The Romanian blouse was an inspiration for one of the greatest designers of all time, who created their own versions of it. It started with Henri Matisse's painting "La Blouse Roumaine", inspiration for Yves Saint Laurent's Autumn-Winter Collection, 1981.Didier Grumbach, Dean of Paris Institute of Fashion, said that for this collection, Yves Saint Laurent “had inspired from something that he loved most”, the models had also skirts & hairstyles stylized after Romanian women from villages.
Tatiana Marinescu - A modern take on traditional romanian wear. If you see a Romanian woman walking down the street, get ready to be impressed! Our country is famous for having some of the most beautiful women in the world - just ask anyone who has visited us. This is also true when it comes to our traditional costumes, colorful, lively, and featuring intricate details. See how well my "ie" (romanian blouse) and "fota" match with my Prada shoes?