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The Flowers of War

Antonio Berardi SS15

The Antonio Berardi Spring/Summer 2015 Show took inspiration from Zhang Yimou’s « The Flowers of War ».

Photo : Stefano Masse / Indigitalimages.com

 

 

 
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Posted by on October 21, 2014 in Cinema

 

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Harlem

María Escoté SS15

The María Escoté Spring/Summer 2015 Show, which featured illustrations by Amanda Portillo, was a nod to the « mamacitas » from Latin American neighborhoods such as Harlem.

Photo : VOGUE.es

 

 

 
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Posted by on October 20, 2014 in Places

 

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Ray Caesar

Givenchy Couture SS8

The Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Spring/Summer 2008 Show, which paid homage to ballet, was inspired by the cold perversity in Ray Caesar’s paintings, and by Edgar Degas’ depictions of ballerinas.

To read about other Edgar Degas-influenced collections, search for the « Edgar Degas » post that I have published on August 17, 2012.

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on October 19, 2014 in Art

 

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Carrie Bradshaw

Houghton Bridal AW1516

« Carrie Bradshaw meets Katharine Hepburn » is the theme of the Houghton Bridal Autumn/Winter 2015-2016 Collection.

To read about « Sex and the City »-inspired pieces, search for the « Sex and the City » and « Sex and the City 2 » posts that I have published on January 30, 2014, and on November 20, 2012, respectively.

Photo : John Aquino

 

 

 
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Posted by on October 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Architectural Digest

Mary Katrantzou SS11

The prints of the Mary Katrantzou Spring/Summer 2011 Show reproduced photographs of interiors, taken from old issues of « Architectural Digest ».

Photo : Yannis Vlamos / GoRunway.com

 

 

 
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Posted by on October 17, 2014 in Design

 

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City of Love

Andrés Sardá SS15

Paris, the City of Love, influenced the 19th look of the Andrés Sardá Spring/Summer 2015 Show, titled « First Class », which was inspired by an image of an airplane « taking off for beauty ».

To read about other Paris-influenced collections, search for the « Paris » and « Paname » posts that I have published on March 1, 2013, and on July 25, 2014, respectively.

Photo : VOGUE.es

 

 

 
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Posted by on October 16, 2014 in Places

 

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Biscuits

au jour le jour SS15 Biscuits

Biscuits and other delicious desserts inspired the illustrations of the au jour le jour Spring/Summer 2015 Show.

Photo : Alessandro Garofalo / Indigitalimages.com

 

 

 
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Posted by on October 15, 2014 in Food

 

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