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Kiki de Montparnasse

Fendi AW1314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kiki de Montparnasse inspired the burnt-purple lips, by Peter Philips, of the Fendi by Karl Lagerfeld and Silvia Venturini Fendi Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show.

Some Kiki de Montparnasse-inspired collections : Bibhu Mohapatra Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (Man Ray’s photographs of muses such as Kiki de Montparnasse influenced this show), Jil Sander by Raf Simons Spring/Summer 2009 (Man Ray’s « Noire et Blanche / Black and White » portrait of Kiki de Montparnasse was projected on the backcloth of the runway), John Galliano Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 (this collection was partly inspired by the Pigalle of Kiki de Montparnasse).

Furthermore, Kiki de Montparnasse is also the name of a luxury lingerie brand.

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Posted by on June 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Scooter LaForge

Walter Van Beirendonck SS14 Menswear

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scooter LaForge’s paintings influenced various patterns of the Walter Van Beirendonck Spring/Summer 2014 Menswear Collection, titled « Home Sweet Home » (furthermore, Scooter LaForge also supplied a painting for the invitation of this show).

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Posted by on June 29, 2013 in Art

 

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Blackpool

Erdem Resort 14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Old photographs of Erdem Moralioglu’s mother in holiday in Blackpool influenced the Erdem Resort 2014 Collection.

Another Blackpool-inspired collection : Mulberry Spring/Summer 2012 (Emma Hill drew inspiration from Blackpool’s neon-festooned lights for this show).

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Posted by on June 28, 2013 in Places

 

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Pablo Neruda

Antonio Marras Resort 14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Antonio Marras Resort 2014 Collection is based on Pablo Neruda’s love story with his 3rd wife, Matilde Urrutia.

Furthermore, the small presentation that Sonia Rykiel organized in her Parisian store, in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, after May 1968, featured Pablo Neruda’s poems.

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Posted by on June 28, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Venice

Tsumori Chisato Resort 14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A trip to Venice influenced the Tsumori Chisato Resort 2014 Collection.

Other Venice-inspired collections : Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld Resort 2010 (titled « Coco on the Lido », this show, presented along the Venice Lido, was partly inspired by Luchino Visconti’s « Death in Venice »), Chanel by Peter Philips Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (« Venice » makeup line), D&G by Dolce & Gabbana Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (posters from Venice’s Teatro La Fenice were reproduced in this collection which paid homage to Maria Callas), Elie Saab Couture Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (some pieces evoked Venice’s Teatro La Fenice), Jean-Louis Scherrer Couture Autumn/Winter 1984-1985 (collection titled « Ball in Venice / Bal à Venise »), Jean Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer 2001 Menswear (this show, dubbed « Death in Venice / Mort à Venise », was based on Luchino Visconti’s eponymous movie), Prada Spring/Summer 2004 (some motifs, printed on bags, paid tribute to Venice), Vanessa Tugendhaft Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (« Marquise » jewelry line, inspired by the Venice’s carnival masks).

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Posted by on June 27, 2013 in Places

 

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Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Frankie Morello SS14 Menswear Giuseppe ArcimboldoGiuseppe Arcimboldo’s portraits, made of such things as fruits, vegetables and flowers, inspired motifs in the Frankie Morello Spring/Summer 2014 Menswear Collection, titled « Food for All ».

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Posted by on June 27, 2013 in Art

 

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The Night Porter

Louis Vuitton AW1112

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charlotte Rampling in Liliana Cavani’s « The Night Porter » influenced the fetishistic theme of the Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 Show.

Other « The Night Porter »-inspired collections : Moschino Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (« Vogue »’s Mark Holgate wrote that this collection looked like Charlotte Rampling’s Lucia Atherton from « The Night Porter » who had been playing in the S&M fancy-dress box again), Thakoon Spring/Summer 2009 (« British Vogue »’s Leisa Barnett wrote that this collection featured « The Night Porter »–esque leather bra tops).

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Posted by on June 26, 2013 in Cinema

 

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