Category Archives: Design

Buster En Repose Pyramid Green Room.

(L to R,) Yonge Street Mask (George Hawken Lithograph 1971), Pink Chair (George Hawken Lithograph 1990 of yours truly; there are only three copies in existence) Woman (George Hawken Lithograph 1980) Sockeye Salmon (Bill Reid Lithograph 1991), Four Standing Figures … Continue reading

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Anointed by Merlin; A Dream Like No Other.

  As the Moon progressed through the early degrees of Gemini, transiting my first house, I would on taking to bed, slip up past the folds of restfulness.  There, I would awaken into the most lucid dream experiences had in … Continue reading

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Givenchy & Valentino

Givenchy (Clare Waight Keller) Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2019/2020.   Monochromatic, feathers, and all that silver… to say nothing for the headpieces.   _____________________________________________ Valentino (Pierpaolo Piccioli) Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2019/2020.   Everything about this show was simply masterful…  from the music, Ennio Morricone’s … Continue reading

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Iris van Herpen & Schiaparelli

At the intersections of Vision, Art & Commerce exists the most timeless Couture.   Iris van Herpen Paris Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2019/2020.  Schiaparelli Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2019/2020.   ______________________________________________________________________________________   _________________________________________________________________________________________ © 2013-2019 Arvin da Brgha.  All Rights Reserved,  

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The Markle Sparkle.

Meghan, HRH Duchess of Sussex in Valentino Haute Couture in Morocco.   Many moons ago, in the 80s when living next-door to designer, Alfred Sung on Cabbagetown’s Amelia Street, I was more obsessed with fashion than I now am.  Back then, … Continue reading

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#BestDespinaEver!

Opening nights are always such fun… Tuesday night past, I was reminded of all the opening nights that I would attend with a slightly neurotic Merlin as some show or other that he had directed was being presented to the … Continue reading

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An Awakened Dream Like No Other!

On the final full day of this trip to London, it was also the 29th anniversary of Merlin’s passing.  I had planned on visiting Spencer House, the Monday evening prior; however, the event which was a ticketed lecture had been … Continue reading

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The Day After the Night that Was.

By now the effects of the stewed fruit at breakfast has seen my waist shrink; I am grateful.  The morning after the night that was, I am still elated and humming away that catchy melody from Ludwig Minkus’ greatly composed … Continue reading

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At Last, The Day Has Finally Arrived.

With a spring in my step, I came up for air at Piccadilly Circus Station, whistling Ludwig Minkus’ glorious recurrent melody from La Bayadère with thoughts of the astounding Natalia Osipova uppermost in my thoughts.   I was returned to the … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to Windsor… that dress!

Aerial view: Windsor Castle, Berkshire.   In the mad dash to board the train from King’s Cross/St. Pancras Station to Paddington Station, I boarded the wrong train and ended up losing almost of hour of valuable time.  Nonetheless to Windsor with … Continue reading

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