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Yoko Ono

Peter Jensen Resort 15

The Peter Jensen Resort 2015 Collection pays homage to Yoko Ono, in the ’60s and in the ’70s.

Some Yoko Ono’s collaborations : Charles Anastase Spring/Summer 2010 (Yoko Ono’s 1970 « John’s something more abstract » quote was one of the references of this show), English Laundry (in 2009, Yoko Ono was involved in the designs of this menswear line, which was influenced by John Lennon’s artwork and image), H&M (Yoko Ono was one of the celebrities who created a T-shirt, with the slogan « Imagine Peace », to support Designers Against Aids for Fashion Against Aids !, available from May 28, 2009), Opening Ceremony (in November 2012, Humberto Leon and Carol Lim for Opening Ceremony produced a collection that was based on the sketches, titled « Fashions for Men », that Yoko Ono had drawn as a wedding present for John Lennon, and, in 2013, Yoko Ono created for Opening Ceremony the animated video « Makeup Tips for Men »), threeASFOUR Spring/Summer 2010 (Yoko Ono’s drawings were adapted for prints, and the soundtrack of this show, titled « Iconoclastic », which recreated her art performance « Cut Piece », was Plastic Ono Band’s album « Between My Head and the Sky »), Visionaire (the N° 63 « Forever » issue, published in 2013, featured an artwork by Yoko Ono, which was printed on a T-shirt, in collaboration with Gap, available at the 2014 Frieze Art Fair), Y3 by Yohji Yamamoto Spring/Summer 2011 (Yoko Ono’s texts, such as « Open Your Eyes, Open Your Door …», were printed on T-shirts).

Moreover, in 2002, Yoko Ono launched a collection of jewelry designs, which featured John Lennon’s artworks and etchings.

Photo : Courtesy of Peter Jensen




Posted by on June 4, 2014 in Art


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Snow White

Red Valentino AW1415The Red Valentino by Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Collection pays homage to Snow White.

Other collections with Snow White : D&G by Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2011 (« Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs » pattern on T-shirts), Kinder Aggugini Spring/Summer 2010 (the invitation of this show, titled « The Loss of Innocence », featured a battered Snow White figurine), Generra Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (a blurred motif was based on the happy colors of Walt Disney’s « Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs »), M.A.C (the « Venomous Villains » makeup collection, launched in the Autumn of 2010, in collaboration with Disney, featured items which were inspired by iconic villains, such as Snow White’s stepmother), Mulberry by Emma Hill Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (Snow White-themed presentation), Pierrot Autumn/Winter 2002-2003 (this collection paid homage to characters from the Brothers Grimm’s fairy tales, such as Snow White), Pinko Spring/Summer 2009 (« Witch of Snow White » print on a T-shirt).

Furthermore, 7 designers, including Jean Paul Gaultier, Paul Smith and Vivienne Westwood, created costumes for the « Snow White and the Seven Designers » pantomime, presented at London’s Garrick Theatre, from October 12 until October 16, 2010, to benefit Dementia UK ; Nina Ricci dressed Snow White as part of Barneys New York’s 2012 Christmas « Electric Holiday » campaign, and Oscar de la Renta designed a dress for Snow White as part of Harrods’ 2012 Christmas windows, dedicated to Disney princesses.

Moreover, Olivier Theyskens said in Paris Première’s « La Mode, la Mode, la Mode » TV show, aired in January 2013, that he has always been fascinated by Snow White and her little birds.

Photo : Courtesy of Red Valentino



Posted by on February 25, 2014 in Comics


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Apples inspired a printed T-shirt in the Z Spoke by Zac Posen Spring/Summer 2011 Show.

Other collections with apples : A.P.C. Spring/Summer 2009 (« apple » necklace), April Showers by Polder Spring/Summer 2011 (« apple » necklace), Marc by Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2011 (belt with an « apple » buckle), Missoni Spring/Summer 2005 (apple-shaped bag), Miu Miu Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (apples-printed outfits), Moschino Cheap and Chic Spring/Summer 2012 (looks 5, 7 and 9 : apple motifs and prints), See by Chloé Spring/Summer 2011 (T-shirt with a « My Sweet Apples » message and a small printed apple), Sonia Rykiel Spring/Summer 1971 (apple-print sweater), Stella McCartney Spring/Summer 2009 (apple-embroidered panties), Temperley Spring/Summer 2009 (apple-shaped bag).

Some apple-shaped perfume bottles : DKNY’s « Be Delicious » (launched in 2004, its shape, chosen by Donna Karan, symbolizes the Big Apple), and its different versions, Lolita Lempicka’s « Lolita Lempicka » (launched in 1997, its shape symbolizes the Forbidden Fruit), and its different versions, Nina Ricci’s « Nina » (launched in 2006), and its different versions.

Photo : Yannis Vlamos /




Posted by on July 24, 2012 in Food


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