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OK, have many more thoughts on this, but want to say something about the Disney thing. Wile *Disney* themed Met show makes me want to vomit (ugh, Disney/Marvel has already taken over everything else and infantilized our culture so much!!!!), I do love the dark richness of Fairy Tales as a theme. Have to admit that some of my favorite pieces at the Karl Lagerfeld Met show were these sort of trompe l'oeil fur pieces depicting fairy tale scenes — and because they were fur captured both the gradiose and also kind of horrifying icky factor of fairy tales (the sublime!). However, the Museum at FIT did a Fairy Tale Fashion exhibit a few years ago, which was quite good, and the Met does not like doing something that's been already done.

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“Tolaas created a “couture” candle for Balenciaga under Demna by, Wallpaper reported, ‘us[ing] a special device to extract molecules from the walls of Balenciaga’s historic couture house at 10 avenue George V in Paris, along with pieces from the Balenciaga archive and objects that belonged to Cristóbal Balenciaga himself.’”

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