Jean Paul Gaultier, The Road to Your Ideal Garden and How to Get There.
My good friends and I just had the pleasure of experiencing the Jean Paul Gaultier exhibit at the De Young Museum this week and it got me to thinking about my love of fashion and of gardens and how they might relate.
So I thought I’d start with a list of some commonalities:
• changes seasonally
• sometimes fickle
Plants are expressing their DNA to grow, bloom and reproduce. One could say that people and the way they choose to adorn themselves are expressing the same (!).
There is another connection and this one is literal as well as metaphorical:
Yes that’s right, plants as the first expression of fashion.
There, I made my case and now on to the fun stuff…