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FIFA World Cup

Charlotte Olympia X World Cup 14

Today, Charlotte Olympia launches the « She Shoots ! She Scores ! » capsule collection of « Hat-Trick Pandora » clutch boxes, to celebrate the 2014 FIFA World Cup, in Brazil.

Other FIFA World Cup-inspired items : Louis Vuitton (in June 2010, to celebrate the FIFA World Cup, in South Africa, Diego Maradona, Pelé and Zinedine Zidane starred in Louis Vuitton’s institutional campaign, and Louis Vuitton produced the case for the World Cup trophy), Marithé + François Girbaud Spring/Summer 2007 Menswear (this collection, presented in 2006, to celebrate the FIFA World Cup, in Germany, showcased football / soccer-influenced pieces), Y-3 by Yohji Yamamoto Spring/Summer 2010 (the World Cup was the theme of this show, which was inspired by the movement of the net after a goal in a football / soccer match ; for the finale, Zinedine Zidane took a shot at a goal, on the catwalk, alongside Yohji Yamamoto).

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Posted by on July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Rio de Janeiro

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The sunsets of Rio de Janeiro inspired the Gucci by Frida Giannini Resort 2014 Collection.

Other Rio de Janeiro-influenced collections : Carlos Falchi & mark.present Rio : a beauty & fashion collection Spring/Summer 2010, Carlos Miele Spring/Summer 2010 (the bright patterns were based on the photographs that Carlos Miele took in the streets of Rio), Diane von Furstenberg Resort 2010 (this collection had a « flying-down-to-Rio » spirit ), Escada Spring/Summer 2005 (« Rockin’ Rio » line, which was accompanied with the « Rockin’ Rio » perfume), Halcyon Days (the « Wanderlust » collection, designed by Charlotte Moss and launched in January 2011, featured an enamel bangle named « Rio »), Issa London Spring/Summer 2012 (on the program notes, Daniella Issa Helayel explained that she went back to her Rio roots for this show), Lancôme X Christopher Kane (the « Juicy Tubes » of this line of lipglosses, launched in May 2008, were inspired by 4 cities, including Rio), Paul Smith Spring/Summer 2004 (an illustration book about the Rio Carnival was the starting point of this show), Roberto Cavalli Autumn/Winter 2003-2004 (film footage of the Rio Carnival was projected on the backdrop of this show), Sophia Webster Spring/Summer 2013 (the color palette of this footwear collection was inspired by Rio’s bright pastel-painted houses), TSE Resort 2013 (this collection was influenced by Rio’s coastline), Wolford Spring/Summer 2004 (« Rio » line).

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Posted by on July 10, 2013 in Places


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São Paulo

Mary Katrantzou Resort 14 São PauloApartment towers in São Paulo inspired prints in the Mary Katrantzou Resort 2014 Collection.

Another São Paulo-influenced collection : Alexandre Herchcovitch Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (this collection was based on big cities that have expanded in chaos, such as São Paulo).

Photo : Courtesy of Mary Katrantzou




Posted by on June 20, 2013 in Places


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Growing plants from Brazil inspired the Peter Pilotto Resort 2014 Collection.

Other Brazil-inspired collections : Calvin Klein for Macy’s Spring/Summer 2012 (this line, launched on May 15, 2012, was based on Brazil’s architecture and sunsets), Carlos Miele Spring/Summer 2013 (this collection pays homage to the colors of Brazil and to the sexy Cariocas), Sophia Webster Spring/Summer 2013 (the color palette of this footwear collection was inspired by Brazilian bright pastel-painted houses), 3.1 Phillip Lim Spring/Summer 2013 Menswear (this collection, dubbed « Nipo – Brasileiro sub-cultures », mixes Brazilian street-fighting and Japanese Mixed Martial Arts inspirations).

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Posted by on June 14, 2013 in Places


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