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A Superman-inspired dress was designed by Jeremy Scott for the finale of the Sonia Rykiel Spring/Summer 2009 Show.

Other Superman-influenced collections or items : Converse X Superman Spring/Summer 2010 (2 different « All*Star Chuck Taylor » sneakers), Epice Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (« Superman » scarf), 4 me by Julie Bernardin Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 (« Superman » necklace), Jean-Charles de Castelbajac (look 23 : dress based on Superman’s costume, with a « JC/DC » logo), Jeremy Scott Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (the « S » emblem was transformed into a question mark on 2 outfits, look 8 and look 43, inspired by Superman), Six Lee Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (collection inspired in part by Superman, when the designer was a student at the Antwerp’s Royal Academy of Fine Arts), 3.1 Phillip Lim Pre-Fall 2012 (Superman and other comic strips).

Photo : Marcio Madeira


Posted by on May 5, 2012 in Comics


Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso’s ceramics were used (with the Picasso estate’s permission) to create intarsia-knitted sweaters in the Jil Sander by Raf Simons Spring/Summer 2012 Collection.

Some Pablo Picasso-inspired collections : Chadwick Bell Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (based in part on Picasso’s « Boy with a Pipe »), Duro Olowu Spring/Summer 2010 (influenced by the palette of Picasso’s « Mosqueteros’ » paintings), Felicity Brown Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (Picasso’s ballet illustrations were the starting point), Gattinoni Spring/Summer 2002 (Picasso’s paintings, in particular « Guernica »), Giorgio Armani Autumn/Winter 2001-2002 (Picasso’s blue period inspired the evening outfits), Nonja McKenzie Spring/Summer 2009 (Picasso’s painting of a woman who sleeps), Oscar de la Renta Resort 2012 (Picasso’s cubist period), Rick Owens Spring/Summer 2011 (outfits inspired in part by Picasso’s « White Doves » cardboard cutouts), Salvatore Ferragamo by Massimiliano Giornetti Spring/Summer 2012 Menswear (the starting point was the concept of Picasso in his atelier, in the South of France), Yves Saint Laurent Couture Autumn/Winter 1979-1980.

Photo : Yannis Vlamos /

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Posted by on May 1, 2012 in Art