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Nick Knight

Dior Couture AW1011Nick Knight’s color-saturated flower pictures have inspired the Dior by John Galliano Couture Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 Collection, titled « The Floral Line / La Ligne Florale ».

Other Nick Knight-influenced collections : Preen Resort 2013 (Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi drew inspiration from Nick Knight’s photographs of flowers), TSE Pre-Fall 2014 (Nick Knight’s 1997 portfolio of dried flowers, called « Flora », was the starting point of this collection).

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Posted by on August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Irving Penn

Georges Chakra Couture AW1415

The Georges Chakra Couture Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show paid homage to Irving Penn and Richard Avedon’s ’50s photographs.

Other Irving Penn-inspired collections : Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière Spring/Summer 2012 (the visors were based on an Irving Penn’s picture), Bottega Veneta by Tomas Maier Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 Menswear (the elegance in Irving Penn’s images of London tradesmen, in the late ’40s, influenced this show), Calvin Klein Collection by Francisco Costa Resort 2014 (Irving Penn’s 2009 « Small Trades » book was one of the references of this show), Christian Siriano Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 (images of Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn, shot by her 2 husbands, Irving Penn and Fernand Fonssagrives, inspired this collection), Costello Tagliapietra Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (in this show, Jeffrey Costello and Robert Tagliapietra channeled an « all-out Irving Penn » glamour), Dior by John Galliano Couture Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 (this collection was partly based on how Dior’s designs had been immortalized by Irving Penn), Dior by John Galliano Couture Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (this collection was based on Irving Penn’s shots of Lisa Fonssagrives), Jason Wu Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (Irving Penn’s personal style influenced this show), John Bartlett Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 Menswear (this presentation was dedicated to Irving Penn’s « corner » portraits), John Galliano Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 Menswear (this show was based on a cache of Irving Penn’s images of Peruvian tribespeople that John Galliano discovered in Buenos Aires), Jonathan Saunders Spring/Summer 2006 (the program notes paid tribute to Irving Penn), Jonathan Saunders Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (Irving Penn’s sand collages influenced this collection), Maurizio Pecoraro Spring/Summer 2013 (the American photographer was one of the references of this show).

To read about other Richard Avedon-influenced collections, search for the « Richard Avedon » post that I have published on March 26, 2013.

Photo : Courtesy of Georges Chakra


Posted by on July 17, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Hans Feurer

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The Paul & Joe Spring/Summer 2014 Show, titled « A Summer in Paris », was based on Hans Feurer’s early ’90s fashion photographs.

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Posted by on May 19, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Steven Klein

Giles for Ann Summers SS14 Steven Klein

The mood boards of the Giles Deacon for Ann Summers lingerie and sexcessories capsule collection, available on May 1, 2014, combined images of Giles Deacon’s favorite fashion photographers, such as Steven Klein.

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Posted by on April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized


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David LaChapelle

Giles for Ann Summers SS14

David LaChapelle is one of the photographers whose work featured on the mood board of the Giles for Ann Summers lingerie collection, due to launch on May 1, 2014.

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Posted by on April 26, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Glen Luchford

Giles SS14

A 1994 portrait of Kate Moss is one of the Glen Luchford-lensed photographs which are reproduced on several dresses of the Giles Spring/Summer 2014 Collection.

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Posted by on September 17, 2013 in Uncategorized


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Horst P. Horst

Atelier Versace Couture AW1314























’30s black-and-white photography, including Horst P. Horst’s images, inspired the Atelier Versace Couture Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show.

Another Horst P. Horst-influenced collection : Badgley Mischka Pre-Fall 2012 (vintage Horst P. Horst’s photographs inspired this collection).

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Posted by on July 1, 2013 in Uncategorized


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