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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Maxime Simoëns AW1314

The Maxime Simoëns Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show was a tribute to Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s « Swan Lake ».

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Posted by on October 24, 2014 in Music

 

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Swan Lake

Montse Bassons Couture SS15

The Montse Bassons Couture Spring/Summer 2015 Show, titled « Etoile of the 21st century / La Etoile del Siglo XXI », was an homage to Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s « Swan Lake ».

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Posted by on October 23, 2014 in Dance

 

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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.

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Posted by on October 19, 2014 in Art

 

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Edgar Degas

The « Corps de ballet » dress of the Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring/Summer 2003 Show was inspired by Edgar Degas’ ballerinas.

Other Edgar Degas-inspired collections or pieces : Charles Anastase Spring/Summer 2009 (inspired in part by Edgar Degas’ ballet dancers), Dennis Basso Spring/Summer 2010 (bubble skirts reminiscent of Edgar Degas’ ballet dancers), Dior Couture Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 (looks 33, 34 and 35 : « Degas Dancers »), French Sole Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (a 7-shoe line, inspired by Edgar Degas’ « Little Dancer, Aged Fourteen » sculpture, was launched, in collaboration with the London Royal Academy of Arts, to celebrate its « Degas and the Ballet : Picturing Movement » exhibition), Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Spring/Summer 2008 (dedicated to ballet, this collection was inspired in part by Edgar Degas’ ballerinas), Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2007 (tulle dresses, reminiscent of Edgar Degas’ ballet dancers), Lorick Spring/Summer 2010 (based partly on Edgar Degas’ pastels), Rodarte Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (cocktail dresses echoed Edgar Degas’ ballerinas ; moreover, Edgar Degas’ « Little Dancer, Aged Fourteen » sculpture, at the Norton Simon Museum, in Pasadena, inspired the dancers’ tutus that Kate and Laura Mulleavy designed for Darren Aronofsky’s « Black Swan »).

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Posted by on August 17, 2012 in Art

 

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