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Chocolate Fashion Show 2014

Chocolate birthday cakes influenced the chocolate dress, worn by TV hostess and actress Sandra Lou, that Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada and chocolate maker Joël Patouillard created for the Chocolate Fashion Show, presented on October 28, 2014, of the Salon du Chocolat, for its 20th anniversary.

To read about chocolate-inspired collections and items, search for the « Chocolate » post that I have published on November 5, 2012.

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Posted by on November 17, 2014 in Food

 

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Milk chocolate

Melissa Torres from Cake Hero X Charles James Barbie™ Cake

Milk chocolate frosting and tiny bits of gold were used by Melissa Torres of Cake Hero, one of the 6 cakemakers who were asked to bake a « Barbie™ Cake » which reproduces a dress by Charles James, to celebrate the « Charles James : Beyond Fashion » exhibition, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, in New York, from May 8 until August 10, 2014.

To read about Barbie™-influenced collections and items, search for the « Barbie™ » post that I have published on September 19, 2013.

Photo : Grant Cornett / VOGUE.com

 
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Posted by on May 3, 2014 in Food

 

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Magnum®

Henry Holland X Magnum® Chocolate Dress 14

To celebrate Magnum®’s 25th anniversary, Henry Holland has created a cracked-chocolate dress, decorated with fabric discs inspired by Magnum®’s frozen chocolate.

Other Magnum®’s collaborations : Karl Lagerfeld (in March 2011, Karl Lagerfeld shot Rachel Bilson for Magnum®’s ad campaign), Zac Posen (to celebrate the US launch of the Magnum® Gold ?! chocolate-covered ice cream bar, Zac Posen designed a 24-karat-gold dress).

Photo : Courtesy of Magnum®

 

 
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Posted by on March 27, 2014 in Food

 

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Coco Pops

Anya Hindmarch AW1415 Choco popsKellogg’s® Coco Pops have influenced one bag in the Anya Hindmarch Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Collection.

Moreover, Coco Pops were reimagined as « Coco Chanel Coco Pops » for Chanel’s supermarket-themed Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 show.

Photos : VOGUE.co.uk

 

 

Anya Hindmarch AW1415 Choco pops detail

 
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Posted by on March 14, 2014 in Food

 

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Hershey’s® Milk Chocolate Bar

Moschino AW1415 Hershey®

One dress in the Moschino by Jeremy Scott Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show was based on the packaging of Hershey’s® Milk Chocolate Bar (the invitation for this show was a Moschino milk chocolate bar, which also paid tribute to Hershey’s®).

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Posted by on March 8, 2014 in Food

 

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Snickers®

Jeremy Scott AW67 Snickers®

One outfit in the Jeremy Scott Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 Show, named « Eat the Rich », reimagined the Snickers®’ packaging.

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Posted by on December 25, 2013 in Food

 

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Chocolate cakes

Jeremy Scott AW67 Chocolate cakes

One dress of the Jeremy Scott Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 Show, titled « Eat the Rich », paid homage to chocolate cakes.

To read about chocolate or cakes-inspired collections and items, search for the « Chocolate » and « Cakes » posts that I respectively published on November 5, 2012, and on July 25, 2013.

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Posted by on November 10, 2013 in Food

 

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Chocolate éclairs

Jeremy Scott AW67 Eclairs

Chocolate éclairs inspired a necklace and earrings in the Jeremy Scott Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 Show, titled « Eat the Rich ».

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Posted by on October 28, 2013 in Food

 

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Lindt

Lauren Smith X Lindt

To celebrate the British National Chocolate Week, from October 14 until October 20, 2013, Lauren Smith, this year’s Graduate Fashion Week Gold Award winner, has designed a dress made completely from Lindt chocolate, in collaboration with Paul Wayne Gregory™ Bespoke Chocolate Artistry, which will be presented at the Salon du Chocolat, in London, at National Hall, Olympia, from October 18 to October 20, 2013.

Another Lindt-inspired dress : Isabelle Teste (for the 2010 Salon du Chocolat, in Paris, Isabelle Teste created a dress made from chocolate leaves and recycled Lindt packagings, in association with Cyril Pouil Master Chocolatier).

To read about chocolaty collaborations or chocolate-inspired items, search for the « Chocolate » post that I published on November 5, 2012.

Photo : VOGUE.co.uk

 

 
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Posted by on October 18, 2013 in Food

 

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Chocolate

Chocolate inspired dresses for the 2011 Chocolate Fashion Show of Paris’ Salon du Chocolat.

Some chocolaty collaborations or inspirations : Alexis Mabille (for Christmas 2009, Alexis Mabille created for Angelina a Yule log surrounded by milk chocolate, and decorated with a silver chocolate bow tie), Anne Valérie Hash (for Christmas 2009, Anne Valérie Hash created a dark chocolate cake, sprayed with gold powder, for Monoprix), Anya Hindmarch (from April 9 to 11, 2009, the Anya Hindmarch stores organized the « Anya’s Easter Egg-stravaganza », which gave customers the opportunity to crack open chocolate eggs to win gifts), Boucheron (for Spring/Summer 2008, to celebrate its 150th anniversary, Boucheron designed a « snake » chocolate necklace, ornated with a 20-carat heart-shaped diamond, in collaboration with the Maison du Chocolat), BVLGARI (in November 2007, BVLGARI opened the Il Cioccolato store, which unveiled chocolate made by Miura Naoki, presented in ring cases, on Tokyo’s Omotesando), Dior (in 2007, a chocolate cake, after a recipe by Christian Dior, was part of the dinner that took place in the Bô Zin restaurant, for Marrakech International Film Festival), Estée Lauder (for Autumn 2008, Estée Lauder launched the « Chocolate Decadence » makeup line, inspired by the pastries of the Sabarsky coffee shop, in New York’s Neue Galerie), Giorgio Armani (in 2008, Giorgio Armani unveiled a line of Easter chocolate eggs, and in July 2010, the Armani Group signed a license with Venchi to launch the Armani / Dolci range, which included chocolates), Givenchy (for Autumn 2006, Givenchy launched the « Chocolate Delight / Délice de Chocolat » makeup line, imagined by Nicolas Degennes, after Pierre Hermé’s desserts, and, for Christmas 2008, Hubert de Givenchy designed a chocolate Yule log, covered with golden powder, for Lenôtre), Gucci (for Autumn 2004, double « G »-emblazoned chocolates, made by chef Ernst Knam, were available at the then-new Gucci café, in the Gucci store, in Milan’s Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II), Henry Holland (in March 2008, Henry Holland designed an unique chocolate Easter egg for Thorntons, which was auctioned off on eBay to profit children’s charity Barnardo’s), Issey Miyake (the 1st exhibition organized in Issey Miyake’s 21_21 Design Sight Center, inaugurated in 2007, in Minato, Tokyo, was dedicated to chocolate), Jean-Charles de Castelbajac (for Christmas 2005, as part of his « Royal Christmas » for the Galeries Lafayette, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac designed chocolate-flavored marshmallow bears for Lafayette Gourmet), Jean Paul Gaultier (in the ’90s, Jean Paul Gaultier starred in a TV campaign for M&M’s®), Karl Lagerfeld (for Christmas 2007, Karl Lagerfeld designed a Yule log, presented in a chocolate-and-mirror box, for Lenôtre), Lanvin (in November 2011, to celebrate the launch of the childrenswear Lanvin Petite collection, Lanvin organized a competition asking little girls to invent the best recipe of chocolate cake ; the winning recipe was selected and made by the Ritz Escoffier School’s chef), Le Vian Chocolatier® Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (this jewelry collection included the « Chocolate Diamonds® » line), Lolita Lempicka (for Christmas 2008, Lolita Lempicka designed the organic range « Lolita Lempicka’s Delights / Les Gourmandises de Lolita Lempicka », which featured chocolate bars and chocolate spread, for Bonneterre), Maison Martin Margiela Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 (the invitation card for this show was a chocolate bar), Manolo Blahnik (on September 8, 2010, for « British Vogue »’s Fashion’s Night Out, Liberty of London hosted the « World of Manolo » pop-up store, where delights, including chocolates, were named after the shoe designer’s creations), Marni by Consuelo Castiglioni (Marni by Consuelo Castiglioni created chocolate macaroons for Ladurée, that were launched on December 1, 2009), Paco Rabanne (for Christmas 2006, Paco Rabanne conceived, with chef Laurent Delarbre, a geometric chocolate and coconut cake for Paris’ Café de la Paix), Sonia Rykiel (for Autumn/Winter 2005-2006, Sonia Rykiel decorated the packaging of 3 organic chocolate bars for Ladurée ; for the finale of the Sonia Rykiel Spring/Summer 2006 Show, a T-shirt with a « Chocolate  / Le chocolat / » slogan followed a T-shirt with a « She loves / Elle aime » message ; furthermore, Sonia Rykiel is a member of the Chocolate Appreciation Society / Club des Croqueurs de Chocolat), Thierry Mugler (Rosemary Rodriguez for Thierry Mugler conceived the « Pop Fizz » mille-feuille, based on, among other delights, white chocolate, and available at Paris’ Café de la Paix, from May 16 until September 15, 2010).

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Posted by on November 5, 2012 in Food

 

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