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Tropical fruits

Stella Jean SS14

Several motifs of the Stella Jean Spring/Summer 2014 Collection were inspired by tropical fruits.

Other tropical fruits-influenced collections : Clover Canyon Resort 2014 (this collection, which paid homage to Cuba, featured prints which depicted tropical fruits), Stephen Burrows Spring/Summer 2004 (the vibrant color palette of this show was partly based on tropical fruits).

Photo : Courtesy of Stella Jean

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Posted by on June 29, 2014 in Food

 

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Grapefruits

Mother of Pearl SS14Grapefruits are among the fruits which have influenced the patterns of the Mother of Pearl Spring/Summer 2014 Collection.

Other grapefruits-inspired items : Francesco Scognamiglio Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (« grapefruit slices » motif on a shirt), Matthew Williamson (in the Spring of 2010, Matthew Williamson designed a pink kaftan, for Belvedere, which was based on the then-new pink grapefruit flavored vodka), Stella McCartney Spring/Summer 2011 (grapefruits were among the citrus fruits that have inspired the « orange citrus botanical » print, which was used on several pieces of this show).

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Posted by on December 8, 2013 in Food

 

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Katy Perry

Fleamadonna SS14

Katy Perry’s « Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) » music video, directed by Marc Klasfeld, and ’70s and ’80s Californian teenage culture influenced the Fleamadonna Spring/Summer 2014 Show.

Some Katy Perry’s collaborations : ghd (in 2011, Katy Perry was the face of the David LaChapelle-lensed ad campaign for the « Iconic Eras » styler), H&M (Katy Perry designed a T-shirt, launched on May 28, 2009, for H&M’s Fashion Against Aids ! line, to support Designers Against Aids).

Furthermore, Katy Perry has launched several fragrances, « Purr » (with Gigantic Parfums), in November 2010, « Meow ! » (with Gigantic Parfums), in November 2011, and « Killer Queen » (with Coty Inc.), in August 2013.

To read about other items with cherries, search for the « Cherries » post that I published on March 6, 2012.

To read about other California-inspired collections, search for the « California » post that I published on September 3, 2012.

Photo : Yukie Miyazaki

 

 

 
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Posted by on October 22, 2013 in Music

 

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Avocados

Stella Jean SS14 Avocados

To pay homage to West Africa, avocados are referenced on the prints, made in collaboration with the International Trade Center by women who live in villages in Burkina Faso, of the Stella Jean Spring/Summer 2014 Show.

Photo : Luca Tombolini

 

 

 
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Posted by on September 24, 2013 in Food

 

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Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Frankie Morello SS14 Menswear Giuseppe ArcimboldoGiuseppe Arcimboldo’s portraits, made of such things as fruits, vegetables and flowers, inspired motifs in the Frankie Morello Spring/Summer 2014 Menswear Collection, titled « Food for All ».

Photo : Courtesy of Frankie Morello

 

 

 
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Posted by on June 27, 2013 in Art

 

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Lemons

Dolce & Gabbana SS13Lemons inspired some prints in the Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2013 Show.

Other collections with lemons or lemons-inspired items : Alice and Olivia Spring/Summer 2013 (« lemons » print on the «Candice» dresses, skirts and tops), Carolina Bucci Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (« lemon slice » necklace), Hublot Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (« Big Bang Tutti Frutti Lemon Caviar » watch), Ikou Tschuss Spring/Summer 2011 (lemon-printed silk scarf), Junko Shimada Spring/Summer 2009 (lemons on a crocheted vest), Moschino Cheap and Chic Spring/Summer 2011 (« lemons » print on a dress), Stella McCartney Spring/Summer 2011 (« orange citrus botanical » print for dresses, jackets and skirts), Topshop Spring/Summer 2013 (« lemons »-print Bikini), Victoria Casal

Spring/Summer 2009 (« Juicy Lemon » necklace, in diamonds and gold).

Some ad campaigns with lemons : Aldo Spring/Summer 2011 (this campaign unveiled a huge lemon slice), Annick Goutal (the Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 ad, for the « Eau d’Hadrien » fragrance, spotlighted lemons, alongside the bottle of perfume, in a glass jar ), Dolce & Gabbana Jewellery Spring/Summer 2013 (this campaign features a lemon tree), River Island Spring/Summer 2012 (the ad campaign highlighted a transparent bag full of green lemons).

Furthermore, Emilio Pucci’s « Limoni » pencil-and-watercolor artwork, that he painted in 1956, which featured lemons and lemon slices, were among the works that were shown in the « Emilio Pucci : Disegni 1949-1959 » exhibition, at the Galleria del Costume of Palazzo Pitti, in Florence, from June 23 until September 30, 2004.

Photo : Yannis Vlamos / GoRunway.com

 

 

 
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Posted by on May 16, 2013 in Food

 

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Watermelons

Maya Hansen SS13Watermelons influenced a necklace and prints in the Maya Hansen Spring/Summer 2013 Collection, which is an homage to Frida Kahlo.

Other watermelons-inspired items or campaigns : Alan Journo (Alan Journo designed a hat which looks like a watermelon, that Anna Dello Russo has worn), Carolina Bucci Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (necklace with « watermelon slice » charms), Desigual® Spring/Summer 2013 (the model on the 3rd page of the lookbook of this collection carries a watermelon), Gucci Resort 2013 (the ad for this collection features a watermelon chunk), H&M Spring/Summer 2010 (cotton tote with « watermelon slice » motif and « Fruity ! » slogan), Isola Marras Spring/Summer 2011 (the decor of the campaign for this collection showcased 3 watermelons), Lulu & Co Studio Spring/Summer 2012 (T-shirt with « watermelon » prints), Missoni Spring/Summer 2005 (« watermelon slice », among other motifs of fruits), Office Spring/Summer 2013 (« Watermelon » shoes), Piaget Spring/Summer 2012 (« Cocktail Watermelon » diamonds and gold ring), Pretty Ballerinas Spring/Summer 2011 (ballerinas with a « watermelon slice » motif), Stella McCartney Spring/Summer 2009 (panties with a « watermelon » embroidery), Tatty Devine Spring/Summer 2012 (acrylic, metal and Swarovski-crystal « watermelon slice » earrings), Yazbukey Spring/Summer 2013 (motifs of cocktails with watermelon chunks, among other fruits, on a silk scarf).

To read about other Frida Kahlo-inspired collections, check out the « Frida Kahlo » post that I published on April 9, 2012.

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Posted by on March 28, 2013 in Food

 

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