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Ray Caesar

Givenchy Couture SS8

The Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Spring/Summer 2008 Show, which paid homage to ballet, was inspired by the cold perversity in Ray Caesar’s paintings, and by Edgar Degas’ depictions of ballerinas.

To read about other Edgar Degas-influenced collections, search for the « Edgar Degas » post that I have published on August 17, 2012.

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 

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Posted by on October 19, 2014 in Art

 

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Wassily Kandinsky

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 / Indigitalimages.com

 

 

 
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Posted by on October 5, 2014 in Art

 

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Martial Raysse

Blumarine SS15

Martial Raysse’s new way of approaching reality has influenced the Blumarine Spring/Summer 2015 Show.

Photo : Yannis Vlamos / Indigitalimages.com

 

 

 
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Posted by on September 21, 2014 in Art

 

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Walton Ford

Giles SS15

Walton Ford’s wildlife paintings have influenced the Giles Spring/Summer 2015 Show.

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on September 17, 2014 in Art

 

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Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka

Delpozo SS15

The embroidered tulle gowns of the Delpozo Spring/Summer 2015 Show paid tribute to Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka’s glass creations.

Photo : Rodin Banica

 

 

 
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Posted by on September 13, 2014 in Art

 

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Anne Siems

Barbara Tfank SS15

A painting by Anne Siems, which portrays a woman enveloped in pastel blossoms and branches, was the starting point of the Barbara Tfank Spring/Summer 2015 Collection.

Photo : Courtesy of Barbara Tfank

 

 

 
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Posted by on September 12, 2014 in Art

 

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Lola Schnabel

Alice + Olivia SS15

The Alice + Olivia Spring/Summer 2015 Collection, which was influenced by the modern art installations often presented at Versailles, features a pattern based on Lola Schnabel’s paintings.

Photo : Courtesy of Alice + Olivia

 

 

 
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Posted by on September 10, 2014 in Art

 

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