At the Getty: Roman Runway

Man .. I swear if I lived in LA I’d be at the Getty all the time … check out what began this weekend:

Get the scoop on the fashion trends of ancient Rome—from soldiers and senators to slaves and aristocrats—during live runway shows at the Getty Villa most weekends beginning Saturday, June 9 until Sunday, July 1. Members of Legio VI Victrix, a historical reenactment group, will demonstrate how garments reflected Roman values, socioeconomic class, and historical changes during the Roman Empire. After the show, visitors will have a chance to go “behind the seams” to visit a Roman ornatrix (hair dresser) and try on related costumes and props.

And, of course, Aphrodite and the Gods of Love is still there for a month or so …