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Chelsea Flower Show

Andrew GN Resort 15

London’s Chelsea Flower Show, that Andrew Gn visited with his mother when he was a child, has influenced the Andrew Gn Resort 2015 Collection, which pays tribute to English gardens.

Some Chelsea Flower Show’s collaborations : Gucci (Gucci took part in the 2014 Chelsea Flower Show by presenting a garden, created by Sarah Eberle, which was based on the brand’s iconic « Flora » print), Liberty of London (Tamara Salman for Liberty of London designed a scarf to celebrate the 2008 Chelsea Flower Show), Susannah Hunter (the handbag designer, who produces the Chelsea Flower Show’s official bag each year, and who has created the Chelsea Flower Show’s logo in 2009, has created a garden, influenced by Emily Dickinson’s poetry, for the 2013 Chelsea Flower Show, in collaboration with Catherine Macdonald).

Photo : Courtesy of Andrew Gn


Posted by on July 7, 2014 in Uncategorized


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David Bailey

Barbara Tfank Resort 15

The Barbara Tfank Resort 2015 Collection pays homage to David Bailey’s bright ’60s photographs.

Other David Bailey-inspired collections : Dolce & Gabbana Autumn/Winter 2005-2006 (the mood board of this show featured David Bailey’s images of Jean Shrimpton, taken for « Vogue », between 1961 and 1964), Gucci by Frida Giannini Spring/Summer 2011 (David Bailey was one of the references of this collection), Jean-Pierre Braganza Spring/Summer 2014 (the makeup of this show, by Terry Barber for M.A.C, was based on a « wannabe model who’s going to see David Bailey. »), J.Crew Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Menswear (for this collection, Frank Muytjens was inspired by David Bailey’s pictures of Michael Caine in the ’60s), Temperley London Pre-Fall 2010 (this collection showcased lush loungewear which evoked David Bailey’s early ’70s photographs of Anjelica Huston), Trussardi by Milan Vukmirovic Spring/Summer 2011 (for this collection, Milan Vukmirovic drew inspiration from David Bailey’s photographs of Marie Helvin in Tahiti).

Photo : Robert Mitra


Posted by on July 1, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Pierre et Gilles

JPG SS15 Menswear

Pierre et Gilles’ 1990 portrait of Jean Paul Gaultier, created for the cover of the French couturier’s photo-strip autobiography, « A Nous Deux la mode », is reproduced on a T-shirt of the Jean Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer 2015 Menswear Collection.

Photo : Courtesy of Jean Paul Gaultier




Posted by on June 30, 2014 in Art


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Johnny Moncada

Antonio Marras Resort 15

The Antonio Marras Resort 2015 Collection makes reference to Johnny Moncada’s photographs of Veruschka on Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda.

Another Johnny Moncada-influenced collection : Roberto Cavalli Resort 2015 (Johnny Moncada’s pictures of Veruschka in the ’70s, published in the book « From Vera to Veruschka : The Unseen Photographs of Johnny Moncada », to accompany the eponymous exhibition, at London’s Somerset House, from April 2nd until June 1st, 2014, have inspired this collection).

Photo : Courtesy of Antonio Marras


Posted by on June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Le Corbusier

Chloé Resort 15

Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye, in Poissy, was the starting point of the Chloé by Clare Waight Keller Resort 2015 Collection.

Other Le Corbusier-influenced collections : Anndra Neen (for the designs of their jewelry line, Annette and Phoebe Stephens sometimes draw inspiration from Le Corbusier), Christian Lacroix by Sacha Walckhoff Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Menswear (Le Corbusier was one of the references of this collection), Davidelfin Spring/Summer 2010 (the palette of this collection, highlighting blues, greens and whites, was based on Le Corbusier’s polychromy), Giambattista Valli Autumn/Winter 2007-2008 (bell and trapeze volumes, geometric motifs, and some reds and yellows were inspired by Le Corbusier), Girard-Perregaux (in 2012, the brand launched 3 watches which paid tribute to Le Corbusier), Noel Stewart Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 (one hat had the shape of one « Le Corbusier cube »), Roksanda Ilincic Spring/Summer 2007 (partly), United Bamboo Spring/Summer 2006 (Le Corbusier’s drawings inspired T-shirts ; when they unveiled this collection, United Bamboo’s designers, Miho Aoki and Thuy Pham, said that they were obsessed with Le Corbusier’s master plan for the city of Chandigarh).

Photo : Courtesy of Chloé


Posted by on June 22, 2014 in Architecture


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Frank Stella

Maarten van der Horst X Fashion East SS12The Maarten van der Horst Spring/Summer 2012 Collection, presented as part of Fashion East, was unveiled against the backdrop of Frank Stella’s 1974 painting « Letter on the Blind II / Lettre sur les aveugles II ».

Some Frank Stella-inspired collections : Katherine Fleming Spring/Summer 2009 (this line of bags was partly based on Frank Stella’s artworks), Missoni Resort 2015 (Frank Stella is one of the painters who are referenced in this collection).

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Posted by on June 15, 2014 in Art


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François-Hubert Drouais

Emanuel Ungaro Resort 15

Various looks of the Emanuel Ungaro by Fausto Puglisi Resort 2015 Collection pay tribute to François-Hubert Drouais’s 1769 « Portrait of Madame du Barry as Flora / Portrait de Madame du Barry en Flore ».

Photo : Courtesy of Emanuel Ungaro




Posted by on June 13, 2014 in Art


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