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Tamara de Lempicka

Dries Van Noten SS14

For his Spring/Summer 2014 show, Dries Van Noten thought about how iconic women such as Tamara de Lempicka would dress today.

Other Tamara de Lempicka-inspired collections : Nina Ricci by Peter Copping Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (the mood board of this show featured artwork by Tamara de Lempicka), Olivia Rubin Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (this collection drew inspiration from Tamara de Lempicka’s portraits and from New York cityscapes), Rachel Roy Pre-Fall 2012 (the work of Tamara de Lempicka was one of the references of this collection), Ralph Lauren Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 (the caps were based on Tamara de Lempicka’s 1925 « Autoportrait »), Versace Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 Menswear (this show paid homage to the way Tamara de Lempicka painted the men in her life).

Moreover, the name of the Lolita Lempicka brand, created in 1984, is a tribute to both Vladimir Nabokov’s « Lolita » and Tamara de Lempicka.

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 
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Posted by on March 23, 2014 in Art

 

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Erté

Gucci SS14

Erté’s Art Nouveau illustrations have inspired the Gucci by Frida Giannini Spring/Summer 2014 Show.

Other Erté-influenced collections : Lindsey Thornburg Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (this collection featured a velvet dress which was based on Erté’s « Adoration » painting), Naeem Khan Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (this show drew inspiration from Erté’s illustrations and from the Byzantine Empire).

Photo : Davide Maestri

 

 
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Posted by on December 20, 2013 in Art

 

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