Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Yes, It Really Is All About the Clothes

The famous ecclesiastical fashion show from Fellini's Roma:



A brilliant skewering of the Catholic aesthetic, and of the old Roman nobility.

4 comments:

Rick+ said...

OK... bizarre and a bit creepy. I've not seen the movie.

I will say, however... now, that's what I call Man Lace!

Göran Koch-Swahne said...

A majestic dottiness... No wonder the film is famous ;=)

Grandmère Mimi said...

Hilarious! The Sisters of Charity with their wings were only slightly exaggerated. And Pius XII!

Counterlight said...

Where can we sign up for "The Little Sisters of Purgatory's Temptation?"