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Brothers Grimm

Victoria's Secret 14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

« William Shakespeare meets the Brothers Grimm » was the theme of the « Fairy Tale » section of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2014.

To read about other Brothers Grimm-influenced collections, search for the « Snow White » and « Little Red Riding Hood » posts that I have published on February 25, 2014, and on March 2, 2014, respectively.

To read about other William Shakespeare-inspired collections, search for the « William Shakespeare » post that I have published on August 26, 2013.

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Posted by on December 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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The Story of the Vivian Girls

Elena Rial SS15

The Elena Rial Spring/Summer 2015 Show, presented as part of the Samsung EGO Innovation Project, was based on Henry Darger’s « The Story of the Vivian Girls, in What is known as the Realms of the Unreal, of the Glandeco-Angelinnian War Storm, Caused by the Child Slave Rebellion ».

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Posted by on December 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Jacques Henri Lartigue

John Galliano AW56

The John Galliano Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 Show was influenced by Jacques Henri Lartigue’s photographs.

Other Jacques Henri Lartigue-inspired collections : Badgley Mischka Spring/Summer 2014 (this show paid homage to Jacques Henri Lartigue’s ’20s images of women relaxing on the French Riviera), Peter Som Spring/Summer 2003 (this collection took inspiration from Jacques Henri Lartigue’s pictures of the French Riviera in the interwar period).

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on December 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Chimaera

Leyre Valiente SS13

The theme of the Leyre Valiente Spring/Summer 2013 Collection, titled « Chimaera », was an imaginary journey from fetus to Chimaera.

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Posted by on November 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Joséphine de Beauharnais

Alexandra Vidal SS15

The Alexandra Vidal Spring/Summer 2015 Collection is influenced by Joséphine de Beauharnais’s love of luxurious fabrics.

Other Joséphine de Beauharnais-inspired collections : Chaumet (in 2010, to celebrate its 230 years, Chaumet launched the jewelry collection « Joséphine / Josephine », in homage to the French jeweler’s first muse, the Empress of the French), John Galliano (in 1992, John Galliano paid tribute to Joséphine de Beauharnais and her husband Napoleon in his collection entitled « Napoleon and Josephine »).

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Posted by on November 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Deck the Halls

Victoria's Secret 7

The 6th segment of the 2007 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, titled « Deck the Halls », was named after the eponymous Christmas carol.

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Posted by on November 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Persephone

Elisa Palomino SS11

The Elisa Palomino Spring/Summer 2011 Show, titled « Eternal Spring 11 », was inspired by the myth of Persephone.

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Posted by on November 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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