Free People Bird of Paradise Dress
clothes Thursday, July 3, 2008
It was love at first sight when I saw the Bird of Paradise dress ($138) by Free People while browsing around the Urban Outfitters website. Feminine but not froufrou in its simplistic silhouette, the green and blue hues and the gilt-edge detail on the birds remind me of cloisonne beads. The dress also conjures happy memories of a peaceful afternoon spent at El Museo Dolores Olmedo in Mexico City, where peacocks wandered freely all over the estate gardens as I strolled from room to room, admiring works by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. Ah, to once again be in a museum populated by peacocks! It's like a scene straight from some Latin American magic realism oeuvre.
Anyway, I digress. The dress is cute, no?
Posted by Lisa