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Veiled glamour

By MiNDFOOD

Veiled glamour

Provocative and mysterious, veils were immortalised as a high fashion statement by Irving Penn’s striking black and white photographs of Evelyn Tripp (1949) and Jean Patchett (1950).

Fast forward to this week to the Paris haute couture shows and we’re falling in love with veils all over again.

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Every model at Giambattista Valli’s show (above) wore a striking black veil covered with distinctive black polka dots.

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At Chanel (above and below) designer Karl Lagerfeld used black tulle veiling to juxtapose his luxury woollen beanies adorned with pearls, flowers and feathers.

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