31 Oct

Skulls inspired 3-D flowers in the Undercover Spring/Summer 2007 Show.

Other collections with skulls : Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2004 (« skull » scarf ; the « skull » scarf has become an emblem for Alexander McQueen, and has been reiterated in the following seasons ; the « skull » motif was also present on a sweater of the Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 Collection and used for the clasps of embellished clutches, especially in the Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 Collection ; moreover, Babette Pauthier has directed a short film spotlighting Alexander McQueen’s « skull » scarf Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 Collection), Betsey Johnson Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (« skulls » motifs on the dress of the look 14), Cheap Monday (the logo of this brand is a skull), Chloé by Stella McCartney (Stella McCartney has revisited the Playboy® bunny as a skull on T-shirts), Codognato (since the 19th century, Codognato has been known for its « skull » earrings, necklaces and rings), Comme des Garçons Spring/Summer 2011 Menswear (the skull, that Rei Kawakubo dubbed the « skull of life », was the theme of this collection), Concept Korea Spring/Summer 2013 (« skull » patterns on kilts), Converse Spring/Summer 2006 (« skull » prints on « All*Stars » sneakers), Dior Couture Spring/Summer 2006 (silver « skulls » motifs on a black oversize coat), Dior Fine Jewelry by Victoire de Castellane (many skulls, especially in the « Vampire’s Fiancee / La Fiancée du vampire » line, circa 2001-2002, and in the « Dior’s Charms / Charms de Dior » line, of the Dior Fine Jewelry by Victoire de Castellane Spring/Summer 2007 Collection), Dsquared² Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 (« skulls » motifs on some pieces), Ed Hardy Spring/Summer 2006 (« skulls » prints, inspired by Don Ed Hardy’s tattoos), Fendi Spring/Summer 2007 (« skulls » bone and silver necklaces, designed by Delfina Delettrez Fendi), Giambattista Valli (« skull » charm on the « Nokia 7373 » mobile phone, that Giambattista Valli designed for Spring/Summer 2007, in collaboration with Nokia), Giles Spring/Summer 2007 (« skull » print on a dress), Ice Cream 2005 (« ice cream-skull » print on a T-shirt, launched by Pharrell Williams), Jean-Charles de Castelbajac (« skull Captain Rock » print on a T-shirt, in the capsule collection he designed for Les 3 Suisses’ Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 catalogue), Jean Paul Gaultier Autumn/Winter 1987-1988 Menswear (« skull » motif, on a sweater, in this rock’ n’ roll-influenced collection, called « Rock Stars » ; moreover, at the end of the ’90s, 2 tiny skulls were embroidered on the outside labels of his Gaultier Jean’s pieces), John Richmond Spring/Summer 2005 (« skull » motifs on metallic tops ; moreover, the skull is recurrent in his collections, for example, « skull » jewels in his Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 Collection, skull on shoes in his Spring/Summer 2007 Collection, and on caps in his Spring/Summer 2007 Childrenswear Collection), Jon Soemundur (in 2005, the artist printed skulls, heavy metal-style, on socks, sweaters and vests), Libertine Spring/Summer 2006 (glittering « skull » patterns on a biker jacket), Lord Richards Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 (skull on Lord Richards’ logo, instead of the « O » letter), Lucien Pellat-Finet (since 1998, Lucien Pellat-Finet has decorated sweaters and swimsuits with « friendly skulls », and has designed, in collaboration with Jacob & Co, 2 diamond and sapphire watches, with a « skull » motif, for Summer 2006), Manish Arora Spring/Summer 2007 (« skull » belts and « skull » necklaces), Marc by Marc Jacobs Resort 2010 (« skull » patterns on dresses), Maya Hansen Spring/Summer 2013 (« skull » necklace and « skull » prints in this Frida Kahlo-inspired collection), See by Chloé Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 (« skull » motif on a T-shirt), Sonia Rykiel Spring/Summer 2005 (glittered « skull » embroideries on minidresses), Swildens Spring/Summer 2006 (« skull » prints on scarves), Thomas Wylde Spring/Summer 2006 (for this collection, and for the following seasons, Paula Thomas has designed studded bags and scarves, decorated with « skull » motifs), Undercover (Jun Takahashi has created a coat, made of hundreds of skulls, cut out of black felt, circa 2000), Vivienne Westwood Spring/Summer 2007 (« skull » necklace), Zadig & Voltaire Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 (« skull » motifs on cashmere sweaters and on the « My Watch » watch ; the skull has become a recurrent theme in Zadig & Voltaire’s collections, especially for Spring/Summer 2007), 0044 Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 (« skull » brooches and crosses, designed by Seiichiro Shimamura, who is obsessed with skulls).

Photo : Marcio Madeira




Posted by on October 31, 2012 in Uncategorized


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3 responses to “Skulls

  1. Fashion Mayann

    October 31, 2012 at 10:42 am

    Happy Halloween to all my followers and readers !

  2. Cat in my Bag

    November 1, 2012 at 8:09 am

    I’m really loving the latest collection from AM. Sarah Burton has done an amazing job!

    • Fashion Mayann

      November 5, 2012 at 8:23 am

      For sure ! She has really embraced Alexander McQueen’s DNA.


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