Egyptian Rising


Egypt is the hottest travel destination of the moment!

Fashion is about escape. The fantasy of Cleopatra and her reign over a mystic kingdom was a source of inspiration for major designers’ S/S 09 collections. Designer Sophia Kokosalaki worked on a palette of treasure-filled gold and lapis lazuli, while Alexander McQueen wrapped his pharaohs up like mummies and Christian Dior took hair and makeup to new heights.

The ancients were brought back to life.

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