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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Maxime Simoëns AW1314

The Maxime Simoëns Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show was a tribute to Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s « Swan Lake ».

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Posted by on October 24, 2014 in Music

 

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Swan Lake

Montse Bassons Couture SS15

The Montse Bassons Couture Spring/Summer 2015 Show, titled « Etoile of the 21st century / La Etoile del Siglo XXI », was an homage to Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s « Swan Lake ».

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Posted by on October 23, 2014 in Dance

 

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Piña colada

Yazbukey SS13 Piña colada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Piña colada influenced one scarf of the Yazbukey Spring/Summer 2013 Collection, titled « Tropical Heatwave ».

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Posted by on October 22, 2014 in Food

 

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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.

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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.

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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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