Wednesday, March 02, 2005

The Power of Orange Eye Shadow

Tori Amos is a fashion DIVA, y'all:

She provided music for a fashion show in Paris today for Dutch designers Viktor & Rolf. The makeup is very Boys For Pele/from the choirgirl hotel era ... Loves it!


The somnambulist girls circled a stage where Tori Amos sat at a grand piano, premiering a specially commissioned 15-minute composition set to the biblical words of the Song of Solomon. "I sleep walked, my heart waketh," she sang, dramatically tossing her mane of crimped red locks. Sound mad? It was, but in a gentle sort of way. Fashion needs an occasional nudge of performance lunacy, if only to keep itself awake.