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Hans Bellmer

Alexander McQueen Resort 11

The Alexander McQueen by Sarah Burton Resort 2011 Collection drew inspiration from Hans Bellmer’s sinister doll drawings.

Other Hans Bellmer-influenced collections : Acne Studios by Jonny Johansson Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (this show was partly based on how artists such as Hans Bellmer looked at the body), Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 1997 (this show, titled « La Poupée / The Doll », as an homage to Hans Bellmer’s 1935-1936 eponymous work, was dedicated to the German-French surrealist artist), Warren Noronha Spring/Summer 2002 (this show was inspired by Hans Bellmer’s papier-mâché doll art).

Photo : Courtesy of Alexander McQueen

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 30, 2014 in Art

 

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James Gillray

John Galliano SS9

The John Galliano Spring/Summer 2009 Show made reference to James Gillray’s caricatures.

Photo : MarieClaire.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 25, 2014 in Art

 

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Mœbius

Leyre Valiente AW1415

The Leyre Valiente Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show, titled « Nostromo », and presented as part of the Samsung EGO Innovation Project, was based on Mœbius’ drawings for Ridley Scott’s « Alien ».

Photo : VOGUE.es

 

 

 
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Posted by on October 27, 2014 in Comics

 

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Tony Viramontes

Anthony Vaccarello AW1415

The red and the black in the Anthony Vaccarello Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show paid tribute to Tony Viramontes’ fashion drawings.

Photo : Dominique Maitre

 

 

 
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Posted by on April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Bridget Riley

Dries Van Noten AW1415

Bridget Riley’s op art has influenced the Dries Van Noten Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show.

Other Bridget Riley-inspired collections : Blumarine Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (to define the motifs of this show, Anna Molinari said, in the August 2010 issue of « French Numéro » : « the alternating black and white stripes create optical effects that remind me of the graphic works of M. C. Escher and Bridget Riley’s op art »), Ichiro Suzuki Menswear (this show, which was awarded « Fashion Collection of the Year » at Trieste’s 2012 International Talent Support competition, paid homage to op artists such as Bridget Riley), Jonathan Saunders Resort 2013 (to describe the disc-shaped motifs on a few dresses, Jonathan Saunders told « Vogue » that they were « a bit Bridget Riley, I suppose »), MILA Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (in this show, Mila Hermanovski partly referenced Bridget Riley’s way of playing with geometry), Noon By Noor Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (the patterns on the eveningwear were based on Bridget Riley’s optical art), Vionnet by Rodolfo Paglialunga Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (the backdrop of this presentation was a Bridget Riley-inspired black and white swirling motif).

Photo : Giovanni Giannoni

 
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Posted by on March 30, 2014 in Art

 

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Brassaï

Céline SS14Brassaï’s « Graffiti » photographs have influenced the motifs of the Céline by Phoebe Philo Spring/Summer 2014 Show.

Another Brassaï-inspired collection : Marc Jacobs Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (this show was partly based on Brassaï’s « Paris by Night » book).

Photo : VOGUE.co.uk

 

 

 
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Posted by on December 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Lord Jim

Olympia Le-Tan SS14 Lord Jim

Joseph Conrad’s « Lord Jim » novel has inspired the illustrations that Pierre Le-Tan made for the prints of Olympia Le-Tan’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection.

Another « Lord Jim »-influenced item : Olympia Le-Tan Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (this collection featured a clutch with an embroidered motif of the cover of « Lord Jim »).

Photo : Giovanni Giannoni

 

 

 
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Posted by on December 2, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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