There's a pattern here...
Descriptions of Christian Dior and resultant Pat McGrath makeup consist of a stream of unrelated ethnic or historical references with a "multicoloured" or "technicoloured" thrown in... Example A, style.com review of the 2003 Fall Ready to Wear "fetish queens in Kabuki face paint, going crazy in multicolor Asian-slash-18th-century clothes."
Flamenco showgirls in bedazzled hats perform hypercolour kabuki lunacy
An exhibition of Marlene Dietrich's clothing inspired this collection. "It was Marlene," explained the designer. "But then I thought, who would she be today? Marianne Faithfull, Janis Joplin, Courtney Love, Patti Smith!"