Max Ernst’s 1921 « The Word (Woman Bird) » painting has inspired the Missoni Pre-Fall 2014 Collection, which is based on ornithology.
Photo : VOGUE.co.uk
Posted by Fashion Mayann on December 13, 2013 in Art
Tags: art, Birds, Dada, Fashion, Inspiration, Max Ernst, Missoni, Ornithology, Painting, Surrealism, The Word (Woman Bird), Woman Bird
Federica Di Nardo
December 13, 2013 at 1:21 pm
December 13, 2013 at 1:54 pm
Me too, thank you very much ! I’m in love with these fabulous patterns and textures, and with this blue background ! By the way, your printed leggings on your “The Kiss” post are fabulous !
Fashionista In Suburbia
December 13, 2013 at 1:47 pm
Beautiful patterns and love wide legged pants!
December 13, 2013 at 1:50 pm
Thank you very much ! This feather-inspired silhouette is sooooo flattering ! X
December 13, 2013 at 2:23 pm
The pants would be beautiful on curvy and long, alike. Lovely patterns. I feel the need for a marabou hat.
December 13, 2013 at 2:35 pm
The marabou hat would be terrific because it would echo the fluffy sleeves ! XO
December 13, 2013 at 2:38 pm
Something mysterious and intriguing about the dark feathers . . . Love that xx
December 13, 2013 at 2:53 pm
Aahhh, I love mystery, thank you ! This urban “bird woman” is very intriguing indeed, she exudes calm and strength too ! xx
December 13, 2013 at 3:31 pm
Beautiful garment! I love the use of colour and textiles.
December 13, 2013 at 4:02 pm
Thanks ! It looks like this sensational outfit was made during a wonderful mix’n’matching masterclass !
December 14, 2013 at 12:49 am
Fierce! Those palazzo pants are now on my wish list 😉 XOXO
December 14, 2013 at 6:34 am
THX ! Aren’t they fabulous ? One of my all-time favorite (and fearless !) Missoni look ! XOXO
December 14, 2013 at 9:22 am
Feathery fabulousness indeed! Love the shape,the texture and ooooo the colour!!
December 14, 2013 at 2:04 pm
Thank you very much for your enthusiastic comment ! X
Maison Bentley Style
December 14, 2013 at 1:48 pm
How’s my virtual wardrobe meant to cope? I have to have that top!!!…love the idea of birds being the inspiration… xxxxxx
December 14, 2013 at 2:13 pm
Me too, thank you !! Sometimes fashion can be so restricting (I refuse to be a fashion victim !), that being a bird woman must be so liberating ! I remember watching a documentary about Max Ernst when I was working in an art school, and there was so much freedom in his surreal art ! xxxxxx
December 14, 2013 at 2:45 pm
Reblogged this on totalstyle.
December 14, 2013 at 2:50 pm
Thank you so much for reblogging this post ! You told me that you would use some of my posts, and I’m grateful that you’ve chosen this particular one, because I’m totally in love with this powerful image and stunning outfit !
December 14, 2013 at 2:53 pm
Hi, Max Ernst of one of my absolute favourites, I am so glad you have reminded me of this with your post. What a stunning outfit!
December 14, 2013 at 2:58 pm
You’re welcome ! I’m happy that we both spread Max Ernst’s surreal genius and Missoni’s exquisite craftsmanship, thanks to “British Vogue” !
.MIS. Manhattan Image & Style
December 15, 2013 at 7:32 pm
No words, just WOW!
December 16, 2013 at 8:19 am
2 words, just THANK YOU ! XOXO
December 15, 2013 at 9:52 pm
your posts are so educational! we actually didn’t know the painting by Max Ernst so of course we had to look it up. The painting is very interesting, as is this stunning look by Missoni. The prints and textures are just amazing!! xoxo
December 16, 2013 at 8:22 am
Oh, another great compliment from you ! I didn’t know this particular work either, so I checked it out too, and found it quite mesmerizing ! I had wanted to do a post about Max Ernst for a long time until I’ve discovered this sensational outfit ! XOXO
December 17, 2013 at 9:35 pm
Awesome! I am a bit obsessed with wide legged pants at the moment 🙂
December 18, 2013 at 8:11 am
Thanks !!! As much as I love skinny jeans, I have to confess that wide legged pants are much more flattering, especially when they’re made in such a beautiful printed texture !
Sherri Of Palm Springs
July 27, 2014 at 9:52 pm
Reblogged this on SHERRI OF PALM SPRINGS.
July 27, 2014 at 9:54 pm
I think this is beautiful…because it is a the bottoms are fav fabric soft and the two pattern are are cool. nice..re-blog..
July 28, 2014 at 2:17 pm
Thanks a lot for reblogging this magnificently surrealistic Max Ernst-influenced outfit ! Missoni’s motifs are always so beautiful, no wonder this silhouette is a masterpiece ! Have a wonderful day ! Mayann
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