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Paul Verlaine

Franck Sorbier Couture AW1415

The Franck Sorbier Couture Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show paid homage to poets such as Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud.

To read about other Arthur Rimbaud-inspired collections, search for the « Arthur Rimbaud » post that I have published on March 5, 2013.

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Posted by on July 26, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Peggy Guggenheim

Franck Sorbier Couture SS13Peggy Guggenheim’s passion for art was showcased on a dress, decorated with auction catalog collages, in the Franck Sorbier Couture Spring/Summer 2013 Show, which was based on the art collector’s life.

Other Peggy Guggenheim-inspired collections : Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld Resort 2010 (this collection, presented in Venice, channeled Peggy Guggenheim), Danielle Scutt for Topshop (this jewelry line, launched on April 1st, 2011, in collaboration with Freedom, was based on Peggy Guggenheim, who sometimes asked her favorite sculptors to make tiny versions of their works, that she wore as jewels), Erdem Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (Peggy Guggenheim was the muse of this show, about a woman « who eats art and fashion ! », according to Erdem Moralioglu), Giambattista Valli Spring/Summer 2007 (the glasses and hats evoked Peggy Guggenheim’s), Giulietta Spring/Summer 2013 (Peggy Guggenheim–style glasses), Jonathan Saunders Autumn/Winter 2006-2007 (influenced by Peggy Guggenheim’s art collection), Kinder Aggugini Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (Peggy Guggenheim was the « chic but also rock’n’roll » inspiration of this show), Milly Spring/Summer 2011 (Peggy Guggenheim was the muse of this collection), Osman Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (this collection paid homage to adventurous and strong women such as Peggy Guggenheim), Peter Som Spring/Summer 2011 (partly), Tory Burch Pre-Fall 2009 (the theme of this collection, « An American in Venice in the ’60s », was based on Peggy Guggenheim), Vera Wang Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 (Peggy Guggenheim’s life in Venice was the starting point of this collection).

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Posted by on April 4, 2013 in Uncategorized


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