Thanks to Valentino’s resort ‘15 offering, everyone has iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo on the tip of their (studded) T-bars. This season, the style-setting house worked the Mexican muralist into vogue, presenting sixties-style ruffle dresses and the kinds of exotic creatures Kahlo painted (think monkeys, parrots and hummingbirds) into their prints.
The fashion world’s always been infatuated with Frida; Givenchy, McQueen and Gaultier have all, at some point, tapped her signature Tehuana style. And, ICYM 2002’s Salma Hayek-starring biopic Frida, we prepared a quick cheat sheet on her for you. Tissues at the ready!