Alena Doletskaya: “The contemplation of beauty arouses a desire to find it”
The contemplation of beauty arouses a desire to find it.
Vogue naturally tries to dissect culture. And of course, this approach will be associated with aesthetics. But this is never an aesthetics, divorced from the being.
Fashion is about what you love about yourself and want to show to society. What are you? The thing, cosmetics, hair and even skin color – this is a continuation of the internal attitudes and desires and it is impossible to copy. A personal taste requires development, attention.
We are assigned to play, because we are girls, and girls want to dress up, and this is very correct. The main thing is to find the golden mean, do not devote to it for 18 hours a day and do not turn this wonderful occupation into an end in itself. After all, the game itself is a much more interesting occupation than the newly arrived Lanvin dress.
When I say “cheap”, I’m not talking about money at all, I’m talking about bad taste, I’m talking about vulgarity, I’m talking about commonplace.
It’s one thing to say “wow,” and another thing is to look sexy.
At school, I was expelled from the class, because I did not like the school uniform. And my mother and I came up with some indescribable collars, then I ironed them, sewed them, and my cuffs were wider than I should have.
I surprised my parents, and although Dad was an elegant, luxurious, smart man, he often said: “My dear child, in my opinion, you are too interested in clothes.