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North Africa

Givenchy Couture AW910

The Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 Show paid tribute to North Africa.

Other North Africa-influenced collections : Edun Pre-Fall 2010 (each piece evoked a trek through the Sahara), Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer 2011 (this show was inspired by the night sky over the Sahara).

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Posted by on November 23, 2014 in Places

 

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Serge Lutens

Givenchy Couture SS10 Serge Lutens

The aesthetic of Serge Lutens has influenced the Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Spring/Summer 2010 Show.

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Posted by on November 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Ray Caesar

Givenchy Couture SS8

The Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Spring/Summer 2008 Show, which paid homage to ballet, was inspired by the cold perversity in Ray Caesar’s paintings, and by Edgar Degas’ depictions of ballerinas.

To read about other Edgar Degas-influenced collections, search for the « Edgar Degas » post that I have published on August 17, 2012.

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Posted by on October 19, 2014 in Art

 

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Tyrol

Givenchy SS15

Traditional costumes of Tyrol have influenced the Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Spring/Summer 2015 Show.

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Posted by on September 30, 2014 in Places

 

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SALEM

Givenchy SS11

SALEM, the witch house band from Michigan, was one of the references of the Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Spring/Summer 2011 Show.

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Posted by on September 3, 2014 in Music

 

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Roxy Music

Givenchy AW1112

The feline inspiration of the Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 Show was based on Roxy Music’s « For Your Pleasure » album cover, shot by Karl Stoecker, which featured Amanda Lear, leading a black panther on a leash.

Other Roxy Music-inspired collections : John Richmond Autumn/Winter 2009-2010, MaxMara Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 (this show was influenced by Roxy Music-era London glam).

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Posted by on August 30, 2014 in Music

 

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Aelita : Queen of Mars

Givenchy Couture SS12 Aelita

The Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Spring/Summer 2012 Collection was inspired by Yakov Protazanov’s « Aelita : Queen of Mars » and by Fritz Lang’s « Metropolis ».

To read about other « Metropolis »-influenced collections, search for the « Metropolis » post that I have published on May 31, 2012.

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Posted by on August 23, 2014 in Cinema

 

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Heaven

Givenchy Couture AW1112

The Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 Collection was influenced by Heaven, light, and a pristine vision of angels.

Other Heaven-inspired collections : Betsey Johnson Spring/Summer 2003 (this show was titled « My Blue Heaven »), Prabal Gurung Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (the themes of this collection, Hell and Heaven, were based on Prabal Gurung’s own spiritual quest), Rick Owens Spring/Summer 2012 (Rick Owens told STYLE.com that the wall of light that framed the catwalk of this show was a « gateway to Heaven »).

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Posted by on August 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Renato Zero

Givenchy Couture SS10

The Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Spring/Summer 2010 Show was influenced by Renato Zero’s glam-rock outfits, mixed with Helmut Newton and Guy Bourdin’s erotic photographs.

To read about other Helmut Newton and Guy Bourdin-inspired collections, search for the « Helmut Newton » and « Guy Bourdin » posts that I have published on September 13, 2012 and on February 4, 2013, respectively.

Photo : VOGUE.co.uk

 

 
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Posted by on August 10, 2014 in Music

 

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Andes

Givenchy Couture AW89

The Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Autumn/Winter 2008-2009 Show paid homage to the Andes.

Other Andes-inspired collections : Opening Ceremony by Humberto Leon and Carol Lim Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (this collection featured a pattern which was based on an aerial picture of the Andes), Osklen Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 (the snowy peaks of the Andes, where Osklen’s Oskar Metsavaht has traveled extensively, influenced this presentation), Trussardi by Umit Benan Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (this show referenced the Peruvian Andes).

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Posted by on August 5, 2014 in Places

 

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