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« William Shakespeare meets the Brothers Grimm » was the theme of the « Fairy Tale » section of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2014.

To read about other Brothers Grimm-influenced collections, search for the « Snow White » and « Little Red Riding Hood » posts that I have published on February 25, 2014, and on March 2, 2014, respectively.

To read about other William Shakespeare-inspired collections, search for the « William Shakespeare » post that I have published on August 26, 2013.

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Posted by on December 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Snow White

Red Valentino AW1415The Red Valentino by Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Collection pays homage to Snow White.

Other collections with Snow White : D&G by Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2011 (« Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs » pattern on T-shirts), Kinder Aggugini Spring/Summer 2010 (the invitation of this show, titled « The Loss of Innocence », featured a battered Snow White figurine), Generra Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (a blurred motif was based on the happy colors of Walt Disney’s « Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs »), M.A.C (the « Venomous Villains » makeup collection, launched in the Autumn of 2010, in collaboration with Disney, featured items which were inspired by iconic villains, such as Snow White’s stepmother), Mulberry by Emma Hill Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (Snow White-themed presentation), Pierrot Autumn/Winter 2002-2003 (this collection paid homage to characters from the Brothers Grimm’s fairy tales, such as Snow White), Pinko Spring/Summer 2009 (« Witch of Snow White » print on a T-shirt).

Furthermore, 7 designers, including Jean Paul Gaultier, Paul Smith and Vivienne Westwood, created costumes for the « Snow White and the Seven Designers » pantomime, presented at London’s Garrick Theatre, from October 12 until October 16, 2010, to benefit Dementia UK ; Nina Ricci dressed Snow White as part of Barneys New York’s 2012 Christmas « Electric Holiday » campaign, and Oscar de la Renta designed a dress for Snow White as part of Harrods’ 2012 Christmas windows, dedicated to Disney princesses.

Moreover, Olivier Theyskens said in Paris Première’s « La Mode, la Mode, la Mode » TV show, aired in January 2013, that he has always been fascinated by Snow White and her little birds.

Photo : Courtesy of Red Valentino

 

 
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Posted by on February 25, 2014 in Comics

 

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Hansel and Gretel

Red Valentino AW1314Hansel and Gretel inspired the Red Valentino by Pierpaolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Collection.

Other Hansel and Gretel-influenced collections : Miu Miu Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 («British Vogue»’s Jessica Bumpus wrote that this collection went « one part Hansel and Gretel to one part performancewear … »), Vivienne Westwood Spring/Summer 2013 («British Vogue»’s Jessica Bumpus thought that for this collection « It was like Westwood had cast her own set of characters from Grimms’ fairy tales … Hansel and Gretel …»).

Moreover, in 1997, when she was 10, Gemma Ward played the witch in her school’s production of « Hansel and Gretel », and the December 2009 issue of « Vogue » featured a fashion fantasy, starring Lily Cole, which was based on the Metropolitan Opera’s production of « Hansel and Gretel ».

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Posted by on April 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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