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Blondie

JCDC AW78 Blondie

One minidress in the Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 Show paid homage to Blondie.

Another Blondie-inspired collection : A.L.C. Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (the starting point of this collection, designed by Andrea Lieberman, was a picture of Blondie’s Debbie Harry looking tough in Amos Poe’s « The Foreigner » film).

To read about other Blondie or Debbie Harry-inspired collections or items, search for the « Debbie Harry » post that I have published on November 8, 2012.

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 
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Posted by on December 31, 2013 in Music

 

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Moulin Rouge

JPG Couture SS11

Moulin Rouge has influenced the Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring/Summer 2011 Show, « Punk Cancan », whose finale featured a French cancan number, performed by Psykko Tico from the Crazy Horse.

Other Moulin Rouge-inspired collections : Charles Anastase Spring/Summer 2009 (the theme of this show was « a schoolgirl rampage through the Moulin Rouge »), Dee Hutton Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (this collection draws inspiration from the Moulin Rouge).

Photo : VOGUE.co.uk

 

 
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Posted by on December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Indonesia

Peter Pilotto SS12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A trek into the jungle of Indonesia influenced the Peter Pilotto Spring/Summer 2012 Show.

Other Indonesia-inspired collections : Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 (the references of this collection included Indonesia), Kenzo by Humberto Leon and Carol Lim Spring/Summer 2013 Menswear (one of the starting points of this collection was a trek into the jungle of Indonesia), Louis Vuitton by Kim Jones Spring/Summer 2013 Menswear (Kim Jones’ trip to Indonesia influenced this show), Roberto Cavalli Spring/Summer 2011 Menswear (this show featured Indonesia-inspired prints).

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 
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Posted by on December 29, 2013 in Places

 

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Gerrit Rietveld

Yeohlee Pre-Fall 14

Gerrit Rietveld’s work and the intersection of prints and plains have influenced the Yeohlee Pre-Fall 2014 Collection.

Photo : John Aquino

 

 
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Posted by on December 28, 2013 in Architecture

 

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Alighiero Boetti

Jil Sander SS14

Alighiero Boetti’s abstract works have influenced the prints of the Jil Sander Spring/Summer 2014 Show.

Another Alighiero Boetti-inspired collection : Giambattista Valli Spring/Summer 2014 (Alighiero Boetti was one of the artists from the Arte Povera movement that were referenced in this show).

Photo : Giovanni Giannoni

 

 
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Posted by on December 27, 2013 in Art

 

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Brassaï

Céline SS14Brassaï’s « Graffiti » photographs have influenced the motifs of the Céline by Phoebe Philo Spring/Summer 2014 Show.

Another Brassaï-inspired collection : Marc Jacobs Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (this show was partly based on Brassaï’s « Paris by Night » book).

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Posted by on December 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Snickers®

Jeremy Scott AW67 Snickers®

One outfit in the Jeremy Scott Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 Show, named « Eat the Rich », reimagined the Snickers®’ packaging.

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 
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Posted by on December 25, 2013 in Food

 

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Muhammad Ali

JCDC SS8 Muhammad Ali

One dress paid homage to Muhammad Ali in the Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Spring/Summer 2008 Show, named « Sportacus ».

Furthermore, Muhammad Ali starred, with his grandson, in Louis Vuitton’s Annie Leibovitz-shot « Core Values » campaign, which was unveiled on June 15, 2012.

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 
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Posted by on December 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Brittany

JPG SS6

The Jean Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer 2006 Show, dubbed « Belles des Champs », paid homage to Brittany.

Other Brittany-inspired collections : Christian Le Drezen (from 1998 to 2002, all his collections have paid tribute to the history and the folklore of his native Brittany), Kitsuné for Le Bon Marché (this « Bretagne » capsule collection, exclusively available at Le Bon Marché, from March 27 to April 24, 2010, as part of the « Esprit Factory » exhibition, was a modern homage to the native land of Kitsuné’s Gildas Loaëc), 3.1 Phillip Lim Spring/Summer 2012 (the windswept hairstyle of this show, by Odile Gilbert, referenced a girl from nature, upstate in Montauk, or in Brittany, where the French hairstylist grew up).

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Posted by on December 23, 2013 in Places

 

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Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

JCDC AW1112 Ingres

Man Ray’s photographic tribute to Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, « Ingres’s Violin / Le Violon d’Ingres », was referenced in the Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 Show, titled « Woman / Ray ».

Some Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres-inspired collections : BodyAmr Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (this collection paid homage to Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’s « The Big Odalisque / La Grande Odalisque » painting), Elisabeth de Senneville Spring/Summer 1989 (this collection featured printed images which reproduced Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’s « The Turkish Bath / Le Bain turc » work), Maryam Keyhani Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (for this collection, which honored Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’s color palette, Maryam Keyhani started sketching on top of the neoclassical painter’s portraits), Pleats Please by Issey Miyake Autumn/Winter 1996-1997 (the N° 1 « Guest Artist Series », in collaboration with Yasumasa Morimura, featured prints that were based on Yasumasa Morimura’s photographs, which were originally influenced by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’s  « Odalisque » artwork).

To read about other Man Ray-inspired collections, search for the « Man Ray » post that I have published on July 6, 2012.

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 
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Posted by on December 22, 2013 in Art

 

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