Elvis Presley

20 Dec

D&G SS5Elvis Presley, Norman Taurog’s « Blue Hawaii » era, inspired the D&G by Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2005 Show.

Other Elvis Presley-influenced collections or items : Isabel Marant Spring/Summer 2013 (partly inspired by Elvis Presley’s pictures in Hawaii), JC/DC for Coca-Cola® (this collection, designed by Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, and launched for Autumn/Winter 2011-2012, to celebrate Coca-Cola®’s 125th anniversary, featured a gray T-shirt, printed with a photograph of a young Elvis Presley, shot by Alfred Wertheimer), Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Spring/Summer 1986 (« Elvis Presley » dress), Jean Paul Gaultier (for Christmas 2008, his « Classique », « Gaultier² » and « Le Mâle » perfumes were presented in a case, with a music box which played Elvis Presley’s « Love Me Tender »), Marithé + François Girbaud (François Girbaud often took inspiration from rock’ n’ roll, especially from Elvis Presley’s music), Moschino Spring/Summer 2012 Menswear (all Elvis Presley’s periods were referenced in this show), Prada Resort 2012 (the Baracuta jacket that Elvis Presley wore in Michael Curtiz’ «King Creole» inspired some studded pieces), Tommy Hilfiger (Elvis Presley-influenced sweatshirts and T-shirts, in the « Iconic America » line, launched for Spring 2008, with Tommy Hilfiger and George Lois’ eponymous book, published by Universe), Y-3 Spring/Summer 2011 Menswear (Elvis Presley was one of the music icons that were honored in this collection), Zadig & Voltaire (since 1996, Thierry Gillier has often taken inspiration from rock’ n’ roll, especially for Zadig & Voltaire’s iconic « Elvis » message on sweaters).

Photo : Marcio Madeira



Posted by on December 20, 2012 in Music


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6 responses to “Elvis Presley

  1. stylentonic

    December 20, 2012 at 2:16 pm

    Elvis forever!!!! xxx

  2. edwardkan

    December 20, 2012 at 3:46 pm

    You may also add yazbukey 2013 ss!

  3. myimpressions4u

    December 23, 2012 at 6:29 pm

    love this outfit 😀

    • Fashion Mayann

      December 24, 2012 at 8:23 am

      Elvis Presley + Hawaii = super cool silhouette !


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