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Little Red Riding Hood

Antonio Marras AW1415

Little Red Riding Hood was one of the references of the Antonio Marras Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show.

Other Little Red Riding Hood-influenced collections and ad : Chanel (in 1998, Luc Besson directed a TV ad for Chanel’s « N° 5 » fragrance, which was based on « Little Red Riding Hood »), Dolce & Gabbana Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 (this fairytalelike show, titled « Once Upon a Time in Sicily », featured looks that evoked Little Red Riding Hood), Giambattista Valli Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (Little Red Riding Hood was referenced in this show), Jean Paul Gaultier Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (some outfits paid tribute to Little Red Riding Hood), Pierrot Autumn/Winter 2002-2003 (this collection paid homage to characters from the Brothers Grimm’s fairy tales, such as their version of « Little Red Riding Hood »).

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Posted by on March 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Benjamin Lacombe

Alice + Olivia AW1415The fairytalelike Alice + Olivia Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Collection, titled « Enchanted : The Search for the Golden Moment », is based on Benjamin Lacombe’s illustrated pop-up children’s books.

Photo : VOGUE.co.uk

 

 

 
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Posted by on February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Holly Hobbie

Givenchy Resort 14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holly Hobbie rag dolls influenced the dresses over pants of the Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Resort 2014 Collection.

Other Holly Hobbie-inspired collections : Anna Sui Spring/Summer 1993 (Anna Sui said that the theme of this collection was « A kind of combination between Holly Hobbie and Grunge »), Preen by Thornton Bregazzi Spring/Summer 2005 (this collection featured outfits which brought to mind Holly Hobbie).

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Posted by on June 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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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 ».

Photo : Courtesy of Red Valentino

 

 

 
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Posted by on April 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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The Little Prince

JCDC SS11 Little PrinceThe Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Spring/Summer 2011 Show was an homage to Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, which highlighted « The Little Prince ».

Other « The Little Prince »-inspired collections : Iceberg Spring/Summer 2011 Menswear (for this collection, Paolo Gerani drew inspiration from « The Little Prince »’s environmentalist message), Jean-Charles de Castelbajac (in 2002, he launched a line which was based on « The Little Prince », and designed the costumes for Richard Cocciante’s « The Little Prince » musical).

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Posted by on March 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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