baking and culinary-inspired botanicals for a lovely baker named lindsay. a rose (for rosewater!) nestled in front of (clockwise from upper left) clove sprigs, caraway flowers, saffron crocuses, tiny sprigs from a cinnamon tree, star anise pods, wheat, and nutmeg blossoms. thanks lindsay!!!
That’s actually why early in his career that Alexander McQueen made a lot of his dresses to look like armor and a lot of his designs had spikes; his father was abusive and he wanted a way to protect his sisters.