Monthly Archives: February 2012

Enter the Void

The Maxime Simoëns Couture Spring/Summer 2012 Collection is inspired by Gaspar Noé’s « Enter the Void ».

Photo : Alessandro Viero /

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Posted by on February 29, 2012 in Cinema


Andy Warhol

The Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 Show featured one « Andy Warhol » dress.

A few Andy Warhol-inspired collections : Andy Warhol by Pepe Jeans® London (launched in 2007, with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and available each season), Blumarine Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (Anna Molinari’s portraits by Andy Warhol, at the end of the catwalk), Chris Benz Spring/Summer 2012, Diane von Furstenberg 2002 (« Crosstown Traffic »), Diane von Furstenberg Resort 2008 and Pre-Spring 2009 (with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts), Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Spring/Summer 1984 (« Campbell’s Tomato Soup » dress), Phi Spring/Summer 2006 (Andy Warhol’s self-portraits), Versace Spring/Summer 1991 (« Marilyn Monroe » dress), Yves Saint Laurent Couture Spring/Summer 1966, Zac Posen for Target® Spring/Summer 2010.

Photo : Imaxtree


Posted by on February 25, 2012 in Art


Antoni Gaudi

Antoni Gaudi is one of the inspirations of the Alexander McQueen by Sarah Burton Spring/Summer 2012 Show.

Other Antoni Gaudi-inspired collections : Aquilano.Rimondi Spring/Summer 2010, Diane von Furstenberg Autumn/Winter 2007-2008, Gaudi Concept (since 2008, this Spanish brand produces eyeglasses that are inspired by Antoni Gaudi), Louise Goldin Spring/Summer 2007 (as part of the Fashion East Collective).

Photo : Marcus Tondo /


Posted by on February 22, 2012 in Architecture



The Jason Wu Autumn/Winter 2012/2013 Show is inspired by China’s past.

Other China-inspired collections : Dior by John Galliano Couture Spring/Summer 2003, Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer 2005 (« Shocking »), Jean Paul Gaultier Autumn/Winter 1994-1995 (« Le Grand voyage »), Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Autumn/Winter 2001-2002 (China and Spain), Kenzo Spring/Summer 1975, Ralph Lauren Autumn/Winter 2011-2012, Ronaldo Fraga Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 (21st century China), Yves Saint Laurent Couture Autumn/Winter 1977-1978, Yves Saint Laurent Couture Autumn/Winter 1994-1995 (« Les Manteaux mandarins »), Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche by Tom Ford Autumn/Winter 2004-2005.

Photo : Monica Feudi /

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Posted by on February 18, 2012 in Places



The BCBG Max Azria Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 Show is inspired by Bauhaus.

Other Bauhaus-inspired collections : C-Neeon Spring/Summer 2006, DKNY Autumn/Winter 2010-2011, Gianfranco Ferré by Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi Autumn/Winter 2010-2011, Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer 2010 (prints), Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (colors), Hugo by Bruno Pieters Autumn/Winter 2008-2009, Jonathan Saunders Spring/Summer 2005, Lacoste by Christophe Lemaire Spring/Summer 2011, Marni Resort 2011, Marni for H&M Spring/Summer 2012 (colors).

Photo : Yannis Vlamos /

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Posted by on February 15, 2012 in Design


Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse is the star of the Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Spring/Summer 2012 Show.

Other collections with Mickey Mouse : Adidas® Originals by Jeremy Scott Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (theme « Safari Cartoons », inspired by Mickey Mouse and Africa), Benoît Missolin Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (headband « Mickey Mouse’s ears »), D&G Spring/Summer 2010, Hype Means Nothing Spring/Summer 2009, Iceberg Spring/Summer 2010 (Mickey Mouse on safari), Iceberg Resort 2012, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Spring/Summer 2009, Keanan Duffty Spring/Summer 2006 Menswear, Manish Arora Autumn/Winter 2008-2009, Vivienne Tam Autumn/Winter 2008-2009.

Photo : Filippo Fior /

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Posted by on February 11, 2012 in Comics



Strawberries inspired the first dress of the Moschino Cheap and Chic Spring/Summer 2012 Show.

Other collections with strawberries :

Junko Shimada Spring/Summer 2009, Luca Luca Spring/Summer 2006, Peter Jensen Resort 2010, Tao Spring/Summer 2010, Versace for H&M Cruise 2012, Yves Saint Laurent by Stefano Pilati Spring/Summer 2010.

Photo : Yannis Vlamos /

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Posted by on February 8, 2012 in Food


Planet of the Apes

Franklin J. Schaffner’s « Planet of the Apes » was the starting point of the Christopher Kane Spring/Summer 2009 Collection.

Photo : Marcio Madeira.

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Posted by on February 4, 2012 in Cinema



The Tsumori Chisato Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 Show was inspired by circus.

Other circus-inspired collections : A.P.C. Madras by Jessica Ogden Spring/Summer 2009 (inspired by the indian circuses photographed by Mary Ellen Mark), Caramel Baby & Child Spring/Summer 2009 (children collection), Desigual® inspired by Cirque du Soleil Spring/Summer 2012, John Galliano Spring/Summer 1997 (« Galliano’s Circus »), Lanvin by Alber Elbaz Autumn/Winter 2004-2005, Manish Arora Spring/Summer 2009, Perry Ellis by Marc Jacobs Autumn/Winter 1992-1993 (« Rock’ n’ Roll Circus », dedicated to the Rolling Stones), Popy Moreni Autumn/Winter 1988-1989 (clown clothes), Schiaparelli Spring/Summer 1938 (« Le Cirque »), Sonia Rykiel Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 (clowns on some clothes).

Photo : Marcio Madeira /

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Posted by on February 1, 2012 in Uncategorized