Charles Baudelaire

14 May

Fyodor Golan SS12

The Fyodor Golan Spring/Summer 2012 Show, titled « The Flowers of Evil », which was presented as part of Fashion Fringe, was an homage to Charles Baudelaire’s poetry.

Other Charles Baudelaire-inspired collections or items : Ashley Ashoff Toledano (circa 2010, Ashley Ashoff Toledano especially drew inspiration from Charles Baudelaire, for the scarves that she designed), Byredo Parfums (in 2010, the « Baudelaire » fragrance, influenced by the French poet, was launched), Chewö (in 2010, Moustadira Adame got inspired by Charles Baudelaire’s « L’Invitation au voyage / Invitation to Travel » poem for the collection of his Chewö label), Dior by John Galliano Couture Spring/Summer 2008 (the 3rd part of this show paid tribute to Charles Baudelaire’s « Les Fleurs du Mal / The Flowers of Evil »), Florian Spring/Summer 2010 (for this accessories line, called « Animalia », Florian Ladstaetter drew inspiration from « Les Fleurs du Mal / The Flowers of Evil »), Haider Ackermann Spring/Summer 2012 (this collection paid tribute to romantic poets such as Charles Baudelaire), Loulou de la Falaise (her 1st line of couture jewelry, named « Les Fleurs du Mal / The Flowers of Evil », which was unveiled at the Couture Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 shows, was influenced by Charles Baudelaire), Ostwald Helgason Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (the theme of this collection is a juxtaposition of Charles Baudelaire’s « Les Fleurs du Mal / The Flowers of Evil » and Frank Oz’s « Little Shop of Horrors » film).

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10 responses to “Charles Baudelaire

  1. talulahleeblog

    May 14, 2013 at 12:50 pm

    this is creepy but yet very intriguing at the same time. You keep wanting to look at it! The top part near her face reminds me of a lotus flower in some ways.

  2. Fashion Mayann

    May 14, 2013 at 1:04 pm

    I agree ! This magnificent flower-inspired dress is both hypnotizing and poisonous !

  3. FreeUrCloset

    May 14, 2013 at 7:14 pm

    I agree with the above statement..creepy but cool! The eye make-up is a bit much lol

  4. Fashion Mayann

    May 15, 2013 at 8:40 am

    This is what we call Dark (eye) Shadows ! XO

  5. stylentonic

    May 15, 2013 at 9:55 am

    black obsession!!!!

  6. Fashion Mayann

    May 15, 2013 at 1:40 pm

    Yessssssssssssssssss !

  7. dannadesigns

    May 16, 2013 at 2:57 am

    Fabulous! She does look like a gorgeous black rose!! XOXO

    • Fashion Mayann

      May 16, 2013 at 6:58 am

      Yes, she does look like this oh-so-dark and oh-so-romantic flower ! XOXO

  8. Ripley Connor

    May 24, 2013 at 2:09 am

    it resembles a facehugger on the top!

    • Fashion Mayann

      May 24, 2013 at 6:58 am

      Indeed, said the woman who, to celebrate cinema during the month of the Cannes Film Festival, watched the “Alien” anthology with great and scary pleasure !


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