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Klaus Nomi

JPG Couture SS9

The triangular shapes of the Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring/Summer 2009 Show paid homage to Klaus Nomi.

Another Klaus Nomi-inspired collection : Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Spring/Summer 2008 (the mood board of this show, which was dedicated to ballet, featured images of Klaus Nomi).

Photo : VOGUE.co.uk

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 1, 2014 in Music

 

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Miley Cyrus

Ashish SS15

The 32nd look of the Ashish Spring/Summer 2015 Show was a nod to Miley Cyrus.

Photo : Alessandro Garofalo / Indigitalimages.com

 

 

 
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Posted by on October 28, 2014 in Music

 

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Maxime Simoëns AW1314

The Maxime Simoëns Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show was a tribute to Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s « Swan Lake ».

Photo : Marcus Tondo / InDigital / GoRunway

 

 

 
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Posted by on October 24, 2014 in Music

 

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Aqua

Moschino SS15

Aqua’s « Barbie Girl » was one of the references of the Moschino by Jeremy Scott Spring/Summer 2015 Show, which paid homage to Barbie™.

To read about other Barbie™-inspired collections and items, search for the « Barbie™ » post that I have published on September 19, 2013.

Photo : Giovanni Giannoni

 

 

 
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Posted by on September 20, 2014 in Music

 

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Republica

Versus Versace X Anthony Vaccarello SS15

Donatella Versace’s positively happy memories of Versus’s ’90s New York shows, with bands such as Republica (in 1997, the English technopop punk rock band played while the models walked down the catwalk), inspired the Versus Versace X Anthony Vaccarello Spring/Summer 2015 Collection.

Photo : Fabio Iona / Indigitalimages.com

 

 

 
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Posted by on September 9, 2014 in Music

 

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SALEM

Givenchy SS11

SALEM, the witch house band from Michigan, was one of the references of the Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Spring/Summer 2011 Show.

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on September 3, 2014 in Music

 

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Roxy Music

Givenchy AW1112

The feline inspiration of the Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 Show was based on Roxy Music’s « For Your Pleasure » album cover, shot by Karl Stoecker, which featured Amanda Lear, leading a black panther on a leash.

Other Roxy Music-inspired collections : John Richmond Autumn/Winter 2009-2010, MaxMara Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (this show was influenced by Roxy Music-era London glam).

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on August 30, 2014 in Music

 

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The Clash

JPG Couture SS11 The Clash

The Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring/Summer 2011 Show, titled « Punk Cancan », paid homage to French cancan and British punk bands, such as The Clash.

Other The Clash-inspired collections : Kelly Wearstler Pre-Fall 2012 (old videos of The Clash  were among the influences of this presentation), Luella Autumn/Winter 2000-2001 (this show was titled « Daddy, who were The Clash ?»), Phi Spring/Summer 2008 (this show paid tribute to the « insouciant yet elegant » look of The Clash).

Moreover, in 2010, to launch The Rodnik Band for OVS industry capsule collection, Philip Colbert wrote the song « God Dress the Queen ! », which was based on The Clash’s « London Calling ».

Photo : Vogue.co.uk

 

 

 
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Posted by on August 24, 2014 in Music

 

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Renato Zero

Givenchy Couture SS10

The Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Spring/Summer 2010 Show was influenced by Renato Zero’s glam-rock outfits, mixed with Helmut Newton and Guy Bourdin’s erotic photographs.

To read about other Helmut Newton and Guy Bourdin-inspired collections, search for the « Helmut Newton » and « Guy Bourdin » posts that I have published on September 13, 2012 and on February 4, 2013, respectively.

Photo : VOGUE.co.uk

 

 
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Posted by on August 10, 2014 in Music

 

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Sid Vicious

JPG Couture SS11 Sid ViciousSid Vicious was one of the influences of the Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring/Summer 2011 Collection, titled « Punk Cancan ».

Other Sid Vicious-inspired collections : Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2003 (Sid Vicious was one of the references of this show), Kinder Aggugini Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (Kinder Aggugini told « British Vogue » that the muse of this collection was a woman who dressed as the result of Sex Pistols’ Sid Vicious having married Coco Chanel).

To read about other Sex Pistols-influenced collections, search for the « Sex Pistols » post that I have published on May 2, 2013.

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on August 1, 2014 in Music

 

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