Friday, April 8, 2011

Headdresses at Russia's Fashion Week

Love these images of headwear inspired by Russian costume history and medieval armor from Russia's recent Fashion Week.

These were designed by Konstantin Gayday:

Here are some of the traditional Russian headdresses called 'kokoshnik':

As worn by famous Russian dancer Pavlova:

Medieval armour-inspired head pieces by Young Designer's Collective:

Some original medieval armor:

And, a pretty floral piece by Slava Zaitsev that reminds me of late 1930s and early 1940s cocktail:

Here are some original late 1930s and early 1940s cocktail hats:

Click here for more coverage of the event.

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