LOU DE BÈTOLY IS A FRENCH DESIGNER WHO WORKS AND LIVES IN BERLIN.
HER MAIN INSPIRATIONAL SOURCES ARE CHAOS, SURREALISM, NOSTALGIA, DECADENCE, EXTRAVAGANCE AND ONEIRISM.
IN A CONSEQUENTLY DISTINCTIVE WAY SHE WORKS A DETAILED CRAFTSMANSHIP AND EMBELLISHMENT TECHNIQUES IN A TIMELESS CONTEXT.
WILD AT HEART, SHE IS AN ARISTOCRATIC PUNK.
« DEUX BÊTES AU LIT » ( TWO BEASTS IN A BED), IS A METAPHOR FOR DUALISM.
A state of utter confusion or disorder; a total lack of organization or order.
A movement in art and literature in the 1920s, which developed esp from dada, characterized by the evocative juxtaposition of incongruous images in order to include unconscious and dream elements.
A wistful desire to return in thought or in fact to a former time in one’s life; a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time.
One of a group of French and English writers of the late 19th century whose works were characterized by refinement of style and a tendency towards the artificial and abnormal in content.
Exceeding the bounds of reason, as actions, demands, opinions, or passions.
An abnormal state of consciousness in which dreamlike, often disturbing illusions are experienced while awake.