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Mars

Nanette Lepore AW1314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The pictures which came back from the Mars Curiosity rover inspired the prints of the Nanette Lepore Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show.

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 

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Posted by on July 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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David Altmejd

Iris van Herpen Couture AW1314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Altmejd’s organic sculptures influenced the Iris van Herpen Couture Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show, titled « Wilderness Embodied ».

Other David Altmejd-inspired collections : Mandy Coon Spring/Summer 2012 (this show referenced David Altmejd’s figurative sculptures, which mix various textures), Peter Pilotto Spring/Summer 2009 (this abnormal art-themed collection was based on David Altmejd’s works).

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on July 30, 2013 in Art

 

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Austria

Maya Hansen AW1314

Austria influenced the Maya Hansen Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show, titled « Edelweiss ».

Other Austria-inspired collections : Olympia Le-Tan Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (this Austria-influenced collection is a tribute to Robert Wise’s « The Sound of Music »), Talbot Runhof Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (this collection paid homage to Austria and to Robert Wise’s « The Sound of Music »).

Photo : Tomy Pelluz / VOGUE.es

 

 

 
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Posted by on July 29, 2013 in Places

 

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Kermit the Frog

JCDC AW910 Kermit the FrogThe Muppets’ Kermit the Frog inspired several pieces in the Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 Show.

To read about other The Muppets-influenced collections, search for « The Muppets » post that I published on May 22, 2013.

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 
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Posted by on July 28, 2013 in Comics

 

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Jim Phillips

Jeremy Scott AW1314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jim Phillips’ skateboard art influenced the Jeremy Scott Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show.

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 
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Posted by on July 27, 2013 in Art

 

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Gattaca

Nicole Miller Pre-Fall 11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Uma Thurman in Andrew Niccol’s « Gattaca » was the muse of the Nicole Miller Pre-Fall 2011 Collection.

Other « Gattaca »-inspired collections : Dior Homme by Kris Van Assche Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Menswear (« Gattaca » was the starting point of this show), Raf Simons Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 Menswear (this show began with an extract of a dialogue taken from « Gattaca »), Versus by Christopher Kane Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (the hairstyle of this show, by Paul Hanlon for TIGI Bedhead, featured slick ponytails that referenced « Gattaca »’s Irene Cassini, portrayed by Uma Thurman).

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 
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Posted by on July 26, 2013 in Cinema

 

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Cakes

Maya Hansen

Cakes inspired the Maya Hansen Collection 2009, titled « Cake Corsets ».

Other cakes-influenced collections : Isaac Mizrahi Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (waiters, carrying a big cake on a tray, took to the catwalk of this show), Meadham Kirchhoff Spring/Summer 2012 (this «The girl on the Cake»-themed show featured broderie anglaise dresses which were inspired by wedding cakes, and a huge glittering cake on the runway).

Photo : Marcelo Aquilio

To read about cupcakes-inspired collections, search for the « Cupcakes » post that I published on October 30, 2012.

 

 
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Posted by on July 25, 2013 in Food

 

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