persian trousers

by theuglyearring

… She was so different from other women that ordinary clothes were impossible for her.  Long Persian trousers of heavy gold brocade, fastened tightly, held by diamond bangles… feet encased in gold sandals with high diamond heels, she smoked cigarettes out of a long black holder, studded with diamonds.

catherine barjansky about marchesa casati

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