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North Africa

Givenchy Couture AW910

The Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 Show paid tribute to North Africa.

Other North Africa-influenced collections : Edun Pre-Fall 2010 (each piece evoked a trek through the Sahara), Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer 2011 (this show was inspired by the night sky over the Sahara).

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Posted by on November 23, 2014 in Places


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Stella Jean SS15 Bamako























Bamako was one of the influences of the Stella Jean Spring/Summer 2015 Show.

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Posted by on November 14, 2014 in Places


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Peter Beard

Balmain Pre-Fall 14

Peter Beard’s photographs of Africa have influenced the Balmain by Olivier Rousteing Pre-Fall 2014 Collection.

Other Peter Beard-inspired collections : Dannijo Spring/Summer 2013 (the presentation of this Montauk-influenced jewelry collection was based on Peter Beard’s mood boards and use of collage), Louis Vuitton by Kim Jones Spring/Summer 2012 Menswear (the tribal references of this show were a tribute to Peter Beard’s work), Max Azria Resort 2011 (this collection paid homage to Peter Beard’s photographs of Africa), Michael Kors Spring/Summer 2012 (Peter Beard was one of the influences of this Africa-themed show), Paul & Joe Spring/Summer 2013 Menswear (this collection referenced a Peter Beard-style African trip), Tibi Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (the color palette of this show was based on Peter Beard’s images), Todd Lynn Spring/Summer 2013 (the beauty and the horror in Peter Beard’s images inspired this show).

Photo : Courtesy of Balmain



Posted by on January 18, 2014 in Art


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Stella Jean SS14 Avocados

To pay homage to West Africa, avocados are referenced on the prints, made in collaboration with the International Trade Center by women who live in villages in Burkina Faso, of the Stella Jean Spring/Summer 2014 Show.

Photo : Luca Tombolini




Posted by on September 24, 2013 in Food


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Jackie Nickerson

Cédric Charlier Resort 14























Jackie Nickerson’s photographs, published under the name « Another Africa », inspired the Cédric Charlier Resort 2014 Collection.

Another Jackie Nickerson-influenced collection : Diane von Furstenberg Spring/Summer 2012 (this show was partly based on the improvised outfits worn by the subjects that Jackie Nickerson captured).

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Posted by on June 12, 2013 in Uncategorized


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