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Gone with the Wind

Ulyana Sergeenko Couture SS13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Victor Fleming’s « Gone with the Wind » was one of the 3 references of the Ulyana Sergeenko Couture Spring/Summer 2013 Show, which celebrated America.

One « Gone with the Wind »-inspired outfit : Antoni & Alison Spring/Summer 2010 (one of the dresses of this collection, presented like a casting, was Antoni & Alison’s version of Scarlett O’Hara red gown, if they had been asked to design it).

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Posted by on May 24, 2013 in Cinema

 

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Steampunk

Alexander McQueen SS13 Steampunk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Victorian shapes of the Alexander McQueen by Sarah Burton Spring/Summer 2013 Show echo the steampunk aesthetic.

A few steampunk-influenced collections : Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2006-2007, Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2008-2009, Balmain by Oscar de la Renta Couture Autumn/Winter 2002-2003, Balmain by Christophe Decarnin Spring/Summer 2010, Dior by John Galliano Couture Spring/Summer 2009, Dior by John Galliano Couture Autumn/Winter 2009-2010, Giles Autumn/Winter 2009-2010, Libertine Autumn/Winter 2004-2005, Ralph Lauren Spring/Summer 2008.

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Posted by on May 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Peanuts

Rodnik X Peanuts AW1314Peanuts influenced the motifs of the Rodnik X Peanuts Collection, which will be available in September 2013.

Other Peanuts-inspired collections or items : Converse (« All*Star » hi tops with « Peanuts » prints, exclusively available at Dover Street Market, in London, in October 2010, for the 60th anniversary of Peanuts), GapKids Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (« Snoopy » T-shirt, in collaboration with Junk Food Clothing), Jean-Charles de Castelbajac (« Snoopy » motifs on dresses ; moreover Jean-Charles de Castelbajac also designed « Snoopy » T-shirts in the ’70s), Lacoste X Peanuts Polo Collection (this line was exclusively available at London’s Dover Street Market, in October 2010, for the 60th anniversary of Peanuts), Liu Jeans by Liu Jo Spring/Summer 2008 (« Snoopy » T-shirts), Loopwheeler (« Charlie Brown and Snoopy » motif on a sweatshirt, exclusively available at Dover Street Market, in London, in October 2010, for the 60th anniversary of Peanuts).

Photo : Andrew Farray / VOGUE.com

 

 

 
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Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Comics

 

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The Muppets

Muppets for Tommy Hilfiger SS13

The Muppets inspired the prints of the Muppets for Tommy Hilfiger Childrenswear Collection, launched in May 2013, in collaboration with Disney.

Other The Muppets-influenced collections : Jeremy Scott (the designer has drawn inspiration from the Muppets for some of his pieces), M.A.C (Miss Piggy designed a makeup collection for M.A.C, which was launched on February 10, 2012), The Muppets X Opening Ceremony (this collection was unveiled on November 23, 2011), O.P.I (a collection of 12 nail lacquers, based on the Muppets, was launched in November 2011, to celebrate the release of the James Bobin-directed « The Muppets » movie).

Moreover, in 2009, Marc Jacobs dressed Miss Piggy for her appearance at Macy’s « Glamorama » party, and, in the 2011 « The Muppets » film, Miss Piggy portrayed the plus-size fashion editor of « Vogue Paris ».

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Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Comics

 

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To Catch a Thief

Dior Resort 14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Stephen Jones-styled silk scarves in the Dior by Raf Simons Resort 2014 Show, presented on May 18, 2013, in Monaco, referenced Grace Kelly in Alfred Hitchcock’s « To Catch a Thief ».

Furthermore, the Mario Testino-shot Salvatore Ferragamo Spring/Summer 2010 ad campaign, which starred Claudia Schiffer as Grace Kelly, was based on « To Catch a Thief », and one of the 3 « Grace Kelly » Barbies, launched in August 2011, as part of the « Barbie Collector Series », wore a replica of the Edith Head-designed blue dress that Grace Kelly wore in « To Catch a Thief ».

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Posted by on May 21, 2013 in Cinema

 

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Stella Tennant

Jill Stuart AW1314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aristocrat women such as Stella Tennant inspired the Jill Stuart Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show.

Another Stella Tennant-influenced collection : Philosophy Pre-Fall 2013 (a 1994 photograph of a laid-back but chic Stella Tennant, wearing a Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti dress, was the starting point of this collection).

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Posted by on May 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Gaia

Alexander McQueen SS12 Gaia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gaia, the Goddess of Earth, in ancient Greek religion, was the muse of the Alexander McQueen by Sarah Burton Spring/Summer 2012 Show.

Other Gaia-influenced collections : Vivienne Westwood Spring/Summer 2010 (this collection was named « Planet Gaia » to reference the theme of a self-regulating planet), Vivienne Westwood Red Label Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (this collection featured a « Loyalty 2 Gaia » slogan on a T-shirt).

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Posted by on May 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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