The demise of Rita Lee shook Brazil this Tuesday (09). Along with being a music icon, with a profession stuffed with hits and excellent curiosities, Rita had an unimaginable affinity with vogue: proprietor of a singular and spontaneous character, the singer collected placing appears and items.
In intimacy together with her household or on stage, she did not quit on placing glasses. Rita elaborated her garments with care and all the time wore them conveying some intention. beneath the Purepeople highlights some essential moments in Rita’s relationship with vogue.
Hair marked essential phases of the singer
O Rita Lee’s purple hair marked an period within the singer’s profession, however all through her life, the artist made totally different adjustments to the threads that confirmed totally different phases. At the start of the band Os Mutantes (by which she stayed from 1966 to 1972), Rita Lee dyed her hair blonde and adopted a minimize that turned one other trademark: the perimeter.
Proprietor of sunshine brown strands, she dyed her hair in a do-it-yourself means, utilizing chamomile tea, paraffin chips, onion skins and hydrogen peroxide. “It took the entire day, it was like straw (the hair), however the Françoise Hardy look from Vila Mariana was value it”, she stated in her autobiography.
Rita Lee’s redhead began with henna purposes
The transition to purple occurred round 1974, with the departure of the band. The artist traveled to London for a inventive season and wished to utterly overhaul her picture.
“With my purple hair, the feeling was that of strolling with an everlasting solar on my head, I felt an increasing number of heat and grateful for being alive on that little blue planet saying hello-goodbye to the world”, she said in her ebook. Over time, the shades of purple change between orange and copper, typically extra vibrant, typically extra closed.
In 2015, one other change of look: Rita took on the grey hair. “Generally, I stroll in entrance of a mirror and I do not acknowledge myself. Seconds later, I do not forget that the redhead was the one who went on stage. The grey one is that this one, who now lives peacefully with me. I cherished being a redhead, nevertheless it pissed me off and , as a trustworthy mutant, I modified and removed purple”, he instructed in an interview to the journal “Quem”.
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