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The Sound of Music

Olympia Le-Tan AW1314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Olympia Le-Tan Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Collection is a tribute to Robert Wise’s « The Sound of Music ».

Other « The Sound of Music »-inspired collections : L.A.M.B. by Gwen Stefani Spring/Summer 2008 (this show featured « The Sound of Music »’s soundtrack), Talbot Runhof Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (the cocktail dresses of this Austria-influenced collection referenced « The Sound of Music »).

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on April 30, 2013 in Cinema

 

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Candy

Maison Martin Margiela collection Artisanal SS13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Candy wrappers were used to make « Candy Fur », particularly for this « Opera » coat, from the Maison Martin Margiela collection Artisanal Spring/Summer 2013 Show.

Some candy-inspired collections : Craig Lawrence Spring/Summer 2009 (this collection was dubbed « Cocktails & Sweets »), Douglas Hannant Spring/Summer 2011 (candy, especially Jelly beans which influenced the color palette, was the theme of this collection).

Moreover, candy also inspired the caramel-accord « Candy » fragrance, launched by Prada in August 2011.

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Posted by on April 30, 2013 in Food

 

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Christo

Satu Maaranen 13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christo is one of the inspirations of Satu Maaranen’s collection, « Garment in Landscape », which won the Grand Prix Première Vision at the 28th Hyères International Fashion and Photography Festival, on April, 29, 2013.

Other Christo-influenced collections : Jean Paul Gaultier Autumn/Winter 2002-2003 (this show, dubbed « Christo Effect / Effet Christo », was inspired by Christo’s wrapping works), Jil Sander by Raf Simons Spring/Summer 2010 (videos of works by artists such as Christo were projected on screens), Marios Schwab Spring/Summer 2009 (inspired in part by Christo’s wrappings), Nicole Farhi Spring/Summer 2011 (Christo’s « revelation through concealment », according to the designer, influenced dresses with digital motifs, that were darkened by a veil), Tess Giberson Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (this collection was based on Christo’s early wrappings).

Furthermore, in 1967, Christo and Jeanne-Claude created a wrapped bridal dress, dubbed the «Wedding Dress».

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 
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Posted by on April 29, 2013 in Art

 

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Asgarda

Gareth Pugh AW1314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Asgarda, a tribe of women living in the Carpathian Mountains, have influenced the Gareth Pugh Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show.

Another Asgarda-inspired collection : Prabal Gurung Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (the military style and the swirling prints that were highlighted in this collection were based on the Asgarda).

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 
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Posted by on April 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Marie-Antoinette

Maxime Simoëns Couture SS11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Maxime Simoëns Couture Spring/Summer 2011 Show, « This, Madame, is Versailles », was a rock’ n’ roll and glamorous take on Sofia Coppola’s « Marie-Antoinette ».

Furthermore, Jessie Randall took inspiration from the colors and Kirsten Dunst’s costumes in Sofia Coppola’s « Marie-Antoinette » for some Loeffler Randall’s accessories.

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 
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Posted by on April 26, 2013 in Cinema

 

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Grinling Gibbons

Giles AW1314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The gold laser-cut leather pieces of the Giles Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show are influenced by Grinling Gibbons’ wood carvings.

Other Grinling Gibbons-inspired items : Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (the heels of this collection evoked Grinling Gibbons’ wood carvings).

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Posted by on April 26, 2013 in Art

 

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Mississippi Mermaid

Louis Vuitton Resort 13

The Louis Vuitton by Julie de Libran Resort 2013 Collection is based on Catherine Deneuve’s elegant and sensual style in such films as François Truffaut’s « Mississippi Mermaid ».

Moreover, Suno’s Max Osterweis confided his love for François Truffaut’s « Mississippi Mermaid » in the mood board that was published on the « Vogue » site, on May 11, 2011.

Photo : Courtesy of Louis Vuitton

 

 

 
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Posted by on April 25, 2013 in Cinema

 

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