The legend of Cyclops Polyphemus. Cyclopes where one – eyed giants, who posed a grave danger to humans. Polyphemus was encountered by Odysseus, while returning home, after the Trojan War. In order to escape, Odysseus lured the beast with wine, and when he fell asleep, Odysseus blinded him, thus managing to flee
Papakonstantinou’s work, often recounted stories of the Classical Mythology. Here, the inspiration comes from Homer’s, The Odyssey, particularly the story of the Cyclops Polyphemus
A TOUCH OF LUXURY
This blouse is cut from a crisp, 100% silk, Greek dupion fabric, decorated with embroidered silk ribbon, in order to echo a detail of the artist’s work, The piece is of a slight A – line, with long slits on the sleeves, revealing part of the arm.