Dress Like a Shakespeare Heroine! What a Bard’s Leading Ladies Would Wear From a Fall Runways
April 23, 2016 - fall Denim
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In a 400 years given William Shakespeare’s genocide on Apr 23, 1616, a good British writer’s comedies, tragedies, and dramaties have been achieved on large stages around a world, complicated by flattering most anyone who has upheld high school, and filmed a few—dozen!—times. Who could forget Franco Zeffirelli’s 1967 intemperate fashion-feast-for-the-eyes instrumentation of The Taming of a Shrew or Baz Luhrmann’s 1996 complicated blockbuster-hit take on Romeo and Juliet? And a register of hectic cult classics goes on. So a indicate is this: If you’re going to put Shakespeare behind on a stage, a china screen, or a runway, it has to feel new and relevant.
Replete with undying tropes from stormy collars and draping dresses of head-to-toe brocades to a top of necklines and puffiest of sleeves, a tongue of a Fall runways was zero brief of an almighty paper to Shakespeare himself. And so, with most happening about all things flattering and pastoral, we’ve handpicked 5 of Shakespeare’s heading ladies—Viola (Twelfth Night), Titania (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Ophelia (Hamlet), Rosalind (As You Like It), and Lady Macbeth (Macbeth)—and a fresh-off-the-runway interpretations of what they competence wear today.