Costume Review: Anna Karenina


Though I can't say I've ever read the Tolstoy masterpiece -outside of required readings, I'm lucky if I find enough time to manage browsing an entire magazine- my mother and I went to see the film adaptation of Anna Karenina tonight and I must say it was quite lovely! Keira Knightley's character may go down a road of self-destruction, but my does she look good doing it! Set in 1870s Imperial Russia, the film follows the dramas of Russia's upper class, all in marvelous fashion. You can understand why the communists had an ax to grind with the ruling classes- the sheer amount of excess of fabrics, jewels, and yes, furs would probably drive anyone crazy with jealousy after a while. Or you can just sit back, relax, and admire the fabulous costumes. Here are some of my favorites:

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