Bright, floor sweeping skirts, peasant blouses, embroidered rebozzos
(shawls) and strings of colourful beads who doesnt love Frida Kahlos
New on bookstands, were ogling over Self
Portrait in a Velvet Dress: Frida’s Wardrobe ($35.60), just
released by Chronicle books.
With a unique focus on the artist as a fashion icon, the book features a
combination of 95 original and beautifully styled photographs of Kahlo,
her paintings and her freshly restored clothing.
A veritable Mexican feast for the eyes.
Self Portrait in a Velvet Dress: Frida’s Wardrobe
is available at David Mirvish Books, 596 Markham St., Toronto,