Cape worn by Liz Taylor in "Cleopatra". Leather and gold ~ designed to look like wings of a Phoenix. Thin strips of gold leather,embellished with thousands of seed beads, bugle beads and bead-anchored sequins.
whimsy-cat: “The Elizabeth Taylor Ceremonial Cape from Cleopatra is an ornately designed piece made of thin panels of gold-painted leather adorned with hand-stitched gold bugle beads, seed beads and bead-anchored sequins.” From the 1963 film.
Meghan Collison is photographed by Fabien Baron and styled by Karl Templer in 'Honor' for Interview October/November 2012 - meghan collison fabien baron fashion karl templer samurai ninja katana hakama kimono