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Creamy cupcakes

Manish Arora AW1415 Creamy cupcakes

Creamy cupcakes have influenced the Manish Arora Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show.

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

Photo : Giovanni Giannoni

 
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Posted by on February 28, 2014 in Food

 

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The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

Prada AW1415

Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s movies, especially « The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant », have inspired the Prada Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show.

Photo : Monica Feudi / Indigitalimages.com

 

 

 
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Posted by on February 27, 2014 in Cinema

 

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Normandy

Dolce & Gabbana AW1415

The theme of Dolce & Gabbana’s fairytalelike Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 show was « Medieval Normandy meets Sicily ».

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 
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Posted by on February 26, 2014 in Places

 

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Snow White

Red Valentino AW1415The Red Valentino by Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Collection pays homage to Snow White.

Other collections with Snow White : D&G by Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2011 (« Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs » pattern on T-shirts), Kinder Aggugini Spring/Summer 2010 (the invitation of this show, titled « The Loss of Innocence », featured a battered Snow White figurine), Generra Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (a blurred motif was based on the happy colors of Walt Disney’s « Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs »), M.A.C (the « Venomous Villains » makeup collection, launched in the Autumn of 2010, in collaboration with Disney, featured items which were inspired by iconic villains, such as Snow White’s stepmother), Mulberry by Emma Hill Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (Snow White-themed presentation), Pierrot Autumn/Winter 2002-2003 (this collection paid homage to characters from the Brothers Grimm’s fairy tales, such as Snow White), Pinko Spring/Summer 2009 (« Witch of Snow White » print on a T-shirt).

Furthermore, 7 designers, including Jean Paul Gaultier, Paul Smith and Vivienne Westwood, created costumes for the « Snow White and the Seven Designers » pantomime, presented at London’s Garrick Theatre, from October 12 until October 16, 2010, to benefit Dementia UK ; Nina Ricci dressed Snow White as part of Barneys New York’s 2012 Christmas « Electric Holiday » campaign, and Oscar de la Renta designed a dress for Snow White as part of Harrods’ 2012 Christmas windows, dedicated to Disney princesses.

Moreover, Olivier Theyskens said in Paris Première’s « La Mode, la Mode, la Mode » TV show, aired in January 2013, that he has always been fascinated by Snow White and her little birds.

Photo : Courtesy of Red Valentino

 

 
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Posted by on February 25, 2014 in Comics

 

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Woodstock

Fay AW1415Peanuts’ Woodstock has influenced motifs in the Fay by Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show.

Photo : Giovanni Giannoni

 
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Posted by on February 24, 2014 in Comics

 

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Yoshiyasu Tamura

McQ Alexander McQueen AW1415

The McQ Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Collection features patterns which are based on a manga illustrated by Yoshiyasu Tamura.

Photo : Courtesy of McQ Alexander McQueen

 

 

 
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Posted by on February 23, 2014 in Art

 

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Mississippi

Ashley Williams X Fashion East AW1415The Ashley Williams Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show, presented as part of Fashion East, drew inspiration from Mississippi country girls.

Photo : VOGUE.co.uk

 

 

 
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Posted by on February 22, 2014 in Places

 

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