspiration today, I'd like to share some images with you from Antwerp's Royal Academy of Fine Arts 4th year student,
Irina Shaposhnikova. With crystals as a main source of inspiration,
Irina represents them perfectly with strong, clean lines and
irredescence in her 2009 collection, entitled "Crystallographica".
For more images, visit the slideshow here.
What's inspiring you lately? Comments, thoughts and opinions are always welcome!