Wassily Kandinsky

05 Oct

Junya Watanabe SS15

Wassily Kandinsky’s color theory inspired the Junya Watanabe Spring/Summer 2015 Show.

Other Wassily Kandinsky-influenced collections : Carolina Herrera Spring/Summer 2012 (this show was based on Wassily Kandinsky’s clean lines and colors, and on the Bauhaus), Carlos Sobral Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (« Wassily Kandinsky » jewelry and accessories collection), Christophe-Alexandre Docquin (the bridal dresses that Christophe-Alexandre Docquin has designed, especially for his Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 collection, are sometimes decorated with Wassily Kandinsky-influenced patterns, handpainted by Véronique Petit), Christopher Kane Spring/Summer 2007 (this show featured Wassily Kandinsky-style colored crystal mesh motifs on some pieces), Genny Autumn/Winter 2000-2001 (the colors paid tribute to Wassily Kandinsky’s paintings), Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer 2000 (the colors and the lines of this collection drew inspiration from Wassily Kandinsky), Lefranc-Ferrant Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (some floral motifs echoed Wassily Kandinsky’s paintings), Louise Goldin Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (some knits evoked Wassily Kandinsky’s op-art works), Malo Spring/Summer 2010 (Kandinsky’s vibrant color palette inspired this collection), Pino Lancetti 1973 (this collection paid homage to Wassily Kandinsky), Roseanna (« Kandinsky » motifs on the « Whamy » silk dresses that Roseanna has created for the Bon Marché’s Roseanna X Mini Me Rive Gauche mother / daughter collection, launched on August 30, 2014), Sass & Bide Resort 2012 (this collection, titled « A Winning Day », was partly based on Wassily Kandinsky’s abstract art).

Photo : Yannis Vlamos /




Posted by on October 5, 2014 in Art


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4 responses to “Wassily Kandinsky

  1. Ron Scubadiver

    October 5, 2014 at 2:37 pm

    I have definitely been influenced by Kandinsky.

    • Fashion Mayann

      October 6, 2014 at 2:13 pm

      If I remember correctly, you’ve mentioned him recently on one of your awesome selections of strong pictures !

  2. Maison Bentley Style

    October 6, 2014 at 10:36 am

    Not sure I could pull this one off – but love the colour combos! xxx

    • Fashion Mayann

      October 6, 2014 at 2:58 pm

      The vibrant model was jealous of your flamboyant hair, that’s why she’s wearing a red headpiece ! Wassily Kandinsky’s color theory at its boldest ! xxx


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