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Björk

29 Apr

MSGM AW1415

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Björk’s music and Gerhard Richter’s art have inspired the MSGM Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show.

Other Björk-inspired collections and some Björk’s collaborations : Alexander McQueen (the late designer made the front cover direction of Björk’s 1997 « Homogenic » album, directed the second video for her 1998 « Alarm Call » single, teamed up with Björk for her performance of « Bachelorette » at the 2003 Fashion Rocks, at London’s Royal Albert Hall ; moreover, Björk sang at Alexander McQueen’s memorial at London’s St Paul’s Cathedral, on September 20, 2010), Jean Paul Gaultier Autumn/Winter 1994-1995 (Björk was one of the models of this show, titled, « The Long Journey / Le Grand voyage », which paid tribute to the Inuit civilization), Johan Ku Spring/Summer 2014 (the dichotomy between fantasy and reality, experienced by Selma, as played by Björk, in Lars von Trier’s « Dancer in the Dark », inspired the 3-D plastic dresses of this show), Oscar de la Renta Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (the raw Mongolia-influenced makeup of this show, by Gucci Westman for Revlon, referenced Björk when she took to the catwalk for Jean Paul Gaultier’s Autumn/Winter 1994-1995 collection), Sophia Kokosalaki (the Greek designer created Björk’s flowing dress for the opening ceremony of Athens’ 2004 Summer Olympic Games).

To read about other Gerhard Richter-inspired collections, search for the « Gerhard Richter » post that I have published on September 14, 2012.

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 

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Posted by on April 29, 2014 in Music

 

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30 responses to “Björk

  1. nearlee

    April 29, 2014 at 3:07 pm

    Nice post and thx for sharing.
    xx
    Near
    http://nearstyle.com

     
    • Fashion Mayann

      April 29, 2014 at 3:14 pm

      You’re very kind, thank you ! Björk and Gerhard Richter are such marvelously inspiring artists ! xx

       
  2. dievca

    April 29, 2014 at 4:18 pm

    A gorgeous dress! Again, my love of the shift — which is hard for me to wear…..unless….Unless I have it cut to the shape of my body! XO
    The shoes are interesting, too: fur, feathers, fuzzy fabric?

     
    • Fashion Mayann

      April 30, 2014 at 8:26 am

      Thanks ! I think that the shoes are made of very soft fur ! XO

       
  3. Manhattan Image and Style

    April 29, 2014 at 6:18 pm

    I love this dress and the unique shoes!

    Diana
    http://www.ManhattanImageandStyle.com
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    • Fashion Mayann

      April 30, 2014 at 7:57 am

      Me too, thank you ! Although these pieces are very artistic, they’re slightly more wearable than some of the supertalented Björk’s crazy outfits ! XO

       
  4. vintageattitude

    April 29, 2014 at 7:00 pm

    Great pairing! X

     
    • Fashion Mayann

      April 30, 2014 at 8:10 am

      Indeed, thank you very much ! They’re both vibrantly bold and original ! X

       
  5. Reticent Mental Property

    April 29, 2014 at 8:31 pm

    oooo. my colors. my look. may i slip inside with her and walk this runway?

     
    • Fashion Mayann

      April 30, 2014 at 8:22 am

      So, please, let me come with you as these are definitely my colors too !

       
  6. boredomisBS

    April 29, 2014 at 9:48 pm

    I´m a fool for Björk. She´s a constant source of inspiration for me. Yesterday I needed some encouragement on my way to send off an important art school application which included five of my art works and a motivation letter. I listened to Björk´s album Post, and she just always reminds me of how important it is to be true to yourself. I also love the Post album cover and the style of Björk. She is wearing a paper jacket by Hussein Chalayan by the way…:)
    Thanks for posting this one! 🙂

     
    • Fashion Mayann

      April 30, 2014 at 8:34 am

      You’re so welcome, thanks a lot ! This is so interesting to read how this exceptionally talented woman inspires you ! My favorite Björk’s albums are “Post” and “Homogenic”, so I can understand the strength of her music on your soul ! Good luck for your art school application ! XD

       
      • boredomisBS

        April 30, 2014 at 10:41 am

        Thanks! Luck is indeed needed. 😀

         
      • Fashion Mayann

        May 1, 2014 at 1:06 pm

        I hope that you’re going to be Violently Lucky then ! XD

         
      • boredomisBS

        May 2, 2014 at 10:58 pm

        Yes and after that just Violently Happy ! 😀

         
      • Fashion Mayann

        May 3, 2014 at 12:18 pm

        Of course ! XD

         
  7. Maison Bentley Style

    April 30, 2014 at 10:54 am

    Yummy yummy!! Please add to my ever growing list..the colours, the print..the inspiration..whats not to love?!! xxx

     
    • Fashion Mayann

      May 1, 2014 at 10:59 am

      Thanks ! That’s the coolest thing : this piece is as good as the artists this collection pays tribute to ! Priceless. xxxxx

       
  8. Sherri Of Palm Springs

    April 30, 2014 at 3:04 pm

    Hi Mayann, gee this is really lovely my friend.
    Sherri

     
    • Fashion Mayann

      May 1, 2014 at 11:33 am

      Thanks a lot, lovely Sherri ! As you’re a marvelously talented artist, I really appreciate your lovely description ! Mayann

       
  9. jackiemallon

    April 30, 2014 at 5:24 pm

    She’s so inspiring. I too take a few cues from her and am inspired by her creativity in the world 🙂

     
    • Fashion Mayann

      May 1, 2014 at 11:40 am

      It’s so lovely to read that this uncompromisingly amazing artist inspires you as well ! The world is a much better place with people as influential as she is ! XD

       
  10. littlefrenchworld

    May 1, 2014 at 6:05 pm

    Magnifique robe, véritable pièce d’art ! xx

     
    • Fashion Mayann

      May 2, 2014 at 1:02 pm

      Je l’adore aussi, merci ! On pourrait même imaginer qu’elle donne envie à Björk d’emballer son prochain CD dedans, ou du moins d’utiliser le sublime imprimé pour sa prochaine pochette ! ❤

       
      • littlefrenchworld

        May 2, 2014 at 2:36 pm

        Oui, c’est vraiment original ! 😉 xx

         
      • Fashion Mayann

        May 2, 2014 at 2:37 pm

        Tout comme la sublime Björk ! XD ❤

         
      • littlefrenchworld

        May 2, 2014 at 2:48 pm

        Oui ! 🙂

         
      • Fashion Mayann

        May 2, 2014 at 3:03 pm

        XD

         
  11. whatwewear

    May 6, 2014 at 8:34 pm

    this dress is so gorgeous!! we love the pairing of the delicate graphic artwork on the dress with its bold silhouette! this is a definite statement piece!
    xoxo

     
    • Fashion Mayann

      May 7, 2014 at 7:53 am

      It truly is a statement piece, thank you ! With an extraordinary talent like Björk as an influence, MSGM had no choice but creating a statement piece ! XOXO

       

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