Category: Spanish Fashion & Photos

Colleen Murphy’s photos and fashion anecdotes. A visual history of Spanish fashion designers featuring Pasarela Cibeles. A review of fashion shows since 1983 reflecting the history of Spain’s current Fashion System. The ideology behind her approach to fashion and photography.

ROBERTO VERINO’S FIRST FASHION SHOW

ROBERTO VERINO’S FIRST FASHION SHOW

English / Español 1983, Madrid. In the mythical flamenco venue, Café de Chinitas, a young Galician designer, Roberto Verino, presents his first women’s wear collection breaking rancid fashion codes in a post-modern style statement. Deconstructing…

KARL IN PASARELA CIBELES

KARL IN PASARELA CIBELES

English / Español Fast forward to Pasarela Cibeles in September 1993, the year that Karl Lagerfeld sat on the front row with his signature fan, and famously stated: “I am more interested in the fashion…

PASARELA CIBELES

PASARELA CIBELES

English / Español Cybele was originally a Phrygian goddess. The Greeks made her a mother of the gods, the mother of Zeus and other relevant deities. She is represented in an 18th-century emblematic monumental sculpture…