Welcome, welcome all, to A Carnival of Color! I’m Rene Rosso 🌹, and I present to you the most colour you will ever see on any catwalk, anywhere. All hail our dahling Art Director Rebecca Budd! Wearing bias cut faux tartan print palazzo pants, with coordinated accessories, she has earned the feathers in her hat […]A Carnival of Colour — Art Gowns
It is dark and cold and otherworldly deep in Goth World. With the help of multi-gifted Resa and her AGM’s , will Shey Goth return to the light and once again spread beauty throughout the Art Gown World?
Find out at the original … more beauty and wonderful music can be found there.
Princess Blue Holly descended gracefully into Otherworld.
She was led by her Tangle-Heart. A moonless night was falling, as it watched over the defoliated magic trees.
Upon arrival, Blue Holly adopted the garb of the common peoples of Otherworld. She wandered tirelessly through a dark, eternal 3 a.m., searching for SheyGoth.
At first the song was far away, but PBH followed the music. AGM Shey was an incurable romantic. She was sure SheyGoth was behind the music.
As PBH drew near to SheyGoth, DracGoth intercepted.
“Princess Blue, I call you out! You are not in your league here. You have few powers to do anything. SheyGoth is here of her own free will. She can only leave of her own free will. We are Otherworld lovers.”
Blue Holly faced him dead on, albeit a tad cheeky.
“Was it the red hair that tipped you off? Look, I just want to…
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Costumes for this video are designed by our own Resa McConaghy. She is also designer for the first Cheetah Girls movie by Disney, executive producer, Whitney Houston. Some clothes and accessories were selected by Resa in New York City, Cheetah print fabric selected on Canal Street and the GoGo Boots inToronto Canada. Resa is in the process of being interviewed regarding her selection and design process for the music video and the movie. I can’t wait to read the interview. Brava ! Well done dear Resa.
About the Cheetah Girls:
Jennifer and Resa’s Velvet Tango…
It’s a gluttony of beauty.
In the middle of a Pandemic, Jennifer, who is not a professional model, modelled an Art Gown. Why? Well, I helped mentor her into the Costume department in the film biz. This was her idea of a payback.
It was a first class thrill to see Velvet Tango on Jennifer. I only took around 1200 pics. It’s taken me weeks to choose the best 130, then pare that down to the ones you see in this post.
It was an overcast day. The above shot was taken when the sun came out briefly, but I don’t understand why it is so very different. There were about 6 shots that came out like this.
Bewitched by all the choices, I decided to post them in the location order that they were taken. We started on the fire escape.
Above is the only gust of wind during…
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Buckle up, we’re off on Resa’s Paris Adventures! Please visit the original, don’t miss it!
While waiting for Hyperion to answer the call that she sent out via Resa’s Tree, Princess Blue Holly (aka PBH, Blue Holly & Princess Blue) morphed into her Cheetah outfit!
“Princess Blue, you’re so cool, NOT, with all your magic changes. HA! cough … hiss … cough! PBH is Peanut Butter Holly to me. You’re nothing but mush… cough!”
No wonder Hyperion wasn’t answering! Princess Blue Holly remembered that Resa’s Tree had been frozen by Evilomlap, into an artificial winter. She couldn’t use her Tangle Heart, he was onto it, and had used it to lead her to his lair.
Blue Holly suddenly heard Marina’s invisible whisper. “Use my Pear Tree! It’s incognito, hiding between Dr. Huey and Melody Parfumee rose bushes. Pruned to a point, it should get through to Hyperion. Evil can’t find it!
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The colours are gorgeous. Here’s the east side.
It is very different from any other native street art I have found.
There are a lot of faces on the west side.
The faces are in organic things, like tree trunks.
Pics taken by Resa – January 7, 2020
Finally we find ourselves in Paris in our favorite Resa art Gowns. Let’s hear it for Resa’s Art Gown Models (and a big thank you to the “Beauty Team” …Très Chic! Comments closed, please visit the original.
When Rene Rosso was asked to sing in Paris, well, she said YES!
First out on the runway in “The Tulle Collection” was Gigi. In an asymmetric one sleeved stunner named “The Twirl”, she swept the stage with ease.
Holly totally glammed it up for the catwalk. She had wanted to ride out onto the stage on a motorcycle. It had to be a Harley, but they couldn’t find an acceptable one, on such short notice.
Taking care of the Wardrobe is the very capable Bijou. She wields a hot iron like no one else. Stay good and you won’t get…
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I do just love this Resa! Thank you from my heart.
Visit the original for more mind blowing beauty!
Did you ever feel like making an Art Gown about the Tango?
Those words also perfectly describe the prose of Holly – House of Heart. Art Gown Velvet Tango is dedicated to her. Holly, I hope you just love this!
Gigi (Georgiann from Rethinking Life) wrote some Tango poetry. With Gigi’s permission to use these pieces with an Art Gown dedicated to Holly, I began an epic 5 month building of Velvet Tango.
In the rear of a fabric jobbers, I found an old rayon bengaline lining for $4.00/yard. It was a splurge, but I bought 4 yards.
Tango dresses can feature lots of asymmetry and…
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Resa and Schiaparelli…
Resa, such beautiful artwork, gowns, music, and for such a worthy cause.
Headlining the evening at Toronto’s Uptown nightclub, Coopa Cabana, was internationally renown Torch Singer, Rene Rosso.
In a stunning Art Gown designed by Couturier Chicklet, Milly, Ms. Rosso opened with her rendition of Etta James’ “At Last”.
The Chicklet of Ceremonies, Pearl, introduced the entertainers, and speakers.
Key speaker, Georgiann, gave a mind blowing talk. It was filled with statistics and real life accounts. One statistic from RAINN says, “Every 92 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted; and every 9 minutes, that victim is a child.”
Marina Kanavaki and Chicklet Poppy performed a Ballet Nouveau, to the happy ending of La Fille mal gardée. It is a tale of a girl who is being forced to marry someone she does not love. In the…
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