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Brothers Grimm

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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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Cinderella

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The starting point of the Red Valentino by Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli Spring/Summer 2015 Collection was « Cinderella hitting Las Vegas after a love affair with a sailor ».

Moreover, when he was 3, Alexander McQueen drew his 1st dress after watching Walt Disney’s « Cinderella ».

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Posted by on September 5, 2014 in Comics

 

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Little Red Riding Hood

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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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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.

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Posted by on February 25, 2014 in Comics

 

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The Snow Queen

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The « Snow Angels » segment of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2013, headlined by Taylor Swift, was based on Hans Christian Andersen’s « The Snow Queen » fairy tale.

Furthermore, vanessabruno X Biotherm’s « l’eau » fragrance, launched in October 2011, also paid homage to Hans Christian Andersen’s « The Snow Queen ».

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Posted by on November 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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