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Joan of Arc

21 Mar

Dior Couture AW67Joan of Arc was one of the inspirations of the Dior by John Galliano Couture Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 Show.

Other Joan of Arc-influenced collections : A. F. Vandevorst Spring/Summer 2011 (some pieces evoked Joan of Arc’s armor), Dior by John Galliano Spring/Summer 2007 (the hairstyle of this collection was based on Joan of Arc’s haircut), Gio Diev Spring/Summer 2011 (for this footwear collection, Gio Metodiev was inspired by female warriors such as Joan of Arc), Jean Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer 1994 (this collection featured a cotton tulle corset dress which was an homage to Joan of Arc), Jill Stuart Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (the theme of this collection was « Joan of Arc : a sophisticated revolutionary »), Lara Bohinc Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (some shoes paid homage to Joan of Arc), Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs Autumn/Winter 2003-2004 (Joan of Arc was one of the muses of this collection), Nicole Miller Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (this collection was based on the brave and powerful Joan of Arc), Paco Rabanne by Manish Arora Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (this collection featured Joan of Arc-style chain mail pieces), Roberto Cavalli Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (« British Vogue » saw a « Joan of Arc spirit » in this show), Suno Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (Joan of Arc was one of the starting point of this collection, which explores modern-day armors), vanessabruno Spring/Summer 2012 (« British Vogue » wrote that this collection was about « modern-day Joan of Arcs »).

Photo : Marcio Madeira / VOGUE.com

 

 

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Posted by on March 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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4 responses to “Joan of Arc

  1. talulahleeblog

    March 21, 2013 at 11:06 am

    love the drape in the front with the hint of turquoise…

     
    • Fashion Mayann

      March 21, 2013 at 1:07 pm

      It adds softness to this incredibly strong outfit !

       
  2. syreniaimagery

    March 21, 2013 at 5:05 pm

    Bold and bright. Well thought out.

     
    • Fashion Mayann

      March 22, 2013 at 8:01 am

      Thank you for loving this amazingly powerful pieces as much as I do !

       

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