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Billy Idol

Balmain AW89Billy Idol inspired punk looks in the Balmain by Christophe Decarnin Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 Show, which featured a soundtrack dedicated to Billy Idol’s songs.

Other Billy Idol-influenced collections and items or shows with Billy Idol’s songs : Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière Spring/Summer 2006 (the theme of this collection was « Billy Idol meets Marie-Antoinette »), D&G Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (« Billy Idol » print on a T-shirt), Emanuel Ungaro Autumn/Winter 2000-2001 (the soundtrack of this show featured Billy Idol’s « Rebel Yell »), Versace Spring/Summer 2012 (Billy Idol’s « Hot in the City » appeared on the soundtrack), Viktor & Rolf Spring/Summer 2011 (this show featured a remix of Billy Idol’s « White Wedding »), Y3 Spring/Summer 2011 (Billy Idol was one of the music icons who were referenced in this show).

Furthermore, Billy Idol performed during the Fashion Rocks party, at New York’s Radio City Music Hall, on September 8, 2005, and his « Dancing with Myself » song featured in the 5th episode (« Plus None », originally aired on November 6, 2009) of the 4th season of « Ugly Betty », to illustrate a party attended by the « MODE » team.

Photo : Marcio Madeira




Posted by on January 22, 2013 in Music


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Marie Antoinette

« Billy Idol meets Marie Antoinette » was the theme of the Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière Spring/Summer 2006 Collection.

Other Marie Antoinette-influenced collections : ALICE by Temperley Spring/Summer 2011 (modern Marie Antoinettes), Bora Aksu Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (Marie Antoinette mixed with Tim Burton’s « Edward Scissorhands »), Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld Resort 2013 (presented at Versailles, this collection, which showcased punk-style Marie Antoinettes, was more specifically inspired by Louis XV’s favorite, Madame du Barry), Charles Nolan Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (Marie Antoinette was the starting point of this collection), Christian Louboutin Spring/Summer 2009 (36 Marie Antoinette-inspired shoes, made in collaboration with Jean-François Lesage), Cushnie et Ochs Resort 2013 (Marie Antoinette mixed with « Ancient Aliens »), Hervé Léger by Max Azria Spring/Summer 2011 (Marie Antoinette and lingerie were the 2 inspirations of this collection), LaQuan Smith Spring/Summer 2011 (influenced by Marie Antoinette and Versailles), Maxime Simoëns Couture Spring/Summer 2011 (« This, Madame, is Versailles » collection, based on Sofia Coppola’s « Marie Antoinette »), Modern(ist) Spring/Summer 2009 (influenced by Marie Antoinette’s decadence and Edith Head’s low-key style), Thakoon Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (this collection was based on the similarities between the costumes worn at Versailles and the Masai outfits).

Photo : Marcio Madeira



Posted by on August 13, 2012 in Uncategorized


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