NYC burlesque producer and performer, Calamity Chang, blogs her visit to Sarasota, FL; including behind the scene images of her photo shoot with HOTBD!
" ... I squeezed in a Sunday morning photo shoot with House of The Broken Dragon ... to model some of their custom, handmade kimonos. ... We did several shots in 4-5 different kimonos and used cool props to create a series of photos that are very evocative of chinoiserie reminiscent of some of the art work I saw at The Met’s “China Through the Looking Glass."
Read Calamity's entire blog post, here: http://calamitychang.blogspot.com/2015/08/5th-anniversary-show-with-black-diamond_23.html
Watch a video from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's 2015 exhibit, "China: Through the Looking Glass" showcasing the impact of Chinese aesthetics on Western fashion, here: http://www.metmuseum.org/metmedia/video/collections/ci/china-looking-glass-gallery-views