The Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2008 Show, entitled « La Dame Bleue / The Blue Lady », paid homage to Isabella Blow, who had « discovered » Alexander McQueen, in the early ’90s.
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The « lip » appliqués of the Giles Spring/Summer 2014 Show are a nod to Katie Grand’s gap-toothed smile.
Other Katie Grand-influenced collection or Katie Grand’s collaboration : Katie Grand X Hogan Spring/Summer 2013 (this capsule accessories collection, titled « Gang », was renewed, with a different theme, for Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 and Spring/Summer 2014), Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2014 (Katie Grand was one of the women that Marc Jacobs mentioned as muses of this show).
Furthermore, Katie Grand did numerous styling collaborations with brands such as Bottega Veneta, Giles, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Proenza Schouler and Topshop Unique.
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Diana Vreeland, and her famous quote, « Elegance is refusal », inspired the Balmain by Olivier Rousteing Pre-Fall 2013 Collection.
Other Diana Vreeland-influenced collections : Armani Privé Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (the jewelry was inspired by Diana Vreeland), Atelier Swarovski (this jewelry line, named « Diana Vreeland Legacy Collection », and made in collaboration with Diana Vreeland’s heirs, was launched in September 2012), Diane von Furstenberg Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (this collection, dubbed « American Legend », was a tribute to 3 iconic women, including Diana Vreeland), Emilia Wickstead Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (this collection was an homage to Diana Vreeland, as a working woman), Etro Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (the pieces were imagined as the possessions of fashion icons such as Diana Vreeland), Jil Sander by Raf Simons Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (the « skiing » editorials that Diana Vreeland did at « Vogue » were one of the influences of this show), Louis Vuitton by Kim Jones Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Menswear (Kim Jones commissioned Jake and Dinos Chapman to produce a floral print, dubbed « Garden in Hell », which was based on Diana Vreeland’s apartment), Mary Katrantzou Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (the starting point of this collection was, among other things, Diana Vreeland’s home), Preen by Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (this collection was an ode to Diana Vreeland’s style which mixed classical European pieces with caftans and huge jewelry).
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Alexa Chung is the inspiration of the Blugirl Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Collection.
Some Alexa Chung’s collaborations and one Alexa Chung-influenced item : Lacoste (Alexa Chung was the face of the « Joy of Pink » fragrance, which was launched in October 2010), L’Oréal (in April 2013, Alexa Chung will become the ambassador for L’Oréal Professionnel INOA Color), Made (for Spring 2008, Alexa Chung designed skull earrings for this eco-friendly jewelry line), Madewell (Alexa Chung created a collection for Madewell, which was launched on February 15, 2010, during New York Fashion Week), Maje (Alexa Chung was the face of the campaign for the Maje Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 collection ; she also stars in Maje’s Spring/Summer 2013 campaign and chose the 3 winners of a Maje competition on Facebook, and styled their looks, which were unveiled in the windows of the Maje stores, on February 26, 2013, during Paris Fashion Week), Mulberry (launched in January 2010, the « Alexa » bag was inspired by and named after Alexa Chung), New Look (in January 2009, Alexa Chung became the face of New Look), Pepe Jeans® Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (Alexa Chung was the face of this collection), Superga (Alexa Chung starred in the campaign of the Superga Spring/Summer 2011 collection, that she also styled, to celebrate Superga’s 100th anniversary ; she also starred in Superga’s Spring/Summer 2012 campaign, which she styled).
Moreover, Alexa Chung has modeled for DKNY and Vero Moda.
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