Having been all the way to The Hague to see Givenchy, what did I find when I went to see the new fashion gallery at the Museum of Scotland? This rather smart but comfy looking piece of Givenchy:
The accompanying blurb says “Reflecting the trend in the late 1960s and early 1970s for opulent, oriental inspired clothing, the silhouette of this ensemble loosely resembles the traditional Turkish set of shalwar (trousers) and entari (long sleeved dress)…”With this picture to demonstrate the genuine article:
And as the display is all about juxtaposing the old with the new they had this rather lovely man’s banyan circa 1840 – 1850 as well:
If I had to pick one I’d probably go for the man’s but then I’m a sucker for old silk.