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Jay-Z

Tom Ford AW1415

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The sequined minidresses of the Tom Ford Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show make reference to the unauthorized T-shirt (based on Jay-Z’s lyrics, « I don’t pop molly, I rock Tom Ford ») that Jay-Z wore to perform his « Tom Ford » song.

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 

 

 

 
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Posted by on February 18, 2014 in Music

 

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Paul Klee

Novis AW1415Paul Klee’s abstract paintings have inspired the watercolor patterns of the Novis Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Collection.

Other Paul Klee-influenced collections : Donna Karan Spring/Summer 2006 (some abstract motifs referenced Paul Klee), Loden Dager Spring/Summer 2012 Menswear.

Photo : VOGUE.co.uk

 

 

 
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Posted by on February 17, 2014 in Art

 

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Star Wars Episode VI : Return of the Jedi

Preen by Thornton Bregazzi AW1415Darth Vader’s mask, as seen in films such as Richard Marquand’s « Star Wars Episode VI : Return of the Jedi », has influenced patterns in the Preen by Thornton Bregazzi Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show.

To read about « Star Wars »-style collections, search for the « Star Wars » post that I have published on September 11, 2012.

Photo : VOGUE.co.uk

 
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Posted by on February 16, 2014 in Cinema

 

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Cambodia

Fyodor Golan AW1415

The Buddhist scenes depicted on the prints of the Fyodor Golan Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show were inspired by Fyodor Podgorny and Golan Frydman’s travels through Cambodia and the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

Another Cambodia-inspired collection : Emanuel Ungaro by Giambattista Valli Spring/Summer 2004.

Photo : Courtesy of Fyodor Golan

 

 
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Posted by on February 16, 2014 in Places

 

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Artemisia Gentileschi

Jean-Pierre Braganza AW1415

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The dichotomy between the illuminations and the dark shadows in Artemisia Gentileschi’s baroque paintings has influenced the Jean-Pierre Braganza Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show.

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 
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Posted by on February 15, 2014 in Art

 

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Valentine’s Day

Charlotte Olympia Valentine's 14

Valentine’s Day has inspired the Valentine’s Collection from Charlotte Olympia.

Photo : Courtesy of Charlotte Olympia

 

 

 

 
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Posted by on February 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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American Hustle

Betsey Johnson AW1415To describe her « Hot » Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 show, Betsey Johnson said that it was like if Rihanna had starred in « American Hustle ».

To read about another Rihanna-inspired collection or Rihanna’s collaborations, search for the « Rihanna » post that I have published on February 18, 2013.

Photo : Robert Mitra

 

 

 
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Posted by on February 13, 2014 in Cinema

 

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Power Rangers

Marc by Marc Jacobs AW1415

The Marc by Marc Jacobs (MbMJ by Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley) Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show, which
featured illustrations designed by Fergus Purcell, was influenced by the Power Rangers.

Photo : Giovanni Giannoni

 

 
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Posted by on February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Star Wars Episode V : The Empire Strikes Back

Rodarte AW1415

The finale of the nostalgic Rodarte Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show paid tribute to characters from Kate and Laura Mulleavy’s favorite film trilogies, such as « Star Wars Episode V : The Empire Strikes Back »’s C-3PO.

To read about « Star Wars »-style collections, search for the « Star Wars » post that I have published on September 11, 2012.

Photo : Giovanni Giannoni

 
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Posted by on February 12, 2014 in Cinema

 

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Benjamin Lacombe

Alice + Olivia AW1415The fairytalelike Alice + Olivia Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Collection, titled « Enchanted : The Search for the Golden Moment », is based on Benjamin Lacombe’s illustrated pop-up children’s books.

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Posted by on February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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